Temp FT (1.0) Speech Language Pathologist (med loa eff. immediately until return of incumbent not beyond June 30, 2021)
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Job Code: 2959295 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #60 (Peace River North) Posted on: Feb 12, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  until return of incubent but not beyond June 30, 2021
Salary:  as per collective agreement
Job Description & Requirements

Achieve Believe Connect 


Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) speech language pathologist is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective immediately until return of the incumbent but not beyond June 30, 2021.  The assignment will be at Learning Services.

We are dedicated to providing services that assist students to develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to successfully participate in educational experiences. We provide indirect and direct service to the student and/or the school community. Our collective knowledge, skills, energy, creativity and empathy support and nurture this process.

Our philosophy is consistent with our District’s mission statement, “Together, We Learn” and with that of the Ministry of Education and the Special Education Programs Branch. Our own department’s mission statement, “Achieve ~ Believe ~ Connect!” demonstrates our commitment towards appropriate education and achievements for all children. We love the relevance in our logo! See www.prn.bc.ca/ls/for more information.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid BC Ministry of Education Teaching Certificate (or eligible for)

  • Ability to participate in meetings within and beyond the regular school day to support learning
  • Masters Degree in Speech / Language Pathology
  •  Canadian Association of Speech / Language Pathologists and Audiologists certification or equivalent and eligibility for BCASLPA and CASLPA membership
  • Successful experience working with school age children, including children with Autism and developmental delays
  •  Ability to work successfully with school teams to provide interventions for students at the Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 levels of support
  • Successful experience and training in Reference and Regulation would be an asset
  •  Willingness to work in a collaborative environment to collectively design interventions for Speech and Language development
  • Knowledge of augmentative communication systems
  •  Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  •  Valid BC driver's license and use of personal vehicle
  • Ability to participate in meetings within and beyond the regular school day to support learning
  • Ability to plan and facilitate in-services or collaboration sessions with educators and Educational Assistants within and beyond the regular school day



Interested applicants are required to supply

  •  Three (3) references

  •  Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate) 



  • $2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas.

  • $2,622 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)

  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $50,623 - $95,897

  • Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enrol in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE.

For more information please contact:

Keith MacGillivray, Distict Principal 250.262.6075 or kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca


Please note: 
All applications with relevant documentation must be made through
Make A Future for consideration for the position


About School District 60

School District 60 is noted for innovative educational practices and excellent cooperative relationships between all educational partners. Our district is made up of dedicated, energetic professionals for whom the achievement and well-being of their students is a first priority. Together we challenge, encourage and support all learners to be responsible for developing their abilities with respect for self, others and the environment.

School District 60 is progressive and growing. There are 21 schools, with a 22nd forward-looking and innovative school currently under construction. The district’s schools provide education services to approximately 6000 ethnically and demographically diverse students.

School District 60 is located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains in the northern tip of the Canadian Prairies in beautiful Fort St. John, BC. Fort St John is 478 km northeast of Prince George and 1,237 km north of Vancouver, situated near the border with neighbouring Alberta, 214 km west of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The region’s economy is prosperous and expanding. Fort St John is a city for all seasons and year-round playground for those who like pristine wilderness, an active lifestyle, cosmopolitan city life and the enthusiasm of an energetic community.


Why School District 60

  • Classroom positions available

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Supportive culture of teacher collaboration

  • Curriculum and teacher supports

  • French Immersion, music & outdoor education programs

  • Advanced technology facilities and resources

  • Progressive and growing district

  • Innovative educational practices



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