Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, Ottawa, ON

Speech-Language Pathology

We are seeking dynamic, committed professionals to join our Learning Support Services team as a Speech-Language Pathologist

100% Regular (12 month work year) $63,452 to $81,060 per year


Under the direction of the Supervisor of Speech-Language Pathology, the Speech-Language Pathologist:

  • responds to the needs of school personnel, students and families through specialized therapeutic, consultative, educational, and collaborative services in the area of communication disorders and their relationship to academic performance;
  • educates and trains to improve the understanding of communication disorders and their impact on the student's academic, social, emotional and cognitive development;
  • actively participates in broad-based system service delivery within the multidisciplinary team including making decisions, recommending and setting priorities;
  • fulfills professional responsibilities;
  • performs duties related to administration; and
  • carries out other related duties as assigned
  • provide clinical supervision to Communicative Disorders Assistant(s), as indicated by Supervisor Candidate Profile:


Formal Education:

Master's degree or equivalent in Speech-Language Pathology from a recognized university and registration with the College of Audiologists and SpeechLanguage Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).




Two years of related experience is required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position and to become familiar with pertinent board programs, service delivery considerations, policies and procedures. School board experience is an asset. Applicant must have experience with assessing and programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and severe developmental disabilities.



Additional Skills:

This job requires excellent skills/knowledge in the following areas:

  • gather and evaluate information related to speech, language, and  communication disorders from a range of sources such as formal and information assessments, observation, interviews, consultations and other professional reports;                
  • apply statistical procedures in interpreting assessment results and generate programming goals and recommendations that can be incorporated into curricular activities;
  • analyze evaluation data to prepare targeted programming for students from Kindergarten to high school, and to modify programming as appropriate;
  • communicate effectively, orally and in writing, to prepare and explain the assessment results, prepare presentations, and conduct intervention and programming;
  • prioritize competing demands and manage time effectively to balance large and varied caseload, deal with urgent matters, and ensure timely assessments, reports, feedback and programming ;
  • demonstrate interpersonal skills that apply active listening, diplomacy, confidence, respect and collaboration within collegial and multidisciplinary settings. Assertiveness, discretion, and tact will be necessary to manage unpredictable situations, contentious issues and difficult conversations.
  • demonstrate motivation, resilience, adaptability and flexibility. Must be able to cope with and adapt to change;  
  • interpret Board and Government policies and incorporate key principles into clinical practice, as appropriate;
  • demonstrate computer literacy and comfort with technology Other Requirements: 
  • use of a vehicle and a valid Ontario  G licence 


Application Process:  

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board uses Apply to Education (ATE) to manage applications for job competitions.

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Application Deadline:


October 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm. 


The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board utilizes ApplyToEducation (ATE) to manage its applications and competition staffing processes.

This posting is intended for external applicants. If you are not an OCDSB employee go to create an account, then “Search Jobs” and enter keyword 3123173, search, attach your resume and apply to the position. Should you encounter any difficulties when registering through ApplyToEducation, please contact their Customer Service line Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at 1-877-900-5627 or via email at

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply!

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Personal information gathered through the application process is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, RSO 1980, c302 (as amended), and will be used to determine the qualification for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves. The District seeks to be proactive in attracting Indigenous, Black and minoritized candidates. Applicants who may require accommodations at any point in the selection process are invited to contact us at