Temporary Speech Language Pathologist
Position Type: Student Services/Speech and Language Pathologist
Date Posted: 5/17/2019
Location: GSSD – Central
Closing Date: opened until filled
The Good Spirit School Division invites applications for a temporary Speech Language Pathologist (SLP). The SLP is a specialist who works to provide diagnostic and programming services for children and youth with communication disorders. SLPs are employed for the purpose of providing specialized support for students with language and communication needs. These personnel consult and collaborate with teachers, administrators, parents, and other personnel or agencies to support communication and early literacy skills.
The Speech and Language Pathologist will work as part of a Professional Support Team comprised of a psychologist, speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, school counsellors, and behaviour support coach. The successful candidates will be assigned to their respective schools within the Good Spirit School Division based on their level of experience and areas of expertise. Hours of work are 7.5 hours/day, Monday to Friday.
We anticipate a temporary opening will be available during the 2019-2020 school year. For further information please contact Quintin Robertson at the number provided below.
Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology is required
Must be licensed by the Saskatchewan Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
The responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists include screenings, assessment, program development, program implementation, collaborating as part of a professional team, and monitoring of student progress. The SLP will work with the early learning team to promote foundational learning skills in the kindergarten population.
Salary and Benefits:
The School Division offers a competitive compensation package. The Speech Language Pathologist shall receive a salary of Class V or VI on the STF grid plus Tier 2 allowance as negotiated through LINC. Further benefits include a comprehensive health and dental benefit plan, opportunity to attend professional development seminars and travel compensation. Good Spirit School Counsellors follow the school year calendar and holidays which can be found at: http://gssd.ca/About/DraftCalendar/Pages/default.aspx
Our Community and Environment:
The division office for Good Spirit School Division is located in Yorkton, a growing community of 20,000. The division serves the growing region of East Central Saskatchewan which is known for the many individual and family-friendly recreational opportunities. Individuals who wish to be part of a dynamic, growing school division focused on student well-being are asked to submit an online application by visiting our website at www.gssd.ca. Application will be received in confidence and reviewed by the selection committee with interviews to be scheduled once a suitable pool of applicants is identified.
External applicants must submit a recent (within the last six months) original criminal record and vulnerable sector check in order to be considered for this vacancy. Successful candidates will be subject to a clear criminal record check and vulnerable sector check as outlined on our website in Administrative Procedure 400 - Criminal Record Check.
For Further Information Contact:
Quintin Robertson, Director of Education
The Good Spirit School Division strives to provide safe, caring, welcoming schools for children. Our primary objective is to foster a respectful learning environment to achieve student success and well-being in each of our 27 public schools throughout East-Central Saskatchewan. Our values of belonging, respect, responsibility, learning and nurturing ensures “Students Come First”.
“Learning Without Limits…Achievement For All”
We thank all applicants for their interest in working for the Good Spirit School Division; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We encourage all applicants to check our website regularly for ongoing vacancies that may be of interest to you.