Consultant, Speech and Language Pathology

Consultant, Speech and Language Pathology

CRC Curriculum Consultant

Regular/full-time

Department of Education and Early Childhood Learning

Manitoba School for the Deaf & Inclusion Support, Student Achievement and Inclusion

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 40164

Salary(s):   CRC $77,184.00 – $97,913.00 per year

Closing Date:   November 20, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Learning (EECL) is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Consultant, Speech and Language Pathology at the Inclusion Support Branch which will also support the Manitoba School for the Deaf (MSD).                                                                                                                                                                                              

The Manitoba government is committed to ensuring that all Manitoba students succeed, no matter where they live, their background or their individual circumstances. The department launched Manitoba’s K to 12 Education Action Plan outlining a vision for student success and describing upcoming and future actions to advance this goal. Working in a highly collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to lead teams in designing policy solutions to address immediate needs, as well as future-oriented system improvements.

The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefit package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have or be eligible for a valid Manitoba Teacher’s certificate or a Manitoba School’s Clinician Certificate
  • Must be able to work evening and weekends as required
  • Must be able to travel within the province of Manitoba as required
  • Must have a valid Manitoba Class 5 (Full Licence)

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • A Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology and clinical experience in a K-12 school setting. A combination of speech language pathology course work, a B.Ed. and extensive experience may also be considered.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with language development, including diagnosis of language delays and disorders.
  • Experience administering specialized assessments, with follow up development and implementation of appropriate educational programming through the student specific planning process, to meet the needs of students.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively with all stakeholders (educational, family, health, and community partners).
  • Knowledge of Deaf culture and bilingual bimodal communication.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple demands and meet deadlines.
  • Experience handling sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).

Desired:

  • Knowledge and experience in using auditory verbal techniques with students who are Deaf/hard of hearing (DHH).

Duties:
This position works as part of an interdisciplinary team, to provide leadership and expertize in the area of speech and language pathology supports for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing. This position supports school clinicians, school/division leaders, student services professionals and other educators, as well as families and external agencies.  This position develops and implements appropriate educational programming for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing at the Manitoba School for the Deaf (MSD) and assists in the development of programming in school settings in northern, rural and urban school divisions. This position is also directly involved in diagnosis and therapy related to speech, hearing and language delays/disorders for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) at MSD, as part of their work with the Interdisciplinary Team at MSD. The position plays a role in supervising speech and language pathologists for professional certification throughout Manitoba. Consultants are expected to remain updated through current research, bring feedback from the field and provide information to government in their respective areas of expertise.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40164

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841

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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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