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Employment / Internship

Positions available for the 2019-2020 School Year 

Teaching Assistant

We are looking for dynamic individuals to fill several teaching assistant positions within our school. 

Candidates must be available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am -3 pm.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting teachers within the classroom
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development
  • Plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids.
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
  • ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
If you are interested, please send your C.V. and cover letter to

Cindy Larson
Education Consultant Department Head

Music/Drama Teacher

We are looking for a candidate to fill a full-time Music/Dram teaching position. The position entails teaching music and drama to students with special needs within the ages 6-21. The existing program include choir, keyboard lab, beginner band, brass ensemble, recording, drama class and general music class but can be flexible. The candidate must be able be collaborate as part of a creative arts team. An ideal candidate would have at least a bachelor's degree in education as well as adequate arts training (university, conservatory, music education training). The candidate would also have training and/or experience in theatre arts.

Elizabeth Lanzer
Head Music Teacher

Research Coordinator Position

This position consists of co-ordinating the day-to-day research operations of the Summit Centre for Education, Research, and Training (SCERT), an in-house research & training division of Summit School, which offers services for children with neurodevelopmental conditions.

This position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a unique partnership between Summit School and PIs affiliated with McGill University and other international research centers, stakeholders, and the global community. Within this interdisciplinary and dynamic context, the applicant will be responsible for organizing research and clinical meetings, and overseeing the development and organization of lecture series and conferences.

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In partnership with educational institutions, Summit School offers internships to D.E.C., B.Ed. and M.Ed. candidates in the fields of Early Childhood Education, Special Care Counseling, and Education. Candidates will have hands-on experience in areas such as curriculum development and program adaptations, classroom management skills, intervention planning, and working within a multi-disciplinary team.
Interested candidates should contact
Bena Finkelberg
(514) 744-2867 ext. 236

Department of Psychology

The Psychology Department provides both practica and pre-doctoral internship experiences to graduate students registered in School/ Applied Child Psychology and Clinical Psychology training programs.  Interns have the opportunity to work with a diverse population of students with a range of developmental disabilities across different age ranges and levels of functioning within the context of a multidisciplinary team.  Internship students will gain experience in psychological assessment, behavioural consultation, intervention planning and evaluation.  Depending on the needs of the client, therapeutic approaches including play therapy and cognitive behavior therapy are used to improve students’ self-regulation, social skills and coping skills.  The interests of the intern will be taken into account in planning the objectives of the internship experience.  

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae as well as a letter of intent outlining what you are hoping to achieve through an internship at Summit School.  References must also be available upon request. Deadline for 2020-2010 school year is January 10th, 2019. Applications can be directed to:

Louise Deault
Psychology Department Head
(514) 744-2867 ext. 336

Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Pathology, and Occupational Therapy

These departments have established partnerships with many universities offering internships. Please direct your questions to the following coordinators:

Physiotherapy Internships
Chantal Rolland
(514)744-2867 ext 240
Speech and Language Pathology Internships available only for students registered in Speech-Language Pathology university programs.
Alison Browning
(514)744-2867 ext 229
Occupational Therapy Internships
Deborah Pinsky



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