Speech and Language Therapists, St Catherine’s, Isle of Wight

St Catherine’s is a national charity, based in Ventnor Isle of Wight, which runs a residential special school for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.


We are looking for enthusiastic Speech and Language Therapists who want to develop their career, skills and knowledge by working in a specialist educational setting for 7 – 19 year olds. The school also has a Post 19 provision with therapy support.   You will enjoy the chance to work within a supportive team with a small but complex caseload, where you will be able to strongly develop your assessment and intervention skills. You will work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team of teachers, SLTs, OTs, learning support assistants and care staff, with class groups, smaller groups and with individual children. If you believe you can help our students to fulfill their potential at school, at home and in their communities and are looking for a fresh challenge or getting started on your career, then this role may be just what you are looking for.

Applications are welcomed from newly qualified or experienced practitioners. Full and part time positions are available.

Applicants should be highly motivated and passionate about supporting students with SLCN to access education and to develop their functional communication skills.

Applicants must be registered with HCPC and RCSLT and have experience or an interest in working with;

  • Children with complex communication difficulties
  • Learning difficulties
  • ASD, ADHD and social communication difficulties
  • The implementation of AAC including signing.

We can offer comprehensive supervision and CPD, full school holidays and working in a beautiful location near the sea with our fantastic students.

Salary details: Starting at £23,720 – £36,646 per annum depending on experience

For further information, visit www.stcatherines.org.uk, email general@stcatherines.org.uk or telephone 01983 852 722.  CVs are not accepted.

Please contact Becky Revert, Head of Speech and Language Therapy, for an informal discussion about these posts.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

The closing date is 12.00 pm on 1st July 2019. Interviews will be held the week beginning 8th July 2019

St Catherine’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to enhanced-level disclosure and barring checks.

St Catherine’s, Grove Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1TT.

Registered charity number:  288148