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Positions within the exempt staff group include school and central services non-management positions not covered by a collective agreement.

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AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Mental Health Therapist #256429

Competition: 256429

Job type
10-month, part-time, temporary

Description

Edmonton Public Schools requires a temporary part-time, 10 month, Mental Health Therapist to join our team of professionals.  The successful candidate for this position will provide mental health assessment, treatment, case coordination, crisis intervention and consultation to children experiencing psychological, emotional, social and/or behavioural difficulties that affect their learning and well-being at school or the well-being of their fellow students and families.

ABOUT YOU:

  • you are committed to the field of mental health  
  • you thrive working in a multi-disciplinary environment that encourages collaboration
  • you provide exceptional assessment and consultative service
  • you are empathetic and caring
  • you know how to connect people with community resources and supports

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a Master’s degree of Social Work and registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers or Master’s degree of Psychology and registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • you have a minimum of three years related experience including experience working with children
  • you have excellent communication, collaboration and consultative skills

ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • assess and support students health needs related to psychological, emotional, social and or behavioural difficulties that affect student learning and well-being
  • establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with assigned schools and interdisciplinary team members from Regional Collaborative Service Delivery, Inclusive Learning and Alberta Health Services
  • coordinate services for individual students, families, or groups of students related to student health and wellness
  • assist in the development of promotional activities for well-being and positive mental health in the school setting
  • develop partnerships to begin the work of system transformation related to student health and wellness outcomes
  • develop and deliver professional learning opportunities for school staff related to psychological, emotional, social well-being, trauma sensitive strategies, self-regulation, executive functioning and overall mental health and wellness

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($2,313.78 - $2,959.11 bi-weekly)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • Health Spending/Health Wellness Account

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

Note: This position is term definite to June 28, 2019

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Assistive Technology Consultant

Competition: 256439

Job type
10-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Edmonton Public Schools is seeking a full-time, 10-month, permanent, Assistive Technology Consultant to join our team of professionals to work with children who are in Kindergarten through grade 12. The successful candidate for this position understands the philosophical and historical foundations of teaching students with complex learning needs, appreciates how students differ in their approach to learning, creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners and the staff who work with them, and assists the educational team to design instruction based on the student's technology needs.

ABOUT YOU:

  • you are energetic and enjoy working with children
  • you thrive working in a multi-disciplinary environment that encourages collaboration
  • you have achieved excellence in your profession
  • you are client focused

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • you have a Master’s degree in Audiology, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology
  • you are registered with Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
  • you have a minimum of three years related experience
  • you have extensive knowledge of Assistive Technology for Learning
  • you have expertise in adult education and knowledge of differentiated instruction
  • you have the ability to apply technical expertise in educational settings
  • you have excellent communication, collaboration and consultative skills
  • you have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for travel

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Assistive Technology Consultant will:

  • train, recommend and support consultants who provide assistive technology services to school staff and students
  • provide evaluation, modeling, training and support for implementation of communication and technology tools to facilitate educational success for all students
  • provide individual support to students, teachers, parents, consultants as well as provide small and large group in-services and workshops
  • collaborate with colleagues and parents to share information and expertise in planning and implementing effective student programs for the purpose of developing and implementing assistive technology services
  • participate in a multidisciplinary team to develop, evaluate and make recommendations based upon individual student needs
  • participate in Individual Program Plans for students who require assistive technology supports
  • facilitate professional learning opportunities for school staff using assistive technology
  • make recommendations for assistive technology interventions and services 
  • act as the key contact person for assistive technology services within the District and with community partners
  • train and support staff relative to office technology and productivity
  • advise administration about software and hardware purchases required to meet organizational goals
  • liaise with District Technology and vendors

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($3,305.40 - $4,227.30  bi-weekly)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • pension plan eligibility
  • Health Spending/Health Wellness Account
  • professional development opportunities

If you are interested in working with an organization that supports and encourages children with special needs to reach their full potential, we encourage you to apply.

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Occupational Therapy Consultant

Competition: 255981

Job type
10-month, part-time, permanent

Description
The successful candidate of this part-time (0.600), 10-month, permanent Occupational Therapy Consultant position will join our team of professionals to work with school-aged students who have severe disabilities. As the ideal candidate, you will provide consultative occupational therapy services for students who have diverse learning needs from Kindergarten through Grade twelve.  
             
ABOUT YOU:
• you are energetic and enjoy working with children
• you thrive working in a multi-disciplinary environment that encourages collaboration 
• you have achieved excellence in your profession
• you are persistent and excel at achieving cooperation with your clients
• you believe that children of all abilities deserve to participate meaningfully in educational activities
 
ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• you have a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists
• you have a minimum of three years related experience providing consultative and practical experience in school settings
• you have excellent communication, collaboration and consultative skills
• you have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for travel
 
ABOUT THE ROLE:
The Occupational Therapy Consultant will:
 
• provide recommendations to support the educational programming of diverse learners including demonstrating, modeling and/or coaching as determined by learning team
• administer, interpret and analyze formal and informal assessments used for funding purposes,  determining current level of functional skills, and determining impact of skill levels on educational programming and student success
• provide specific consultation in the areas of fine motor skills, hand-writing abilities, visual-motor/visual perceptual skills, sensory/self-regulation, self-care abilities, independence in classroom routines, sensory and emotional regulation, feeding and swallowing skills, social participation, environmental aid/equipment needs, assistive technology, and life skills and vocational considerations
• support the implementation of universal, targeted and specialized occupational therapy strategies with school staff to support student success
 
ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER: 
• competitive salary ($3,305.40 - $4,227.30) bi-weekly
• a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
• Health Spending/Health Wellness Account
• professional development opportunities
 
If you are interested in working with an organization that supports and encourages children with special needs to reach their full potential, we encourage you to apply.
 

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