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The commitment and enthusiasm of Pield Heath House staff are strengths of the school and their passion for the students to enjoy and achieve are evident to visitors. Our staff ensures that our young people feel secure and are comfortable in their school environment. They are committed, highly skilled, and are our most important asset.

As part of the West London Teaching Schools Alliance we are approved to offer the Schools’ Direct Training Programme (salaried) which trains graduates to become Primary teachers whilst working in the school. Our university provider is St Mary’s University, Twickenham.  Applicants will be considered on individual merit when a teaching post becomes available. The programme requires that any applicant must have a degree, must have had at least 3 years prior work experience, and must pass the required skills tests.

We are committed to the safety of our students through our recruitment and school practices. All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) check. Pield Heath House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A copy of our Equality and Diversity Policy is available here.

Current Vacancies

Speech and Language Therapist – Permanent 

Hours: 40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (term time plus additional 3 weeks during the school holidays)

Salary Scale: Band 6: NJC Scale Point 25 – 32  £31,584 – £37,758 per annum dependent on experience

Contract:  Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

We are looking for a motivated, flexible and innovative Band 6 therapist to work with our students. The therapist will join our growing speech and language therapy department in promoting the holistic development of independence and functional skills informed by the latest evidence-based practices and to be accountable for delivering a quality service. Our streams of provision focus on interventions that support difficulties with feeding, speech, language, social communication, and developing Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) at universal, targeted, and specialist levels across a 24-hour curriculum.

The Pield Heath Speech and Language Therapy department is a friendly, motivated team that strives to provide high-quality therapy to the diverse population of the London Borough of Hillingdon.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Confidence, enthusiasm, and a passion for learning.
  • An ability to work closely with Therapists from other disciplines in order to integrate SaLT goals into the educational setting.
  • The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents, and carers.
  • Knowledge of clinical assessment, treatment planning, and implementation of therapy programmes.
  • An independent approach and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of standardised assessment and clinical observation.
  • The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential.

This role is an opportunity to develop as a clinician while gaining experience in an educational setting, as we offer excellent support through clinical supervision, a commitment to CPD, and a variety of training opportunities. Our team is dedicated to forging a unique collaborative approach to special education by embedding the expertise of the speech and language therapy profession in a meaningful way that does not compromise the quality of the service. You will work closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as instructing and supporting teaching staff in delivering therapy programmes/groups and use of specialised equipment.

Can you, as part of a team and individually, be an advocate for making learning accessible in order to meet our student’s needs, develop their potential and make a positive impact on their quality of life within and outside of their school career?

 In return we can offer you:

  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.
  • Continuous Professional Development Opportunities and Career progression.
  • A welcoming friendly community providing opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 6th December 2021

Interviews week beginning: Monday 13th December 2021

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Band 6 JD and PS

Application Form and Criminal Record Declaration

Special Support Assistant (Level 2) - Permanent

Hours:  37.5 hours per week, Term Time Only (+ 5 Staff Training Days)

Salary Scale: £18,887 p.a. — £19,230 per annum, dependent upon experience.

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

We have a fantastic opportunity for Level 2 Special Support Assistants who will support teaching to deliver excellence every day in order to help our students achieve their milestones.

You will have had experience of supporting students with severe learning difficulties and complex needs. We are looking for people who want to make a difference and be part of an inspiring and creative team whilst assisting students with their educational and social development.

Successful applicants will have:

  •  Experience of supporting students within an educational setting.
  •  A caring approach to working with children and young people.
  • Ability and willingness to support students with a range of needs.
  • Creativity and flexibility within the learning environment.
  •  Confidence to share skills and ideas with others in the team.
  • Good communication skills with a positive outlook.

 
In return we can offer you:

  •  A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.
  • Continuous Professional Development Opportunities and Career progression.
  • A welcoming friendly community providing opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people.

 

Closing date for applications:  Monday 6th December 2021

Interviews week beginning: Monday 13th December 2021

Special Support Assistant (Level 2) JD and PS

Application Form and Criminal Record Declaration

Occupational Therapist

Hours: 40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (term time plus additional 3 weeks during the school holidays)

Salary Scale: Band 6: NJC Scale Point 25 – 32, £31,365 - £37,890 per annum dependent on experience

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to work within a developing therapy service at Pield Heath House School. This is a non-maintained school for children and young people between the ages of 7 and 19 years, with moderate to severe complex learning needs and associated speech, language and communication difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of our children, young people and their families. The successful candidate will

  • Work collaboratively as part of the multidisciplinary team and wider school team.
  • Manage a caseload and contribute to the assessment of students’ functional skills and sensory needs and how these impact on their activity performance,
  • Make recommendations and provide guidance to children, their families and teaching staff to help achieve outcomes. This will involve conducting assessments, writing Annual Review reports, delivering one to one therapy, small group therapy and class-based interventions, working in collaboration with teaching staff and Speech and Language Therapists, all in the context of holistic multidisciplinary working.

In return we can offer you:

  •  A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.
  • Continuous Professional Development Opportunities and Career progression.
  • A welcoming friendly community providing opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people.

The Therapy Team is committed to embedding clinical interventions across all aspects of our students’ home and school routines, ensuring that our students are able to access their learning effectively. The successful candidate will receive support and clinical supervision from a senior Occupational Therapist. All therapy staff are supported by the Clinical Lead for Therapies Team. 

Closing date for applications:  Monday 6th December 2021

Interviews week beginning: Monday 13th December 2021

Occupational Therapist - Band 6 (Level 2) JD and PS

Application Form and Criminal Record Declaration

 

SEN Teacher

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

(NQT’s are welcome to apply) Permanent Posts MPS/UPS (Outer London)

We have a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic experienced Teachers who would like to develop their career in a highly supportive environment. Successful applicants will have knowledge of SEN and an ability to differentiate work for a range of abilities along with a commitment to developing professional skills. All teachers on the UPS will be given a whole school responsibility in line with their teaching role. You will provide positive and stimulating learning experiences for our students whilst working in partnership with families and the school community. If you feel that you have what it takes to work with us to get the best out of our students then we would very much like to hear from you. We are looking for someone that is passionate about working with children and young people and is willing to support our vision. You will have the drive to ensure that all students receive the best education possible and develop skills that they will be able to continue to build on in the future. You will be a good team player with organisation skills and a highly structured approach that supports your ability to teach a range of subjects to our students. The successful applicants will have a positive can-do attitude and good sense of humour that will make learning fun for the students that you come into contact with.

In return we can offer:

  • A welcoming friendly community providing an opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people 
  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards of teaching & learning 
  • Teaching teams who work collaboratively to share expertise and workload 
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards 
  • Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to support career progression

Benefits:

  •  CPD and career progression 
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Free coffee and tea provided o Free on-site parking 
  • On site lunches available to staff

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th December 2021

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 13th December 2021

SEN Teacher JD and PS

Application Form and Criminal Record Declaration

Administrative Assistant with Annual Review Responsibilities

Hours: 40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (term time plus additional 3 weeks during the school holidays)

Salary Scale: Grading and salary info to be confirmed upon application

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

We are looking for an Administration Assistant to join our admin team. The role will include student administration including termly reports, overseeing student transport, assisting the SEN manager with Annual Review administration, answering and directing calls to relevant departments within the school, daily reception cover as well as other general administration tasks.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Experienced in the use of all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Able to work productively as part of a team with office, teaching and support staff.
  • Able to prioritise their time and workload.
  • Excited about working in a school environment and able to relate positively to children, parents and visitors.

In return we can offer you:

  • A welcoming friendly community providing opportunity to work with a fantastic group of young people.
  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards.
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.

Parking is available on site as well as nearby access to both train (Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines) and bus services. We provide a welcoming environment for staff breaks where refreshments are available.

Posts working with children and/or vulnerable adults will be subject to an enhanced DBS.  Pield Heath House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Closing date for applications 4th January 2022

Interview dates and times tbc

 

** Please note at this time interviews may take place using a virtual platform such as Zoom **

** Any face to face meetings will be in line social distancing requirements **

Administration Assistant with Annual Review responsibilities JD and PS

Application Form and Criminal Record Declaration