Description of Assignment
1.0 Full Time Temporary. The anticipated start date is October 1st, 2023 (but may change) until June 30th, 2024..
The Speech Language Pathologist will:
*provide itinerant speech & language services to several public schools
*provide consultation, direct service, and home programs where appropriate for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 (with emphasis on the primary grades)
*complete speech & language screening and assessments using standardized as well as informal measures
*design and implement intervention strategies for students with communication disorders. This will include supporting students across a wide spectrum of needs, including those with learning disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities.
Some students may require various forms of augmentative communication.
*participate in school-based team meetings
*provide direction for and work with EA's working in the speech and language program
*provide information about communication development and disorders to teachers, parents and others in the school setting and in the community
Special Qualifications Required
Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from a recognized institution
eligible for certification with speech and Audiology Canada (SAC) and membership with Speech and
valid BC Drivers Licence and your own vehicle. Access to a School District vehicle is
provided for longer distances
previous experience working in a school setting would be considered an asset
previous experience working with First Nations students and families would be considered an asset
demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
Criminal Record Check is required for employment with any BC School District
Active registrant of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHBC)
Local Area Information and Application Details
School District No. 27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) is an equal opportunity employer.