Early Intervention Coordinator - Speech Pathologist or Teacher of the Deaf

Job No: RIDBC489
Location: Moonee Ponds

Early Intervention Coordinator - Speech Pathologist or Teacher of the Deaf

  • Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families?

  • Are you community-minded and enjoy working within a supportive and energetic team?

Due to an exciting period of growth within Taralye (an RIDBC service), we are currently seeking an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist or Teacher of the Deaf to join our dynamic and friendly team.

Based in Moonee Ponds, we are looking for a highly motivated and caring self-starter who is passionate about supporting children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. The successful candidate will be required to travel to the North and Western suburbs of Melbourne. Whilst this vacancy is for full time, we would also consider applicants who prefer to work part time.

As an RIDBC service, we are one of Australia’s largest non-government providers of therapy and education services.

What We Offer:

  • A friendly, engaging and collaborative team who love what they do
  • Access to world leading Renwick library and all its resources
  • Ongoing support to meet your CPD requirements including professional development planning and paid PD leave
  • Ongoing support that is tailored to suit your skill level, experience and professional requirements to ensure you are able to provide best practice support
  • Regular scheduled individual / group supervision and support
  • Generous salary packaging, flexible work arrangements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A recognised University Degree in Speech Pathology or Teaching (Hearing Impairment)
  • Current membership with relevant Industry body (Speech Pathology Australia for Speech Pathologists, or Victorian Institute of Teaching registration for Teachers)
  • Experience or interest working with individuals who have hearing impairment and additional disabilities
  • Capacity-building approaches that utilise collaboration, reflective and strengths-based practice
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop relationships and work with people from varying backgrounds
  • Experience working with NDIS funding would be valuable but not necessary

Applicants will require a current Police check (obtained within the last 6 months) and valid Victorian Working with Children Check (or in the case of a teacher current registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching).

The successful applicant for this position will be asked to provide a police check.  An individual will not necessarily be excluded from employment based on the result of a criminal record. Each application will be considered on its merits and the inherent requirements of the role.

To download the Position Description please click on the following link: Early Intervention Coordinator

For additional information, please contact Bronwyn Skafte, Program Manager Early Intervention and School age Services at Bronwyn.Skafte@ridbc.org.au.

Taralye – an RIDBC Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Compliance with Child Protection Legislation is essential

Compliance with Criminal History Check is essential

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