Join our Team of Paediatric Clinicians to help developmentally challenged kids shine.

Full-time and part-time contracting opportunities for Early Childhood Educators, Therapy Assistants, Paediatric Specialists - Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Dieticians...

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CLIMB Learning comprises a highly experienced, dedicated and dynamic team of Paediatric Therapists and Early Childhood Educators working together to deliver Early Intervention Therapy to young children across the Central Coast. We're located in Umina.

We'd love to chat if you are looking for full-time or part-time contracting opportunities. Even if you don't see a role advertised, we are always looking to expand our multidisciplinary team, so feel free to submit an application or be in touch. 

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What's important at CLIMB

To provide a place for children to belong, be challenged and be supported.

Believing in children's abilities, and celebrating their individual strengths and character.

Using effective strategies and methodologies to help the children build the skills that matter most.

To provide intensive and effective Early Intervention and Speech Pathology services that are individualised and delivered by our highly trained multidisciplinary team.

To support children to be successful across all environments.

To ensure children build and maintain skills for lifelong success and happiness.

To empower families by giving them the tools needed to support their children.

To encourage a supportive, family- focused community network.

Positions Available

Nanny/Clinic Assistant - Umina Beach 2257


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Nanny/Clinic Assistant

Do you have experience as a nanny or in childcare with young babies and children? Are you nurturing and dedicated to providing a safe and stimulating environment for young children's learning? Do you have an interest in learning about children with Developmental Disabilities/paediatric therapy and being part of a small friendly team? 

We have a unique opportunity for a  Nanny/Clinic Assistant to join our friendly, supportive and driven team of mums at our Umina Beach Clinic on the beautiful Central Coast!

The role will be predominantly looking after a lovely and inquisitive 6 month old baby girl whilst her mum (Clinical Director and Owner of Climb Learning) provides therapy for our amazing clients. To begin with, the role will be based at the clinic where you will get to know the team and be supported in getting up and running with looking after baby C. When she is with her mum, you will have the opportunity to help out in the clinic with admin tasks, playing with the children and supporting the smooth running of our clinic. Thereafter, childcare will be delivered flexibly at the child’s home (in Killcare) alongside the friendly fur babies (one Cockapoo and one Labrador), in the community (going to playgroups, on walks and adventures) and visiting/helping in the clinic. This would be an ideal role for someone with childcare experience who is keen to learn more about paediatric therapy and be part of a friendly team. Days and hours can also be flexible and could fit around study commitments.

Job responsibilities:   

  • Providing outstanding care for a 6-month-old baby.
  • Engaging the baby in age-appropriate activities that promote learning, creativity, and social development.
  • Taking the baby on outings, like going to the park, library or a walk on the beach (the clinic is across the road from the library and a 5-minute walk from the beach).
  • When required (and based at the clinic), assist with light administration tasks related to the clinic, such as tidying up the play areas, supporting our therapists in their delivery of therapy sessions (at a minimal level) and maintaining and organising clinical resources.

Requirements and details:   

  • Prior experience as a nanny or in a childcare role with excellent references.
  • Able to care for baby C at the clinic and in the home.
  • Happy and confident around domestic and friendly dogs (they spend most of their time living their best life running around the garden and are very independent). 
  • Clean driver’s licence and willingness to drive short distances (ideally with your own car).   
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Organised and positive outlook.
  • First aid and CPR certification are required.
  • WWCC and up to date Police Check are required.
  • Relevant qualifications are highly preferable.
  • Reliable and able to make a minimum of a 6 month commitment to the role.

Compensation and benefits:    

Pay is $25-30hr      

Superannuation and annual /sick leave.



This is a 15-32.5 hour/week position. Days and times are negotiable.


Anticipated start date: 

Ideally, we’d like someone to start at the end of June 2024 with the opportunity to do casual shifts from April, if available.

If you are passionate about providing exceptional care for babies and children, fostering their growth and development, and becoming an important part of the CLIMB Learning family, we would love to hear from you!


Contact us: 

Please email to express your interest. We look forward to meeting you and discussing this wonderful opportunity further -


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Senior Educator - Umina Beach 2257


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Senior Educator Role

Are you an experienced educator with a passion for literacy, numeracy, assessments, positive behaviour support and working with children with developmental disabilities?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Primary level Educator to join our senior therapy team at our Umina Beach clinic. We are looking for a driven and experienced educator who would like to continue their professional development in supporting young children with learning, behaviour and developmental disabilities.

You will need to have experience working in a busy, fast-paced environment, as well as have the ability to remain calm in challenging situations. You will use your knowledge and skills as an experienced educator whilst gaining the knowledge to implement effective strategies for building children's skills and learning, with a focus on literacy and numeracy, and learning strategies to effectively support children with behaviours of concern.

The Senior Educator will be an integral part of the senior CLIMB team. The role involves:

  • Implementing fun and effective therapy and education sessions 1:1 for School aged children, in our clinic and in schools.
  • Visiting clients at school to deliver 1:1 education (literacy, numeracy, and assessments) as well as behaviour therapy support services.
  • Taking a lead role in organising and coordinating the daily activities and individual programs for your clients.
  • Building positive relationships with children, schools, and families
  • Maintaining the clinic setting and resources as needed
  • Writing individual therapy case notes
  • Participating in extensive professional development.

We are looking for:

  • Degree level qualification in Education/Teaching
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional and practical experience working with young children (0-8years)
  • A strong interest in working with children with developmental disabilities
  • An interest in positive behaviour support (training/experience in this area is highly regarded)
  • A passion for delivering literacy and numeracy programs
  • Enthusiasm for learning and a willingness to take on further study (supported by CLIMB)
  • A high level of professionalism at all times
  • Ability to work under own initiative as well as part of a small team
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to be autonomous
  • Respect for reliability and punctuality

We can offer a friendly and supportive work environment. Excellent opportunities for continuous professional development. Flexible hours to accommodate family life. If you think you could be a good fit for our team please contact a cover letter and your CV. Lexy and Nicola, our Clinical Directors will be in contact to discuss the role with you further. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: $30.00-$42.00 per hour


  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday
  • 3-5 days per week (flexible)

Application Question(s):

  • Do you live in Australia and are eligible to work full time


  • Bachelor’s degree (Preferred)


  • Professional education experience with children: 2 years (Preferred)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $30.00 – $42.00 per hour

Expected hours: 8 – 38 per week


  • Professional development assistance


  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Umina Beach, NSW 2257: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Authorisation:

  • Australia (Required)

Work Location: In person



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Speech Pathology Therapy Assistant - Umina Beach 2257


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Are you a student in your final year of Speech Pathology studies or undertaking your master’s degree in Speech Pathology? Do you have experience with children and a passion for working with children with Developmental Disabilities? We have an exciting opportunity for a fixed-term Speech Therapy Assistant to join our friendly and driven trans-disciplinary team. CLIMB Learning is an innovative and busy Early Intervention and Speech Pathology practice based in Umina Beach. We specialise in delivering best-practice therapy services for children with Developmental Disabilities. We combine evidence-based teaching, positive behaviour support and speech pathology to deliver comprehensive programs that help children to shine and reach their full potential.

The benefits of working at CLIMB include:

  • Small caseload of children that you will get the opportunity to work with intensively each and every week
  • The opportunity to work with children, their family and allied health/education professionals
  • The opportunity to work in the clinic, community, school and homes
  • Mentorship from our Clinical Director and Senior Speech Pathologist who has over 15 years’ experience in the fields of Developmental Disabilities, AAC, Feeding and Behaviour
  • Flexible work hours and supportive work environment to accommodate working parents/students
  • Small friendly and supportive team
  • Lots of ongoing professional development
  • Opportunities to participate in research
  • Career development program

The Speech Therapy Assistant will be an integral part of the CLIMB team. The role involves:

  • Implementing fun and effective speech therapy sessions under the supervision of the Clinical Director/ Senior Speech Pathologist
  • Support the Clinical in administering formal and informal communication
  • Implementing feeding management plans
  • Assisting in the running of group programs
  • Supporting the children to use their communication devices (AAC) in everyday situations (play, mealtimes, transitions etc)
  • Implement evidence-based literacy programs under the supervision of the Clinical Director/ Senior Speech Pathologist
  • Working in the clinic, community and schools/preschools
  • Participating in extensive professional development in the areas of evidence-based curriculums and programs, communication (including working with non-verbal children), ABA and Behaviour Support
  • Prepare and create therapy resources

We are looking for the following from our Speech Therapy Assistant:

  • Completed Speech Pathology bachelor’s degree or currently completing your final year or undertaking your Masters in Speech Pathology.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children
  • Experience in working with children with additional needs
  • Experience/ strong interest in AAC, feeding, Developmental Disabilities and/or literacy
  • An understanding of Positive Behaviour Support
  • A passion for learning and a willingness to take on further study (supported by CLIMB)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

If you think you could be a good fit for our team please send us a cover letter and your CV to and we will be in contact to discuss the role with you further. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term, Contract

Contract length: 12 months

Salary: $27.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • Employee mentoring program
  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: Hybrid remote in UMINA BEACH, NSW 2257


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Paediatric Speech Pathologist - Umina Beach 2257


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Hello, we are CLIMB Learning. Our Speech Pathology and learning practice supports children with their speech, language, literacy, and social interaction. CLIMB Learning is an exclusively paediatric speech therapy service, providing assessments and treatment to children between 12 months to 12 years.

We provide clinic-based speech pathology and positive behaviour support services, school based and transitional programs, AAC, as well as social skills programs for both groups and individuals.

CLIMB also offers paediatric feeding services, enlisting a multi-disciplinary feeding therapy that includes nutrition, sensory preferences, oral motor skill, family emotional support, and mealtime strategies. These practices are individually tailored to each family we support. Our experienced therapists are committed to helping children and families to understand what makes a successful mealtime.

At CLIMB Learning, our aim is to provide high quality, family focused programs and services. We are passionate about working with children and parents to create better communication outcomes.

We are looking for a wonderful Speech Pathologist to join our growing Early Intervention team!

Applicants can expect:

  • To join a small, supportive, team of dynamic, creative and passionate clinicians offering high quality intensive early intervention based on evidence based practice.
  • To work in our fabulous Umina Beach clinic with all of the resources you could ever want!
  • To develop a strong knowledge base of innovative and effective interventions.
  • Extensive training and support, including lots of internal PD; Including weekly team meetings, case conferences and the opportunity to learn from different professions
  • A professional development and training plan tailored to your needs and goals (including a generous PD budget).
  • Amazing growth prospects and long-term career progression. You’ll work in a fast growing multidisciplinary practice with opportunities to develop your career, mentor other staff and participate in research
  • To be supported by a highly-experienced Speech and Language Pathologist and Behaviour Support Specialist, as well as a team of talented and knowledgeable educators and therapy assistants
  • Access to extensive resources, including a wide range of toys, books and assessments (and we’re always buying more!)
  • A competitive salary package plus travel reimbursement.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement effective intervention programs in areas of speech, language, communication, literacy and feeding
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of group programs.
  • Deliver individualised and group parent training and support as appropriate throughout the course of intervention.
  • Collaborate with team members of our multidisciplinary team
  • Collect, monitor and report on data on client progress.
  • Conduct standardised and informal assessments
  • Regular documentation and reporting requirements, including session progress notes, annual NDIS review reports and exit reports.
  • Conducts regular liaison with school/child care settings, including observations, written summary reports, phone contacts and face to face meetings.
  • Participate in training and supervision with senior staff.
  • Remains current regarding new research, current trends and developments in allied health, special education and behaviour analysis.

Job Requirements Essential:

  • A Bachelors' or Masters' degree in Speech and Language Pathology
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in evidence based Speech programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is required.
  • A current drivers’ licence and own car. A driving record that meets the standards of the organisation.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds
  • Excellent self-motivation and proven autonomous working skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills including high quality report writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge in Applied Behaviour Analysis highly desirable, but not essential.
  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge of Early Years Education is highly desirable, but not essential.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Subcontract

Part-time hours: 20-38 per week

Salary: $65,000.00 – $110,000.00 per year


  • Flexible hours


  • Driver Licence (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in UMINA BEACH, NSW 2257

If you think you could be a good fit for our team please get in contact with a cover letter and your CV to Nicola (Assistant Director) and we will be in contact to discuss the role with you further. We look forward to hearing from you!


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