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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.


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 I CAN website

Advanced Speech and Language Therapist


2 days per week

Permanent Contract (working term time plus up to three weeks during the school closure period)

Annual Salary: £36,190 - £40,946 FTE

I CAN’s Bill Harrison Assessment Centre with Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey



     ICAN’s Bill Harrison Assessment Centre is an independent assessment service based on the site of Meath School. The multi- disciplinary team includes Specialist Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists and an Educational Psychologist.

The assessment service offers both multi-disciplinary and individual professional assessments to support families and local

authorities in fully understanding a child’s profile of need as well as the type of provision required. Children seen by this service are usually between the ages of 3 and 14 with many cases falling at the younger end of this range. The assessment centre is currently undertaking an exciting development and expansion project, which provides lots of opportunity to be involved in shaping the service delivery model.


     We are looking for a skilled, experienced Speech and Language Therapist who wants to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist service. Our assessment suite is well resourced and you would be working collaboratively with experienced colleagues of different disciplines. You will enjoy the opportunity to work with children with a wide range of speech, language and communication needs and make a difference to the education path they undertake following assessment.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge, then this role may be just what you are looking for. We offer supervision, frequent CPD, strong collaborative practice and peer support.

I CAN’s Meath 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.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sarah Billingham, Assessment Centre Manager on 01932 872302 email  


To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit  and


To apply, please email your completed application to


Closing date: 9am, 25th September 2020          

Applications may close early so we encourage applications to be submitted early.

Interviews: Week commencing 28th September 2020

Application pack

Lunchtime Supervisor

£8.21 per hour

Part-time (16.25 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 10.30am – 1.45pm)

Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Term contract, possibility of extension/permanent opportunities

I CAN Centre with Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey


For a child with speech, language and communication difficulties, school can be a difficult place. At Meath special school, we work with children aged 4 to 11 to recognise these needs and provide therapy and education to meet them. Our multi-disciplinary teams aim to give them the same opportunities as other children, and turn their frustration to confidence.


Meath School is seeking a Lunch Supervisors to provide support in feeding, play-work and personal care to pupils during the midday break. You will support school staff during play breaks and midday meals and be responsible for the supervision of pupils during the break periods. You will work alongside supportive, experienced staff in a welcoming environment and help support children with complex needs.


This is a role that requires the ability to communicate effectively with children as well as your colleagues. You may already have experience of working with primary pupils in a school setting, with experience of SEN but this is not essential. You will 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.


To apply, please download the full candidate pack from and email application form with a covering letter to by 2nd October 2020. If you are shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted to attend an interview to be held at Meath School on 6th October 2020.  



Closing date:    2nd October 2020                           Interviews: 6th October 2020 at Meath School