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Capella House School is a day, co-educational special school located over two site (Primary and Secondary) for pupils whose primary or main presenting needs relate to difficulties with speech, language and communication. Our team work together to provide the best education and pastoral care to ensure that Capella House pupils are heard and seen to shine.
If you're searching for your next post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed candidates.
Capella House School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Our current vacancies are as follows:
Enthusiastic, committed, experienced, flexible and enjoy a new challenge?”
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Therapy Assistant alongside the Speech and Language Therapy team and the Occupational Therapist. Capella House is a new co-educational specialist school opened to secondary pupils in September 2019 at its Secondary site and to primary pupils in September 2021 at its Primary site, both situated in Twickenham. A special school for pupils aged 4 to 16 with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) as their primary need. Capella House pupils may have other additional needs including ASD, ADHD, Sensory issues or Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Classes will have up to 7 pupils and will be supported by HLTAs, TAs and Therapists.
We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and highly flexible candidates who have the motivation and ability to work collaboratively and actively contribute to shaping this new school. Capella House is an inclusive school so candidates must have strong communication skills, be fast learners and the ability to work as part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary team. The Therapy Assistants will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support the inclusion of speech and language therapy and occupational therapy within the classroom environment.
The Therapy Assistant will undertake a variety of tasks, including:
- supporting pupils to develop communication skills
- developing, preparing and maintaining therapeutic materials
- working with pupils, with regular monitoring and therapy programme adjustment by a Speech or Occupational Therapist
- supporting and facilitating group therapy activities both in class and in smaller groups
- preparing resources to support the environment in school and at home.
- supporting the clerical and administrative tasks
You will be working in a friendly and supportive working environment and will be able to access training and development opportunities. You will access clinical supervision and peer support.
If you wish to visit the primary school site or to have an informal discussion with the Headteacher or SaLT prior to application, please ring on 020 3146 1441 to arrange a time.
Capella House is part of The Auriga Academy Trust, a small local specialist academy chain.
The Trust and its constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos.
All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, South West London which has excellent public transport links.
Closing date for applications: 9:00 a.m. on Friday 8th July
Shortlisting will take place on afternoon of Monday 11th July
Interviews: 14th July
Capella House School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
English teacher (KS3 and KS4)
Capella House are looking for an English Teacher for their secondary provision.
Potential candidates are welcome to visit the school and please contact Dominic Sunderland (Headteacher) for more information.
Capella House School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust is a small local specialist academy chain. The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website www.aurigaacademytrust.org.uk