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FULL-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD SPEECH LANGUAGE / CLASSROOM ASSISTANT - EDMONTON

START DATE: January 15, 2018

CLOSING DATE: January 8, 2018

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a full-time Assistant to work with preschool children who have hearing loss and/or language delays. The ideal candidate should have basic knowledge of child language development, behavior management skills and experience working with children aged 3 – 5 years. Commitment to team work is essential. American Sign Language (ASL) would be beneficial but is not required. Duties include assisting the Speech Language Pathologist with monitoring amplification equipment, taking language samples, encouraging speech and language through play, circle and story times and some pull-out auditory training or articulation practice. Duties will also include assisting teachers within classroom settings.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Therapist Assistant Diploma (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant Major), Early Childhood
    Diploma, or Special Needs Educational Assistant Diploma;
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of clients and needs;
  • Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams
  • American Sign Language (ASL) is an asset but not required [Connect Society may be willing to
    provide ASL training for the right candidate];
  • Related course work/experience in child development, special needs, Deafness;
  • Current CPR and First Aid; and
  • Clear Criminal Record and Intervention Checks.

 

HOURS AND COMPENSATION

  • 35 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • 17.00 – 19.00 per hour, based on education and experience; and
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring.

CONTACT

Marnee Cebula – ECS Program Manager
Telephone: (780) 454-9581 ext. 227
Email: mcebula@connectsociety.org

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PART-TIME SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - EDMONTON

CLOSING DATE: January 8th, 2018

START DATE: January 15th, 2018

 

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a part-time Speech Language Pathologist to provide assessment, consultation and intervention with preschool children aged 21⁄2 – 51⁄2. Most of our children have speech and language delays related to hearing loss. We also accept hearing children of Deaf parents. The program focuses on child development with an emphasis on language acquisition. Programming is play-based and family-focused, requiring a high level of team work within an interdisciplinary team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology;
  • American Sign Language (ASL) is not required but is a strong asset;
  • Applicants must be registered with ACSLPA (Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists);
  • Current CPR and First Aid; and
  • Clear Criminal Record and Intervention Checks.

HOURS

Monday-Thursday 8:30-3:30 (28 hours/week)

COMPENSATION

  • $38.00 – $45.00 per hour, based on education and experience;
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring;
  • ASL training available

CONTACT

Marnee Cebula,
Program Manager,
Early Childhood Services
Telephone: (780) 454-9581 ext. 227
Email: mcebula@connectsociety.org

 

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Edmonton (780) 454-9581
Calgary (403) 828-1937

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Calgary (403) 828-1937

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Edmonton, Alberta  T6H 3L2

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