Speech Language Pathologist
The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.
Reporting directly to the Regional Coordinating Principal, the JK-12 Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) will contribute to the goals of educational reform, and utilize the learning environment as an intervention context, framing services in a manner that integrates classroom context, curriculum activities, and collaborating with students, families, educators, and other personnel.
Assessments will be conducted primarily in the classroom, involving a complete description of the communication difficulty/disorder and its impact on the student's ability to meet expected developmental and/or academic outcomes and to participate in classroom expectations. Communication goals are written so that they are compatible with the classroom curriculum. Information collected will be shared with the classroom as well as the program support teachers to effectively develop classroom profiles implementing specific strategies that support Tier 1 and Tier 2 efforts in speech, language, and vocabulary development.
Delivery of care for the students will be giving in an inclusive manner through home visits, collaborative wrap-around meetings, and other methods. The SLP will actively foster the home-school partnership to overlap and mutually support the oral language and literacy development of the child.
Typically, the qualifications for this position are attained by:
- Successful completion of a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
- Member of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and/ or equivalent provincial/ territorial organization
- 3-5 years of field experience would be an asset
- Speech-language pathology experience in public schools is an asset
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.
This job opening is for a 1 year term.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Eligible for current registration/certification with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and/ or equivalent provincial/ territorial organization is mandatory for this position.
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Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 24613
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The salary range for this position is from $49.12 per hour to $58.68 per hour (approximately $95,784 - $114,426.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,632.