In the spirit of reconciliation, we acknowledge that our organization and schools are located on the traditional territories of the First Peoples of British Columbia.
The Francophone School Board of British Columbia (CSF) is a nationally recognized public school board known for its dynamism and innovative spirit. An active partner in the development of the Francophone community in British Columbia for over 25 years, CSF has more than 6,500 students attending one of its 47 public schools from kindergarten to grade 12, spread across more than a hundred communities throughout the province.
CSF is committed to ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion within all work environments, which are essential for the success and well-being of all students and staff. An open and diverse community promotes the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.
RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO THE POSITION:
• Prevent, identify, and assess language and communication difficulties in school-aged children.
• Provide support to the school team and parents in the intervention for students with various issues such as autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, fetal alcohol syndrome, and developmental delays.
• Develop speech therapy intervention plans.
• Supervise the work of specialized educational assistants in speech therapy.
• Contribute to the development of personalized learning plans (PAP). • Participate in interdisciplinary exchanges and collaborate with the special services team and external agencies.
• Implement the philosophy of the British Columbia curriculum (K-12), including the personal and social education program and the inclusion of students with special needs.
• Participate in the development of training for teaching and support staff.
• Have completed or be in the process of obtaining a master's degree in speech therapy from a recognized university.
• Be a member of the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of British Columbia.
• Proficiency in both French and English, both spoken and written.
• Experience working with school-aged clientele is an asset. • Excellent knowledge of the Ministry of Education's guidelines for special education.
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, leadership, and interdisciplinary teamwork. • Familiarity with the Mac environment and communication tools like Teams and Zoom.
• Initiative and the ability to work independently.
• Availability to travel to CSF schools and access to a vehicle for transportation.
APPLICATION SUBMISSION: We thank you for your interest. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized for any reason listed in the British Columbia Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, ethnic origin, disability, political beliefs, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or First Nations, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous status.
We only communicate with individuals we wish to interview. Please note that interviews are conducted in virtual or in-person mode.
The appointment to the position is based on the qualifications of the candidates. CSF reserves the right to assess candidates' qualifications through meetings with school and/or service management, as well as through language and technical competence tests.