School Team Leader - Melbourne

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Job Type

Full time

About the Job

Speech Pathology for Schools is seeking an experienced team leader to join our team on a full-time basis. Your job will be to lead a team of professional speech pathologists accountable for the delivery of a full range of speech pathology services to mainstream primary or secondary schools in Melbourne.


  • You will be responsible for managing successful relationships with several partner schools.

  • You will lead a team of speech pathologists by providing day-to-day management, goal setting, regular one-on-one team meetings, performance appraisals, coaching and talent planning.

  • You will provide leadership for literacy and oral language success within SPS and across schools working with SPS leaders, school leaders, teachers, support officers, parents and students.

  • You will have the opportunity to continue to practice as a speech pathologist, as you develop your leadership skills. Typically, by allocating part of your time to a school delivering speech pathology intervention support to students and providing professional development for school staff.

  • You will be provided with professional development and coaching to grow your leadership skills.

  • You will be entitled to seven weeks paid annual leave.

  • You will receive an attractive salary, bonuses, and a range of employee benefits.


About You

You have a passion for changing the lives of students by collaborating with school communities. 


You are energised by the opportunity to work as part of a team leading a group of speech pathologists in a supportive and caring organisation.


You are an experienced team leader or looking to take the next step to move into a leadership role.


You have a deep client focus proactively building relationships with schools. You collaborate widely and tap into relationships to get things done.


You have solid experience in the science of literacy and oral language development with at least 3 years’ experience working in a speech pathology or educational environment, or equivalent.


You hold a valid Working with Children check.

About Us

Speech Pathology for Schools, SPS, www.speech.edu.au, is a comprehensive school-based Speech Pathology service provider. SPS is one of the largest providers of speech pathology services to schools in Victoria.


The SPS vision is to change lives by improving student literacy and language outcomes through collaboration with school communities. SPS is a values-based organisation proud of supporting our team, is an equal opportunity employer and aims to be a great place to work.


For further information please contact: admin@speech.edu.au