Employment Opportunities

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Occasionally we seek experts in the field of Specific Learning Difficulties, be they experienced educational psychologists; allied health professionals; specialist teachers or researchers, to work with SPELD Victoria.

SPELD Victoria is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome applicants with a disability and can adapt our application process to suit individual access requirements.  Please contact us if you require any access support.

We are always keeping an eye out. So, if you have the skills, training, experience and commitment please express your interest today. When we are looking for new team members, we will be in contact.

Any questions: Please call Maureen or Isabella on 03 9480 4422.

Current Employment Opportunities



POSITION TITLE: Psychologist
POSITION STATUS: .8 FTE to Full-time (negotiable)
REPORTS TO: Senior Psychologist
Salary range (based on experience): $90,000 – $110,000 pa (plus Super).


SPELD Victoria is the peak body for Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD) in Victoria. Now in our 50th Anniversary Year, we work to serve the estimated 10-15% of Victorians with Specific Learning Difficulties (like Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia). Our vision is that Victoria is a place where SLD like Dyslexia are widely understood and are no longer a barrier to individuals achieving their full learning potential. We work with our members, government, schools and the community to make this vision a reality for all Victorians with SLDs.

We are seeking to appoint skilled Educational & Developmental / Clinical Psychologists with the capacity to contribute to the growth of the psychology service offerings at SPELD Victoria. The role will suit someone who enjoys working with our diverse stakeholders, is a great team player and has a flexible attitude.

The Psychologist works to:
• Undertake diagnostic assessments of children, adolescents, and adults with SLD like Dyslexia
• Prepare assessment reports inclusive of practical strategies to inform Intervention Education Plans and recommendations to support educational progress.
• Provide advice through SPELD Victoria’s information services (including via a new chat facility)
• Provide occasional professional learning for teachers, other professionals and parents as part of SPELD Victoria’s workshop and outreach program.

Selection Criteria

1. Current full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia, and accredited Postgraduate degree in Psychology (preferably Educational and Developmental /Clinical Psychology).
2. Demonstrated proficiency in psychological assessments, interview and intervention techniques with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds.
3. Excellent report writing skills.
4. Strong communication, interpersonal skills & ability to develop a positive rapport with all age groups.
5. Demonstrated capacity to work independently and flexibly as part of a team, in a clinical role and in other roles undertaken as part of a not-for-profit organisation.
6. Capacity to advocate on behalf of clients.
7. Commitment to extend own professional development.

1. Specialist knowledge in the identification and remediation of specific learning disabilities.
2. Knowledge of professional literature (research).
3. Experience and knowledge of evidence-based instruction, in particular, for students with learning disabilities.
4. Experience developing and running Professional Learning workshops.
5. Experience in an educational environment.
6. Knowledge of the Victorian school system.

Application Process

Please forward:
• your resume;
• cover letter addressing selection criteria (max 3 pages); and preferred availability;
• copies of depersonalized assessment reports in relation to a child and an adult client.

Email to: ceo@speldvic.org.au

Applications Close: 5pm Thursday 11 April 2019.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16 April at SPELD’s office at Level 3, 673 Bourke St, Melbourne.
Please bring Referee contact details.
Any Questions: Please call Maureen 0r Isabella on 03 9480 4422

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