Wellington Catholic District School Board

The Wellington Catholic DSB is committed to equity for all students and staff, and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodation in the hiring process to support applicants with disabilities. Please see the job opportunities page on our website for more details.

Job Posting 23-135

100% Temporary Communicative Disorders Assistant

Location:  Itinerant

Start Date: approximately September 5, 2023

End Date: December 10, 2024

Note this position is not scheduled during March Break, Christmas Break, and Summer

Schedule: 34.5 hours per week

between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Mon-Thurs, and 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Fri

Salary Range: Step 1: $175.93/day – Step 6: $249.38/day + 4% vacation pay



The CDA reports to the Superintendent of Education and works under the direction and clinical supervision of Wellington Catholic District School Board employed Speech-Language Pathologists.



·       Provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) support for students; create low-tech communication aids; set up and program high tech voice output devices; assist with the training of students, teachers, Early Childhood Educators and Educational Assistants in the use of the devices

·       Assist Speech and Language Pathologists (SLP) in providing in-class modeling and support in the use of oral language and phonological awareness activities

·       Implement individual and group communication, speech and language programs for eligible students; prepare lesson plans, activities and materials; document student performance

·       Other assigned duties as provided by the Speech and Language Pathologist



·       Graduate of a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) program from a recognized college

·       Good computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

·       Training and experience related to:

·        Child development and childhood exceptionalities, specific articulation and language development,

speech and language disorders, treatments and interventions used

·      Set up and use of augmentative communication systems and technology (e.g. Proloquo2go)

·      Assistive listening equipment (FM systems)

·       Excellent oral and written skills

·       Evidence of effective customer service, organizational, interpersonal, communication, judgement and decision making skills

·       Able to work independently in carrying out communication screens, hearing screens and given therapy programs

·       Flexible, self-directed and able to work effectively with minimal supervision

·       This position involves travel to schools within the Board, and therefore the successful candidate must have a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license.


Interested and qualified applicants are invited to respond in writing by completing the non-teaching application form found under Job Opportunities on the Board website. Applications must also include a detailed cover letter, resume, supporting educational documents, and three professional references (listed on the application form). Please send above documentation, quoting the job posting number in the subject line to:

E-mail:  resumes@wellingtoncdsb.ca

POSTING DATE:  Tuesday, September 5, 2023

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, September 15, 2023 at 4:00pm

Successful external candidates will be required to provide an original Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.  Please note that the CRC must be dated within 6 months of the date of acceptance of employment, and in most cases must include a Vulnerable Sector Screening.  While we thank all applicants for their interest in working for the Wellington Catholic District School Board, we wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is being collected under the authority of the Education Act and will be used for employee recruitment and selection purposes.

To apply for this job email your details to resumes@wellingtoncdsb.ca.