Early Childhood Teacher - The Glenleighden School, Fig Tree Pocket, Queensland, QLD 4069

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The Glenleighden SchoolFig Tree Pocket, Queensland, QLD 4069
Date posted:
Start date: Mid July 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

1 in 14 Australian children have a hidden disability known as Language Disorder. Speech & Language Development Australia (SALDA) is the nation's peak body supporting and advocating for the needs of children and young people with speech, language and related disorders.

Our vision is to be the leader in enabling better outcomes for children and young people with disability for whom language is their primary disorder.

SALDA is a not-for-profit that provide education support services in addition to leading on professional development, research and advocacy initiatives related to speech and language disorders. These services include our therapy programs, School Support Services and The Glenleighden School. We partner with the community, health professionals, educators and families to help children and young people find their voice.

This specific role is part of the Glenleighden School which is operated by SALDA.

The Glenleighden School provides comprehensive, intensive, multidisciplinary programs to suit students P-12 which are individualised to address each students' developmental and learning needs. Therapists, teachers and assistants work within classroom settings to support students with communication difficulties to access the curriculum.

The Early EducationTeacher’s role is to provide comprehensive and effective educational services for children and their families. The Teacher is one of the key professionals within a multidisciplinary team, supporting appropriate educational outcomes for students with a disability for whom language is their primary disorder. 

This is a Full-time Maternity cover position until June 2020. Position looking to begin mid July 2019.

To view the full Position Description, including expected knowledge, skills & experience, and to learn more about our organisation please visit http://www.salda.org.au/get-involved/ 



-A minimum of Bachelor Degree in Education or Graduate Diploma in Education from an approved tertiary institution

-Registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.


-Qualifications in Special Education or Inclusive Education.

Benefits of the role include salary packaging and salary sacrifice options that significantly increase your take home pay.

To be considered for this position your application must include:

-Cover letter


Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Closing date: Tuesday 28 April 2019

SALDA is committed to safe and supportive work practices. The successful candidate will be subject to teacher registration check, reference checks, identification verification and be required to disclose any information relevant to the candidate’s eligibility to engage in activities including young people

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More about The Glenleighden School
Address: 33 Cubberla Street, Fig Tree Pocket, Queensland, QLD 4069, Australia.
Telephone: +61 7 3378 8625