Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer in Speech Pathology (Clinical/Academic joint
Job No: 976781
Campus Location: North Sydney
Functional Unit: Speech Pathology (North Sydney)
Work Type: Fixed term full time
Full time position
Three (3) year, fixed term appointment
Joint Appointment with ACU (academic) and CatholicCare Sydney
North Sydney location
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which
welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff
supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Ballarat,
Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.
As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an
understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active
contribution to them.
The National School of Allied Health is located on six of the University's
campuses: Brisbane, Strathfield, North Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and
Ballarat and is responsible for delivery of programs in four professional
disciplines: Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy and Social
Work / Human Services.
This position is a Joint Appointment with ACU discipline of Speech Pathology
and CatholicCare Sydney and contributes to an exciting new partnership between
The Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer will provide high quality professional
practice education and supervision to Speech Pathology students and other
allied health students undertaking interprofessional learning; will contribute
to the teaching/research activities at ACU in areas related to the appointee's
professional experience and expertise; and will provide evidence-based speech
pathology and interprofessional services to clients attending CatholicCare
Clinical Therapies programs in Western Sydney. Additionally, a Lecturer would
contribute to scholarship of learning and teaching and evaluation of therapy
services and professional practice education at ACU and CatholicCare.
More specifically the role entails:
Providing high quality education/supervision to speech pathology students
engaging in professional practice experiences across a range of
environments to support students' learning.
Working with relevant academic and professional staff regarding curriculum
and program development, delivery and review to increase professional
practice opportunities for Speech. Pathology students and ensure
consistency between academic units and clinical teaching.
Contributing to and/or participating in research related to professional
practice education, clinical practice and/or higher education where this
is consistent with service delivery and student supervision
You will need to have:
A degree in Speech Pathology (Bachelor or Masters) and membership of
Speech Pathology Australia.
Knowledge and skills in evidence-based speech pathology assessment,
intervention, referral and discharge planning for children, adults and/or
aged care clients.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in delivering services across different
service delivery and funding models, including NDIS and/or Home care
Ability to undertake high quality supervision, teaching and assessment of
students in academic and/or professional practice settings to address
speech pathology competency standards
Evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic
Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where
staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and
How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description 10607618 Lecturer (Speech Pathology) PD.pdf
. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the
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Total remuneration valued to $83,381 total rem pa - $113,156 total rem pa,
including salary component $70,458 - $95,618 pa (Academic Level A) OR total
remuneration valued to $123,584 total rem - $145,796 total rem pa, including
salary component $104,430 - $123,298 pa (Academic Level B), employer
contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
General enquiries can be sent to Associate Professor Jane McCormack,
Assistant Deputy Head, School of Allied Health NSW and Head of Speech
Pathology at jane.mccormack @acu.edu.au .
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this
Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy.
For more details visit: www. acu.edu.au/careers
Applications Close: Sunday 5 th December 2021; 11:55pm AEST
ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment
practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are
Advertised: 22 Nov 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 05 Dec 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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