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Speech Language Pathology Assistant #256192

Competition: 256192


Edmonton Public Schools

Job Type

10-month, temporary

Staff Group


Position opening date

September 04, 2018

Position closing date

October 31, 2018



Edmonton Public Schools needs Speech Language Pathology Assistants to start the 2018/19 school year. As a Speech Language Pathology Assistant you will be embarking on a rewarding career path that offers opportunities to learn and grow professionally. We invite you to put your skills to work through collaborative partnerships with classroom teachers, Speech Language Pathologists and other professionals by working with children in the Pre-Kindergarten Program to support very young children develop the basic skills necessary for success when transitioning to school. 


  • completion of a two year diploma program (Speech Language Pathology Assistant or Communications Disorders Assistant)


The Speech Language Pathology Assistant will:

  • assist with program delivery for children in the Pre-Kindergarten Program
  • assist children who have mild to severe communication delays
  • implement instructional plans as directed by the teacher
  • carry out speech language programs under the direction of a Speech Language Pathologist
  • model speech and language facilitation strategies to the classroom team
  • implement classroom and school behaviour plans
  • participate in monthly Family-oriented Programming sessions including home visits


  • competitive salary  ($24.12 – $30.72 per hour)
  • pension plan (for permanent positions)
  • a comprehensive benefits plan that offers extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • Health Spending/Wellness Spending Account
  • personal and professional career development opportunities
  • employment with a world renowned school district recognized as a leader in education
  • mentorship for new graduates


  • hourly, on-call work  - up to 7 hours per day, Monday – Friday
  • long term part-time and full-time
  • eligibility to apply for permanent, advertised positions

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student, we encourage you to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting competition #256192 (in Word or PDF format) via email to hrbusiness@epsb.ca. These positions are covered by a collective agreement between CUPE Local 3550 and the Board of Trustees. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

About Edmonton Public Schools

Edmonton Public Schools is the second largest school district in Alberta, with over 8,500 staff focused on meeting the diverse needs of approximately 99,000 students across 213 schools and education sites. Our Vision is to transform the learners of today into the leaders of tomorrow. We inspire student success through high-quality learning opportunities, supported by meaningfully engaged students, parents, staff and community. The District’s cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity support us in achieving our Vision and Mission.

Our District is committed to excellence and hires based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted. Prior to employment, successful candidates will be required to submit records check documents.