Speech and Language Therapist - Rugby, Warwickshire

£31000 per year
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Be part of a team that is passionate and committed to making a positive difference to the lives of the pupils and their families; in an innovative new school in Rugby, for children and young people with autism and/or social, emotional and mental health needs.

About Us

In September 2018, MacIntyre Academies Trust will be opening a new and exciting Academy in a purpose built state of the art building in Rugby, Warwickshire for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and /or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years.

Whilst the new building is being constructed the academy will be located in a temporary modern school building on the outskirts of Nuneaton and will open to 30 pupils in September 2017.

MacIntyre Academies is delighted to have been chosen to set up this new Academy which will join the existing ‘Endeavour Academy’ in Oxford which opened in 2014 and ‘Discovery Academy’ which opened in September 2015. MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.

The Role

We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist to join this exciting school, this is a really exciting opportunity to be part of something very special from the start.

Reporting to the Principal at Quest Academy, you will provide a specialised child-centred speech and language therapy service to children and young people aged between 8 to 19 years of age who have autism and associated complex needs across the academy, undertaking assessment, interpretation of assessment results, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, advice and review.

You will contribute to the creation of MacIntyre Academies’ ethos, provide the vision and direction which enables effective support, and achievement by students providing sustained improvement in their spiritual, moral, social, cultural, mental and physical well-being in preparation for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

About You

You will hold a recognized professional Speech and Language Therapy Degree Qualification or equivalent and be both a registered member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and also hold registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

You will have demonstrative experience of working within Specialist Education supporting children and young people with Autism and learning disabilities who have severe and complex speech, language and communication needs and knowledge of statutory legislation concerning social care work including Health and Safety and Protection of Children and Young People.


In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and local government pension scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing as well as full induction, training and career opportunities.

Closing Date: 10th May 2017, 5pm

Interview Date: w/c 15th May 2017

MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references. Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified. MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.

*Salaries are FTE and dependent on experience and qualifications