Job opportunity: Speech Language Pathologist

Job opportunity: Speech Language Pathologist
Posted on 05/12/2021

ASPEN VIEW PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Requests Applications for the following Support Staff Position

Speech Language Pathologist

Aspen View Public Schools, with a division office located in the town of Athabasca, is a rural school division providing diverse and innovative programming to students in a number of communities. The division is unique in that it is surrounded by a multitude of lakes, golf courses and trails that appeal to an active, outdoor lifestyle while still being in close proximity to larger urban centers.

Aspen View Public Schools is recruiting a 1.0 FTE Speech Language Pathologist position commencing the end of August 2021 with an end date of June 30, 2022; with the strong possibility of extension into the 2022-2023 school year. 

Under the direction from the Director of Student Services, the duties of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide universal, targeted and individualized supports and services (direct and in-direct) in all division schools; on-site and using remote technologies
  • Provide speech, language and AAC recommendations for equipment and resources that would benefit students of Aspen View Public Schools
  • Communicate and collaborate with other members of the student’s inclusive learning team (including parents), school inclusive learning teams and multi-disciplinary teams at each school and jurisdiction level to meet the needs of students
  • Provide assessment/screening administration, guidance, scoring, reporting and interpretation (including the completion of summary, process and assessment reports) and appropriate, relevant and student focused implementation/intervention plan support and coaching to students, parents education staff and multi-disciplinary team members
  • Provide on-going monitoring and documentation of student progress and the effectiveness of treatment
  • Participate, contribute and support student Individual Program Plans (IPP), Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP), Medical Management Plans, etc., including development monitoring and program plan evaluation
  • Collaborate with students, parents, school and school jurisdiction staff regarding transition planning for students
  • Provide strategies, resources, materials and programming ideas for classroom activities that will foster inclusion, speech and language development and target IPP goals
  • Conduct Pre-K PUF Family-Oriented Programming visits and presentations
  • Facilitate professional development workshops for students, parents, education staff and multi-disciplinary team members
  • To provide consultation as required for Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL), Access to Communication Technology (ACT) clinic, vision clinic, seating clinic, etc. requests
  •  In consultation with school and jurisdiction staff, make appropriate referrals to outside agencies relating to speech, language, communication and hearing
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Speech-Language Pathologist with a Master’s Degree and to be registered in good standing with the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA), as well as possess a current license to practice within the province of Alberta
  • Eligibility for membership with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC)
  • Related experience in classroom-based service delivery to children/students, experience with assistive technology devices and augmentative communication systems, oral/motor disorders, apraxia of speech and American Sign Language (ASL) are desirable
  • Advanced communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop/implement consistent and comprehensive documentation, policy/procedures and proficiency in the use and application of technology, such as Google Suite platforms
  • Valid driver’s license.

Submit Resumes to Aspen View Human Resources in Microsoft Word or PDF format, along with two references and a current criminal record check, by 12:00 noon, on June 9, 2021.

For further information contact Shannon Smith, Director of Student Services at 780-675-7080, ext 07; shannon.smith@aspenview.org.

This position will provide school and jurisdiction Speech-Language Pathology support and services to children/students within all Aspen View Public Schools.

The successful candidate will be required to provide a clear Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check.  A valid driver’s license is required as travel is required as part of this position.

Salary will commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and training. This position offers a competitive benefit package.

We appreciate interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number:  DO202114

Human Resources
Aspen View Public Schools
E-Mail – careers@aspenview.org

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