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Occupational Therapist

  • SchoolShenstone School
  • SalaryBexley 14 £34,665 - £40,788 (depending on qualifications and experience. This is the full time/per annum salary but this will be paid pro rata based on hours/weeks per year. This post is offered on school support staff terms and conditions).
  • Start Date1st September 2021
  • Closing DateFriday 25th June 2021
  • Interviews12th July 2021

Job Summary

Post Title                                  Occupational Therapist

 

Post Location                            Shenstone School

                                                Crayford - 94 Old Road, Dartford, Kent DA1 4DZ

                                                Sidcup - St Andrews Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 4RX

 

Position Status                          Permanent

 

Contractual Hours:                    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

                                                36 hours per week

 

Contractual Weeks:                   Year round or term-time

 

Salary:                                     Bexley 14  

£34,665 - £40,788

(depending on qualifications and experience.  This is the full time/per annum salary but this will be paid pro rata based on hours/weeks per year.  This post is offered on school support staff terms and conditions).

 

Post Start Date:                         1st September 2021

Closing Date:                            9.00 a.m. on the 25th June 2021

 

Interview Date:                          12th July 2021 (may be virtual)

 

Your Opportunity

An exciting and new opportunity has arisen for an inspirational Occupational Therapist to join the staff team at Shenstone School.  We are looking for someone who is able to help, support and bring out the best in our pupils who have severe, profound and/or complex needs. Regular professional supervision from a Senior Occupational Therapist will be arranged for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be a qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist who is enthusiastic, motivated and can obtain the best individual outcomes for our fantastic pupils.  They will be required to work 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday on a year round contract (term time only would be considered).  They will be responsible for such duties as: assessing, diagnosing, treating and managing pupils needs, sourcing equipment, liaising with parents/carers and multidisciplinary teams regarding their implementation, producing reports/plans, supporting in meetings etc.

 

About Shenstone School

Shenstone School is a primary aged (Nursery to Year 6) special school for pupils with severe, and/or profound and multiple learning difficulties. Shenstone School is one school based across two sites which are 5 miles apart (Sidcup and Crayford).  We are committed to supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of all our pupils, staff and parents/carers and we stand by our motto of “together we engage, thrive and achieve”.

Shenstone School was inspected in October 2019 and the outcome is that we continue to be a ‘good’ school, where the children are happy and learning is made fun. We have been part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) since 2017. TKAT is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 42 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family.

For further information about the school, please visit: www.shenstone-tkat.org

 

In July 2019, we were accredited with a Wellbeing Award for School and we are proud of our excellent induction process, rewards and pensions scheme.  We continue to expand with new ideas and initiatives in order to maintain and improve services for staff. 

 

 

 

About TKAT

TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 45 Primary, Secondary and Special Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all.  Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to inspire learners and change lives as a result of our exceptional educational provision.

For further information about the trust, please visit: www.tkat-org

 

 

Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please download, fully complete and return the application form to hr@shenstone-tkat.org.  Please ensure that you are using the TKAT application form.

 

Please note that the school office will be closed for half term 31st May – 4th June inclusive.

 

References will be requested for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview.  Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced DBS check. 

 

We are committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part-time or on a flexible basis.

 

How To Apply

Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please download, fully complete and return the application form to hr@shenstone-tkat.org.  Please ensure that you are using the TKAT application form.

 

Please note that the school office will be closed for half term 31st May – 4th June inclusive.

 

References will be requested for shortlisted candidates and prior to interview.  Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

Address
94 Old Road, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4DZT: 01322 524145
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