St Anthony's Primary School is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Speech Pathologist to work collaboratively with the Learning and Teaching Team and the Learning Diversity Leader to enhance outcomes in literacy and oral language.
<p><b>Our School</b></p><p>St Anthony of Padua Catholic Primary School is situated in Melton South, approximately 35 kilometres west of Melbourne CBD. The school is located in a low-socio economic area with high population growth. Current student numbers are 730, with anticipated numbers for 2021 of 800. St Anthony’s is a diverse community with 53% of all families speaking languages other than English. St Anthony’s is a welcoming and inclusive school with a positive learning culture. </p><p><b>The Role of the Speech Pathologist</b></p><p>Please refer to the Role Description attached. This is a full time fixed term position for the 2021 School Year.</p><p><b>Selection Criteria</b></p><p><b>• </b>Appropriate qualifications as a Speech Pathologist and experience working with children in an educational setting.
</p><p>• Current membership with Speech Pathology Australia (SPA).
</p><p>• Excellent communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with others and exercise influence in a diversity of contexts.
</p><p>• Ability to work independently, to take initiative and a capacity for effective decision-making.
</p><p>• A demonstrated ability to manage and prioritise a range of tasks, plan workloads and work to deadlines.
</p><p>• Proven ability to be discerning and maintain confidentiality.
</p><p>• Ability to have a positive impact on staff morale and wellbeing.
</p><p><b>Application Process</b></p><p>St Anthony’s is committed to being a child safe organisation. Applicants will be required to hold a valid employment working with children check to be successful. </p><p>Applications should include:-</p><ul><li>Completed application for employment as per the attachment to this advertisement;</li><li>Cover Letter/CV addressing the selection criteria </li></ul><p>We look forward to working with you shoud you be successful in your application for this position.</p><p><br /></p><p><br /></p><p><br /></p>