The Link Primary School formulates part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust providing non-residential, specialist teaching and therapy for 51 children aged 4-11 years whose primary need is Speech, Language and Communication. Many of the pupils are also on the autistic spectrum and have a wide range of cognitive and sensory need.
The post holder will join an established team of occupational therapists who are jointly responsible for providing a therapy service to the Link Primary School. The team works in partnership with teachers and support staff in our child centred classrooms.
We require an experienced Occupational Therapist to work as part of our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including Speech and Language Therapists) to support our pupils in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment. You will also deliver training to other staff.
We can offer you:
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Line management and clinical supervision
- A programme of continuing professional development
- Supportive team
- Opportunities to develop skills and competencies in working with children with a range of needs and diagnoses.
If you have any queries or wish to have an informal discussion please email Sandy Turner (Principal) on email@example.com.
Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Note – Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.
Further details and how to apply
To apply for this role please download an application form and please send your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.
Closing date: 12 p.m. Thursday 12th September 2019
Interview Date: w/c Monday 16th September 2019