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Connect Society helps Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, adults and their families become full participants in society. Our family-focused approach supports our clients so they can fulfill their goals and achieve success. Join our team of like-minded individuals who work every day to improve the lives of those we serve.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

CLOSING DATE: June 15, 2018

START DATE: August 31, 2018

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a full-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;
  • 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

35 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION

  • $38.00 – $42.00 per hour, based on education and experience;
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring;
  • Flexible work hours; and
  • 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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FULL-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER – EDMONTON

CLOSING DATE: June 15, 2018

START DATE: August 31, 2018

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a Full-time Teacher to support the learning of preschool children. Our children have either a hearing loss or have a family member with a hearing loss. The program focuses on child development with an emphasis on language acquisition using a bilingual approach – English and American Sign Language. Programming is play-based and family-focused, requiring a high level of team work within an interdisciplinary team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University Degree in Education;
  • Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Fluency – minimum level 3 (Language acquisition is an expectation as it is essential to this role. Connect Society may be willing to provide ASL training for the right candidate);
  • Related course work/experience in child development, special needs, g-tube feeding; Deafness;
  • Current CPR and First Aid; and

Clear Criminal Record and Intervention Checks.

HOURS

35 hours per week Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION

  • $28.00 – $35.00 per hour, based on education and experience;
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring;

ASL training available

CONTACT

Nicole Palmer
Email: npalmer@connectsociety.org

 

 

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FULL-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT

CLOSING DATE: June 15, 2018

START DATE: August 31, 2018

Connect Society helps Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, adults and their families become full participants in society. Our family focused approach supports our clients so they can fulfill their goals and achieve success.

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a full-time Educational 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. Greater consideration will be given to candidates with competency in American Sign Language.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Therapist Assistant Diploma (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant Major), Early Childhood Diploma, or Special Needs Educational Assistant Diploma;
  • 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

35 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION

  • $18.00 – $23.00 per hour, based on education and experience; and

Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring.

CONTACT

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

 

 

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PART-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER - CALGARY AB

CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2018
START DATE: August 30, 2018

 

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a Part-time Teacher in Calgary, Alberta to support the learning of preschool children. Our children have either a hearing loss or have a family member with a hearing loss. The program focuses on child development with an emphasis on language acquisition using a bilingual approach – English and American Sign Language. Programming is play-based and family-focused, requiring a high level of team workwithin an interdisciplinary team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University Degree in Education;
  • Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • American Sign Language (qualified candidates without American Sign Language will be considered with the expectation that they will gain competency);
  • Related course work/experience in child development, special needs, deafness;
  • Current CPR and First Aid; and
  • Clear Criminal Record and Intervention Checks.

HOURS

20 hours per week

COMPENSATION

  • $28.00 – $38.00 per hour, based on education and experience;
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring;
  • ASL training available

CONTACT

Teresa Foy
Telephone: (403) 828-1937 Email: tfoy@connectsociety.org

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FULL-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER - CALGARY AB

CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2018
START DATE: August 30, 2018

 

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a Full-time Teacher in Calgary, Alberta to support the learning of preschool children. Our children have either a hearing loss or have a family member with a hearing loss. The program focuses on child development with an emphasis on language acquisition using a bilingual approach – English and American Sign Language. Programming is play-based and family-focused, requiring a high level of team workwithin an interdisciplinary team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University Degree in Education;
  • Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • American Sign Language (qualified candidates without American Sign Language will be considered with the expectation that they will gain competency);
  • Related course work/experience in child development, special needs, deafness;
  • Current CPR and First Aid; and
  • Clear Criminal Record and Intervention Checks.

HOURS

35 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION

  • $28.00 – $38.00 per hour, based on education and experience;
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring;
  • ASL training available

CONTACT

Teresa Foy
Telephone: (403) 828-1937
Email: tfoy@connectsociety.org

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FULL-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER - EDMONTON, AB

CLOSING DATE: JUNE 15, 2018
START DATE: August 30, 2018

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program in Edmonton requires a Full-time Teacher to support the learning of preschool children. Our children have either a hearing loss or have a family member with a hearing loss. The program focuses on child development with an emphasis on language acquisition using a bilingual approach – English and American Sign Language.  Programming is play-based and family-focused, requiring a high level of team work within an interdisciplinary team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University Degree in Education;
  • Valid Alberta Teaching Certificate;
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Fluency – minimum level 3 (Language acquisition is an expectation as it is essential to this role. Connect Society may be willing to provide ASL training for the right candidate);
  • Related course work/experience in child development, special needs, g-tube feeding; Deafness;
  • Current CPR and First Aid; and
  • Clear Criminal Record and Intervention Checks.

HOURS
35 hours per week Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION

  • $28.00 – $35.00 per hour, based on education and experience;
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring;
  • ASL training available

 

CONTACT

Marnee Cebula

Email: mcebula@connectsociety.org

FULL-TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHING ASSISTANT - EDMONTON, AB

CLOSING DATE: JUNE 15, 2018
START DATE: August 30, 2018

Connect Society helps Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, adults and their families become full participants in society. Our family focused approach supports our clients so they can fulfill their goals and achieve success.

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a full-time Educational 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.  Greater consideration will be given to candidates with competency in American Sign Language.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Therapist Assistant Diploma (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant Major), Early Childhood Diploma, or Special Needs Educational Assistant Diploma;
  • 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
35 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION

  • $18.00 – $23.00 per hour, based on education and experience; and
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring.

 

CONTACT

Marnee Cebula,

Program Manager, Early Childhood Services

Email: mcebula@connectsociety.org

FULL-TIME SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - EDMONTON, AB

CLOSING DATE: JUNE 15, 2018
START DATE: August 30, 2018

OVERVIEW

Connect Society’s Early Childhood Services Program requires a full-time Speech Language Pathologist to provide assessment, consultation and intervention with preschool children aged 2½ – 5½. 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;
  • 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
35 hours per week Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

COMPENSATION

  • $38.00 – $42.00 per hour, based on education and experience;
  • Incredible work environment – cooperative, fun, inclusive, & inspiring;
  • Flexible work hours; and
  • ASL training available

 

CONTACT

Marnee Cebula

Program Manager, Early Childhood Services

Email: mcebula@connectsociety.org

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you! Below you will find contact information for Connect Society. Feel free to contact us either by phone, e-mail, or through our online contact form at the bottom of this page.

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Reception Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

General Inquiries

Telephone/TTY:
Edmonton (780) 454-9581
Calgary (403) 828-1937

Text:

Edmonton (587) 921-3478
Calgary (403) 828-1937

Fax:
(780) 447-5820

Edmonton Address

6240 – 113 Street

Edmonton, Alberta  T6H 3L2

Calgary Address

4631 85 Street NW

Calgary, Alberta  T3B 2R8

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