Speech and Language Teacher/Therapist.

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 09/10/2020 00:00
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Teachers TCs 1 fte
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Employment Location:
County Hall
Closing date:
9 Oct
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"Job Title Dual Qualified Teacher/Therapist for Speech, Language and Communication The Council Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.  For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working The Service The Northumberland Speech Language and Communication Support Service is currently made up of 4 dual qualified Teacher/Speech Therapists, 2 Speech and Language Therapists and 7 Specialist SLCN Assistants who provide a range of services into schools and settings throughout Northumberland. The day to day operational management and organisation of the team is the responsibility of the Lead Practitioner who in turn reports to the High Incidence Needs Team Manager. The service operates from a centralised base in Ashington working peripatetically into schools and settings.  For further information about the Northumberland Speech Language and Communication Service please click here The Role The Northumberland Speech, Language and Communication Support Service is a peripatetic team working with school staff and multi-disciplinary professionals to assess the needs of learners (predominantly between the ages of 3 and 16 years old) with speech language and communication needs and subsequently to support the school or setting in the implementation and evaluation of appropriate strategies and approaches. We place a strong emphasis on building capacity within schools through a process of consultation and training.  We are looking for a practitioner with a significant level of experience working in the field of speech, language and communication who can demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of evidence based interventions and approaches to support learners with SLCN needs.. The successful candidate will also need to be: highly motivated; an effective communicator with excellent report writing, time management and organisational skills; committed to supporting inclusion within mainstream school settings; able to interact with ease with colleagues, staff in schools, pupils and parents demonstrating high standards of spoken English and be able to fulfil the travel requirements of a peripatetic teacher working in a large rural county. The purpose of the job is: - As part of the Northumberland Inclusive Education Services, to provide specialist support and advice  for children with Speech, Language and Communication needs (SLCN) within school/settings in Northumberland. - To be responsible for a personal caseload of pre-school and school age children, including provision of assessment and individually tailored therapy programmes for children with SLCN. - To take lead responsibility for management & delivery of"

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