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Speech Therapist - Mount St Patrick Primary, Murwillumbah & St Ambrose Primary School, Pottsville

Apply now Job no: 496709
Work type: temporary, full time
Location: Murwillumbah
Categories: Healthcare & Medical




Mount St Patrick Primary School, Murwillumbah (2 days)
St Ambrose Catholic Primary School, Pottsville
(3 days) 

A Speech Therapist is required to work across two Primary Schools (St Ambrose and Mt St Patrick Primary School). The initial contract the remainder of 2024 with the possibility of it being extended beyond 2024.

The successful applicant will need to be a person who can show initiative, is adaptable and highly motivated. The role is diversified and entails working in a collaborative environment which will include working within a classroom setting, liaising with outside agencies and working closely with class teachers.

The successful applicant is not expected to work school holidays.



Full time, temporary position commencing 12 August 2024

38 hours per week


Applicants must:

  • Applicants must hold a current NSW Working with Children Check
  • Have a knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic ethos and mission of the school



  • Hold a Degree in Speech Pathology and current membership with Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience in administering assessments, therapy sessions with students, completing progress notes/documentation, developing reports and support letters, correspondence with other professionals e.g. doctors, teachers, other therapists, work colleagues
  • Competency with discipline specific assessments and interventions relevant to young people
  • Experience and/or enthusiasm for working in schools, excellent communication skills, flexibility, the ability to work collaboratively with teaching teams, and the ability to engage and relate to students, parents and staff
  • Ability to work autonomously with a varied caseload


Award: Educational Services (School) General Staff Award (averaged) – Classification – Speech Therapist. Remuneration dependent on qualification. The successful applicant is not expected to work school holiday periods.


Your application should address the above criteria including the nomination of two (2) referees including a Parish Priest, Priest or Minister.

Enquiries to the school: Brendan Ryan, Mount St Patrick Primary, Principal.

Closing date: 9:00am Tuesday 23 July 2024.

Tweed Region


Diocese of Lismore Catholic Schools Limited is committed to creating Child Safe Schools.

Child Protection Legislation requires successful applicants to be subject to employment screening.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.


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