Speech-Language Pathology

Parkland School Division, Stony Plain, AB

Stony Plain, AB
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Speech Language Pathologist

Job Code: 3301275 

Company Information: Parkland School Division 

Location: Centre for Education 

Hours of Work: 35 hours/week (Monday to Friday) 

Salary: 79,166.14- $98,126.99/annum 

As a Speech Language Pathologist in The Parkland School Division, you will be part of enacting our vision, mission and foundational statements. 


Our students possess the confidence, resilience, insight and skills required to thrive in and positively impact the world. 


We assure supportive learning environments, meaningful experiences and healthy relationships that create opportunities to develop resilience, to gain diversity in perspectives and to achieve enduring success. 

Foundational Statements: 
Our Ultimate Goal is Student Success and Well-being. 
We therefore value: 
  • Learning opportunities that are:
    • purposeful, 
    • essential, 
    • relevant, 
    • authentic, and 
    • responsive; 
  • Excellence in achievement; 
  • Trustworthy, respectful relationships; and 
  • Resilience with self-awareness.  
We attend to these Priorities: 
  • Inspired Exploration 
  • Connected Community 
  • Confident Resilience 
  • Meaningful Engagement 
  • Wellness Culture 
  • Resource Stewardship 

The Parkland School Division has a Regular Full-time (1.0 FTE) Speech Language Pathologist position available at our Centre for Education. The successful candidate will report to the Division Principal of Student Services. The SLP is an active participant on the Student Services Team who primarily supports school age students with significant and multiple disabilities across Parkland School Division.  This includes students who are minimally verbal. Following an inclusion model of service, the SLP provides consultation and support to educators for classroom-based instruction, assessment and learning.  The minimum mandatory educational requirement is a current full registration with ACSLPA and Masters in Speech Language Pathology. This position will remain open until qualified applicant is hired if interested please apply ASAP. 


  • Student-specific assessment, diagnosis and recommendations for programming 
  • Staff education to support students with complex communication needs  
  • School-based programming and supports 
  • Maintaining an inventory of materials, assessments, and supplies 
  • Maintaining appropriate, confidential records, and provide timely reports 
  • Creation and implementation of treatment plans in group-based and individual settings 
  • Maintaining and managing caseloads 
  • Effective and timely, evaluation, documentation, and treatment plan implementation 

Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes and Experience

  • Related experience providing group-based and individual speech language intervention, preferably with school-aged children 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current evidence-based practices in the areas of speech-language pathology and complex communication needs 
  • Familiar and competent with a variety of no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) supports  
  • Have a track record of being a team player and community minded 
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Flexibility, patience, sensitivity, tolerance, enthusiasm, creativity and imagination 
  • Good physical health 
  • The ability to deal with the emotional and mental stress of working with students in a school setting 
  • Strong computer skills 
  • Committed to your own learning 
  • Have excellent time management skills, flexibility, and the ability to work independently and problem solve 
  • Adhere to a high level of professional and ethical standards 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Experience effectively liaising with school-based team members 
  • PODD training is considered an asset Qualifications: 
  • Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited school of speech-language pathology 
  • ACSLPA certification 
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle 

Physical Demands

The Speech Language Pathologist may be required to routinely lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Sometimes, heavier lifting may be required to help children move into and out of wheelchairs. Speech Language Pathologists may also use mechanical lifts for students. 

  • Ability to work with students in a variety of positions (i.e. sit on Chair or floor, kneel, stand, bend or reach to assist. 
  • Ability to walk easily, maneuver stairs and move from one position or place to another with sufficient ease to respond to student need in a timely manner. 
  • Ability to assist with student transfer (i.e. floor-chair, standing, sit, standing transfers as needed per weight of student. 

Working Conditions

Speech Language Pathologists work indoors except when supervising children outdoors or going on field trips.

Speech Language Pathologists may have the same holiday schedule as therapists, including a long summer break as well as winter and spring breaks. However, they work on a ten-month contract basis and therefore are not paid during the summer months.

The scheduled hours to be worked will be determined by each specific position.

This position may require the use of a personal vehicle as per job posting. 

Additional Information 

Speech Language Pathologists must agree to respect the confidentiality and personal integrity of students, parents, therapists and other staff.  

This position requires an original copy of a current clean criminal record check with vulnerable sector and an original copy of a child intervention record check.

This position is covered by the Central Alberta Association for Municipal and School Employees Collective Agreement.