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Senior Speech Pathologist

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Job Type

Full Time, Part time available

About the Job

Speech Pathology for Schools is seeking a Senior Speech Pathologist on a full-time basis. Your job will be to support a small number 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 support a small number of speech pathologists by providing day-to-day guidance, regular one-on-one meetings, feedback, coaching and professional development planning. 

  • Collaboration within the school context working with Principals, Student Welfare Co-ordinators, Teachers, Learning Support Officers, Parents and Students. 

  • Taking on responsibility for key operational or clinical accountabilities.

  • Establish well-developed interpersonal relationships with schools. 

  • Use and provide evidence-based research in treatment and support of teachers, parents and students in the school context 

  • You will continue to practice as a speech pathologist, along side having additional operational and clinical responsibilities. Typically, 2-3 days per week would be dedicated to team support duties with the remaining days dedicated to delivering speech pathology services to your allocated school/s. 

  • You will be provided with professional development and coaching.

  • 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 will 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 supporting speech pathologists.

You have demonstrated a willingness to take on increased responsibility and looking to take the next step to move into a more senior role. You collaborate widely and tap into relationships to get things done.

You will be a qualified Speech Pathologist eligible for membership of Speech Pathology Australia and have demonstrated 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 will hold a valid Working with Children check. You will have a Victorian drivers licence willing to travel to school locations.

About Us

Speech Pathology for Schools, SPS,, 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.

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