Kingfisher School

Kingfisher School



Education Therapy Link Worker (ETLW) Vacancy

Start Date:                          ASAP-To be agreed

Salary:                                 £23,111 pro rata (Actual Salary £16,902 per year)

Employer:                           The Propeller Academy Trust

Location:                             Kingfisher School, Radley Road, Abingdon OX14 3RR

Contract Type:                    Term time only (32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year)

Contract Term:                    1 year Fixed Term Contract (with the possibility of extending)

Closing Date:                    This is an immediate vacancy.  Please respond ASAP, we reserve                                              the right to close the application process when sufficient responses                                           have been received

The Education-Therapy Link Worker role is unique and challenging.  The post holder is offered an opportunity to work in Kingfisher School, predominantly one to one, with a delightful pupil who has Special Educational Needs (SEN) with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD).  This pupil also has the support of a healthcare professional throughout the school day.

The successful candidate will focus on how best to support this pupil to access education and therapy in a Special School environment. The post holder will work closely with education, health care professionals and parents to ensure that this pupil accesses a broad a balanced curriculum alongside their peers.

You will need to be a good team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  You will need to be focussed yet creative to ensure that this pupil can access all areas of the curriculum whilst also engaging in an on-going programme of physical and sensory therapy.

The successful candidate will be joining a committed and hardworking team and training is offered.  This is a full time role and is offered as a fixed-term one year contract that has the potential to be extended.

If you would like to discuss this role please telephone the Headteacher, Lorraine Wilson on 01235 555512.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Please apply using the school website and email completed application forms to


Information about Kingfisher School

Job Description

Person Specification


Application Form/docs/Kingfisher_Application_Form.doc (to be emailed to:



SafeguardingKingfisher School and the Propeller Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that require applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed