Speech and Language Pathologist

Yukon Government


AMENDMENT – Extending the closing date to April 28, 2023.

This competition is to fill (1) permanent full time position

Living in Yukon Thriving in Life

Our goal is to support all learners in developing the essential skills, knowledge and personal qualities that they need to thrive in life.

Who we are

Yukon’s Department of Education, Student Support Services – Schools and Student Services Branch.

We are looking for a dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic individual who provides all Yukon students with equitable access to learning achievement and the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of their education. As a Speech Language Pathologist, your role will be to identify and support a broad range of speech and language needs for students in the public school system across the Yukon; through assessments and consultations you will provide intervention assistance and program development for students. This position also participates as a member of a multidisciplinary team to assist schools, parents and caregivers in supporting students with special learning needs.

Important application requirements

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

For more information on how to prepare and submit your resume visit this resource page on Yukon.ca.

Essential Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree from a recognized Speech-Language Pathology program;
  • Registered with the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA)
  • Experience completing speech and language assessments and recommendations for school-aged youth with speech, behaviour, literacy and language disorders or difficulties; providing consultation to students, parents and staff
  • Fluency in the French Language would be an asset.
  • Recent experience in being part of a multidisciplinary diagnostic team for FASD would be an asset
  • Recent experience providing supports and programming in assistive technology would be an asset

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

  • Modeling Interpersonal Skills and Personal Responsibility
  • Developing People
  • Influencing Others
  • Thinking Strategically
  • Taking Action and Achieving Results
  • Leading Change and Innovation
  • Demonstrating Client Focus
  • Promoting Common Values and Ethics

Additional information

Conditions of Employment:

  • RCMP Security Clearance
  • Vulnerable Sector
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence

Job Requirements:

  • This position works onsite in an office environment
  • Travel within Yukon both urban and rural

Contact details:

If you have any questions about this position, please contact: Leslie Peters, Manager Student Support Services at [email protected]

If you have questions about our recruitment process, please contact: Christina Anderson, HRC ll, Human Resources at [email protected]

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
30 March 2023
Close Date
28 April 2023

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