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.

 

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

Lunchtime Supervisor

£9.25 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 meathschool.org.uk and email application form with a covering letter to spennington@meath-ican.org.uk by 9 th July 2021.

If you are shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted to attend an interview to be held at Meath School W/C 12th July 2021.

Closing date: 9 th July 2021 Interviews: W/C 12th July 2021 at Meath School

Bank Learning Support Assistant 

 

£9.45 Hourly Rate

I CAN Centre with Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey

 

I CAN’s Meath School is a consistently outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. Meath is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex speech, language and communication difficulties together with other learning and/or behavioural difficulties. Working collaboratively as part of strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of teachers, therapists, learning support assistants and care officers we create stimulating learning environments, where all pupils are enabled to communicate as effectively as possible, individuals are valued and achievement is celebrated.

 

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 Sarah Pennington, Assistant Headteacher, on 01932 872302 or email spennington@meath-ican.org.uk   To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.ican.org.uk

 

To apply, please download an application pack from https://www.meathschool.org.uk/vacancies/.  

 

 

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

I CAN Centre at Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey

Ad hoc casual work or on a consultancy basis

Day rate to be agreed

 

I CAN’s Bill Harrison Assessment Suite 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. This is an exciting time for the assessment service which is expanding its’ service offer over the next 3 years.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Paediatric Occupational Therapist who will work as part of the well-established, multi-disciplinary team to assess the educational needs of children with SEND.

 

You will have a minimum of five years’ post qualification experience in paediatrics, training in Sensory Integration and an interest in or experience of working in an educational setting. You will be passionate about helping school aged children with special needs reach their potential.

 

A wonderful opportunity to work with a great professional community and the opportunity to support children and their families in understanding their needs and accessing the relevant educational support.

 

I CAN is the children’s communication charity and our vision is a world where all children have the communication skills they need to fulfil their potential. Serving children and families for 130 years, I CAN today consists of two special schools, Meath School (Surrey) and Dawn House School (East Midlands); a social enterprise that develops and distributes a wide range of materials, training packages and interventions across the nation; the I CAN Help portfolio of information and advice for parents, carers and practitioners; and is the host for The Communication Trust, a consortium of over 50 organisations in the field of communication. I CAN’s mission is that no child should be left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding.

 

I CAN’s Meath school is a three times outstanding special school committed to the highest quality integrated education, therapy and care. It is a non-maintained day and residential school for pupils aged between 4 – 11 years, who have severe and complex speech, language and communication difficulties together with other learning and/or behavioural difficulties. Working collaboratively as part of strong and supportive multi-disciplinary team of teachers, therapists, learning support assistants and care officers we create stimulating learning environments, where all pupils are enabled to communicate as effectively as possible, individuals are valued and achievement is celebrated.

 

This work would suit a therapist working in independent practice. Work is on a casual basis, and you will be contacted directly by the Assessment Centre Manager as and when work is available. This could be at very short notice. We are unable to guarantee hours of work, which may be for a day or a few days at a time by mutual consent. We reserve the right not to provide you with work and you are under no obligation to accept work.

 

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Billingham, Assessment Centre Manager on 01932 872302 or email sbillingham@meath-ican.org.uk

 

To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.ican.org.uk

 

 

Closing date: 12pm 20th July 2021

 

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