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Senior Educational Psychologist 

We are seeking to appoint a skilled educational & developmental psychologist with capacity to envisage and grow the psychology service offerings at SPELD Victoria.  The role will suit someone who enjoys working with our diverse stakeholders, a great team player and flexible attitude.

The Psychologist works to:

  • Undertake diagnostic assessments of children, adolescents and adults with SLD like Dyslexia
  • Provide advice through SPELD Victoria’s information services (including via a new chat facility)
  • Coordinate SPELD Victoria’s psychology services and contractors
  • 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, and/or Clinical or Neuropsychology).
    2. Demonstrated proficiency in psychological assessments, interview and intervention techniques with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds.
    3. Excellent report writings skills.
    4. Strong communication, interpersonal skills & ability to develop positive rapport with all age groups.
    5. Demonstrated capacity to work independently, 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. Extensive 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.

A full position description with selection criteria is available to download here.

Application Process

Please forward:

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

Email to

Applications close:  cob Tuesday 29 August 2017.  

Interviews will be held on Friday 8 September at SPELD’s office at Level 3, 673 Bourke St, Melbourne.

Any Questions: Please call Claire Stonier-Kipen on 03 9480 4422.



Occasionally seeking Educational Psychologists and Specialist Teachers to work with SPELD Victoria

Our experienced team of Educational Psychologists provide assessments and reports to help children understand their learning disorder, their literacy weaknesses and relative strengths. Our specialist teachers use proven, effective interventions to help children achieve their literacy potential. 
We are always keeping an eye out. So, if you have the skills, training, experience and commitment please express your interest today. Then, when we are looking for new team members we will be in touch.  
Expression of interest online forms:
SPELD Vic is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome applicants with disability and can adapt our application process to suit individual access requirements.  Please do contact us if you require any access support.  

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