Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority, Prince Albert, SK

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Speech-Language Pathology

Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority
25 11th Street East Prince Albert, SK S6V 0Z8 www.adeask.ca 
Ph: (306) 922-9830 Fax: (306) 922-9838

 

Speech Language Pathologist

The Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority (ADEA) serves four schools in the Northern Saskatchewan Denesuline First Nation communities of Black Lake, Fond Du Lac and Hatchet Lake with its central office located in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

 

 

The ADEA is seeking an innovative and strategic individual for the position of Speech Language Pathologist to be based at its Central Office. Reporting to the Superintendent of Instruction, the position will: 
 

  • Assess, consult, and recommend strategies to support a range of needs (from mild to severely disabling conditions).
  • Support an inclusive service delivery model that includes consulting primarily with ECE - Grade 12 teachers to infuse language, communication and speech strategies into the routines and activities of the classroom.
  • Work in conjunction with the Special Education/Behaviour Coordinators to achieve the best results and services to the children in need.
  • This model will also include training educational assistants working in the classroom settings and may include training parents on how they can support a child's functional speech development.
  • Support parents and school staff to collaboratively support and prepare young children for formal schooling.
  • Liaise with the local health authority to coordinate services and transition caseloads(s).

 

Qualifications:
 

  • Completed a master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • The successful applicant must be (or able to be) registered with the Saskatchewan College of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologists (SCSLPA)
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills and willingness to work in a trans-disciplinary environment.
  • Able and willing to travel to Extreme Northern First Nation Schools in the Athabasca Region of Northern Saskatchewan.
  • Experience in working with and Knowledge of First Nation Language, Culture and Traditions is an asset.
  • Working with children in ESL situations is a strong asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage caseload in a timely and effective manner.
  • This position follows the local School District and office calendar - 200 days.
  • Salary negotiable based on experience, training and number of days worked, plus a comprehensive benefit/pension plan.
  • The successful candidate will be required to submit a recent Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector check.

 

ADEA may contact past and present employers for references.


 

Interested applicants are invited to email a letter of application, resume - including the names of three references, Criminal and Vulnerable Sector checks to:
 

Mr. Gerry Guillet

Director of Education

Athabasca Denesuline Education Authority

gguillet@adeask.ca

Ph: 1-306-922-9830

 

The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.