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

Meath School Residential Childcare Officer

 

Permanent, Full Time Contract (39 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, all school holidays paid.  Shift working across the week; mornings and evenings, Monday to Friday only, with up to two sleep-ins a week)

£24,141 - £25,363 per annum (plus up to £2652 for sleep-ins)

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

 

Do you have a passion for supporting children with difficulties speaking and understanding? Do you want to make a lasting difference to the lives of children who need residential care, including respite?

If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you! We are looking for a Residential Child Care Officer to join our committed and friendly residential team and to be part of our multi-disciplinary school team that puts our children at the centre of what we do.

 

As a Residential Childcare Officer you will plan activities for the children to be involved in and work closely with other staff in school including Therapists, Teachers and LSA’s. You will communicate effectively with parents and carers, complete daily reports and personal care within morning and evening routines.

 

A number of the children we support may need assistance with personal care, such as bathing, toileting and getting dressed. You will be computer literate and be able to set programmes and targets for key children.

 

You will encourage children to develop confidence, self-esteem and essential life skills. As part of our team, you will work hard to empower our young people, help them break through barriers and experience a range of varied opportunities and activities.

 

The successful candidate should have a Level 3 qualification in Caring for Children & Young People.

 

In return we will provide you with:

 

  • Support to thrive in the role from an experienced line manager and deputy.

  • Access to our employee benefits and wellbeing portal.

  • Annual pay increments subject to ongoing satisfactory performance.

  • A personal development plan and regular supervisions.

  • A full first aid provision focusing on physical and mental well-being.

 

To apply please send the completed application form (available to download below) back to us by email as soon as possible, and by 9am on Monday 6 June 2022 at the latest.  We will shortlist and interview whilst this vacancy remains live, so we encourage you to apply early.

 

Informal enquiries about this post can be made to Debbie Hanson, Residential Services Manager on 01932 872 302 dhanson@meath-ican.org.uk

 

I CAN is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We carry out appropriate vetting and verifications on all staff.

 

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

I CAN 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.

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.

Occupational Therapist / Specialist Occupational 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) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Annual salary:  £27,716.64 to £35,479.69 per annum dependent on experience (this includes an unconsolidated annual allowance)

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

 

Meath School is an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ specialist school that caters for pupils aged 4-11 years with speech, language, and communication difficulties, some of whom have co-existing conditions including Sensory Processing Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and learning difficulties.  

 

We are looking for a dynamic, adaptable, and compassionate Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated Paediatric Occupational Therapy team.

 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary setting where cohesive collaboration is encouraged and celebrated. You will be school-based and with support from a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, will assess for, plan, and deliver individualised intervention programmes depending on your level of experience. You will work with children individually or in small groups in specialist treatment areas and within classroom-based sessions to enable their learning and meaningful engagement in school-based tasks.

 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jennifer Cook, Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 or email Jcook@meath-ican.org.uk. To find out more about Meath School and I CAN please visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.ican.org.uk  

 

To apply, please download an application pack below where you will find the job specifications for both the Occupational Therapy and Senior Occupational Therapy roles depending on experience.

 

Closing date: 9am, Monday 6 June 2022

 

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

 

I CAN 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.

 

 

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Fixed term contract for 1 year, Full time (35 hours per week), 42 weeks per year (term time plus up to 3 weeks of work during school closure periods) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Actual Annual Salary (FTE): £32,143.10 to £35,479.69 per annum (including an unconsolidated annual allowance)

I CAN Centre with Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey

 

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.

 

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 Jennifer Cook, Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 email jcook@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 download from https://www.meathschool.org.uk/vacancies/  and email your completed application to SBM@meath-ican.org.uk

 

Closing date: 9am, Monday 6 June 2022

Interviews: week commencing 13 June 2022

 

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

 

I CAN 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.

Speech and Language Therapist

Fixed term contract for 1 year, Full time (35 hours per week), 42 weeks per year (term time plus up to 3 weeks of work during school closure periods) with 10 weeks paid holiday. Part time applications will also be considered.

Actual Annual Salary (FTE): £27,716.64 to £30,593.54 per annum (including an unconsolidated annual allowance)

I CAN Centre with Meath School, Ottershaw, Surrey

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic forward-thinking Speech and Language Therapist who wants to develop their career, skills and knowledge in a specialist educational setting from Reception to end of Key Stage 2. You will enjoy the chance to work within a well-resourced department with a small (10 -12 children) but complex caseload, where intensive therapy with pupils is encouraged.  You will work with class groups, smaller groups and with individual children.  If you believe you can help our learners to fulfil their potential at school, at home and in their communities, 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 Jennifer Cook, Head of Therapy on 01932 872302 email jcook@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 download from https://www.meathschool.org.uk/vacancies/  and email your completed application to SBM@meath-ican.org.uk

 

Closing date: 9am, Monday 6 June 2022

Interviews: week commencing 13 June 2022

 

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

 

I CAN 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.

Teacher

I CAN Centre at Meath School, Ottershaw, Near Woking, Surrey

Permanent Contract, Full-Time

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

Start date: SEPTEMBER 2022

 

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.

 

At Meath school, we a looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join our amazing multi-disciplinary team who is passionate about overcoming the barriers to learning and supporting children to reach their true potential.  The candidate should be forward thinking and be interested in developing their 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. 

 

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.

 

For an informal discussion please contact Majella Delaney, Deputy Headteacher on 01932 872302 or email mdelaney@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 meathschool.org.uk  

 

Closing date: Midday on Monday 23rd May                Interviews: W/C 23rd May

 

I CAN 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.

 

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

 

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. 

Bank Learning Support Assistant 

 

£9.50 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 Marnie Downes, LSA Co-ordinator, on 01932 872302 or email meath@meath-ican.org.uk   To find out more about Meath School and I CAN visit www.meathschool.org.uk  and www.ican.org.uk

 

 

 

 

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