04 Aug 2021
Occupational Therapist
Peace Collaborative Services (PCS) . Grande Prairie, AB - Canada

  • Assignment: Occupational Therapist

  • Contract Type: Temporary - 2020-2021 School Year

  • Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta 


Peace Collaborative Services (PCS) is a regional organization providing specialized educational support services across six Northwestern Alberta school jurisdictions. Grande Prairie Public School Division employs PCS staff on behalf of the jurisdictions in the region.


Peace Collaborative Services is seeking a Temporary Occupational Therapist to join our emerging multi-disciplinary school team. As the ideal candidate, you are energetic and enjoy working with children from Preschool through Grade 12. You will work collaboratively to integrate student programming with other disciplines such as Speech-Language Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Psychology and for students with visual and/or hearing impairment.


  • Help make a difference – Provide individual child services:

o   Develop intervention programs, conduct periodic re-assessment/evaluation of individual programs and recommend adjustments as needed
o   Provide direct treatment intervention to specific children
o   Instruct teachers, assistants, volunteers and parents in occupational therapy intervention techniques
o   Participate in case conferences, parent interviews, medical consultations and clinic programming
o   Research and provide consultation regarding adaptive equipment and technical aids

  • Take a leadership role - Oversee program services:

o   Supervise para-professional staff and provide programming input for Educational Assistants
o   Provide input into the direction and requirements of the Occupational Therapy program in various jurisdictions
o   Develop, implement and evaluate a quality assurance program
o   Provide input into annual operating and capital equipment budgets
o   Provide input into the development and implementation of group programs
o    Attend staff, department and other meetings as required 


  • You work well independently and can show initiative

  • You are self-motivated, and an enthusiastic learner with excellent problem solving skills

  • Must be registered or eligible to be registered with ACOT and/or CAOT

  • Valid driver’s license (Travel required)

  • Provide Criminal Record and Child Welfare Check

  • Pediatric experience is an asset


  • Competitive salary ($63,755 - $98,282 based on experience)

  • Full benefits including: life, dental, extended healthcare and health spending account

  • Work the school year with school holidays

  • Payment of professional dues

  • Professional liability insurance

We, as an employer, reserve the right to check internal and external references prior to interviews. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted on: 2020-06-27
Expires: 2020-12-31