ABC Head Start Society Speech-Language Pathologist Temporary in Edmonton, AB

ABC Head Start Society

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Speech-Language Pathologist
Edmonton, AB

Ongoing professional development provided both internally, and from professional bodies. Hours of Work:. Consult and collaboratively work with site team(which…

ABC Head Start Society has been committed to promoting and supporting strong children, families and communities in Edmonton for over 30 years. We offer a comprehensive prekindergarten and family support program for vulnerable children and families. Operating in 5 locations across Edmonton, our goal is to prepare children for success in partnership with the family and community. We offer children the best possible early learning and development opportunities to ensure the future well-being and prosperity of our communities.

The Speech-Language Pathologist works as a member of the inter-disciplinary resource team to provide services responsively to the identified needs of children and families. The inter-disciplinary team includes teachers, speech-language pathologists, early childhood educators, speech-language assistants, occupational therapists, therapy assistants, and a social emotional development coach. The inter-disciplinary resource team has the capacity to adapt to changes in the needs of families accessing our program.


  • Assess children to determine eligibility for Alberta Education funding
  • Consult and collaboratively work with site team(which includes a Teacher, Early Childhood Educator (s), Therapy Assistants, a Social Worker and other staffin program planning
  • Model and coach site team regarding intervention strategies
  • Supervise a speech language assistant clinical practice
  • Provide site team with specific information on children’s speech and language development
  • Attend IPP meetings with families
  • Assist site team and parents in interpretation of Speech and Language reports
  • Provide professional development to Teachers, Early Childhood Educators, Therapy assistants and Home Educators


The successful candidate must possess:

  • A Masters’ degree in Speech-Language Pathology or equivalent
  • Registration with the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA).
  • Hanen Training an asset
  • A clear criminal record check and child intervention check
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer systems Windows and Excel

The ideal candidate is adept at working in a highly interactive learning environment focused on the learning needs of pre-school children, and will also have:

  • Experience working with pre-school children and their families
  • Experience providing classroom based services
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary team environment

Hours of Work: ½ day on Monday, and 2 full days on a Tuesday-Friday for a total of 18.75 hours each week.

Why Work with ABC Head Start Society?

  • Opportunity for professional growth both individually and as part of a team
  • Ongoing professional development provided both internally, and from professional bodies
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse and inclusive team
  • Rewarding client relationships and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our culturally diverse children and families


$39.95-$47.54 per hour depending on experience plus 6 % vacation

Work Location: Mckee Site located at Mckee School at 10725 51 Avenue & Killarney Site located at Killarney School 13110 91 Street

Please put SLP in the Subject line of the email.

ABC Head Start thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Closing Date: Competition will Remain Open Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $39.95 to $47.54 /hour


  • Master’s Degree


  • Registration with ACSLPA
  • Hanen Training

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
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