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Speech and Language Therapist
  • Employer: Abbey School
  • Reference: SS/22/205809
  • Published: Mon 25/07/2022, 12:14 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 31/10/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: TBC
  • Salary: £27,800 - £32,250 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chester , Cheshire

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Speech and Language Therapist

During this exciting period of rapid growth, we now require additional staff to join our team! We are a bespoke independent special school based in Chester city centre and we encourage suitably qualified individuals with a passion for SEND who align with our values and vision to contact us.

We believe that education is the key to a better life, and that all children and young people are entitled to an effective education that enables them to achieve their full potential, regardless of the degree of special educational need or disability. Together, we are unlocking potential and enhancing the lives of children and young people with special educational needs. 

About the School

Abbey School for Exceptional Children is an independent special school based in Chester for children and young persons aged 4-19 years with autism whom may have additional learning difficulties and behaviours that challenge families and services.

Our school is expanding- our pupil cohort is increasing, and our staff teams are growing to support our new pupils who are due to start with us. 

Our staff are our most valuable resource in ensuring that pupils reach their best possible outcomes and as such we prioritise investment in professional development. All staff receive regular training and supervision to ensure that they have the understanding, skills and knowledge to support our pupils effectively. 

About the post

This is a permanent, full-time post, and we are seeking to appoint as soon as possible.

We have a full time permanent SaLT who works at the school, and due to the increase in pupil cohort we now require an additional SaLT to join our team. Our SaLT works with the class teachers, behaviour analysts, and occupational therapist to provide the best level of support for our pupils. 

If you are a locum SaLT who would like to find out further information about any hours you can support with, please call Becky on 01244 960 000.

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.


  • Competitive salary
  • Suite of staff benefits including pension scheme
  • Technology appropriate for your job
  • Comprehensive staff training programme
  • Access to WeCare which is a 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programme and much more
  • Access to MediCash program for wellbeing benefits
  • The opportunity to shape and improve the life chances of pupils with a disability, and in so doing, extend the prospect of an improved quality of life for family members and others

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.

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