Renfrew Educational Services, Calgary, AB

Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology


 

Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit, registered charity operating as an independent school. We are an acknowledged leader in program development for children with special needs and children who are typically developing. For 47 years Renfrew has offered a wide range of programs and services to children from Calgary and surrounding areas.

 

JOB TITLE:               

Manager of Assistive Technology (AT)

 

LOCATION:               

Child Development Centre (3820 – 24 Ave NW)

                                

CONDITIONS:           

Manager of AT: 0.5 FTE (two and a half days per week)*

                                

TERMS:                         

Permanent position to commence immediately

 

* This role can be a part-time Manager role or it can be full-time depending on experience as there is opportunity to fill the remaining 0.5 FTE with a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) position.

 

 

Position Description

Renfrew Educational Services is seeking candidates to manage our Assistive Technology team supporting programming in Renfrew Educational Services schools as well as partner independent, public and various southern school districts.

 

Principle Responsibilities for Manager of AT:

  • Manage AT Team, including scheduling and leading team meetings, interviewing, and managing services provided to partner schools and school divisions.
  • Coordinate Renfrew Educational Service’s Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) Level 3 Service Centre for the Speech-Generating Communication Device (SGCD) Benefit Area.
  • Be an active member of the Calgary and Area Complex Communication Needs (CCN) Working Group and its subcommittees.
  • Maintain connections with external stakeholders, including the provincial Alberta Education Low Incidence Team and other AADL SGCD Service Centres.

 

Principle Responsibilities for SLP:

  • Therapists collaborate with school staff and families in supporting student access to curriculum and engagement in school activities. 
  • Provide consultation, professional development, team collaboration, and direct intervention across various environments.  
  • Therapy intervention may be provided in one-to-one settings, in small groups, in classrooms, and universally in schools.

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or Master’s degree in an AT team discipline (assistive technology, speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, audiology, education with a specialized focus on educating children who are blind or visually impaired or d/Deaf or hard of hearing children).
  • Enthusiastic professional who is passionate about working with children, teachers and families.
  • Regular travel, predominantly within southern Alberta, is required.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid Alberta driver’s licence.

 

We Offer:  

  • Competitive salary and benefits package  
  • Excellent professional development opportunities  
  • Supportive team dynamics and regular opportunities for collaboration 
  • Excellent mentorship and leadership  
  • Safe and supportive workplace  
  • Consistent work hours

 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest only those candidates who have been short listed will be contacted.