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Speech and 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.  New Oaks Primary operates in a newly refurbished building in Woodlands Road Isleworth. Both schools offer state of the art facilities for our students.

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. Oaklands therapy team are led by a therapy coordinator. 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 as well as a pension scheme, employee assistance programme and many other well-being benefits. These include our onsite gym, showering facilities and a coffee shop with discounted barista coffee. Freshly prepared hot and cold lunches which are available to purchase from our onsite kitchen, shop and café.

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. Social media checks will be carried out for all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. 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: 
Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the HR department for an appointment on or by calling the school on 020 8560 3569 (option 3).

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:               9am on Tuesday 28th March 2023                               

Interview Date:            To be confirmed

Start Date:                   As soon as possible after interview

Pay Scale:                    Hounslow Pay Scales P03 (Point 33) to P05 (Point 39)

Actual Salary:             £36,109 to £41,303 per annum                      

Contract Type:             Term time only (39 weeks)           

Hours of work:             36 hours per week / Part time also available 

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


                                    CV’s will not be accepted.  No agencies please.


Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569