Speech and Language Graduate Teaching Assistant

13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
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Speech and Language Learning Support Assistant - South Birmingham Primary School - Starts September 2017

Are you a graduate with a good degree in Speech and Language therapy looking to gain some invaluable experience with a primary school?

Do you have experience of developing the speech and language of young people/pupils?

Are you committed to developing pupils' ability in speech and language?

*** Graduate Speech and Language Teaching Assistant
*** Long Term Contact starting September 2017
*** Birmingham Primary School
*** GBP55 to GBP60 per day
*** Large 3 form entry primary school

This Birmingham Primary school are seeking to appoint a University Graduate, with a degree in Speech and Language Therapy, to support their pupils. The school is committed to removing any boundaries to pupils learning that may be derived from speech or language difficulties. As a Speech and language therapist/Teaching Assistant you will take an active role in supporting and helping students develop their language, social and academic skills, both on a 1-2-1 basis and in groups.

The school is a large primary based in the heart of Birmingham and is easily reachable by car or public transport. The school has excellent facilities both relating to learning and leisure which support the development of pupils learning and social skills. The school is lucky to boast an inspirational Head Teacher who strongly believes in providing the highest level of education to all her pupils.

The role of a speech and language therapist within the school includes:

• Assessment of the communication difficulty. This may include discussion with the parent to gain information on the child's language and communication.
• Providing active support to school staff and working collaboratively with parents and teachers.
• Contributing to reviews of a child's progress including annual reviews for children who have a statement.
• Training teachers and support staff in methods to improve communication in specific pupils.

This school have high expectations of all staff that work within the school; candidates need to demonstrate a commitment to education, a caring nature and a desire to make learning fully inclusive for all.

If you're passionate about developing speech and language within a school's S.E.N department and will be available from this September then please send in a copy of your CV to Patrick at Edustaff