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Respect. Responsibility. Equality.

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The Galaxy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Fleetdown Primary Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Temple Hill Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy. Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Galaxy Trust values of Respect, Responsibility and Equality.

 

A career with The Galaxy Trust has unlimited opportunity. We are passionate in supporting staff with their professional development and believe that the more we invest in our staff, the more successful we will become as a Trust.

 

If you share the same passion for improving the life chances of children and young people and would be interested in working for The Galaxy Trust, please view our vacancies below.

 

For any enquiries please email hr@galaxytrust.co.uk

Speech and Language Therapist - Term Time

The Galaxy Trust

  • Ref: KCC-F62-34-S
  • Posted: 15/07/2021
  • Pay: Kent Range 8/9 (depending on experience)
  • Start Date: September 2021
  • App Close Date: 16/08/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews: TBC

 

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The Galaxy Trust is looking for a Speech and Language Therapist.  You will be involved in a busy, but friendly working environment within the Galaxy Trust, which consists of 4 primary academies. You will be very well supported by the current Speech and Language Therapist, and be part of a team consisting of 3 Therapy Assistants.  The hours are 15 to 17.5 hours per week (flexible working hours), 38 weeks per year, and the salary is Kent Range 8 or Kent Range 9 (NHS Band 5 or NHS Band 6 Equivalent), depending on experience.   

 

You will be expected to:

  • Adhere to national and local standards and guidelines relating to Professional Practice (CQ3)
  • Practice within legal frameworks whilst considering professional and ethical principles
  • Contribute to the development of the Speech and Language Therapy Team within the Trust
  • Be responsible for assessment, differential diagnosis, formulation of treatment plans, writing assessment reports, planning and providing appropriate intervention and evaluating the treatment outcome for each individual child
  • Seek second opinions where necessary and accept support from designated colleagues
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to support the communication and behaviour needs of pupils
  • Work in collaboration with all teaching staff and assistants
  • Work in partnership with parents
  • Support families in order to help develop communication systems and understand their child’s communication needs
  • Contribute to the school improvement plan
  • Refer pupils to other services as appropriate
  • Contribute to the school training programme
  • Share knowledge, experience and skills with staff
  • Demonstrate commitment to personal development and acquisition of further skills and knowledge
  • Maintain professional standards by attending study days, special interest groups and peer supervision in accordance with standards laid down in Communicating Quality

 

In return, we offer:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development 
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Contributions towards eye tests and glasses if needed through Vision Express
  • 2 family days, on top of your annual leave entitlement
  • Onsite parking

 

The Galaxy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and views it with paramount importance. It engages with children and staff in policy and practice developments, and proactively encourages feedback. The school requires employees to obtain a Criminal Records Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including checks against the barred list. Medical clearance and two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

 

Early applications are encouraged and The Galaxy Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Information about the Trust

The Galaxy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Fleetdown Primary Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Temple Hill Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy.

 

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Galaxy Trust values of Respect, Responsibility and Equality. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

 

Job Contact Information

  • Name: Lucy Wisdom
  • Address: West Hill Primary Academy
    Dartford Road
    Dartford
    Kent
    DA1 3DZ
  • Telephone: 07444 035771
  • Email: hr@galaxytrust.co.uk

 

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Our academies

  • Temple Hill Primary Academy, St Edmund's Road, Temple Hill, Dartford, DA1 5ND
  • 01322 224600
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Visit West Hill Website
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