Meath School

Meath School

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Working for Meath School

 

All employees at Meath School believe in a world where children have the communication skills they need to fulfil their potential.

 

Meath, A Speech and Language UK School is an outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. You will work collaboratively as part of strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of Teachers, Therapists, Learning Support Assistants and Residential Care Officers. Meath School is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex speech, and language disorders (including high functioning ASD) with associated learning and/or behavioural difficulties. We are committed to creating a warm and caring environment for pupils, with communication at the heart of everything we do. We recruit qualified and knowledgeable staff who share our values. Professional development is important to us, therefore we provide both internal and external training opportunities and ensure that staff are both challenged and supported.

 

For our latest career opportunities, including teaching, therapy and administrative posts, visit the Speech and Language UK website

 

Speech and Language UK works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

Speech and Language UL is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Please note that we will not close applications before this time and date as we recognise that candidates put in a lot of time and effort into making an application and we want to give each of you the time and space to put in an application you feel proud of.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within one week after the closing date, you have not been successful on this occasion.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

In line with KSCIE 2022, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search covering content that is in the public domain.

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Permanent contract, Full time (35 hours per week), 42 weeks per year (term time plus up to 3 weeks of work during school closure periods to be used flexibly throughout the year) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Annual salary:  £36,064 – £39,712 per annum dependent on experience

Meath School & Specialist Centre, Brox Road, Ottershaw, Surrey, KT16 0LF

 

Meath, a Speech and Language UK School is an outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. Meath School is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex Speech and/or Language Disorders (including high functioning ASD), some of whom also present with associated learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic forward-thinking Speech and Language Therapist who wants to use their skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Reception to end of Key Stage 2. Child contact time is maximised so that our pupils achieve the best possible outcomes at Meath School through a holistic approach.  You will be school based and will be responsible for assessing, planning and delivering individualised intervention programmes for a defined caseload. You will work with children individually or in small groups in specialist therapy spaces and within classroom based sessions to enable them to access the curriculum and promote meaningful engagement in school based tasks.

 

You will be involved in training, CPD opportunities and outreach programmes. You will enjoy the chance to work within a well-resourced department and as part of a strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of Teachers, Therapists, Learning Support Assistants, Educational Psychologist and Residential Care Officers.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jennifer Cook, Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 email jennifer.cook@meathschool.org.uk.

 

To find out more about Meath School and Speech and Language UK visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.speechandlanguage.org.uk

 

Applications from candidates who require Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab)

 

To apply please send the completed application form (available to download below) back to us to sbm@meathschool.org.uk as soon as possible, and by 9am on Friday 22nd March at the latest.

 

Closing date: 9.00am, Friday 22nd March 2024

Specialist Occupational Therapist

Full time (35 hours a week). Working 42 weeks per year (term time plus 3 weeks) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Starting salary £36,064-£39,712 per annum dependent on experience

Contract Type: Permanent-Full Time

Meath, a Speech and Language UK School, Brox Road, Ottershaw, Surrey, KT16 0LF

 

Thank you for showing interest in joining us as a Specialist Occupational Therapist at Meath School. We are looking for a dynamic, adaptable, and compassionate Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated Occupational Therapy team.

Meath School is an outstanding school that caters for pupils aged 4-11years with severe/complex Speech and Language Disorders, some of whom have a variety of co-existing conditions including Sensory Processing Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and moderate learning difficulties.

 

At Meath School we are committed to enabling our pupils to function as independently and effectively as possible within the school environment, to enable their access to the curriculum and to promote meaningful engagement in school-based tasks. We aim to consider the holistic needs of each child when working to achieve their goals and aspirations.

 

Your role will encompass assessment of children with diverse presentations to identify sensory, physical, social, and environmental barriers that impede function. With support from a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, you will plan and deliver individualised intervention programmes to enable learning and meaningful engagement in school-based tasks. You will work with children individually or in small groups in specialist treatment areas and within classroom-based sessions. Duties will include advising and collaborating with parents/carers and the multi-disciplinary team comprising of Speech and Language Therapists, educational staff and Physiotherapists.

 

We work closely with our residential team, Family Support Worker and Speech and Language UK’s onsite Assessment Centre, as well as visiting Physiotherapists. Ours is a unique setting where cohesive collaboration is integral and celebrated.

 

If you are interested in the position please contact Liane Hall, Lead Occupational Therapist to discuss the role further. You can contact Liane through the school office on 01932 872302 or by email liane.hall@meathschool.co.uk

 

To apply please send the completed application form to sbm@meathschool.org.uk by 9am on Friday 22nd March 2024.  Interviews will be held at Meath School. We will shortlist and interview whilst this vacancy remains live, so we encourage you to apply early

Applications from candidates who require Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab)

Bank Teacher

Meath, a Speech and Language UK School, Ottershaw, Near Woking, Surrey

Permanent Contract, Full-Time

Salary: Teachers Main Pay Scale or Upper Pay Scale depending on experience, plus SEN allowance

 

At Meath school, we a looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join our amazing multi-disciplinary team as a bank teacher to cover on an ad hoc basis.  You will be passionate about overcoming the barriers to learning and supporting children to reach their true potential.  You should be forward thinking and be interested in developing your career in an outstanding well-resourced school catering for children with Speech, language, and communication needs.  There will be lots of opportunity for continued professional development as well as access to an amazing team of therapists who are committed to supporting the children at our school. 

 

For an informal discussion please contact Majella Delaney, Acting Principal on 01932 872302 or email majella.delaney@meathschool.org.uk  To find out more about Meath School and Speech and Language UK visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and Speech and Language UK: Changing young lives

 

Bank Learning Support Assistant 

£12.28 Hourly Rate

Meath, a Speech and Language UK school, Ottershaw, Surrey

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Learning Support Assistant to join our outstanding special school! You will provide much needed classroom and teaching support, assisting in all educational activities involving communication, curriculum, social skills, and behaviour management.  You’ll also make valuable contributions to planning, and to the assessment of pupil progress. This is a role that requires the ability to communicate effectively with children and families as well as your colleagues. You will already have experience of working with primary pupils in a school setting, with experience of SEN.  You’ll also need basic literacy, numeracy and ICT skills. Above all your flexible, positive attitude will shine through as will your desire to develop our outstanding school.

We will give you lots of training and support – don’t worry!


For an informal discussion please contact Marnie Downes, LSA Co-ordinator, on 01932 872302 or email meath@meathschool.org.uk  To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and Speech and Language UK: Changing young lives

 

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