La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Speech and Language Pathologist - ASELCC



Speech and Language Pathologist - ASELCC

Job No.: 566999

Work type: Continuing

  • Full Time or part time (minimum 3 days per week) ,
  • La Trobe Bundoora campus location
  • Continuing position
  • HEO7 salary scale- $97,248 - $106,980 + 17% superannuation
  • About the position

    In support of each child's unique ESDM program, the speech and language therapist employed in this role will offer young children and their families specific assistance and specialist services in speech and language pathology.

    This individual will contribute to the care and education of children with autism between the ages of one and five by working in an inventive transdisciplinary team that uses ESDM. Serving as a keyworker for families engaged in the group program and overseeing the children's clinical program are essential components of this.

    Some of the duties of this role include but are not limited to, applying theoretical knowledge or management or policy expertise to bring together diverse and sometimes conflicting information to solve new or one off problems, adapting procedures to fit policy descriptions and Developing and improving the capability of staff within work area, motivating and mentoring them to better meet the current and future requirements of the School/Division/Department.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

  • An undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology, desirable for at least 1 year subsequent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders to achieve stated outcomes.
  • Providing learning opportunities through engaging young autistic children in play and daily routines in a specialist or inclusive early childhood classroom setting
  • Using ESDM Curriculum Checklist and other relevant tools with colleague to conduct 3-monthly classroom assessment of children's skills and strengths and collaboratively developing objectives for children with families and education team, guided by family priorities
  • Managing daily schedule to balance needs of key worker, room support, and specialist components of role, prioritising and adjusting as required to meet the needs of the service
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Friday the 23rd of February 2024

    Position Enquiries: Carolyne Jones [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Madeleine Parker [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD- ASELCC.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing your interest in and suitability for the position;
  • An up to date resume
  • Please scroll down to apply.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

    Job details


    Speech and Language Pathologist - ASELCC


    La Trobe University




    February 13, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 20, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Linguistics,Social Science

    About the employer

    La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities and also part of the Innovative Research Universities group.

    La Trobe's original and principal campus is located in the Melbourne metropolitan area, within the northern Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country, occupying over 267 hectares (660 acres). It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. There are two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and a city campus in Melbourne's CBD on Collins Street and in Sydney on Elizabeth Street.

    La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering (SHE).

    In 2015, it was ranked in the top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.[9] In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, it was ranked in the top 300 universities for arts and humanities.

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