Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Term - Yarmouth #2022-362





Tri-County Regional Centre for Education

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education encompasses the three counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving 5757 students in twenty-two (22) schools, composed of 13 Elementary Schools, 6 High Schools, 1 Middle School, and 2 Elementary/High Schools.


Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (mm,dd,yyyy):   at 11:59pm.


Effective Dates (mm,dd,yyyy): As soon as possible to  


Position Type: Term




TO APPLY: Complete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and reference letters if applicable . (Please note: Failure to include your references will cause delay in processing your application.)




• Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) 

**1 Vacancy Yarmouth County Schools 

(There maybe times to travel to other schools within the Tri-Counties)


Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Master Degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Disorders or equivalent Master Degree.
  • Eligible for certification by the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
  • Eligible for certification by Teacher Certification - Nova Scotia Department of Education.
  • Training in Assistive Technology.
  • Proven ability to communicate and work alongside diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to value the voice and contribution of others while remaining open to corrective criticism.
  • Completion of WHMIS and First Aid, or willingness to obtain upon hire.


Desired Qualifications and Experience

• Professional development in Speech Language Pathology.

• Experience as a Speech Language Pathologist in a school setting.

• Experience administering and interpreting standardized assessments.

• Experience in facilitation speech pathology related professional development sessions.

• Experience providing direct support to non-verbal students.

• Experience providing support to school staff in the form of contributions to program plans and classroom implementation of strategies.


We are part of the collaborative professional team with Student Services consisting of Speech Language Pathologists, School Psychologists, SchoolsPlus Staff, Student Services Consultants/Autism Support Teachers and Severe Learning Disabilities Teachers and Resources Teachers. Responsibilities include collaborative consultation with school based teams, informal and formal assessment, development of program plans to increase student success for those students with communication needs and provide treatment. Furthermore, the Speech-Language Pathologists work closely with teachers, Teacher Assistants, Administrative Staff, other professionals and parents.


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**Please note this position is 10 month (working 195days).


Ensure to attach a copy of your Certification, Diploma and or Transcripts from Post-Secondary Education Institute.



Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education requires that all newly hired employees provide a satisfactory Child Abuse Register Check and Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Checks. If you have current ones less than 3 months old you can attach these checks to your profile / resume.


For more information about the TCRCE visit our website at https://www.tcrce.ca/