Speech & Language Therapist

Africa, Nigeria

We have an International school seeking to appoint a passionate, experienced Speech and Language Therapist with a clear vision of excellent, inclusive provision. To start in early September 2020.

This is a large, mainstream international primary school with a dedicated Learning Support Unit and specialist teaching team. The school currently has over 650 students on roll from 3-11 years. The SEND register reflects a wide range of learning needs. Students are the children of local and expatriate staff who work for a Natural Gas company. The school uses the English National Curriculum for English and Mathematics alongside the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). The school is situated in a well-kept company residential area which houses both the school staff and families working for the company.

This is an opportunity to become part of an ambitious school with a values-driven approach – where children are at the heart of all we do. 

We are seeking a Speech and Language Therapist who:

•             is a native-level English speaker
•             holds a recognised degree in Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent with eligibility to join regulating body, eg. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
•             has extensive experience of supporting primary age children with a range of needs
•             can coordinate, implement and lead high quality interventions for SLCN children 
•             is able to strategically develop our policy and practice 
•             knows how to form strong relationships with other support specialists and with parents/carers
•             can provide training for both staff and parents to enable deeper understanding and use of successful strategies to develop communication
•             is child-centred and passionate about learning
•             possesses a positive team-spirit, creativity, resilience and a good sense of humour

In addition to working in a happy, learning-focused and forward-looking company school, you will receive a highly attractive package, including:

•             a very competitive, tax-free salary
•             free housing (with no-cost utilities)
•             relocation assistance
•             free or subsidised school places for dependent children
•             generous travel allowance
•             comprehensive international medical insurance
•             free access to local recreational facilities

Contract terms 
The successful applicant will be offered a two year contract in the first instance with an option for annual renewal thereafter.

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