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TEMPORARY EARLY LEARNING SPEECH LANGUAGE ASSISTANT – St. Joseph School
School: St. Joseph School
City/Town: Coaldale

 

TEMPORARY EARLY LEARNING SPEECH LANGUAGE ASSISTANT - St. Joseph School

This position is open to all qualified internal and external candidates.  If chosen as the successful candidate, external applicants must provide a current criminal record (including vulnerable sectors) check, and a current child intervention check prior to receiving a contract. 

The Holy Spirit Catholic Board of Education requires a temporary 15.0 hour per week Early Learning Speech Language Assistant at St. Joseph School in Coaldale commencing as soon as possible and terminating June 16, 2017 or upon the return of the permanent employee, whichever occurs first. The successful candidate will be required to work on a one on one basis, as well as in a classroom setting.  Please quote Posting #20161204.

The Early Learning Speech Language Assistant provides speech and language enrichment and individualized programming to children with various degrees of need in the learning environment, under the direction and supervision of the Speech-Language Pathologist, the Early Learning Coordinator, and the Principal.  In this position it is necessary to be physically fit in order to actively engage children in all aspects of the ECS program.  Confidentiality is of utmost importance in achieving the common good for all students.  Through collaborative team-based structure, the Early Learning Speech Language Assistant will carry out tasks as assigned by both the Principal and the Early Learning Professional team. 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:                        

  • Program training for support personnel in speech-language pathology (preference given to candidates eligible for membership in the Supportive Personnel Category of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists);
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have SLA certification from a recognized institution.

WORK EXPERIENCE:           

  • At least one year experience working in an Early Learning Program and/or with children with speech and language delays.

SKILLS:                               

  • First Aid Training;
  • Hanen Learning Language and Loving It Certification;
  • Hanen ABC and Beyond Certification.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:  

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good conflict resolution skills;
  • Student supervision skills;
  • Understands that it is of paramount importance to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of the school community.

Application package must include the following:

  • A cover letter indicating the position applied for;
  • Holy Spirit Support Staff Application Form located on our website: http://www.holyspirit.ab.ca/page.cfm?pgID=41
  • Documentation which would support the education requirements for this position;
  • Contact information for 3 references.

For more information regarding this position, please call the Coordinator of Early Learning, Ms. Lynn Saler at (403) 327-9555.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Interested, qualified applicants are asked to submit by email a complete application package as described above to:

Mr. Brian Macauley, Deputy Superintendent

Holy Spirit Catholic School Division

Email: kawarh@holyspirit.ab.ca 

We wish to thank all applicants in advance for submitting résumés, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 



 

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