Location: We are currently recruiting in both London and Cambridgeshire (6 roles in total)
Salary: Band7 – Scale 26 – 30: £31,383 – £36,250 p.a. Depending on experience. (pro rata). London weighting 4,158 (Applies only for London candidates)
Contract: Term time, working over 40 weeks.
About the role:
Do you have what it takes to be a therapist at TBAP Multi Academy Trust, and be a part of the highest performing AP academy chain in the country led by Seamus Oates, an Executive Head Teacher of national standing?
TBAP Multi-Academy Trust includes The Bridge and Courtyard AP Academies, which have both been judged ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted. We deliver excellent Alternative Provision Education across four London Boroughs and in Cambridgeshire, as well as via our innovative educational Residence in Crawley and a new 16-19 Academic AP Academy in Fulham. Through our Teaching School Alliance we are also able to deliver exciting CPD and research programs at all levels.
At TBAP, learning is at the heart of our approach. We offer a holistic curriculum that integrates social care and therapeutic interventions with education, to provide appropriate support for some extremely vulnerable young people, we believe that all young people have the potential to grow up to be successful adults. We understand that providing high quality therapeutic interventions for our learners is an essential part of the support that we offer them.
We are excited to advertise a range of Band 7 therapy roles situated in our AP academies across London and Cambridgeshire. You will be qualified to masters’ level or equivalent in your discipline and have substantial experience of engaging challenging young people with complex social, emotional, behavioral and mental health needs in 1:1 and group therapy. You will be able to plan, co-ordinate and deliver innovative goal orientated interventions from assessment through to discharge and will have worked previously in a school environment. You will be aware of current government agendas around Young People’s Mental Health and have some experience of leadership. Ideally you will have previously supervised trainees on placement and more junior staff. Excellent communication skills are essential. Working closely with the Therapy Lead and school staff you will help to develop and embed therapy within the provision both through delivery of clinical sessions, staff consultation and training and through contributing to the evaluation of the service.
We are keen to interview candidates who are resilient, show initiative and believe they have the potential to deliver outstanding outcomes. If you think this is you please contact us.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 13th May 2016
Interview date: week commencing 23rd May 2016
The successful candidates will be required to start in September 2016 or (Summer term start preferable if possible)
TBAP Trust Benefits package includes:
• Benenden Health Care Membership
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan Scheme
• Employers – Childcare Vouchers Scheme
The TBAP Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.
Keywords: Therapist, Therapy, Senior Therapist, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Band 7, 0.8 f.t.e
Contact: TBAP Multi-Academy Trust