Speech and Language School Assistant SALSA

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Southampton
Salary
10000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Speech and Language School Assistant (SALSA) job available 2.5 days per week based in Southampton.

Your new company
Southampton City Council are looking for a Speech and Language School Assistant (SALSA) to work in the Language Intervention Team. You will be joining an expanding team of 7 Speech & Language Assistants who are clinically and professionally-led by a Specialist Speech & Language Therapist.

Your new role
As a Speech and Language School Assistant (SALSA) you will be working as part of a friendly service and you you will be working in primary and/or secondary schools across Southampton to provide advice, informal training and practical support for school staff. You will also deliver direct group and individual interventions to children with a wide range of speech, language and communication needs in order to facilitate their access to the mainstream curriculum. You will have the opportunity to work jointly with experienced SALSAs, and will receive regular supervision and input from the Specialist Speech & Language Therapist/ Assistant Team Manager.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have experience of working with children who have a speech, language or learning difficulties, ideally within a school environment. You will have knowledge of SLCN (Speech, Language and Communication Needs), Child and adolescent development and communication methods such as Makaton or PECS would be an advantage, although training will be given.

What you'll get in return
In return this job is a permanent role. This is a part time position, looking for someone to work 2.5 days a week. You will be working in an expanding team, and be well supported by the Specialist Speech and Language Therapist. This job is term-time only.

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