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Speech Therapist

Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn
  • Employment Type: Full-time (first contract term 3 years)
  • Salary Range: Grade 6 ($118,011 - $129,808 + Superannuation)
  • Start Date: Negotiable

Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education both in the ACT and NSW operating 56 Schools and 8 Early Learning Centres.

About the Role

The position of Speech Therapist sits within the School and Family Services Team and will work closely with colleagues as a specialist member of the Inclusive Practices team. The Speech Therapist will provide educational and language assessments for students, as well as support the development and implementation of school-based intervention programs for students with educational and/or language communication needs.

Key responsibilities

  • Administer, deliver, and advise on specialised educational and speech assessments.
  • Report on assessment findings and advise on the educational implications and interventions for students to parents/carers and schools.
  • Support schools with external assessments including implementing recommendations and interventions in mainstream classrooms.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of an integrated team in planning, developing, and implementing service area initiatives.
  • Develop and deliver face-to-face and online professional learning to meet the speech, language, communication, and wellbeing learning needs of students.
  • Use evidence-based skills to implement individual, school, and system interventions to address issues affecting students’ learning and wellbeing.

Essential Criteria

  • Sound understanding of and ability to articulate the Church’s Mission in Catholic Education.
  • Experience in providing speech pathology assessments, consultation, and services in an education environment.
  • Proven competency in the administration, interpretation and reporting on a variety of communication, educational and behavioural assessments.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to participate in ongoing professional learning, engage in Communication/Speech and Language research and evidence-based practice.
  • Ability to organise own work, to work independently and to work effectively with colleagues as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • High levels of interpersonal and communication skills to liaise effectively with parents/carers, teachers and other persons who provide support to students.

Please refer to the position description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.

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For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburn please visit the website and position description. If you have any questions contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6234 5427 or via email Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au using the subject line: Speech Therapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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