Speech Language Pathologist
Edmonton Catholic Schools - Edmonton, AB

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Edmonton Catholic Schools is a large urban school district whose mission is to provide a Catholic education that inspires students to learn and that prepares them to live fully and to serve God in one another. The District is comprised of over 34,000 students and 3,000 employees in 88 schools and other sites.

The Department of Learning Services Innovation-Early Learning requires a Speech Language Pathologist to provide Speech and Language services to pre-Kindergarten/ Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 children. The job will primarily be responsible for the assessment and inclusive intervention/consultation in the Early Learning classroom as well as providing teachers with broad based strategies via classroom modeling and demonstration. A Speech Language Pathologist is hired for this position because of their professional expertise to identify, diagnose and support programming and intervention for communication delays, disorders and/or identified needs by the classroom teacher that create functional concerns within an educational context.

This is a permanent, Out of Scope, Level 7, full-time position with a salary range of
$63,612-$79,516 (10 mth) or $76,336-$95,420 (12 mth) to commence January 6, 2014.

 Ability to work within an inclusive classroom – working with individual/small group and whole groups;
 Advanced diagnostic, assessment and analytical skills;
 Advanced problem-solving, facilitation, and consultation skills;
 Flexibility is essential given the variety of children’s abilities, needs and conditions;
 Ability to train, mentor and coach parents and others.

A Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology, plus three years of directly related pediatric experience is essential. Candidates with experience working in an educational setting will be given preference. Membership in the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists is required.

Please email a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 p.m., Monday, November 11, 2013 to:

Corinne King, Staffing Manager
Human Resource Services

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only applicants considered for the position will be contacted.