Speech and Language Therapist (Primary)


Speech and Language Therapist (Primary)


BLOSSOM HOUSE SCHOOL, New Malden, Greater London

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: f3e02c5a1eac454786ad339114d5267e

Full Job Description

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist who has a passion for supporting children within the educational setting, to learn and 'blossom' in spite of their communication difficulties.

Our student's primary educational needs are their speech, language and communication difficulties. Therapy and teaching are integrated throughout the school week for all students following a transdisciplinary model. You will work closely with the teaching and support staff, as well as with our OT department, physio therapist, specialist SPLD teachers, and Art Therapists on a daily basis.

  • Supporting our students can sometimes be challenging, mental and physical resilience are qualities necessary for all our staff.

  • Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.

  • An ability to work closely with Therapists from other disciplines in order to integrate SLT goals into the educational setting.

  • The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers.

  • Knowledge of clinical assessment, treatment planning and implementing, preferably paediatric, therapy programmes.

  • An independent approach and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of standardised assessment and clinical observation.

  • The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential.

    Blossom House is a specialist independent day school in London for children with speech, language and communication difficulties. A highly supportive and nurturing place to learn, our school has a positive and inspiring atmosphere created by our dedicated, professional and caring staff.

    The role is a Permanent, Full-Time or Part-Time with a minimum of 3 days.

  • Monday to Friday: 08:30am - 17:00pm