Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology

 

Speech Language Pathologist

(2 Temporary positions)
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $36.61/hr – $40.67/hr ($66,630 - $74,019)

35 hours/week, 10 months + 10 days Annually

Job Posting: 2726439

 

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board offers dynamic, high quality educational programs for nearly 33,000 elementary, secondary and adult students in the 100 schools within the geographic areas of the County of Northumberland, the County of Peterborough and the Municipality of Clarington.

All positions in the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board support the schools priority of student achievement and the Boards mission to educate our students to excel in learning, to succeed in life and to enrich our communities.

The purpose of The Speech & Language Pathologist is to provide speech and language assessments and treatments. This position reports to the Vice-Principal, Special Education Services.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provides intake and deployment referrals for Speech and Language Pathology services and Communicative Disorder Assistant services and liaises with community agency staff

  • Assesses students’ communication development administering standardized tests, gathering data, conducting interviews, and observing, and prepares reports following assessments interpreting information gathered

  • Provides consultation to teachers, parents/guardians, and co-workers on communication needs; prepares intervention materials and activities

  • Prepares Board reports, prepares and maintains annual statistics of caseloads, and participates in school completion of Ministry of Education October Reports, upon request

  • Prepares ISA claim reports

  • Prepares and presents professional presentations on specific topics related to Speech and Language Pathology

  • Provides recommendations for the purchase of materials/resources

  • Participates on Ministry of Education and professional committees

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Vice-Principal, Special Education Services and as required for college certification

     

Supervision:

  • May plan, assign, monitor and support the work of interns and practicum students.

 

Main Contacts:

  • Internal: students and staff
  • External: student families, and agency contacts

 

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree or equivalent required in Speech Language Pathology;

  • 1 to 3 years experience

  • Must be a registered member of CASLPO;

  • Must maintain professional development as per College requirements;

  • Valid drivers license and use of own vehicle;

  • Experience with school-aged populations an asset

  • Experience working in a team environment and supervising supportive personnel

     

Effort and Working Conditions:

  • School and office environment; moderate pressure to meet deadlines; some dealing with difficult people; moderate lifting materials under and over 5 Kg; moderate travel

  • Moderate attention to detail, concentration and observation; some visual exertion and keyboarding

     

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a letter of application and a complete resume stating qualifications, accompanied by references and proof of all certifications. Applications can be emailed to Darlene_Willis@kprdsb.ca on or before December 10, 2019.

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board fully supports those candidates with disabilities as they undergo our recruitment and selection procedures. Should you require accommodations during all or any part of these processes, please contact the Board in advance so that we may make the necessary arrangements.

KPRDSB is committed to a workforce that is representative of the diversity of the people of Ontario and across the communities we serve. KPRDSB encourages applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

A police records check, with a Vulnerable Sector Search and Pardoned Sexual Offenders Database Search, dated within 6 months prior to the date of hire, is a requirement for employment with this Board. Please note that there have been reports that it has taken some candidates up to 6 weeks to obtain a police check. With that in mind, we strongly recommend that you go about obtaining this search at your earliest convenience.

***Only those selected for an interview will be contacted***

Diane Lloyd 

Chairperson of the Board

Jennifer Leclerc

Director of Education