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Career Opportunities at Lead Foundation

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 & Behaviour 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.

Current Opportunities

Now Accepting Part-time Physical Therapist Applications – February 2020

If you are an experienced Physical Therapist who has a passion for children and families, Lead Foundation has an exciting opportunity for you. We are hiring a permanent part-time (18.5-22.5 hrs/week) position. As an excellent problem solver and communicator, you will help develop goals and physical therapy plans that support our child-centered and family centered philosophy within both our Alberta Education and FSCD programs. At Lead Foundation, we pride ourselves on having a flexible work environment and positive, supportive multi-disciplinary teams. We will value your creativity and energetic work ethic as you work within a variety of service models. If your mission aligns with ours, we are looking forward to meeting you.

This position will require a candidate who has strong self-management and scheduling skills while communicating effectively with children, teams and families. This is an office and community based position so, comfort with driving in and around Calgary is important. Further, you have a proven record of providing strong clinical program utilizing current best practice, and will challenge yourself and your team members to reflect on processes and outcomes to assure best supports for children and families.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Conduct assessments, screenings, consultations and therapy for preschool and school aged children
  • Develop and implement PT goals and programs for children and their families within our Alberta Education and FSCD funded programs
  • Work directly with children in their ECE programs, homes and/or community setting
  • Provide coaching to Lead teams and families while supporting our child-centered and family centered approach to program planning and intervention
  • Develop and implement internal and external professional learning opportunities that are related to PT areas of practice

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Current registration with the Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association
  • Minimum 2 years experience in pediatrics
  • A current criminal record check completed
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • A strong desire to be exceptional and contribute within your role at Lead Foundation

Lead Offers:

  • A supportive and positive team of professionals and para-professionals
  • Flexible work hours and work environment
  • A competitive salary
  • An exceptional benefits package that prioritizes staff wellness
  • Mileage and expenses reimbursement
  • Continuous professional development opportunities
  • A chance to have fun while making a difference in the lives of children and their families

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Christina Trebinski and Kim Marion

Suite 209, 5271 Memorial Drive SE Calgary, AB T2A 4V1


Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

Now Accepting Part-time Child Development Specialist Applications – January 2020

We are currently accepting resumes for part-time Child Development Specialist positions. Resumes can be e-mailed to Christina and Sylvia at Candidates should have availability Monday – Friday mornings. We currently have opportunities supporting families in north Calgary and in Airdrie.

Lead Foundation is growing and we are excited to expand our team. These positions are a ten-month position following the school calendar. If you are looking for a position where you can make a difference with children and families, while working with a dedicated and dynamic team, then Lead Foundation is the place for you.

As a member of our Lead team, you will work with children, families, and preschool staff to provide preschool, home and community-based supports for children. Within a multi-disciplinary team, you will support children and families to promote each child’s individual needs and self- esteem within a family-focused program. All Lead Foundation programs are focused on working with children and their families within their community.

Your Responsibilities Must Include:

  • Working with Lead’s teams & families in developing functional, developmentally appropriate goals for children and their families
  • Providing daily support in developing each child’s individuals needs within a family-focused program either within their home or community educational programs
  • Plan, create and/or adapt materials and activities to each child’s learning strengths, needs and developmental level based on their individual goal
  • Document and gather information on an ongoing basis. Focus on each child’s learning strengths, needs and developmental status. Daily and monthly goal-focused notes are required. Ensure confidentiality.
  • Developing, organizing and contributing to the growth and development of our dynamic programs

Your Qualifications Must Include:

  • A degree or diploma in a related field is preferred, along with courses and/or certification in behaviour, learning, child development, and other related education
  • More than six months of experience working with children and their families
  • Knowledge of home, community and preschool goal-based activities would be an asset
  • Current Alberta driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Most importantly, a strong desire to be exceptional and contribute within your new role at Lead

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Christina Trebinski and Sylvia Cieslik

Suite 209, 5271 Memorial Drive SE Calgary, AB T2A 4V1


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

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