Speech and Language Therapist

Due to our school expanding, a fantastic opportunity has opened for an additional speech and language therapist to join our transdisciplinary team here at Abbey School.

This position is available for the appointed speech and language therapist to start as soon as possible, offering full time hours per week in a permanent role.

We are also offering hours to locum support. If you are a locum SaLT who is interested in working with us, please call Becky on 01244 960 000 for further information.

Our speech and language therapists work with each class team to assess each pupil’s speech, language, and communication needs. They work with their transdisciplinary colleagues to design individualised communication programmes for pupils and may work individually with pupils on a sessional basis dependent on individual needs.

We are a growing team, focused on delivering the best level of support for our pupils. If you are a suitably qualified individual who aligns with our vision and values please do not hesitate to contact us.

To learn more about this role please download our recruitment pack which includes a full job description and person specification. The ideal candidate must meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification.

If you feel as though you have the right qualities to join our exciting, innovative and exceptional school as a Speech and Language Therapist then please complete the school application form, available to download below.

Completed application forms should be sent to recruitment@abbeyschool.com with a covering letter addressed to the Principal, Dr Katy Lee. Alternatively, application forms with covering letters can be sent by post to Abbey School, 10-11 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU. Please be advised that we only accept fully completed application forms.

Please apply at your earliest convenience
Start date: as soon as possible

Recruitment Pack
Application Form

The School will complete an online search for all shortlisted candidates. If any incidents or issues have happened that are publicly available online, the school may wish to explore this at interview.

Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Child safer recruitment procedures operate and the post is subject to references and an Enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list checks.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are ‘spent’ unless ‘protected’ under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, race, sex, pregnancy and maternity, marriage/civil partnerships, religion/belief, or sexual orientation.