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Occupational Therapist - Garratt Park School

The Role

36 Hours per week

Term Time Only (39 Weeks per year)  

Would you like to use your skills to make a real difference to the life chances of young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) and help them reach their full potential? Are you seeking varied and interesting work in a friendly environment? Would you welcome the challenge of working in a multi-disciplinary team and promoting your profession? Or are you looking to deepen your experience in child development and transitions to adulthood?

Garratt Park School is a secondary special school in Earlsfield for students aged 11-19. Students who attend the school have a wide range of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND). These include Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

As part of the therapies team, you will be supporting education staff in the integration of sensory and motor skills outcomes as well as providing training.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced occupational therapist to join a high profile therapy team including Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy. You will have delivered an occupational therapy service within an educational setting and be skilled at working effectively, training others and liaising with the multidisciplinary team.  You should be a creative therapist who is highly motivated, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  You should be a confident and knowledgeable practitioner, looking to extend your clinical occupational therapy skills in a classroom setting alongside other professionals committed to enhancing all aspects of functional skills across the curriculum.

Your commitment to the belief that all children can do and learn, whatever their disabilities, is an essential requirement for this post.  Experience and/or knowledge of working with children who have Special Educational Needs is essential.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

For any further details please contact ­­­­ Janice Button at the school on the telephone number above or email recruitment@garrattpark.wandsworth.sch.uk

Completed application to be return to the school either by email - recruitment@garrattpark.wandsworth.sch.uk , post or fax. 

Closing date: 21 May 2021 (at Noon)

Interviews: Week Beginning 07 June 2021

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Garratt Park School

Waldron Road

London, SW18 3TB

Tel:   020 8946 5769

Fax:  020 8947 5605

Email:  info@garrattpark.wandsworth.sch.uk

Acting Headteacher: Michael Reeves

Current roll: 211

 

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