Abbot’s Way School is a specialist day school for students aged 7-14, and for students aged 7-16 from 2022.
Situated in the historic Somerset village of Meare, Abbot’s Way provides a vibrant and aspirational environment for students with dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia and the associated gifts and challenges.
Occupational Therapist - Full time or part time considered
A rare and exciting opportunity to join the dynamic, creative Abbot’s Way team and be part of our unique ‘stand out from the crowd’ specialist school
We are looking for an outstanding, qualified and committed team player who wants to be part of a quality, forward thinking provision.
Abbot’s Way School is a fresh, forward thinking independent specialist day school, for students with dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia situated in the historic Somerset village of Meare
We hold a passion for specialist education and the highest aspiration for our students. Highest quality, holistic provision enables students to gain individually tailored support for their specific learning differences, in order to excel and achieve their personal potential, both academic and pastoral.
Students with specific learning differences are exceptional young people, with immense 'brilliance' and talent. They deserve the very best education where strengths are recognised and challenges are expertly understood and supported so that a student is not held back, but accelerated toward their potential.
At Abbot's Way our team of outstanding professionals work in harmony to discover, foster and develop young peoples’ strengths, enabling them to gain the self-belief and self-esteem they require, in order to flourish, thrive and learn.
We are looking for an outstanding and qualified Occupational Therapist who would like to be part of developing a quality, forward thinking provision.
They would provide advice, assessment, treatment and management for children and young people attending this school, their families/carers and school staff.
Support the aims, mission, values and ethos of Abbot's Way School
Be a positive role model for students and staff
Participate fully in Abbot's Way School life
Uphold Abbot's Way School policies
Participate in staff training and team meetings
Foster and develop links with other schools and organisations
Be part of a holistic, communicative partnership with parents, students, fellow staff and all other stakeholders
Full job description and application form will be sent on application
Salary: To be discussed
Hours: To be discussed
Closing date: 01-10 -21
Abbot’s Way School is an equal opportunities employer.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.
Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check. You will need to provide 2 professional references, and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.