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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 ensure 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

SEN Teacher
Permenant
MPS/UPS (Outer London)

We have a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic an experienced Teacher 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
  • Free on-site parking
  • On site lunches available to staff

Closing date for applications: Friday 21st May 2021
Interviews: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th May 2021

 

Occupational Therapist

A Band 6 Occupational Therapist is required to work within a Therapy Team at Pield Heath House School, in Uxbridge.

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 multi-disciplinary team and wider school team. You will manage a caseload and will contribute to the assessment of students’ functional skills and sensory needs and how these impact on their activity performance, and you will 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.

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.

For more information about this job please email: Bhindu Odedra – Occupational Therapist and Clinical Lead for Therapies Team at: bhindu.odedra@pieldheathschool.org.uk

Closing date for applications:  Monday 7th June 2021
Interviews week beginning: Monday 14th June 2021

Occupational Therapist JD and PS
Application Form

 

Speech and Language Therapist – Band 6

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 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 who strive 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 in 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 7th June 2021
Interviews week beginning: Monday 14th June 2021

Specialist Speech and Language Therapist – Band 6 JD and PS
Application Form

 

Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Coach/ Mentor

Hours: 41.5 hours per week, term time only + staff training days
Contract:  Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: NJC Scale Point 15 £24,607 per annum actual

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated PBS Coach/Mentor to work with our children and young people. The PBS Coach/Mentor will join our PBS Team in promoting the holistic development of independence and functional skills informed the principles of PBS (BILD).  You will support and mentor staff to develop their understanding, knowledge and skills to enhance the support of children and young people.

You will support us in providing a consistent person-centred approach in the delivery of high-quality services based on the principles of positive behaviour support. The PBS team department is a friendly, motivated team who strive to provide high quality provision to students with a diverse range of needs.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Evidence of professional experience and knowledge acquired through working in a school or social care setting with children and young people with a wide range of needs whose behaviour has been described as challenging.
  • Enthusiasm and motivation to empower children and young people to lead more independent lives.
  • Experience of working with people with a wide range of needs, helping people to overcome distressed behaviours and enabling individuals to overcome barriers in learning and achievement.
  • A proven record of delivering positive outcomes for service users.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills – positive, motivational, professional, empathetic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

You will be supported in the role by the PBS Lead and will be part of the PBS Team. You will work closely with teaching and support staff embedding PBS practice, as well as instructing and supporting staff in the use of universal strategies to support the specific needs of children and young people

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 7th June 2021
Interviews week beginning: Monday 14th June 2021

Job Description- PBS Coach
Application Form

All applications should be returned by email to recruitment@pieldheathschool.org.uk