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Speech-Language Pathologist - Make the move to Grande Prairie, Alberta!

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Grande Prairie, AB
Saskatoon, SK
Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Education and Training
Health Care

About the Organization

Peace Collaborative Services is an umbrella organization whose employees are hired by the Grande Prairie Public School District #2357. The organization serves 8 school jurisdictions from Manning in the north to Grande Cache in the south, west to the border and east to Valleyview. The Grande Prairie area has been experiencing unprecedented growth and there is a significant population growth from birth to 5. Peace Collaborative Services continues to provide multi-disciplinary services throughout the Peace region.

For more information on PCS please visit

About the Opportunity

Peace Collaborative Services currently has four openings for full-time Speech-Language Pathologists to work in theGrande Prairie and Peace River offices.

As a member of Peace Collaborative Services, you will provide assessment, programming, consultation and direct therapy for children with communication disorders. Services will be provided in the form of consultation and in-services to teachers, program workers, and parents of children with communication disorders in the Grande Prairie Public School District and to other school jurisdictions in this Regional Collaborative Service delivery area in Northwestern Alberta.

Working with children in the regular school system from Kindergarten through Grade 12, and integrating services into the programming of students with other disciplines such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Psychology and for students with visual and/or hearing impairment, you will:

Provide individual child services:

  • Develop intervention programs, conduct periodic re-assessment/evaluation of individual programs, and recommended adjustments as needed;
  • Provide direct treatment intervention to specific children;
  • Instruct teachers, assistants, assistants, volunteers, and parents in speech language intervention techniques;
  • Participate in case conferences, parent interviews, medical consultations, clinics and group programming; and
  • Research and provide consultation regarding adaptive equipment and technical aids.

Oversee program services:

  • Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures;
  • Supervise para-professional staff and provide programming input for educational assistants;
  • Provide input into the direction and requirements of the speech-language program in various jurisdictions (e.g. service priorities, delivery of programming, caseload development);
  • Develop, implement and evaluate a quality assurance program;
  • Provide input into annual operating and capital equipment budgets;
  • Provide input into the development and implementation of group programs; and
  • Attend staff, department and other meetings as required.

To qualify for the role, you will need the following:

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologists;
  • Eligibility for certification with Canadian Association for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology/Speech and Hearing Association of Alberta; and
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license (travel required).

In addition, if you have pediatric experience, it would put you at a definite advantage.

Our next Speech-Language Pathologists will join Peace Collaborative Services as an employee of Grande Prairie Public School District with a willingness to enhance his/her knowledge and clinical skills through attendance at relevant continuing education programs and professional development opportunities.

About the Benefits

In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary of $66,690 – $89,928 based on experience. In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:

  • Full benefits, including: Life, Disability, Dental, Extended Healthcare, Health Spending Account
  • Mentorship and the opportunity to work on a diverse caseload
  • Working the school year with school holidays
  • Payment of Professional dues
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Great development opportunities.

In addition, you will be welcomed into a supportive multidisciplinary team environment that will listen to and value your ideas. This is an opportunity to make your mark on an established and highly respected organization, using your experience and skills to inspire a direct and positive impact on students.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skills in a dynamic working environment in Grande Prairie or Peace River, Alberta - Apply Now!

Central Office:
Grande Prairie Public School District 
10213-99 Street
Grande Prairie, AB  
T8V 2H3 

Contact Information: 
Cheryl Brown
[email protected]

Phone: 780 532 4491 ext. 1930
cell 780 882 6223
fax 780 539 7613 

Posted: November 18, 2017
Closes:January 17, 2018