Speech Language Pathologist – 0.7FTE
WHO WE ARE
From coastal beaches to mountain forests, North Vancouver School District – “the natural place to learn” – provides world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student. Our 25 elementary and 7 secondary schools,2600 staff and 16,000 students offer a safe and nurturing environment based on trust, respect, responsibility and collaboration. Noted for its progressive approach to instruction, firm belief in Inclusive Education, advocacy for indigenizing learning, and emphasis on social-emotional learning, the North Vancouver School District is a great place to learn, share and grow!
The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) supports our schools by working with students who may have difficulty with communication. Some challenges may include stuttering, swallowing disorders, hyperlexia and hearing loss. The SLP will implement strategies to identify learning difficulties and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.
WHAT WE REQUIRE
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.
- Excellent verbal, written, facilitation and organizational skills.
- Displays social-emotional competencies of self-awareness, empathy, flexibility, relationship-building and responsible decision-making.
- Within a collaborative environment, develop a comprehensive understanding of curriculum with the ability to influence instruction, assessment, indigenous education and social-emotional learning practices.
- Ability to implement effective strategies to engage and support academic success for all learners in an inclusive environment
- Experience in designing and applying various assessment techniques to measure and monitor student progress.
- Committed to professional development with a desire to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies to provide a creative, engaged, and inclusive classroom experience.
- Demonstrated ability to apply relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.
- Collaborates with students, parents and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.
- A Master's Degree in Speech and Language Pathology.
- Successful completion of the SAC Clinical Certification Program.
- Registered member with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC).
- Knowledge and successful experience in working with children designated in a low incidence category.
- Successful experience in working with special needs students and their families.
- Successful experience in assisting with the development of Individualized Education Plans.
- Ability to provide a wide variety of speech/language services to students with many different needs.
- Membership with SAC and the BC Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (BCALSPA).
- Successful experience in the use of assistive technologies such as Dynavox, Tobiieye Gase, iTouch, and iPad.
- Successful experience with SETBC applications.
- Knowledge of the K-12 curriculum and successful experience working in the public school system.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to become a member of the North Vancouver Teachers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation.
HOW TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING:
- Create your profile on Make A Future,
- To apply click "APPLY ONLINE" at the bottom of the posting.
- Please include the following documents and information with your application:
- Completed application package.
- Please complete all the sections including Experience, Education & References and answer all the corresponding questions.
- Minimum of three (3) professional teaching references who have observed your work as a teacher.
- For each referee, please include the names, titles, and email addresses and your professional relationship.
- Cover Letter
- Final Practicum Reports, or a recent Principal's Evaluation (if you have been teaching for a few years)
- Copy of transcript(s) or grades summary
All candidates are required to submit to a BC Ministry Criminal Record Check and a local Police Criminal Record Check as condition of employment.
At the North Vancouver School District, our values guide what we do. We support diversity and inclusion in our workplaces and schools; we welcome and respect the diverse backgrounds, experiences and talents of all our employees and students.
We value the opportunity to learn, share and grow on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Skwxwú7mesh Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.
*All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.
** The North Vancouver School District values the time you have taken to submit your application; however, only those applicants selected to move forward will be contacted.**