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Speech & Language Learning Support Assistant

St Polycarps Catholic Primary School (Farnham)
Farnham, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time
PS4 £8,372 (£22,475 FTE)
Start Date
3rd June 2024
3rd May 2024 11:59 PM
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Start Date
3rd June 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1415794

St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School is looking for a dedicated member of staff who can run Speech and Language interventions and provide targeted support for children with identified Speech and Language needs.

Job Purpose

  • Setting up interventions
  • Creating resources
  • Liaising with the Speech and Language therapists
  • Planning and delivering targeted speech and language support as directed by the Speech and Language therapists (SALT)
  • Planning and delivering the NELI Language intervention
  • Liaising with the class teachers and providing updates to children’s short-term targets
  • Updating children’s short-term targets and provisions using Edukey (Provision mapping)
  • Run small group and 1:1 interventions

Key Accountabilities

Analysis, Reporting and Documentation

  • Maintain and submit records following relevant school policies & procedures.

Planning & Organising

  • Plan and organise own work and/or intervention to meet given priorities.
  • Assess the range and volume of work to be undertaken for the days or weeks ahead and plan to ensure it is completed to time and to an appropriate standard.
  • Ensure materials and equipment are available as and when required.
  • May be required to contribute with activity planning.

Work with others

  • Respond to individual needs and/or answer simple queries politely and ask for assistance where necessary.
  • Report any concerns, problems or incidents, e.g. safeguarding, behaviour in accordance with relevant reporting procedures.
  • Liaise and work in partnership with key leads for other activities that may impact on own areas of responsibilities.
  • Liaise with parents, visitors, and contractors in a courteous manner, to promote a positive image of the site.

Personal attributes:

The successful candidate will be required to enjoy working with SEND children and be empathetic to their needs. Patience and adaptable approaches will be essential in the role. Prior experience of working with speech and language will be desirable but not essential, training will be provided.

Start date: Either 3rd June 2024 or 4 September 2024 dependent on successful applicant’s availability


Safeguarding Statement:

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
St Polycarps Catholic Primary School (Farnham)

St Polycarps Catholic Primary School (Farnham)

Part of Xavier Catholic Education Trust

Xavier Catholic Education Trust