The Richmond School District is an exciting, multicultural, educational organization that provides public education for 21,000 students K-12. We are a vibrant learning community that fosters students’ engagement, creativity, and well-being in inclusive learning environments through our focus on Big Ideas and Inquiry, Assessment and Communicating Student Learning and Social Emotional Learning.
We are currently seeking a part-time temporary Speech-Language Pathologist to serve both elementary and secondary schools. The SLP will be a member of the District Support Team.
The Speech-Language Pathologist will work with resource teachers and school teams to support students who have significant developmental disabilities with significant learning, communication and/or behavior challenges.
Desirable knowledge and skills include collaborative consultation with members of the school-based team, classroom/curriculum-based intervention strategies for students with communication disorders, informal as well as standardized assessment practices, and involvement of parents in supporting their child’s development in communication. Individuals will be required to support students across a wide spectrum of needs including those with both high and low incidence disabilities. Providing consultation and assistance to teachers, educational assistants and parents is also a requirement of this position. Expertise and experience in designing and implementing programs for students with autism spectrum disorder is highly desirable. The ability to work comfortably and effectively in a dynamic and changing environment is essential. In addition to being well organized and capable of working independently, the successful applicant will possess skills in working as a member of a team at both the school and district levels. These skills include effective interpersonal communication when working in close collaboration with teachers, other professionals, paraprofessionals, parents and community members.
The successful applicant will possess the qualifications necessary for certification by the Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC), and be a member of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
Please apply at https://bit.ly/3mHX3mX by December 17th at 12:00 PM. For further information, please contact Jane MacMillan, Director of Instruction – Inclusive Learning (email@example.com).