Speech Therapist - Stevensville Primary School

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • St Albans VIC 3021, Australia
  • 08 Apr, 2021

Job Description

Job ID: 1222767
Location: Stevensville Primary School
Department: Stevensville Primary School
Role Type: Speech Pathologist
Subjects/Duties: View Subject/Duties
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term: Fixed Term
Classification: Ed Support Level 1-Range 3
Apply By: 04/19/2021
Contact Name: Leanne Keane
Phone: 03 9366 1381
School Website: www.steveps.vic.edu.au

Location Profile
Stevensville PS is located in the western suburbs of St Albans. The school currently has a SFOE index of 0.7162 . Our student population of 211 is culturally diverse with 75% of students speaking a language other than English at home.

Our Strategic and Annual Improvement Plans have a focus on improving student outcomes in reading, number & algebra and student agency. Teachers work in professional learning teams to plan and implement a differentiated curriculum with a focus on meeting individual needs to maximise student outcomes. Individual student support is provided through targeted instruction, including the implementation of Levelled Literacy Intervention.
Specialist classes are offered in the areas of Physical Education, Visual Arts and LOTE (Italian).

Our School Values of Respect, Responsibility and Trust, set out our expectations of all members in this school community, including the principal, all school staff, parents, students and visitors. They acknowledge the diversity of individuals in our school community and address the shared commitment of all members in building a safe, respectful and trusting school community. The school is actively implementing School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) and engages regularly in professional learning within the region.

Stevensville has an established Community Hub which supports our families and local community members, helping them to improve their social connection, language, literacy and parenting skills.

Selection Criteria

SC1 Demonstrated ability to design and deliver a comprehensive speech therapy support and intervention program in a school with implementation supported by teachers, Education Support Staff, parents and relevant professionals, including providing specialist advice on appropriate intervention strategies to meet student needs.

SC2 Demonstrated ability to design, deliver or broker professional learning, for teachers and other relevant professionals, in language and communication

SC3 Demonstrated ability to participate in and contribute to a collaborative team environment, developing supportive professional working relationships with staff, students, parents and carers, and providing advice and guidance to all involved.

SC4 Demonstrated capacity to reflect upon personal practice, evaluate and participate in ongoing professional development to continually improve their professional competence.

Role

  • Provide speech pathology services to students with a wide range of learning needs within an educational setting.
  • Conduct assessments of students in areas such as, communication, alternative and augmentative communication, speech, language and social/behavioural needs.
  • Assess individual students and write reports that support the Program for Students with Disabilities.
  • Design, implement and evaluate programs in collaboration with teachers, parents/carers according to student's individual needs and based on developmental level and age appropriateness.
  • Demonstrate and model excellent teaching and learning strategies, which will assist teachers to facilitate a high level of success with students with additional needs.
  • Document, record and accurately report on student involvement, evaluate progress and make recommendations for future programming.
  • Attend meetings e.g., staff, team and student support group as required.
  • Manage the Speech Therapy Resources.

Who May Apply
Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.