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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

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST – Posted August 23, 2021

‘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 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.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for full-time Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) for a Fixed Term maternity leave coverage until June 30, 2022.  The SLP will work as part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary team to support children with communication delays and their families.  The SLP will evaluate, diagnose, create treatment plans and provide developmentally appropriate intervention for children according to best practice. They will also coach families and Early Childhood Services (ECS) programs on the use of communication strategies.

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).
  • 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.
  • Availability to work occasional evenings (4:00-6:00pm).
  • Familiarity with technology and ability to use virtual platforms such as Zoom.

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 Shareen Britto at SBritto@leadfoundation.ca.  The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Currently Accepting Applications for Child Development Specialist Positions – Posted June 2021

Lead Foundation is growing and we are excited to expand our team! We are currently seeking Child Development Specialists for both part-time and full-time positions. Applicants must have flexible availability.

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.

As a member of our Lead team, you will work with children, families and preschool staff to provide preschool, home and/or 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 Would 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
  • Completing daily paperwork, submitting detailed notes, monthly documentation and submitting bi-weekly payroll online time sheets
  • 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 behavior, 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
  • Current police clearance (from the last 6 months) and an updated Child Intervention Record Check 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

Lead Foundation Offers:

  • An amazing team of professionals and para-professionals
  • A competitive salary
  • A great benefits package (Staff wellness is our priority!)
  • Mileage and expenses reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A supportive work environment
  • A chance to have fun while making a difference in the lives of children and their families

How to Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to Shareen Britto at SBritto@leadfoundation.ca


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 admin@leadfoundation.ca

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