Creative Arts Therapist: Art/Music/Drama - School for Inspiring Talents (Life Chance)

  • Devon
  • Part Time

We are keen to appoint a fully qualified, enthusiastic, skilled and self-motivated Creative Arts Therapist, specialising in either Art, Music or Drama to support our students at the School for Inspiring Talents (SfIT).

School for Inspiring Talents is an independent therapeutic day school in Devon that supports students aged 5-16 who have experienced childhood difficulties or trauma. All of our students have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) and have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

At SfIT, we are passionate about providing high quality support, care and nurture to allow our inspiring young people to truly flourish. Our unique, therapeutic approach to education helps to ensure that our students have their social, emotional and mental health needs fully met and supports them to thrive.

It is our intention that every student will achieve their potential and the role of Creative Arts Therapist is integral to this vision. The ideal candidate will work with an integrative evidence-based approach and be a team player who is able to work independently within the school to manage their own caseload. They will be a reflective and empathic practitioner and will work as part of our skilled Multi-Disciplinary Team and and will be supported by our Head of MDT.

This is a fantastic opportunity within a caring and expanding organisation, working alongside colleagues who are passionate about supporting young people who have experienced trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. As an organisation, we place a strong emphasis on wellbeing and there is a an excellent employee wellbeing and benefit scheme. You will also benefit from ongoing clinical supervision, support and exciting CPD opportunities.

Please email Scarlett Guest, our HR Lead, at s.guest@sfit.org.uk with any further queries you may have or to arrange a visit to our school sites.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share our commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

For further information and to apply, please visit https://sfit.org.uk/.
Please complete the attached application form and submit it to Scarlett Guest (HR Lead) before midday on Friday 8th July 2022.
Interview Date: Thursday 14th July 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationDevon
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference

    JS03208


  • Occupational GroupSocial Care & HealthEducation SupportTeaching - Special & Other


  • Salary Details


  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart Time
  • Hours

    22.5 hours per week (hours/days covered are subject to discussion and agreement and can be flexible)

  • Closing Date

    07/07/2022

  • DBS Check Required

    Yes