Special Education Assistant in Speech, Language, and Literacy Specialist

Lower Nicola Indian Band - Merritt, BC (30+ days ago)

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Summary of responsibilities

Reporting to the School Principal, The Speech Language and Literacy SEA Specialist will use both indirect and direct methods of language intervention to support students with in language acquisition. This will include supporting students with severe challenges in language processing or production to facilitate learning, develop visual language supports or augmentative/alternative forms of communication, using pictures, symbols or voice output devices. The SEA SLLS uses an emphasis on evidence based, culturally appropriate services for First Nation students in Head Start and Kindergarten to grade seven, and will take the lead in the programming for augmentative/alternative forms of communication and prepared programs for language supports with adaptations for First Nation culture.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities
Work co-operatively and constructively with outside resource professionals in the delivery of programs
Provide assistance in implementation of Individual Education Plan Goals and Supports
Successful Completion of an approved Education Assistant Program
Successful experience carrying out speech language and/or physiology therapy program directions and/or successful completion of a Speech and Language Assistant Certificate Program as asset
Preference will be given to applicants who have successful experience working with Learners with Autism, at both an academic and behavioural level
Successful experience assisting in preparing learning materials for students (visual schedules, visual supports)
Must be computer literate
to apply: https://secure.collage.co/jobs/lnib/13386

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $23.00 /hour


  • Merritt, BC (Preferred)


  • Special Education Assistant (Required)


  • UAE (Preferred)