Dance Movement Psychotherapist / Creative Arts Therapist

Salary: Scale 6/SO1, point 18 – 25 - £11,425.79 - £12,889.06 (Actual salary)

Hours: 14 Hours per week (8:30 – 16:00 – Some flexibility can be accommodated), Term Time Only, (39 weeks per academic year).

Start Date: September 2024

 

DO YOU WANT TO BE PART OF AN OUTSTANDING AND SUCCESSFUL TEAM?

 

ARE YOU A CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE PRACTITIONER?

 

ARE YOU COMMITTED TO CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT?

 

DO YOU WANT TO WORK FOR AN ORGANISATION THAT PROMOTES BEST PRACTICE AND VALUES IT’S STAFF?

 

We have an exciting opportunity within the Creative & Therapeutic Arts Team at Linden Lodge School.

 

We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic therapist to join the team, to provide therapeutic input for pupils throughout the school and to contribute to whole school approaches that promote positive mental health and wellbeing. The postholder will have experience working within education with children and young people with a wide range of sensory, developmental, mental health and behavioural needs. Experience working creatively with young children would be beneficial.

 

A responsive and flexible way of working is essential to meet the needs of our pupils.

 

We are seeking a Dance Movement Psychotherapist but would be open to applications from all Creative Arts Therapists who are keen to bring a creative, multi-modal approach to their work.

 

We can offer you:

 

  • Personalised induction programme
  • A positive and supportive team
  • A staff wellbeing programme

 

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit to the school, please email Fiona Woodworth (Music Therapist/ Mental Health Lead) at fwoodworth@lindenlodge.org.uk

 

Completed applications should be emailed to: recruitment@lindenlodge.org.uk.

 

You can also download an application and details from the school website

 

Closing Date for all applications: 30th June 2024

Shortlisting: 1st July 2024

Interview Date: 5th July 2024

 

Linden Lodge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, an enhanced DBS will be required.

 

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy in advance of the closing date if there is a good level of response. We recommend applicants submit applications as early as possible.  We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

CVs are not accepted.