Specialist Speech and Language Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Conwy County Borough Council
Location
Colwyn Bay
Salary
£10,000 - £14,999
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
14 Oct 2020
Ref
1697624563
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Service: Education: Additional Learning Needs

Section: Specialist Speech and Language Disorder Team

Location: Ysgol Aberconwy/Coed Pella

Salary: G05: £12,696 - £14,584 pro rata per annum

Hours and Basis: 26 hours per week - Term Time Only, Permanent

Welsh Language Skills: The ability to communicate in Welsh in order to deliver speech and language therapy objectives/ activities is essential for this post.

Manager details for informal discussion regarding the post:

[Carol Wreglesworth / Team Leader SSLDT / 01492 575092 / carol.wreglesworth@conwy.gov.uk

The role involves working as a Specialist Teaching Assistant under the guidance of Specialist Speech and Language Therapists and Inclusion Teacher to provide interventions in school for children and young people with speech and language disorders. The successful applicant will join a small, supportive and well-established Specialist Speech and Language Disorder Team, working across Primary and Secondary Schools across Conwy.

We are a busy team going through a period of transition as we prepare for the changes to ALN in Wales. We work in collaboration with Specialist Speech and Language Therapists to deliver tailored programmes of work to individual pupils. We support and advise mainstream class teachers on the use of strategies and resources to support identified pupils. As a Service we are committed to and supportive of inclusion for all pupils.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant with experience in working with pupils with additional learning needs and who is seeking to pursue a career in supporting pupils with speech and/or language disorders.

Due to the nature of the post the successful candidate will be subject to a disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Conwy is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applications from all sections of our community. There is an option for disabled people to apply on different formats. Please contact the HR Team on 01492 576129 for further advice.

Candidates must complete our application form to be considered. CVs by themselves will not be accepted. If you have not received an interview invitation within three weeks of the closing date, you must assume that you have not been short listed for interview.

Conwy is committed to safeguarding. Qualifications and references will be verified.