Speech Therapist

The purpose of Student Support Services is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and network levels. Provide comprehensive speech pathology services to schools, which affect developmental and learning outcomes and student wellbeing. This can encompass a broad range of areas including: providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: North West Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/NWVR/1356432
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: 8.10.2018 to 29.5.2020
Attachments: Speech Pathologist AH3 Position Description Updated July 2016 (5).docx (Word, 333KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Steve Dixon
0421 210 764

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to provide a comprehensive speech pathology service to schools in North East Melbourne Area (Nillumbik) by providing high-level professional advice to principals and school networks that strongly influence student wellbeing policy within a school network. The successful applicant will be required to provide high level speech therapy support services to improve student learning to schools within the network. They will have the ability to undertake advanced wellbeing interventions that support students and schools, work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and provide leadership, professionally and operationally, within the team.

Key components of the role include collaboration with and provision of advice to other student support services team members in respect to complex cases as well as the ability to support teachers in the development of educational programs, particularly in respect to students with additional needs. You will also be required to provide authoritative professional advice in relation to issues involving student wellbeing.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 26 September 2018


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