Speech Pathologist - School Based - St Bernard's Primary School, UPPER MT GRAVATT

Brisbane Catholic EducationAustralia

About the role

As a member of our school team, you will work collaboratively to provide a range of speech pathology services that promote and support effective inclusive practice. The support you provide will be responsive to our school’s context, maintain a student-specific focus, and complement services provided through Brisbane Catholic Education’s School Services.

St Bernard’s Catholic Primary School Upper Mount Gravatt is inspired by the Charism of the Sisters of St Joseph and St Bernard. St Bernard’s was founded by Sisters of St Joseph in 1955 and is a multicultural school with a population of approximately 315 students. Our school motto – Your light guides, describes both the illuminating path to eternal life as shown to us by our Lord Jesus Christ, as well as the guiding light of knowledge.

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  • Develop, implement and evaluate speech pathology services to promote student communication, learning and well-being outcomes
  • Optimise the quality of service outcomes in partnership with the school community
  • Maintain standards of practice and competencies consistent with Speech Pathology Australia and BCE policies and guidelines>/span>

Qualifications & Registration
  • Speech Pathology qualifications
  • Blue Card or QCT registration

Skills & Experience

  • Clinical competence in differential diagnosis and intervention for children/adolescents with communication difficulties and the capacity to effectively apply this knowledge and expertise within the educational or other organisational contexts.
  • Experience working within educational environments
  • Experience working collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communication and networking skills

The successful applicant will receive:

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • currently hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

Please submit your application online summarising your suitability for the role and demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and attributes will enable you to deliver the key results (refer to the Role Description) areas and perform the role successfully.

Estimated Start Date:
Commencing January 2021

Position Tenure: Fixed Term

Weeks Worked: Up to 52 weeks per year including school holidays

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term): 2021 School Year

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required: 2 days/wk (15.2 hrs/wk) - days negotiable

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate: Speech Pathologist Salary Scale - $71,479 to $97,741 (pro rata) per annum plus Super

Employment Conditions: Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019

This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:
Trish McMahon - Principal

Contact Telephone Number: 0458 021 305

Contact Email: pmmcmahon@bne.catholic.edu.au

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Supporting documents

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