School Therapist

(PO1 £34,128 pro rata (£29,189 per annum))
Location: Nightingale Community Academy, Beechcroft Road, London, SW17 7DF Hours: Between 8:30am and 4.30pm, Term Time Only (plus two weeks): 41 weeks a year

Closing Date: 06/09/2019


Job Description

To be responsible for organising and delivering therapy services to children and young people attending the school. Nightingale Community Academy (NCA) is a special school that supports boys and young men with complex emotional and mental health needs, many of which have experienced trauma and multiple exclusions.

As well as delivering therapy sessions to the young people attending NCA, you will communicate with CAMHS and other therapists at the nearby Primary and Secondary Pupil Referral Units. This may include participating in Peer Supervision and reciprocal arrangements for one to one and group work.

NCA School Therapist – Job Profile

Further Information

This is a great opportunity to join an expanding team of therapists working at Nightingale Community Academy and across a collaborative of similar units. We work in partnership with Wandsworth NHS and CAMHS, a team made up of Systemic Child & Family Therapists, Psychotherapists, Clinical Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Speech & Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists.

Nightingale Community Academy caters for learners aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Some learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties. At Nightingale Community Academy we are committed to raising the expectations of our learner group, removing barriers to learning and delivering attainment at the highest level.

Letter for Therapist Applicant

Recruitment Information Pack

Application Guidance

To apply for the role please send your application to info@nightingaleca.org

Closing Date: 9AM Friday 6th September 2019

Interview Date: Friday 13th September 2019

Nightingale Community Academy and Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. NCA and OHCAT is an equal opportunities employer.

The principal and leadership team, well supported by the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, have provided strong leadership, which has had a positive impact on the school’s effectiveness. As a result, there have been improvements in all areas, most noticeably in pupils’ behaviour and attitudes, the curriculum and in the wider opportunities for pupils.

Ofsted, February 2019

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