Career Opportunities

‌‌Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant - North Zone

Support Staff

Location: Division Office

Competition #: 13334

Open To: Internal and External Candidates

Date Posted: June 9th, 2021

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

Additional Information:

Competition #:  COSS2106091256

‌‌Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant - North Zone


Chinook’s Edge School Division (CESD) invites applications from qualified individuals for the position of Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant. The Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant (RTA) will provide services to students in our schools by working collaboratively with CESD students, families, administration, educational staff, and external agencies in our North Zone (Sylvan & Penhold).  Reporting to the Student Services Coordinator or Associate Superintendent, Student Services, the RTA will support and promote the success of all students as part of multidisciplinary teams across the school division.  


The successful candidate will have a diploma in Speech Language Pathology Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant or Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant (or equivalent). Experience working with pre-school and school-aged population is also required.  Advanced communication and collaboration skills will be considered an asset.  The ability to provide individualized and small group rehabilitation therapy support under the supervision of a Registered Speech Language Pathologist and Registered Occupational Therapist will be required. Duties will include organizing therapy sessions, preparing activities, creating program materials, arranging appointments with families and assisting with treatment care planning in collaboration with school learning teams. 


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.