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The Longview School District has an opening for
(2) SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (SLP)
For the 2014–15 school year
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
SUPERVISOR: Director of Special Education
The Longview School District is seeking a SLP interested in working as an integrated team member providing specialized language and communication skill instruction to students with varied disabilities. An instructional team consists of a SLP, special education teacher, case manager, and general education teacher and may include other support service staff, depending upon the needs of the assigned students and building(s).
- Washington State educational staff associate (ESA) certification as a Speech Language Pathologist or Communications Disorder Specialist.
- Master’s degree or equivalent in speech pathology or audiology from a college or university program accredited by ASHA. ASHA certification is a requirement of this position.
- Hold or be willing to obtain Washington State Speech Language Pathologist license.
- Prior experience as a Speech Language Pathologist in a school environment is desirable, but will welcome those who have had a successful practicum experience.
- Demonstrate broad based knowledge of speech and language instruments applicable to preschool and school age students.
- Assess accurately speech and language skills that meet state eligibility standards.
- Develop individual education plan (IEP) goals and objectives as they relate to speech and language needs of the preschool and school age students.
- Provide ongoing assistance to teachers, parents and other professionals implementing speech and language objectives and activities.
- Complete assessments and eligibility documents within required timelines.
- Maintain a system to record evaluative data and continuous measurement of student performance.
- Participate effectively as a multidisciplinary team member with parents, professional peers and district staff to formulate educational plans for students.
- Communicate effectively with parents regarding child’s performance and intervention goals.
- Demonstrate knowledge of developmental language approaches.
- Lead collaborative site delivery of social language development.
- Show an awareness of state guidelines for eligibility and services.
- Demonstrate ability in implement a variety of intervention models: pullout, small group, in-class, clinical; home, community, school.
- Collaborate in assessment, program design and implementation of specialized instruction in communication skills using articulation, oral language, written language and reading skill development.
- Maintain integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff or district patrons.
- Evidence/demonstration of use of technology to enhance student learning or willingness to learn.
- Demonstrated organizational skills and commitment to follow through on tasks.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
1.Required to travel within region and state.
2.Required to work flexible hours and schedule.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Contract: 180 days for the 2014–15 school year
Salary: Based on 2014–15 state salary schedule.
Additional compensation based on Longview Education Association Agreement with the Longview School District.
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision and other board approved benefits
Complete the TeacherInsight Assessment. Instructions are found on the next page of this posting.
Apply online at wwwlongviewschools.com, and provide the following documents electronically:
- Electronic application
- Electronic Resume
- Scanned copies of University or college transcripts. Original transcripts will be required if hired.
- Scanned copy of current Washington State ESA Certificate — Speech Language Pathologist
- Scanned copies of ASHA Certification
- Three (3) letters of recommendation
Applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate is hired.
The Longview School District is a Drug & Tobacco Free workplace.
Immigration Reform and Control Act Requirement: New employees will be required to complete an INS I-9 form and must provide proof of employment eligibility.
Disclosure Statement and Background Check: Pursuant to RCW 43.43.830 through RCW 43.43.840, new employees will be required to complete a disclosure form indicating any convictions of crimes against persons as listed in the law. In addition, a background check based on fingerprints will be requested from the Washington State Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Job Sharing: Pursuant to RCW 28A.405.070, the district will accept applications from individuals wishing to share a position.
TeacherInsight Assessment Instructions
We believe that teachers are critical to student success, and we are committed to placing teachers in positions where they and students will be most successful. As an initial part of our process, we would like you to take a Web-based assessment designed by Gallup. The assessment comes from research conducted with teachers viewed as most successful.
- TeacherInsight will require approximately 45 minutes of uninterrupted time.
- You can access TeacherInsight using the URL below as a hot link or entering the URL from a web browser. Additionally, you will need to input the District Code shown below to access the system.
- At the TeacherInsight Log In page you will be asked to create a username (your e-mail address) and a unique password. Please follow the directions carefully for creating the password. You should retain the user name and password to re-enter the TeacherInsight system.
- TeacherInsight consists of two types of items: multiple choice and Likert scale (responses on a one-to-five scale).
- Specific instructions are contained within TeacherInsight.
- You should use Internet browsers with these versions or higher for best results: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Netscape 6.1, or AOL 9.0+. A minimum of 56K modem is required. If you do not have access to a computer, please contact the Longview School District’s Human Resource Department at 360–575-7000.
- Please complete TeacherInsight prior to the closing of this job posting.
- Following the completion of the assessment, Gallup will forward the Longview School District results.
You may access TeacherInsight with this URL: http://www.galluponline.com/teacherinsight.gx
User District Code: 25010952
If you need help, contact the Gallup client support team at email@example.com or call (877) 425‑5872.
Notice of Nondiscrimination
The Longview School District is an Equal Opportunity district in education programs, activities, services, and employment. Longview School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, age, families with children, honorably discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal. We provide equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. We also comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Older Worker Protection Act, and all other state, federal, and local equal opportunity laws. If you have a physical or mental disability that causes you to need assistance to access school facilities, programs, or services, please notify the school principal. This district endeavors to maintain an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact the school principal or one of the following district designees:
- ADA/Students: Rod McHattie, Director of Special Services, (360) 575‑7008
- ADA/Employees: Chris Fritsch, Assistant Superintendent, (360) 575‑7003
- IDEA and 504: Rod McHattie, Director of Special Services, (360) 575‑7008
- Affirmative Action: Chris Fritsch, Assistant Superintendent, (360) 575‑7003
- Title VII and Title IX: Chris Fritsch, Assistant Superintendent, (360) 575‑7003
- Athletic Equity: Chris Fritsch, Assistant Superintendent, (360) 575‑7003
Please be advised that the Philadelphia VAMC is expanding their Speech Pathology Program and has announced three (3) full-time GS-12 Speech Pathology Vacancies.
These vacancies are currently posted on USA Jobs at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/362612100 and are in addition to one other full-time SLP position that is currently in place (Total 4 FTEE SLP Section)
SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
- Valid Washington State Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certificate with Speech Language Pathologist endorsement
- Successful school experience preferred but not required
- Strong language development background
- Thorough knowledge of applicable Washington State and federal rules and regulations
- Ability to relate positively to and communicate effectively with students, parents, and staff
- Personal vehicle is required for transportation to various sites
GENERAL FUNCTIONS: The Speech Language Pathologist is a certified speech pathologist and hearing therapist who provides evaluative, habilatative (therapy), and consultative services for K-12 students with disabilities in need of language, speech, or hearing therapy.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled, First Consideration April 1, 2014
DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: September 2014
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Terms of employment for a 1.0 FTE teacher during the 2013–2014 school year included a 180-day work year and 22 additional days, which were available after meeting district guidelines. Each employee was also eligible to receive twelve sick leave days and two annual leave days. Salary placement is based on the State Salary Schedule. For the 2013–2014 school year, the base salary ranged from $34,269 for a person with a Bachelor’s degree and no experience to $64,591 for a person with a Master’s degree + 90 credits and 16 years of experience; this is base salary only and does not include additional days. During the 2013–2014 school year, $743.60 per month was provided to help a full-time employee defray the cost of health premiums that included mandatory dental, vision, and long term disability insurance, and optional medical, salary, and life insurance. If employed less than full time (1.0 FTE), days, salary, and health premiums are pro-rated based on FTE.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTION: Selection for interviews will be made on the basis of candidate’s completed application materials. Please visit our website, www.ohsd.net, and follow the instructions found under the Jobs tab for completing your application online. Only completed/pending applications will be considered.
Questions should be addressed to: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360.279.5000
PEOPLE OF DIVERSITY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
The Oak Harbor School District is committed to building a culturally diverse staff to reflect and serve our culturally diverse student population. Oak Harbor School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Executive Director of Human Resources, Oak Harbor School District Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator, and Compliance Coordinator for 28A.640 and 28A.642 RCW, at 350 South Oak Harbor Street, Oak Harbor Washington 98277.
Oak Harbor School District
350 S. Oak Harbor Street Oak Harbor WA 98277
FLSA STATUS: Exempt Revised: December 2013
Reporting To: Director of Education and Speech Services
This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position involving the provision of diagnostic and therapeutic communication services for individuals of all ages.
Essential Job Functions:
• Provide speech/language, literacy, & oral-motor/feeding evaluations and therapy for clients of all ages
• Provide hearing and speech/language screenings
• Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team including physicians, psychologists, therapists, school staff, and parents to provide holistic services
• Write evaluation reports, treatment plans, progress reports, correspondence and other paperwork needed to provide high quality services and maintain records
• Participate in parent, community, and professional training efforts
• Participate in activities aimed at developing and marketing the program
• Potentially supervise graduate students or clinical fellows
• Perform other clinical or administrative duties as assigned by Program Director
• Must be familiar with a wide array of diagnostic protocols and therapy approaches for children and adults
• Experience or interest in working with and providing training/support to families.
• Basic knowledge of ASL and/or willingness to learn
• Aural (Re)habilitation experience preferred, but not required
• Must have basic computer skills, including word processing
• Prefer experience with third party reimbursement documentation and procedures
• Must have excellent and professional written and verbal forms of expression, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
• Must have a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited university
• Prefer CCC-SLP with Washington State License
• Pass state and federal background checks
• Able to move freely about varied work environments, including stairs, ramps and small spaces
• Position may require some travel
• Read and use English clearly in both written & verbal forms
• Use a standard telephone and use computer/keyboard plus other office equipment.
• Must be able to cope with the demands/needs of small children.
Interested applicants please contact Teresa Davenport, Director of Education and Speech Services, at email@example.com.
We’ve been asked to pass along this important message about 2014 Commencement. This is a confirmation of what we already have listed on our Canvas site: https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/905899/wiki/2014-uw-commencement
- Students who graduated Summer 2013, Autumn 2013, or Winter 2014 are eligible to walk in 2014 commencement and their names will appear in the Commencement bulletin.
- Students who plan to graduate Spring 2014 are eligible to walk in commencement and have their names appear in the Commencement Bulletin; however, they must submit their master’s requests or doctoral final exam requests to the Graduate School no later than Friday, April 18, 5 pm (PST).
- Students who plan to graduate Summer 2014 are eligible to walk in commencement; however, their names will appear in next year’s Commencement Bulletin
**Please Note: There will be no exceptions to this deadline. We apologize for the inflexibility but are required by the Office of Ceremonies to adhere to this deadline so publication deadlines can be met. All questions should be directed to the Office of Ceremonies at 206.543.2592 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For information regarding commencement please refer to: Commencement – UW Seattle: http://www.washington.edu/graduation
Dear Speech & Hearing Sciences Graduate Students,
Please mark your calendars for next Thursday, Feb 27th, when the Research Commons in Allen Library will be hosting Scholars’ Studio: Robot Research @the Commons in the RC Presentation Place.
This event is an excellent opportunity to learn about current research on campus, provide graduate students valuable feedback on their presentation skills, snack, and enjoy the company of colleagues! Note that this quarter we will follow the talks with a catered reception.
4:00–5:30 pm Nine lightning talks (5 minutes each) interspersed with Q&A.
* Opening Presentation. Julie Cook. Engineering Information Services Librarian.
* Perception and Understanding – Key to the Intelligent Surgical Robot. Yangming Li. Electrical Engineering.
* Robots in the Skies. David Shean. Earth and Space Sciences.
* Rhetorical Lessons from Robotic Patients. Lilly Campbell. English.
* Robotic Pets for Older Adults. Amanda Lazar. Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education.
* If You Teach a Robot to Talk. Brent Woo. Linguistics.
* Secure Telerobotics. Tamara Bonaci. Electrical Engineering.
* Robotic Hurricane Sailboat. Andreas von Flotow. Aeronautics and Astronautics.
* Glitches and Ghosts: Queer Memory and/as Artificial Intelligence. Sean Jarvis. Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies.
5:30–7:00 pm Reception, co-sponsored by the UW Tech Policy Lab
Please see the attached flyer, and share this information with your departments, colleagues, family and friends!
If you obtain your health care services and/or immunizations through Hall Health Primary Care Clinic (HHPCC) on campus, there is a new eCare service I want to bring to your attention.
If you sign up for eCare through the HHPCC website, you can easily access your immunization records and send them to the Health Sciences Immunization Program (HSIP) without having to put in a request through medical records. You can also access a number of other services such as:
- request medication renewals at your convenience;
- schedule or change your appointments;
- view your personal health information, including:
- current medications
- medical history
- details of recent visits at Hall Health;
- e-mail your health care provider securely and privately; and
- access an extensive library of reliable health information.
Hello 2nd Years,
I have just been informed that the Portland VA can no longer offer a summer internship program and will therefore no longer review applications. Importantly, this does not impact their CF program so if you are applying, please continue as you have planned.
Feel free to email or drop by my office should you have any questions about this.
CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP YEAR OPPORTUNITY
James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Johnson City, TN
Position begins: Summer 2014
Deadline for applications: March 7, 2014
One full-time, one year CFY position in speech-language pathology is available at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. The Speech-Language Pathology Clinic at the Mountain Home VAMC is part of a dynamic, collaborative healthcare team serving inpatients, outpatients, and residents of the Community Living Center (a rehabilitation and long-term care unit). The CF will interact professionally with specialty services including Neurology, ENT, GI, Medicine, Nutrition, Nursing, other rehabilitation therapies, and the Polytrauma Care Team. The CF will gain experience and provide services in all areas of medical speech pathology, including evaluation/treatment of individuals with dysphagia, speech and language disorders, cognitive disorders, voice disorders, tracheostomy, and laryngectomy. Students may also gain specialized experience in laryngectomy care including voice restoration. Experience with cognitive-communication evaluation and rehabilitation in the Polytrauma population is also anticipated.
* One full-time, one year CFY position is available.
* This is a temporary appointment without potential to become a permanent position.
* Applicants with a strong academic background in anatomy, neuroscience, neurogenic cognitive/language disorders, voice, and dysphagia are preferred.
Interested applicants should submit the following by MARCH 7, 2014:
*letter of interest describing why you would like to be part of our team
*unofficial transcripts from your graduate program (undergraduate not necessary)
*3 letters of recommendation from faculty or clinical supervisors
Forbes Magazine Ranks Johnson City 14thin their latest rankings of best places to live: http://www.johnsoncitytnchamber.com. For almost two centuries, Johnson City has been the center for tourism and business in Northeast Tennessee. Originally little more than a train depot, Johnson City is now a metropolitan melting pot with invigorating music, enchanting culture, and exhilarating mountain adventure. Local festivals include the Blue Plum Festival, the Apple Festival and the exciting Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Enjoy outdoor adventure at Boone Lake, Watauga Lake, and nearby Roan Mountain State Park. Other family-friendly activities include hiking and biking trails and some of the best trophy trout fishing in the country. Johnson City flourishes with tradition, heritage, and hospitality. Its natural beauty and fresh mountain air make Johnson City the perfect location to live and work. You’ll awaken your Pioneer Spirit when you visit our historical areas and living history sites— like Tipton-Haynes, Rocky Mount and Sycamore Shoals. And just a stone’s throw away, you’ll find world-renowned attractions like Bristol Motor Speedway, Bays Mountain and Barter Theatre. Also, Johnson City enjoys affordable cost of living, low tax rates and no state income tax yet we offer outstanding schools, parks, playgrounds and sports facilities that make life enjoyable.
All application packets must be received by March 7. Please send to:
James H. Quillen VA Medical Center
Speech-Language Pathology Clinic (126)
Kelli M. Johnson, M.S. CCC-SLP
Mountain Home, TN 37684