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Educating hearts and minds in the way of Christ

This full-time permanent position is with an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a wide range of assignments. The Board operates 2 administration buildings and 20 schools (18 elementary, 2 secondary) in 13 communities covering 7851 square kilometers for the welfare of 4,580 pupils. For more information visit our web site.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Educational Services, and board Speech-Language Pathologists, the Communicative Disorders Assistant will be required to implement approved programing in support of students. As part of a multi-disciplinary approach, the special education team supports schools and students using a tiered, educational model of service delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates with home setting and school for program delivery
  • Conducts language screening of students at schools throughout board jurisdiction
  • Arranges and delivers one-to-one and small group articulation therapy and language programs based on assessment and support plan of Speech- Language Pathologist
  • Prepares notes, reports and tracks inventory and resources for Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Collaborates with school teams and provides support to classroom teachers and other staff
  • Models strategies for staff
  • Prepares relevant materials for program delivery based on student specific data
  • Implement, troubleshoot, and support augmentative and alternative communication tools

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Communicative Disorders Assistant Graduate Certificate program from an accredited training facility or equivalent;
  • Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and judgement associated with tasks assigned by a Speech-Language Pathologist;
  • Experience working with individuals with complex communication needs;
  • A self-motivated, critical thinking team player with superior inter-personal and organizational skills;
  • A composed, discreet and professional manner; demonstrates the ability to handle multiple priorities effectively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English;
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License in good standing with the Ministry of Transportation, and access to a reliable mode of transportation for travel among the Board’s schools and offices;
  • Dedicated to continuing education and attending related Board-sponsored courses/seminars, etc.

CLOSING:

  • All interested applicants are invited to submit an updated resume including details of qualifications, experience and professional references on Apply to Education.
  • It is imperative that all NEW applicants to the Board submit an ORIGINAL current, satisfactory Vulnerable Screening Criminal Background Check prior to commencement of employment.
  • We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted

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