Speech & Language Development Australia (SALDA) is the nation’s peak body supporting and advocating for the needs of children and young people with speech, language and related disorders.

For over 40 years our not-for-profit organisation has developed a unique, multidisciplinary approach to helping children and young people with Language Disorder to find their voice.

When people have a voice their thoughts, feelings and aspirations are recognised by others. They possess the capacity to make an impact, both on their own personal situation as well as the broader community, through their actions and words.

SALDA provides a range of services including The Glenleighden SchoolSchool Support Services, Allied Health Assessment and Therapy Services, Professional Learning, and Research and Advocacy.

Our vision is to be the leader in ensuring extraordinary outcomes, beyond what anyone imagined possible, for children and young people with Language Disorder.

Currently Hiring:

  • The School Teacher’s role is to provide comprehensive and effective educational services for children and their families designated as clients of Speech and Language Development Australia (SALDA) at The Glenleighden School. The School Teacher is one of the key professionals within a multidisciplinary team, supporting appropriate educational outcomes for…

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  • The Speech Language Pathologist’s (SLP) role is to provide comprehensive and effective speech language therapy services for children, their families and educational team at SALDA clinics, The Glenleighden School and School Support Services, as part of a multidisciplinary team. The SLP is one of the key professionals within a…

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  • The Speech Language Pathologist’s (SLP) (Enrolments) role is to provide specialist advice in reviewing applications and enquiries for prospective students of The Glenleighden School through provision of observations, screening, feedback to families and liaison with educational teams. The SLP will assess the needs of prospective students and liaise with…

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  • The role of the School Assistant is to facilitate the smooth implementation of the specialist teaching and therapy programs under the direction of teaching and therapy staff. The School Assistant contributes to the provision of a quality educational service by assisting and supporting teachers and therapists with the preparation…

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We put the interests of others above our own and actively seek out opportunities to help.


We love what we do and show this through our enthusiasm, energy and positive mindset.


We have high expectations of ourselves and each other, and continually strive to be better tomorrow than we were today.


We accept responsibility, do what is expected of us and are answerable to each other.


We are friendly, generous and considerate in everything we do.


We deliberately enable others, develop their agency and voice, and are committed to their success.


We show through our everyday actions that we value others as unique individuals, entitled to our high regard and dignity; honouring their difference and contribution.

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Our partners

  • Non Schools Organisation
  • QLD Government
  • Independent Schools QLD
  • Griffith University