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Edmonton Public Schools Educational Assistant (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant) #247368 Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Edmonton Public Schools

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Educational Assistant (Speech Language Pathologist Assistant) #247368
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Edmonton Public Schools is seeking a full-time, 10 month, permanent Educational Assistant to join our team of dedicated staff to work with children in the Early…

Evansdale School, 9303 – 150 Ave

Edmonton Public Schools is seeking a full-time, 10 month, permanent Educational Assistant to join our team of dedicated staff to work with children in the Early Years program. As the ideal candidate, you will work collaboratively with Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists and other professionals to support very young children develop the basic skills necessary for success when transitioning to school.

ABOUT US:

We are the second largest school district in Alberta and the sixth largest in Canada serving 95,000 children. At Edmonton Public Schools, we are committed to supporting the District vision of “transforming the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow”. .

ABOUT YOU:

  • you are energetic and enjoy working with children
  • you thrive working in a multi-disciplinary environment that encourages collaboration
  • you have achieved excellence in your profession
  • you are patient and supportive with your clients
  • you make a difference

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a recognized diploma as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant or Communication Disorder Assistant
  • you have a minimum of one year related experience including classroom based service delivery to children
  • you have experience working in partnership with children’s families to achieve speech and language goals
  • you have excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • you have access to a vehicle for travel

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Educational Assistant will:

  • lead and assist speech and language therapy in the Early Education Program (for students 2.5 to 5.5 years of age who have multiple moderate or severe disabilities or who are English Language Learners)
  • support students in the areas of cognition, self-help, fine motor, socialization, play, communication, behaviour, and gross motor development
  • model speech and language skills for other Educational Assistants
  • provide personal care including toileting and diapering
  • participate in and conduct Family Oriented Programming sessions and conduct home visits

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($23.10 – $29.59 per hour)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health Spending Account
  • professional development opportunities
  • 10-month position – summers off
  • 7 hour work days

If you are interested in working with an organization that supports and encourages children with special needs to reach their full potential, we encourage you to apply.

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter (in Word or PDF format) quoting competition #247368 by December 12, 2016, via Indeed. This position is covered by a collective agreement between CUPE Local 3550 and the Board of Trustees. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

Edmonton Public Schools is committed to excellence and hires based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-07
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