Norquest College

  • SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY EDUCATION CONSULTANT

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/9/2018 5:09 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2140
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Casual
    Job Industry
    Education, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY EDUCATION CONSULTANT

    PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT DIPLOMA PROGRAM

    FACULTY OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

     

    Background:

    The Allied Health Department is proposing a new interdisciplinary therapy assistant (ITA) diploma program which would meet the need for therapy assistants who are able to work across all major allied health rehabilitation disciplines (i.e. occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, and recreation therapy). The ITA program would provide students with a strong occupational therapy assistant and physical therapy assistant background, and incorporate essential assistant level skills in speech language therapy and therapeutic recreation.

     

     

    Position description:

    The SLP consultant would support the development of the new ITA program by developing learning outcomes and content overview for two speech language pathology assistant courses. They would also provide input regarding the overall program vision and architecture, and practicum structure. This initial contract would require 6-8 hours of work to be completed prior to May 2, 2018. Hours are flexible.  

     

     

    Future opportunities:

    Once the program is approved (September 2018) the contract could be extended. The consultant would then provide subject matter expertise and develop curriculum (course content, learning activities, and assessments). They would provide online and face-to-face instruction, deliver hands-on lab workshops, and support clinical placement.

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:      

    • Speech Language Pathologist, registered with ACSLPA
    • Minimum 5 years clinical experience 
    • Teaching, mentoring, and curriculum development experience
    • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to work independently, and collaboratively on a team
    • Computer skills and online teaching experience preferred

     

    IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS: 

    • Successful candidates for the PTAD Instructor position are required to provide the following 
    • A Police Information Check within the last ninety days
    • A Vulnerable Sectors Check within the last ninety days
    • Up to date immunization records
       

    SALARY:   Commensurate with education and experience. This is a casual assignment that is paid on an hourly basis.

     

    COMPETITION NUMBER: 2018-2140

     

    CLOSING DATE:   April 30, 2018

     

    TO APPLY:   If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply please continue with this on-line process, by uploading your cover letter and resume as one document.  

     

    NOTE:   Notification of receipt will only be made to on-line applicants.  Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 28 days.

     

     

     

    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

     

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