Speech Language Pathologist, Calgary, AB

Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology

 

 

Speech Language Pathologist
Maternity Leave - 1.0 FTE

I’m For Kids Team is a Community-Based Early Intervention Program for children 2 ½ to 6 years with an inclusive, play-based approach to developmentally appropriate programming. Each child/ family becomes part of a Multi-Disciplinary Instructional Team consisting SLP, OT, PT, Psychologist, Educational Behaviour Specialist (EBS), Program Support Assistant (PSA) and Education Coordinator (EC).

Our program offers a variety of programming options including individualized and small group programming, as well as opportunities for coaching parents and team collaboration. All Speech-Language Pathologists work collaboratively in planning and delivering programming.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with a supportive, progressive multi-disciplinary team
  • Assessment and programming for preschool-aged children with a variety of needs
  • Participation in the development of Individualized Program Plans (IPPs)
  • Work collaboratively in community preschools and small groups settings with all team members including families, Preschool teachers, and Program Support Assistants (PSAs)
  • Assist families in designing as appropriate educational program and sharing goals and progress throughout the year
  • Contributing to ongoing Program Support Assistant training

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary (comparable to AHS and CBE)
  • Benefits package
  • Paid vacation
  • Laptop and supplies/material provided
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Opportunities for supervision for recent graduates available (including ASHA Clinical Fellowship Year)

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skill
  • Be able to work independently AND as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Have experience working with preschool-aged children
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the children and learning environment

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Therapy
  • Registration with ACSLPA (Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists)
  • Have a valid driver's license, reliable vehicle, and willingness to travel
  • Current Police Information Check (Vulnerable sector, must be within the last 6 months)

Please submit your resume to:

Dallas Garrison, Director of Human Resources
I’m for Kids Team
201, 20 Inverness Square SE Calgary, AB T2Z 0M2
Phone: 403-236-8919 Ext. 222
Fax: 403-257-0403
dgarrison@imforkids.org
www.imforkids.org