School District 10, in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern BC seeks a Speech Language Pathologist effective as soon as possible. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and innovative leader with superior information management, organization, written and oral communication skills to lead speech and language programming in all six district schools. We have a great team of teachers, support staff, parents, students, and community to work alongside. SD 10 is a respected innovator in place-conscious learning, environmental education, personalized learning, project-based learning and student inquiry. Strong academic achievement, equity, and student success is at our core.
Under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) shall assist schools with the provision of speech-language pathology services to students. The SLP supports students whose educational and/or social-emotional progress is affected by oral communication difficulties. The SLP would be responsible for providing the following services:
Individual speech-language assessments.
Classroom instructional recommendations and collaborative programming for identified students.
School/ student speech-language programming including regular follow-up and support to the school personnel involved in carrying out instructional recommendations.
Written reports to the school and parents outlining assessment findings, recommendations, and the speech-language services, program or exercises to be provided.
Brief written reports to the school and parents outlining the intervention outcome for the student when the speech-language services, program or exercises are discontinued or at the end of each school year should speech-language services be ongoing.
Expertise at school-based team or Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings as requested for those students who need this level of support. Not all students would require this level of support.
Professional learning workshops on a fee-for-service basis as requested when in the district.
Consultation, planning, and problem solving if required.
Qualifications and Attributes:
Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology
Membership and certification with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professions of BC (CSHHPBC)
Experience and or desire to work with young children with a variety of disabilities, their families, and other professionals
Must have your own transportation with a valid driver’s license
Outstanding relationship, collaboration, and team-building skills
A vision for healthy community and making a difference together
Highly effective communication, organizational, and report-writing skills
• For further information on this position please contact Peter Dubinsky, Superintendent of Schools by email at email@example.com
• The position is based on approximately 2 days/month or 25 days per school year
• The posting will close when the position is filled
Please submit your resume and cover letter with supporting documentation, together with three current professional references to:
Ms. Michelle Grenier
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.