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Speech & Language Therapist


 Speech & Language Therapist

Oaklands is an outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties and autism. Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development.  High Oaks is situated on Gresham Road in a purpose built new school building that offers state of the art facilities for our students.  New Oaks Primary operates in a newly refurbished building in Woodlands Road Isleworth .

We are looking to appoint a qualified speech and language therapist to provide the onsite SALT service for our students. The ideal candidate will have 2 years’ experience of working in a specialist school for young adults who have very complex needs including PMLD, SLD and autism along with NHS Band 6 SALT experience. You will work closely with service providers and parents to ensure that SALT programmes are delivered at school and at home.

Hounslow Local Authority is transforming therapy support for children and young people in Special Schools. This newly established service will be supervised by two Lead Therapists.  The successful candidate will join the therapy team at Oaklands and work across both our 2 sites. This is an exciting opportunity to develop specialist clinical skills, and embed yourself in the school community to support our children and young people in achieving the best functional outcomes

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website:

To apply, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date:           Friday 2nd September 2022                          

Interview Date:       Wednesday 14th September 2022

Start Date:              As soon as possible after interview

Pay Scale:                Hounslow Pay Scales SO2 to P03 (Points 26 to 33)                             

Actual Salary:         £29,232 to £35,059 per annum

Contract Type:        Term time only, plus one week. 

Hours of work:        36 hours per week    

Induction:                The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-                                                     employment induction

Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569