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Woodbury is seeking a suitably qualified, enthusiastic Speech Pathologist

Woodbury Autism Education and Research is seeking a suitably qualified, enthusiastic, Speech Pathologist to join our clinical team.

Position Type:

  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • 2 days per week 8:15am-4:21pm
  • Maternity Position with potential for permanent contract

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a Speech Pathology Degree
  • Be eligible for Speech Pathology Australia Membership
  • Have an interest in working with individuals with Autism in a school-based setting
  • Demonstrate a happy, caring and positive personality
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Be committed to personal and professional quality improvement through mentorship and collaboration with an experienced speech pathologist and clinical team.
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to work collaboratively in an integrated setting consisting of special educators, behaviour analysts, therapists, and parents.
  • Demonstrate good time management and organization skills
  • Keep up to date with current research and identify area’s for further professional development.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a small team
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a team and promote co-operation across multiple roles within the school environment
  • Have interest in working with/learning to work with children with Autism
  • Have interest in working/learning to work with Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Have interest in learning about NDIS and person-centred planning

About Woodbury:

Woodbury School for Autism offers outstanding educational and related services for students with autism spectrum disorder, for children aged 3-12 years of age. Our early intervention centre and primary school offer a high degree of structure, excellent staff to student ratio and the systematic use of behavioural teaching techniques. A large focus is placed on the area of group instruction and the ability to independently and successfully participate in a wider community of social and academic settings. Students are assigned to classrooms based on the level of support they need to be successful within their daily teaching activities. Goals related to education, behaviour support, communication, language and functional life skills are customised to meet each child’s needs. A collaborative approach between teaching staff, ABA/ behaviour specialists and speech and language pathology is utilised to maximise student’s progress.

 As part of the Woodbury team you can look forward to a caring, supportive inclusive work environment. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide an effective and meaningful education for our students and continually strive to ensure we are providing to the best of our ability. The right applicant will be willing to learn and will seamlessly fit into an already established collaborative environment. The successful applicant will work closely our current speech pathologist and will have the unique opportunity to be involved in the continued development of Woodbury. This position would be a good fit for new graduates or return to work parents, due to the support and flexibility the position provides. 

Benefits include salary packaging, continued professional development opportunities, flexibility in work days, a varied caseload, opportunity to provide training to staff and parents, support and mentorship as needed, superannuation, paid annual leave and other work place entitlements.

 Contact Info:

Please send your resume and cover letter to lauren@woodbury.org.au.

If you have any questions, please call 0405 961 528

Author: Louise Woodbury