Therapy Assistant - Part-time

The Llewellyn School , Birchington

  • Ref:KCC886-6143-31S
  • Posted:23/09/2022
  • Pay:£12,900
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:25/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:26/09/2022

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Due to the Llewellyn school expanding, we are looking for a part time therapy assistant to join our wonderful team.

Job type – Part-time contract after probationary period. Term Time only

Hours - Three days per week 8.30am - 4.00pm 

We are looking for - Experience working in a speech therapy department, or alongside qualified speech therapists

The role of the therapy assistant is to provide, support and arrange suitable therapies for children and young people based at the Llewellyn School, based on their educational health care plan.

 

Duties of a Therapy Assistant

Core Responsibilities:

· To read each child’s educational care plan and arrange suitable therapies for each child that meets their needs and is individually tailored to them.

· To create a therapy timetable that works within the educational setting and is engaging to the individual child.

· To undertake a range of therapeutic interventions mainly centred around speech and language therapy and sensory play

· To regularly review the effectiveness of the therapies being provided and research potential new strategies that may enhance the effectiveness and engagement of therapies

· Prepare reports each month to be provided to teaching staff and the school nurse to support the monitoring of therapies

· Book swimming sessions for children and arrange the appointments and transport for the children in attendance

· To provide paperwork to the school nurse annually and support the school nurse in the annual EHCP reviews for each child.

· Attending and making notes of the EHCP review and providing all parties with an updated list of responsibilities

· Chasing third parties and multidisciplinary teams for updates and relevant correspondence

· To be the EHCP Coordinator in the school nurses absence

· Provide regular updates and advice for parents and carers

· Complete all relevant paperwork and documents in a prompt timeframe

· Report any concerns to the designated safeguarding team

 

Required Skillset:

 · Ability to think outside the box

· Organised

· Good attention to detail

· Good communication skills

· Experience working in a speech therapy department, or alongside qualified speech therapists

Information about the school

Llewellyn School is a small independent School based in Quex Park, which is expanding. We are proud to be able to provide each pupil with a high level of support, alongside individual curriculum plans.

We offer an holistic approach to learning with highly trained staff. Llewellyn School is an inspirational School where children with disabilities receive an enriched education. Our fabulous team strive to ensure all pupils are empowered, able to participate, excel and be proud of everything they achieve.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sara Llewellyn
  • Address:The Llewellyn School , Park Lane, Quex Park, Birchington, Kent, CT7 0BB
  • Telephone: 01843 845033
  • Email: ls.headteacher@gmail.com

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.