Speech Language Pathology Assistant based out of the South Region

Posted on November 27, 2018. Region: Moose Jaw, SK

CUPE Posting Number:  67-2018-2019

Position Type:  Permanent

FTE:  1.0

Hours of Work:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Start Date:   December 7, 2018

Duties:  The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant performs some or all of the following duties:
Prepare materials needed for each session for students with communication disorders and delays
Administering speech-language screening protocols, as directed by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
Rehearse activities provided by the SLP with the students
Provide remedial therapy to students with speech and language disorders
Keep students motivated and excited about communication therapies
Determine appropriate reinforcers to use to achieve desired outcomes
Keep detailed logs of activities completed with students and student response to activities
Participate in team meetings as requested by the SLP
Supports teachers in implementing Personal Program Plans to reflect speech, language and counselling goals
Meet regularly with the supervising SLP to review the day and plan for next day’s sessions
Design daily lesson plans based on the specific goals the SLP has provided for each student and the therapy material suggestions they have offered
Demonstrate the therapy process, supplying and demonstrating therapy materials to parents/guardians
Provide reports on student progress to the supervising SLP on an ongoing verbal basis, as well as a written progress report for the SLP at year-end or at the request of the SLP.
Prepare materials for the speech-language department
May perform other related duties as assigned by the Speech-Language Pathologist

A minimum of a two (2) year certificate in speech-language pathologist technician or speech-language pathologist assistant from a recognized educational institution as approved by the Board of Education is required
A valid driver’s licence is required
Ability to do carry heavy loads up to 25 kgs is required
A working knowledge of computers is required
Note:   A minimum of six (6) months as a school-based speech assistant with satisfactory participation in all ongoing training offered by the speech language pathologist (S.L.P.) may be considered in lieu of certification

Wage & Benefits: In accordance with the current CUPE Local 5512 Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Currently, this is a range of $18.11 to $21.54 per hour. 

For further information regarding the details of the assignment, contact:
Name:  Lori Meyer, Superintendent of Learning
Phone:  (306)693-4631
Email: [email protected]

Application Procedure:
Accepting online applications only.  This posting will be removed from our website at 3:00 p.m. on the closing date.

Selection Procedure:  Your eligibility to be considered for this position will be based on the information in your application.  Accordingly, you must clearly specify the qualifications you have that match the qualifications required.
In accordance with Article 9.01 of the collective agreement, all external applications shall be held separately and shall not be considered until the internal posting procedure has been completed.  The successful candidate will be subject to a clear criminal records check and vulnerable sector check as outlined in the Administrative Procedure 406 Criminal Records Checks.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working with Prairie South Schools.


Moose Jaw, SK

Job type: Full-time

Contact Information

Lori Meyer, Superintendent of Learning, Prairie South School Division
Phone: 306-693-4631
Email: [email protected]

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