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Speech & Language Therapist (Salt) - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Newingate School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC997-3949823-5S
  • Posted:24/09/2022
  • Pay:NHS Band 5-6 equiv
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:31/10/2022 at 21:00
  • Interviews:November 2022


Newingate School is due to open in January 2023, we are looking to employ a Speech and Language Therapist to work with us on either a full/part-time basis.  Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm.

We are looking for an innovative, experienced and approachable SaLT specialist who is looking for a unique post in an aspirational independent special school. You will be responsible for leading and overseeing the SaLT provision in the school. You will be a self-directed worker joining an emerging but experienced team of education professionals. You will deliver, monitor and report on the SaLT provision for individuals and groups of students and ensure that you take the lead in identifying any support or training requirements to support the highest standard of SaLT delivery by other staff. 

We would ideally like someone with experience working in a school setting or with young people, but will consider recently qualified therapists if you have other relevant experience.

We offer:

  • A variety of development and professional learning opportunities, including our own in-house training programmes and fully funded leadership CPD
  • Support from experienced staff and Senior Leaders to continually refine and develop your career
  • A closely knit and collaborative staff team dedicated to ensuring very positive outcomes for our students.
  • Professional ‘freedom’ to create and deliver the most appropriate interventions for our students
  • Access to a wider network of professional colleagues to support, celebrate and develop innovative practice.
  • A positive working environment that supports personal and professional growth and wellbeing.


Newingate School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to Enhanced Disclosure, via the DBS and are subject to qualification, reference, and health checks.  CVs are not accepted in isolation.

Visits to the school are welcomed.  If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the Headteacher via email headteacher@newingateschool.co.uk


Information about the school

Newingate School is a specialist independent school for children with an ASC diagnosis and associated Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs. All students have an EHCP and are referred to the school by the local authority. The school is registered for 11-18 year olds and provides a personalised curriculum to meet each individuals needs via small class and sometimes 1:1 learning support. Newingate school is committed to personal development and achievement for all which is reflected in its curriculum aspirations and support for staff wellbeing and progression.

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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.