Career Opportunities

Occupational Therapist - Central Zone

Support Staff

Location: Division Office

Competition #: 13327

Open To: Internal and External Candidates

Date Posted: June 8th, 2021

Closing Date: June 20th, 2021 - 12:00pm

Additional Information:

Competition #:  COSS2106081200

‌‌Occupational Therapist - Central Zone


Chinook’s Edge School Division (CESD) invites applications from qualified individuals for the position of Occupational Therapist in Innisfail and/or Olds, depending on the needs of the Division. The Occupational Therapist (OT) will provide effective occupational therapy services to students in our schools by working collaboratively with CESD students, families, administration, educational staff, and external agencies. Reporting to the Associate Superintendent of Student Services, the OT will support and promote the success of all students as part of multidisciplinary teams across the school division. This is a full-time 10-month permanent position with guaranteed annual salary, full benefits (including a health & wellness spending account) and pension through the Local Authorities Pension Plan. 


The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or Bachelor’s degree and at least five years’ related experience and be registered with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT).  Knowledge of health issues caused by cognitive, behavioural and developmental concerns for children are required. Experience working with pre-school and school-aged population is also required.  Advanced communication and collaboration skills will be considered an asset. 


We ask that applicants prepare both a cover letter and resume, complete with the names and telephone numbers of three current work related references. Cover letters can be addressed to Ray Hoppins, Associate Superintendent – People Services, Chinook’s Edge School Division. Applications for this posting will only be accepted by using the link below, and will not be accepted by email.


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Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm, Sunday, June 20, 2021.  The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Record check and a Child Intervention (Welfare) check. 


Chinook’s Edge is one of the largest school divisions in the province, serving over 11,000 students in 43 Central Alberta schools between Calgary and Red Deer. Our schools are located in 13 small communities that sprawl east and west from the Highway 2 corridor, conveniently providing Chinook’s Edge staff and families with the best of both worlds: a friendly, healthy and affordable small-town lifestyle combined with the proximity to big city amenities! Plus, the world famous Rocky Mountains are a short drive away. The Chinook’s Edge reputation for staff and student wellness, our family-friendly communities that boast easy access to exciting cultural and recreational opportunities, and our highly regarded quality learning environments make us a desirable division in which to live, learn, work and play!  For more information on Chinook’s Edge School Division, please check our website ( 


By virtue of the submission of an application, the applicant agrees that the Supervisor or designate can contact previous employers for the purpose of conducting confidential reference checks whether or not the applicant has listed a reference for that employer.


While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.  Resumes of individuals not granted an interview will not be kept on file.