LOCATION OF WORK
To be determined – Special Education Services
NATURE OF WORK
- The position of speech language pathologist encompasses, in particular, responsibility for developing and implementing a speech therapy service that meets the academic and administrative requirements of both the educational institutions and the school board. The speech language pathologist is also responsible for developing an approach focusing on prevention and intervention.
- This is a unique opportunity to make an important contribution to the development of high-quality speech and language services for school-age children on the territory.
- Participates in the planning, delivery or supervision of activities designed to prevent the onset of communication problems or to detect communication disorders and to complement the activities of others involved in intervention efforts.
- Contributes to the detection and identification of students experiencing difficulties, using an approach focusing on prevention and intervention; he works with a multidisciplinary team to draw up and review a student’s individualized education plan, if necessary; he participates in defining intervention objectives and means; he works with other team members to coordinate interventions and to assess the achievement of objectives.
- Provides advice and support to the teacher and explains to him or her the nature of the student’s communication difficulties so that he may adapt his teaching and the instructional materials used; he informs the teacher of the effect of the difficulties on the student’s or group’s learning and social adaptation; he ensures the development and adaptation of existing learning materials; he participates in choosing oral communication aids.
- Provides support and the necessary tools to school resources as well as pertinent advice so as to enable the latter to develop attitudes and skills fostering the development of the student’s communication skills. He plans, organizes and conducts training, information and awareness-building activities related to communication difficulties.
- Establishes and maintains collaboration and relationships with partner organizations; he or she contacts those involved in intervention efforts to obtain or provide advice and information; he may refer the student or his parents to resources appropriate for the situation and needs.
- Advises management staff, prepares expertise, evaluation, briefing and progress reports and makes appropriate recommendations to support decision making.
- Prepares and updates files according to the standards related to the practice of the profession and the rules defined by the school board; he prepares progress notes or evaluation, end-of-process and follow-up reports on his interventions.
Must be a member of the Ordre des orthophonistes et audiologistes du Québec
- Regular, full-time position 35 hours per week.
- Salary: $25.25/hr to $45.22/hr
- Northern Allowance: $8,484.00 – $17,652.00
- Retention Premium: $3,500.00 – $7,000.00
- Premiums vary according to collective agreement terms and other regulations.
Please complete the Application Form found HERE and forward it with your CV to:
CREE SCHOOL BOARD
203 Main Street
MISTISSINI, QC G0W 1C0
Fax: (418) 923-2073
Please indicate the competition #: CHI-3638
Note that all documents submitted must be in PDF format.
DATE OF POSTING
June 23, 2020
END OF POSTING
July 8, 2020 5:00 PM