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Speech and Language Therapist

  • Employer - The Ascent Academies' Trust
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Education
  • Location - Peterlee & Stockton on Tees
  • Salary - PT30 – PT47 (Band 6/7 equivalent) Actual salary £18,381 - £28,760 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Part time | 30 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks) 4 days per week – 2 days per academy
  • Closing date - Thursday, 30 November 2017 12:00


The Ascent Academies’ Trust is a partnership of five special academies in the North East, which provides and develops special needs provision across the region.

Location: Hope Wood Academy and Ash Trees Academy

The Trust is committed to providing excellent speech, language and social communication skills to students. The postholder will lead the speech & language therapy service in the academies and carry an appropriate clinical caseload.

We are seeking to appoint an individual with;

·        Clinical speciality in autism and substantial experience of working within this field

·        Experience of communication models

·        Ability to deliver training and coaching to staff

·        Ability to work on own initiative and form networks with other professionals

·        HPC and RLSLT registration

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact information

An Application Form,  Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from the website listed under job vacancies.

Completed applications are to be returned via email to or direct to Portland Academy, Weymouth Road, Sunderland SR3 2NQ, FAO Adam Raine

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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