The Springfields Academy

Reach South Academy Trust

Our central mission is for Reach South pupils to aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others place on them.

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Speech and Language Therapist

The role of Speech and Language Therapist is an exciting role working within our multi- disciplinary Therapy Team in close collaboration with our existing SALT. The core purpose of the role is to provide expertise, advice and intervention for a varied communication caseload, working both discreetly and embedded within the educational environment across the academy.

Personal attributes

We are looking for someone with:

  • A passion for making communication accessible for the autistic learner.
  • A child-centered practitioner who responds to the individual needs of each child.
  • A Speech and Language Therapist with good knowledge and understanding of autism and social communication needs and appropriate communication strategies to support pupils with this need.
  • A creative and flexible therapeutic approach that builds success through challenge, personalisation and innovation.
  • The confidence and skills to build positive relationships that help to break down barriers and build self-esteem.
  • A commitment to enabling all our pupils to overcome their challenges and achieve their potential.
  • Applications from newly qualified therapists will be considered.

Salary & Benefits

£34,834.00 - £36,648.00 Annually (FTE)
NJC Grade J, Point 21 – 23


The Springfields Academy
Curzon Street
South West
SN11 0DS

Deadline and how to apply

Closing date: 28th April 2024, interview date week commencing 6th May 2024

Job reference: 240327C