Occupational Therapist, Gretton School, Cambridge

Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Cavendish Education are pleased to advertise a fantastic opportunity to provide occupational support across Gretton School.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, skilled and committed Occupational Therapist to drive standards and practice across the schools.

Gretton School is a specialist therapeutic school for children and young people with autism. Gretton School is on a fantastic journey. The school is growing, and with that growth comes the opportunity to really embed the culture and system of a truly integrated education and therapy model. Please visit their website www.grettonschool.com for further information and to find out more about the work that they do.

Teaching and therapy staff at Gretton School work together using a strong multidisciplinary approach and prioritise the development of the children’s functional communication, social interaction skills and emotional well-being. We are building a formidable team, which this role will form part of, providing a growing group of professionals driving innovation, performance and challenge, but more importantly teamwork, sharing and development.

We are looking for an experienced, confident, well qualified and dynamic Occupational Therapist with a passion for learning and excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to support the future development of our provisions for children and young people with autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) as well as social, emotional and mental health needs and those with associated speech language and communication difficulties.

This is a full-time, term time only role.
Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 16:00
Salary: £31,365 – £37,890 (FTE) Pro rata (term time only)
Closing Date: 17th June 2021 (early applications encouraged)
Start Date: September 2021 (if possible)

Applicants will need to complete an application form detailing how they meet the requirements of the person specification.

If you wish to apply for the post or have any questions, please email jobs@grettonschool.com

Safeguarding recruitment statement
Gretton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

We aim to be a fair employer and are committed to equal opportunities. Gretton School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.