SLP Position Available in the Sanders County Educational Services Cooperative (MT)

Travel and work in beautiful Northwest Montana. Sanders County Educational Services is a special education cooperative which currently includes the following schools: Noxon, Trout Creek, Thompson Falls, Hot Springs and St. Regis. We are adding more schools next year and our new name will be Cabinet Mountain Cooperative.We are seeking a speech pathologist to begin for the 2020-21 school year.

This position requires a Masters Degree in Speech/Language Pathology. The successful candidate must be licensed by the Board of Speech Pathologists and Audiologists, State of Montana, and be eligible for the Certificate of Clinical Competence through ASHA. CFY supervision available

Starting salary DOE, plus group health insurance. Cooperative vehicle provided, plus certification and professional development costs. Background check will be required prior to hire


Complete the SCESCoop Application and send the following:

  • SCESCoop application
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • license information if available

Send all material to:

Mary Smith, Clerk, Sanders County Educational Services Cooperative, P.O. Box 1448, Thompson Falls, MT 59873

or email:

SLP and SLPA Positions Available at AchieveKids (CA)

AchieveKids is a dynamic, nonprofit educational organization, serving students with complex emotional and developmental challenges. We focus on the skills and abilities necessary for our students to transition to progressively more independent learning and living environments. We strive to create joy in learning in order to enhance success beyond our doors.

AchieveKids is a non-public school that supports students with special education needs. Our dedicated team of educators, speech therapists, occupational therapists, mental health therapists, and behavioral health professionals create learning for students to be able to reach their potential, achieve more self-reliance, and gain greater independence. You can learn more about why we’re a great place to work by visiting:


This is a regular, full-time, exempt, day shift position.

You are a licensed Speech Language Pathologist that is responsible for providing evaluation and treatment of students ages 5-22 in accordance with approved policies, procedures, and protocols. You enjoy planning, implementing, and coordinating comprehensive therapy. You thrive in an interdisciplinary team setting.


  • Ongoing assessment of designated students’ speech and language needs
  • Writing individual speech and language goals and objectives
  • Planning and implementation of necessary speech therapy
  • Supervise and/or support other speech therapy staff
  • Collaborate and coordinate with all team members and attend parent conferences
  • Carry out behavioral interventions with children and/or adolescents, which could include visually/auditorily monitoring clients, evading or containing physical aggression, lifting, and pursuing clients who might be running away
  • Facilitate open communication, the team process within the Agency, and a positive attitude toward program function and general Agency goals


  • Ongoing assessment of designated students’ speech and language needs
  • Writing individual speech and language goals and objectives
  • Planning and implementation of necessary speech therapy
  • Collaborate and coordinate with all team members and attend parent conferences
  • Carry out behavioral interventions with children and/or adolescents, which could include visually/auditorily monitoring clients, evading or containing physical aggression, lifting, and pursuing clients who might be running away
  • Facilitate open communication, the team process within the Agency, and a positive attitude toward program function and general Agency goals


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Speech Pathology, and California license/CCC or eligibility
  • Competencies in the following:
    a. PART techniques (annual PART certification is a requirement for this classification)
    b. Working knowledge of the principles of applied behavioral analysis
    c. Working knowledge of skill and communication training materials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to think and act autonomously in a variety of situations.
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Criminal record clearance or formal exemption


  • 7 weeks paid time off
  • Receive supervision and on-the-job training from an ASHA-Certified or licensed SLP
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plan options
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Tuition and professional development assistance
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • A fun, positive, and strength-based learning environment!


Apply online by clicking here or fax resume to (650)204-6587.

For additional information, contact us at or (408)964-2910.

Non-UW Doctoral Funding Opportunity (AZ)

Fund your 4-year PhD in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and get multicultural research training! Accepting students for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022!!!

Apply to our new program: Preparing Researchers in early Intervention for children with Disabilities from multicultural Environments (PRIDE).

This is a collaborative grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare doctoral students as researchers and future faculty with expertise in early assessment and intervention for children with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. This program is a collaboration between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. Faculty from both sites will train and mentor students in research.

This opportunity is perfect for people who already have their CCCs.

Students accepted into PRIDE will receive a tuition waiver, stipend, health insurance, and funding to attend professional conferences.


To find out more, contact:

Dr. Nancy Scherer,

Dr. Laida Restrepo,

Dr. Mary Alt,

Dr. Leah Fabiano-Smith,


SLP Position at the Missoula Area Education Cooperative (MT)

The Missoula Area Education Cooperative is accepting applications for the following position for the 2019-2020 school year:

Positions: FTE: .9 Speech Language Pathologist
April 1, 2020 – June 1, 2020
Closing date: Open until filled
Salary: Commensurate with experience


An application package is available by contacting Connie Bauman at , Phone: 406-532-4861, Fax: 406-532-4866.

SLP Position in the Great Falls Public Schools (MT)

POSITION: Speech-Language Pathologist

EFFECIVE DATE: 2020-2021 School Year

SALARY: $57,899 to $72,000 DOE/187 day school year

LOCATION: Elementary, Middle or High School buildings in Great Falls Public Schools

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Speech Pathology; Eligibility for Montana licensure required

RESPONSIBILITIES: Speech-Language Pathologists serve one or two buildings in the Great Falls District. Responsibilities include:

  • Assess, consult, and serve students with speech/language deficits
  • Participate in discussions of classroom supports and interventions
  • Collaborate with teachers to provide ongoing supports to children
  • Serve as a resource regarding district, state, and federal policies
  • Participate in Professional Learning Community meetings with the speech team (14 members) to coordinate services, discuss practice, participate in case studies and build the skills of all team members

TO APPLY: A Frontline application, cover letter, resume, letters of recommendation and transcripts must be received in the Frontline application system. Frontline can be found at the Great Falls Public Schools website by clicking here. 

Great Falls Public Schools serves the Great Falls area and includes 15 elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, an alternative high school and a public preschool. The total district enrollment is approximately 10,250 students. Teachers serve one building with some buildings offering a continuum of services and multiple special education classrooms.

Great Falls is a community of approximately 60,000 located on the banks of the Missouri River and serves as an economic and shopping hub for the area. Recreational activities include almost 60 miles of hiking and biking trails along the scenic Missouri River and the great falls of the Missouri. In addition Great Falls is located mid-way between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and is only 60 miles from the Rocky Mountain Front, the Gates of the Mountains and skiing opportunities at the Showdown Ski area. Community events include the Great Falls Symphony, minor league baseball and hockey teams and a rich array of high school sports events. The Great Falls area is famous for great fishing hunting, hiking and access to the Bob Marshall Wilderness area.

The community is also home to Malmstrom Air Force Base, home of the 341st Missile Wing and the Montana Air National Guard’s 120th Air Lift Wing.

Finally, the area is rich in western heritage including the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Giant Spring State Park, the First Peoples Buffalo Jump, and in the summer, area rodeos. In addition Native American cultural events, Indian Relay Races Powwows and the pageantry of Native American Dancers serve to preserve the rich heritage of the area as well as provide opportunities to learn about the history and tradition of the area.

For additional information please contact the Student Services Department:

Phone: 406-268-6775

SLP Position in the Miles City Unified School District (MT)

Position: Speech Language Pathologist FT 

Start Date: 2020-21 School Year 

Minimum Salary: $63,000 DOE 

Brief Job Description: 

Provide traditional school based speech/language services to reduce/eliminate speech language infringement upon students’ ability to assess general education curriculum. Participation in evaluations and assessments, team meetings and delivery of SLP services as appropriate. Involves travel from school to school with in the district. Possible supervision of SLPA’s. Average caseload 40-50 students. Employee will also provide assistance with and assignments given by the Director of Special Services. Available coaching opportunities. 


PERS contributions; FLEX/HSA; Travel Stipend; State and National Dues to a professional organization; two State Conferences per year; Attendance to a National Conference every three years after three years of employment; Health Care Insurance (co-pay); technology provided. 


Contact: John Gorton, Director of Special Services 

Address: 1604 Main Street Miles City. MT 59301

Phone: (406) 234-3812


Apply online: Click here to apply online.  

Application Contents:

  • Cover Letter;
  • Resume;
  • District Application;
  • Copy of Transcripts;
  • Current MT Certification or License;
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Successful candidates will need to submit a background check prior to employment.

SLP and Potential SLPA Positions at the Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative (MT)

The Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative is currently taking applications for the following position:


Full time position beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. Master’s Degree in Speech with C.C.C. (Certificate of Clinical Competency), academic requirements completed for C.C.C. CCC/CF-SLP or Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology for aide position will be considered. Starting salary ranging $40,000 to $65,000, depending upon training and experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, membership in the Montana Teacher’s Retirement program, tuition repayment assistance, and assistance with moving expenses if employed. The successful candidate must consent to and pass a fingerprint criminal background check. Position requires travel during the day.

(Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative) is a special education cooperative serving five North Central Montana counties. The offices are located in Conrad, Montana, and provide Speech Language, School Psychology, OT, PT, and instructional services to 29 area schools.

For application information, please contact:

Kris E. Magruder, Director
Kimberly Dyrud, Office Manager
215 S. Maryland
Conrad, MT 59425
(406) 271-7558 Ext. 208

Fax: (406) 271-5959
Email: or
Web site:

Position Open Until Filled

Job Description:



1. Masters Degree in Speech with C.C.C. (Certificate of Clinical Competency) or academic requirements completed for C.C.C.
2. Montana licensure.
3. Prior speech therapy experience in public schools preferred.


JOB GOAL: The speech and language pathologist shall help to reduce or eliminate speech and language disorders that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.


  1. Inform administrators, teachers and other school personnel of speech and/or language services for the school year.
  2. Organize and implement programs to identify and serve students with speech and language
  3. Provide the director with requested information to assist in budget preparation.
  4. Submit requests to purchase materials for speech and language services.
  5. Provide in-service training in use of materials and techniques to remediate speech and language disorders
  6. Utilize school resources and outside agencies to meet speech-language program objectives.
  7. Be accountable for supplies, equipment, and resources issued in delivery of services.
  8. Plan office work schedule to allow sufficient time for program planning and implementation, report writing, and record completion.
  9. Formulate short and long-range therapeutic goals to meet individual needs.
  10. Serve as case manager for students only identified with speech-language and serve on ER and IEP teams for students with speech-language impairments as a secondary or related service.
  11. Assist teachers in supporting speech and language development programs.
  12. Maintain service/treatment records.
  13. Coordinate therapy with classroom teacher’s curriculum or home environment.
  14. Actively participate in Evaluation Report team meetings.
  15. Provide supervision, training and instructional planning for speech aides.
  16. Provide service dates for Medicaid billing of eligible students.
  17. The above performance responsibilities are not all-inclusive and may be altered or added to by the director of the Big Sky Special Needs Cooperative.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 1.0 FTE =187 days. Salary and work year to be established by the Management Board.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

Potential SLP Position in the Kalispell Public Schools (MT)

Kalispell Public Schools Is Seeking a Speech Language Pathologist!

Nestled in the heart of the Flathead Valley, Kalispell, Montana is located in the Northwest Corner of the state surrounded by Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake and Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort.  Famous for the “best backyard in the country”, Kalispell is the perfect place for the recreational enthusiast or one that simply enjoys great vistas.

Kalispell Public Schools offers exceptional employment opportunities and a work environment that is second to none.  We pride ourselves on fostering a team-orientated, collaborative workplace.  If you have a passion for kids and education and have a positive can-do attitude, KPS is the place for you!  Whether you are a teacher in a classroom or a grounds worker in the District, you have the ability to impact our kids in a positive way everyday with the work you do!

Potential Opening for 2020-2021

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess students’ communication skills (articulation, fluency, voice, expressive & receptive language, etc.) to determine communication disorders, special education eligibility, and recommendations for treatment.
  • Create and provide input to Evaluation Team documentation and Individual Education Programs (IEP).
  • Develop and implement treatment plans, interventions and/or materials for caseload.
  • Provide direct therapy as designated by IEPs.
  • Complete and maintain appropriate files, records, documentation, state, and district reports.
  • Communicate and establish positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and community resources.
  • Recognize and respond to student’s personal, educational, and/or social needs.
  • Become familiar with teacher expectations of students and facilitate desirable individual and group performance and behavior.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Site Supervisor or Federal Projects Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in standards based instruction and assessment.
  • Skill in Pre K – 12 Education.Skill in the use of technology to enhance instruction and communication.
  • Skill in critical thinking, problem analysis, and resolution.
  • Ability to maintain effective professional relationships with staff, students, and parents.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Skill, dedication and aptitude for working with students.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people with a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain student confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communications Science Disorders; AND,
  • MT Licensure in Speech Language Pathology upon employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children in an education setting.
  • Knowledge of current instructional materials and techniques.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time, stoop, bend, lift and carry items up to 40 pounds.



SLP Position in the Whitefish School District (MT)

Whitefish School District is accepting applications for Speech Language Pathologist beginning with the 2020-2021 school year.

Whitefish School District seeks a Speech Language Pathologist to join one of the leading school districts in the state of Montana. Whitefish Public Schools mission focuses on cultivating and supporting a community that engages students to succeed in continuous learning, career and citizenship. In Whitefish Schools we believe:

  • Teaching and learning occurs effectively in both collaborative and independent processes,
    driven by students and teachers.
  • Working together develops mutual respect, strong relationships, and trust within our schools and community.
  • Whitefish Public Schools provide a foundation for an informed democracy.

The Whitefish School District seeks educators with a track-record of raising student achievement to join the team of educators already dedicated to providing a deeper learning instructional program to all students.  At Whitefish Public Schools, educators are leaders who play an integral role in ensuring student success through the support of our school culture, the development and instruction of a rigorous curriculum, and the use of data to drive their daily practice.

Provides instruction and therapy to students with speech and language needs. Provides consultation and assists general classroom teachers in helping students with speech and language challenges.


  • Eligible for Valid Montana Licensure
  • Master’s degree or equivalent with a major in Speech Pathology.


  • Experience working with children with disabilities.


Complete job description is available at the District Office, 600 E. 2 nd St., Whitefish, Montana  59937 phone: 862-8640, and online at

Deadline for application is Until Filled. All required materials/data must be submitted through TalentEd at this time to be considered.

SLP Position at the Prickly Pear Cooperative (MT)




EFFECTIVE DATE: School Year 2020-2021

JOB DESCRIPTION: To provide speech and language therapy for students with communicative disabilities in order to reduce or eliminate impairments which adversely affect interpersonal relationships or educational performance.

QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed by the Board of Speech Pathologists and Audiologists of the State of Montana.


  • Complete Prickly Pear Cooperative Certified Application.
  • Submit Letters of Reference, Cover Letter and Transcripts.

SALARY: $45,553-$57,332 Negotiable depending on experience.


  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Car for travel is provided
  • 13 sick leave days
  • 5 personal days
  • Supply budget provided
  • Personal Development budget provided
  • License fee reimbursement
  • Work with dedicated, professional staff


Prickly Pear Cooperative
2525 Lake Helena Drive
East Helena, MT 59635
Ph: 406/227-7322