Staff Login

Join The Lead Foundation TeamWork With Us

Lead Foundation is proud to employ a diverse and talented group of staff that work together to provide high quality, effective, and creative services for families in our Lead foundation programs.

Our dedicated teams include:

  • Child Developmental Specialists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Program & Behavior Specialists
  • Teachers/Early Learning Coordinators
  • Clinical Coordinators
  • Early Learning Program Assistants
  • Administrative Support Staff

Lead Foundation is committed to maximizing our staff’s personal and professional growth through:

  • regular opportunities for professional development,
  • competitive salaries and benefits packages including wellness accounts,
  • flexible work hours,
  • mileage reimbursement,
  • a supportive work environment,
  • an amazing team of professionals and para-professionals, and
  • the opportunity to work with our amazing children and their families.

We thank all applicants for their interest and we look forward to contacting candidates with appropriate qualifications for an interview.


All employees of Lead Foundation must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.  Staff must maintain a current Police Check and Child Intervention Check.

Lead Foundation provides programs & services to enhance the development of children through partnering with families & community.  Our dynamic teams provide opportunities for children and families to learn through specialized programs in their home and community.  We support all children ages 2-8 and their families and believe children learn best through play and within naturally occurring day-to-day activities.  Using an “I do, we do, you do” model for learning, we work through the stages of skill development together with children, families, and community partners.  Together, we develop strong, flexible programs.

Why Lead?

We take pride in our positive workplace culture that is preserved through an environment of respect, collaboration, creativity and wellness.  This forms the foundation of the excellent work we do with families, children, community partners and each other.  We value what you will bring to our team and we want to be part of your professional journey.

Lead Foundation is committed to maximizing our staff’s personal and professional growth through:

Professional development;
Competitive salary and benefits package including an annual wellness account;
Flexible work hours.


Current Opportunities

 

November 2022

Speech-Language Pathologist

‘Lead helps children and their families show the world what they can do’

 

Lead Foundation provides programs and services to enhance the development of children through partnering with families and the community.  We are committed to helping children show the world what they can do!

Lead is a respected organization within the community and has been for over 20 years.  We take pride in our positive workplace culture that is preserved through an environment of respect, collaboration, creativity and wellness.  This forms the foundation of the excellent work we do with families, children, community partners and each other.

Lead supports children ages 2-6 and their families.  We believe children learn best through play and within naturally occurring day-to-day activities.  Using an “I do, we do, you do” model for learning, we work through the stages of skill development together with children, families and community partners.

 

The Opportunity:

We are looking for a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) to work within our dynamic programs.  This is a 1 – year temporary full-time position starting immediately with the potential for renewal.  In addition to joining a fantastic team, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Child-focused
    • Provide developmentally appropriate screenings, assessments and intervention according to best practice, the needs of the child and family, clinical judgment, and government funding requirements.
    • Create developmentally appropriate goals for program plans.
    • Maintain appropriate documentation for client contact and consistent data collection for tracking progress on goals.
  • Family/ECS-focused
    • Collaborate with caregivers/ECS programs to identify priorities and goals.
    • Collaborate with caregivers/ECS programs to provide strategies that are tailored to their needs and that support an inclusive environment for the child.
    • Provide feedback about the child’s progress.
  • Community-focused
    • Liaison with other programs and professionals in the community for a coordinated approach to services.
    • Participate in community events on behalf of Lead.
  • Team-focused
    • Open communication and collaboration with team members regarding goals, progress, and program details.
    • Supervision of Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA) if assigned.
    • Support Child Development Specialists across programs.
    • The SLP may also serve as the Coordinator of individual FSCD programs for families. In these instances, this person coordinates the activities of the team, ensuring that team meetings and goal updates occur throughout the year.
  • Lead-focused
    • Maintain Lead’s Mission, Vision, and Philosophy.
    • Support Lead’s values and competencies.
    • Be aware of and adhere to Lead’s Policies and Procedures.
    • Attend and participate in administrative and therapist meetings as requested.
    • Participate in continuing education for self, staff, families, ECS programs, and community.
    • Perform other professional duties designated by the director after consultation and agreement.

This is meant to be a guideline; other responsibilities may be assigned as deemed appropriate.

 

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from a recognized University
  • Registered and in good standing with the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (ACSLPA).
  • Demonstrates advanced competency and skills for working with children.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with direction from a supervisor.
  • Familiarity with technology and ability to use virtual platforms such as Zoom.
  • Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sectors Search.
  • Child Intervention Record Check.

 

Why Lead?

We take pride in our positive workplace culture that is preserved through an environment of respect, collaboration, creativity and wellness.  This forms the foundation of the excellent work we do with families, children, community partners and each other.  We value what you will bring to our team and we want to be part of your professional journey.

Lead Foundation is committed to maximizing our staff’s personal and professional growth through:

  • Professional development;
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including an annual wellness account;
  • Flexible work hours.

 

Interested in learning more? Visit us at: leadfoundation.ca

Candidates are asked to email a resume and cover letter outlining how your experience/background fits with this position to  employment@leadfoundation.ca by November 30, 2022. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST/FACILITATOR

‘Lead helps children, and their families show the world what they can do’

Our dynamic teams provide opportunities for children and families to learn through specialized programs in their home and community.  We support all children ages 2-8 with development delays, and their families, and believe children learn best through play within naturally occurring day-to-day activities.  Using an “I do, we do, you do” model for learning, we work through the stages of skill development together with children, families, and community partners.  Together, we develop strong, flexible programs.

The Opportunity:

If you are looking for a position where you can make a difference with children and their families, while working with a dedicated and dynamic team, then Lead Foundation is the place for you.

You will work with us to provide community-based supports in pre-schools, daycares, and private homes.  Utilizing a multi-disciplinary team, we support children and families with their individual needs and self-esteem within a family focused program.

Morning hours only.  Up to 18 hours per week.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Working with Lead’s teams & families to achieve functional, developmentally appropriate goals for children and their families;
  • Providing support in developing each child’s individual needs within a family focused program, either within their home or community facility;
  • Planning, creating, and adapting materials and activities for each child.
  • Acting as an ambassador for Lead.

What You Bring to the Team:

  • 1-5 years experience working with children and their families.
  • A combination of experience and education related to child development and behaviour or play based learning is an asset.
  • Knowledge of home, community and preschool goal-based activities is an asset.
  • Current Alberta driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with a teamwork attitude.
  • Good knowledge of technology.
  • Current police clearance (from the last 6 months) and an updated Child Intervention Record Check is required.

Why Lead?

We take pride in our positive workplace culture that is preserved through an environment of respect, collaboration, creativity, and wellness.  This forms the foundation of the excellent work we do with families, children, community partners and each other.  We value what you will bring to our team, and we want to be part of your professional journey.

Lead Foundation is committed to maximizing our staff’s personal and professional growth through:

  • Professional development;
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including an annual wellness account;
  • Flexible work hours.

Interested in learning more? Visit us at: leadfoundation.ca

Candidates are asked to email a resume and cover letter outlining how their experience/background fits with this position, to employment@leadfoundation.ca .  We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 


Learn With Us

Lead Foundation provides opportunities for upcoming graduates to help develop their valuable workplace skills and build a career through:

  • graduate entry-level employment
  • internships
  • volunteer opportunities

Available learning opportunities for students are regularly posted on this page. Interested graduates are welcome to forward their resume to employment@leadfoundation.ca.

Copyright © 2019 · All Rights Reserved · Lead Foundation Calgary

Back to top
X