Speech & Language Therapist (ref PV42)

Salary: £24,000 – £36,000 pa


Part-time/full time

start 1st September 2021

This role is to work as a Speech & Language Therapist (SALT) with SEMH children aged 11-16 with extremely challenging behaviours. This is a permanent job opportunity to start from 1st September 2021 which will be 4 days per week (days worked TBC) with a distinct possibility of becoming full time (5 days per week) depending on secured funding.

This job role will be to work at a PRU based in Bristol. You’ll be working with teenagers that display some of the most challenging behaviours you’re likely to encounter. It’s highly desirable that applicants have previous experience of having worked with learners displaying challenging behaviours in an education setting. You must have a Speech & Language qualification to be considered for this post as ongoing assessments is a crucial part of this job role. The normal working hours are 8:30-4:30.

Initially, the contract would be through Elementa Education for an interim trial period of 12 weeks. Subject to the satisfactory completion of this trial, the successful post holder would then be offered a direct contract with the school.

As a person, the right applicant will be:

  • qualified or extensively experienced in speech & language therapy
  • experienced at working in an education setting with learners that frequently display challenging behaviour
  • resilient, positive natured and maintain composure when working in challenging situations
  • be committed, empathetic and passionate about providing the best therapy for the learners
  • have a strong work ethic with a professional approach

To be considered for this role formally, you will need to register with Elementa Education and go through our vetting & clearance process which includes Enhanced DBS Disclosure, background checks and satisfactory references.

Elementa offers all candidates working for us:

  • Fair pay policy
  • Free Team Teach training
  • PAYE contract

Applicants are encouraged to apply with their full, up to date CV for consideration. All applicants will be promptly responded to.

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