Speech & Language Therapist

37 hrs per week term-time only, Temporary 12 month contract, in the first instance.

NJC Scale 5/6 (dependent on experience) (£18,300 – £20,609 payable)

Priestnall School is a popular, over-subscribed 11-16 school situated in the pleasant residential area of Heaton Mersey, Stockport. Our community benefits from wonderful students and a hard-working and committed staff.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Speech & Language Therapist to join our Outstanding School. The position offers a unique opportunity to join a highly successful and inclusive school as part of a well-regarded team of staff supporting and including students with complex and varied needs in all aspects of school life.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a major contribution towards our continued high achievement.  Our team of staff, including a psychotherapist, Educational Psychologist and SALT play a key role in the successful management and support of the behaviour, welfare and academic progress of our students, and the main duties of this post are outlined in the attached job description.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working colleague who has:

  • a dynamic and flexible approach with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • the learner at the centre of their vision;
  • the ability to communicate effectively with all our stakeholders;
  • the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower young people to achieve excellence;
  • an absolute commitment to achieving the very highest of standards.

The application form and supporting documentation are available in the ‘Vacancies’ section of the school website as well as other recruitment platforms. Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@priestnall.stockport.sch.uk, marked for the attention of Mrs Natalie Fitzpatrick, Headteacher’s PA.

This email address should also be used to submit any queries regarding the role.

Closing date: 10am on Monday 28th October 2019

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 5th November 2019

Letter From The Head Teacher

Speech & Language Therapist Advert

Job Description

Person Specification

Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding Statement

Application Form for Support Staff

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