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Communicative Disorders Assistant – Level 4

Specifics on location/schedule identified below

 

Job Posting #C-2022-32

Seniority is a determining factor

 

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board with a total student population of 38,000, provides services to students in 50 schools (Kindergarten to Grade 12) across the Waterloo Region.

 

The Board conducts intentional recruitment and selection as it seeks to achieve a state of greater equity for employees and students and to diversify its workforce.

 

All qualified applicants are welcome and encouraged to apply and applicants may choose to indicate if they are from a group who has experienced racial or social discrimination.  Self-identification data will be used as a consideration in this posting.  Aggregate data will be stored anonymously to support improvements to the Board’s hiring processes.

 

The Communicative Disorders Assistant assists the Speech-Language Pathologist (SPL) in the delivery of programs and services to students with communication disorders. The supervising SLP will determine the students with whom the Communicative Disorders Assistant will work, including student admission/demission, program goals, and intervention strategies.

 

 

General Description of Duties:

Under the direction and supervision of the SLP, Communicative Disorders Assistants may:

·      Implement individual/group programs.

·      Assist during assessment by-eliciting and/or collecting language samples, note taking, demonstrating test expectations, collecting demographic information, scoring of assessment results (without interpretation), transcription of recorded speech samples.

·      Conduct various screens using established screening protocols without interpretation.

·      Prepare materials and resources for individual programs.

·      Maintain concise, accurate documentation.

·      Assist SLP’s with in-services and other system-wide activities.

 

Minimum Requirements:

·      Must have completed the Communicative Disorders Assistant Diploma.

·      Must be a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC).

·      Follow all requirements and procedures set by Speech and Language Services with respect to documentation of activities, reporting and communication.

·      Maintain ongoing professional development by attending all scheduled in-services and training sessions required by Speech and Language Services.

·      Maintain regular contact with the supervising SLP regarding all aspects of programs and services.

·      Respect and maintain confidentiality.

·      Manage time effectively to maximize student contact time while meeting requirements for record-keeping and preparation.

·      Strive to provide the best possible learning environment for student sessions.

·      Prepare and collect materials based on program plans developed by the SLP.

·      Have a reliable vehicle and a valid Ontario driver’s license as travel throughout the Waterloo Region is required.

 

Hourly Rate:               $24.53 to $25.97 per hour (Please note the rate of pay is under review)

 

Hours of Work:           Permanent Full-time, 35 hours per week

Work schedule determined by the Supervisor

 

Weeks/Year:                Approximately 41 weeks/year

 

Effective Date:             September 1, 2022

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter.  Please see the Application Process below.

 

Applicants must attach diplomas/certificates required for this position to the resume in order to be considered a candidate for the position.

 

Applications will be considered in the following order:
1)    Qualified permanent CUPE Bargaining Unit employees, with seniority.

2)    Qualified probationary and temporary CUPE employees, including employees in other Bargaining Units/Associations.

3)    Qualified external applicants.

 

 

Internal Application Process:

 

Internal Applicants

Internal applicants must submit a resume via internalrecruiting@wcdsb.ca.

 

Include your first and last name and the posting number (provided above) in the subject line.

 

In the application process, identify your qualifications and abilities, such as relevant experience, to perform the duties of this job. Include your Diplomas/Certificates in your application.

 

Incomplete applications may not be considered.

 

Detailed information on the application process can be found at: https://www.wcdsb.ca/careers/how-to-apply/

 

Incomplete applications may not be considered.

 

 

External Application Process:

 

External Applicants are required to apply directly through Apply to Education at:  https://wcdsb.simplication.com

 

Applytoeducation assistance, contact 1-877-900-5627 (Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 7:00 pm EST.)

 

In the application process, identify your qualifications and abilities, such as relevant experience, to perform the duties of this job. Include your Diplomas/Certificates in your application.

 

Incomplete applications may not be considered.

 

Detailed information on the application process can be found at: https://www.wcdsb.ca/careers/how-to-apply/

 

Incomplete applications may not be considered.

 

Applications will be accepted up until 4:00 pm on June 29, 2022.

 

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

 

To request this file in large print, please email aoda@wcdsb.ca.  If you require a disability related accommodation to participate the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to discuss your needs under the Human Rights Code.  Responses to inquiries will be provided within 72 hours.

 

At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy, and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.

 

The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Background Check.  For further information refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.

To apply for this job please visit www.wcdsb.ca.