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SLP Faculty Positions at the United Arab Emirates University

The newly established BSc in Speech Language Pathology program in the Department of Cognitive Sciences, United Arab Emirates University is advertising three faculty positions for candidates with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders,  Speech Language Pathology, or a related field.

Positions 311540 and 311690: Job Rank – Assistant Professor:

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for two full-time
Speech-Language Pathology faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in
the Department of Cognitive Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses in the newly
introduced BSc program in Speech Language Pathology. Other responsibilities
include research, assessment, university and professional service, and other
assigned duties.

Requirements:

  • PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area
  • SLP certification
  • Research record in one or more of the following areas: fluency, voice,
    phonological, articulation, neurological, or motor disorders, alternative and
    augmentative communication

Compensation includes competitive tax-free salary, free housing in off-campus
villa or apartment, a comprehensive health plan, education allowance for children,
annual return travel to home destination, and an end-of-service gratuity.

 

Clinical Director (Post 313920, at the level of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor)

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a Clinical Director
position (at the level of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor) with a
specialization in speech-language pathology (SLP), in the Department of Cognitive
Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The post is expected to be
available from September 2020, pending budgetary approval.

Requirements:

  • MA, MSc or PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area
  • SLP certification and a minimum of 2 years of licensed clinical experience beyond the Clinical Fellowship
  • Expertise in assessment and intervention experience in communication and swallowing disorders and in at least two additional areas including, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), voice disorders, fluency disorders, early intervention, preschool language disorders, pediatric feeding disorders, autism and/or school-age speech and language disorders.
  • (Near-) Native competency in spoken and written Arabic

The successful applicant is expected to supervise the clinical training aspect of the
program in the three offered practica in our SLP program, including site evaluation,
clinical placement of students, co-supervision with preceptors, assessment and
evaluation of the clinical training process and so on. The program aims to create an
onsite SLP clinic in UAEU and, pending approval, the candidate would be expected to take a leading role in establishing and directing the clinic. In addition, the candidate is expected to teach clinical training related courses, such as Evaluation, Diagnosis & Report Writing. Finally, s/he should also be able to contribute to the teaching of other courses in the program as needed, advise students, and serve on committees. Although English is the language of instruction, the successful candidate must have near-native competence in oral and written Arabic in order to be able to communicate with stakeholders in clinical placement.

Compensation includes competitive tax-free salary, free housing in off-campus villa or apartment, a comprehensive health plan, education allowance for children, annual return travel to home destination, and an end-of-service gratuity.

About the University

UAEU is the largest and most comprehensive federal university in the UAE. It has approximately 14,000 students, 800 faculty members and offers well over 70 programs at all levels through nine colleges, of which the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest. The Department of Cognitive Sciences hosts numerous research projects with state-of-the-art EEG Lab, eye-tracking Lab, and Phonetics Lab.

The University recently moved to a newly-built campus, equipped with state of the art educational technology in all classrooms and laboratories. The University is developing rapidly into a research-intensive, globally recognized institution, and has high expectations for the research capacity of its faculty members.

The city of Al-Ain, where the university is located, is often described as a garden city of palm trees, grassy parks and low rise buildings set in the mountainous inland region of the UAE. Al Ain is a very safe and clean city with a cosmopolitan population. The larger cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai are an easy 1.5 hour drive on modern highways.

How to apply

UAEU operates an e-recruitment system for job vacancies, available at:
https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/index.jsp

The job titles for the faculty positions are listed as “Assistant Professor in Cognitive
science Dept. _ speech language pathology” and “Instructor \ Assistant Professor at the speech language pathology program (clinical director)”.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Contact person: Dimitrios Ntelitheos
Email: Dimitrios_n@uaeu.ac.ae

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S.

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S. 

5:30pm, Wednesday, May 27. 

Register to attend this online session.

 

WHAT: A panel of five to six current UW graduate fellows describe their experiences and offer tips on applying for fellowships as international students.  To maximize the benefit you receive from this panel, we recommend reading about the fellowship(s) you want to pursue before you attend the panel session.

CONFIRMED PANELISTS: 

  • UW graduate and professional students: Robyn Davis, Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards
  • UW Seattle undergraduate students and bachelor’s alumni: Emily Smith, and Robin Chang, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

SLP Position Available in the Renton School District

Job Description (Summary):

For the full job description, click here.

  • JOB TITLE: Speech Language Pathologist
  • REPORTS TO: Executive and Assistant Director of Special Education
  • UNIT CLASSIFICATION: Renton Education Association (REA)

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The Speech Language Pathologist provides speech and language services in the areas of student assessment, direct therapy, training and consultation for staff, parents, and equipment fabrication or adaptation to enable students to function to their highest possible level within the educational system. The Speech Language Pathologist is also part of the District Evaluation/Assessment Team and is responsible for evaluation of new referral students.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Special Education and in collaboration with building principals, the Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for:

  1. Evaluating students with communication disorders including receptive-expressive language, articulation, voice, and fluency to determine eligibility and need for speech/language service.
  2. Documenting communication skill deficits and their impact on the student’s educational performance.
  3. Recommending, establishing, providing and evaluating a course of interventions specific to the diagnosed communication disorder consistent with an educational service delivery model.
  4. Working with the classroom team to develop, implement and evaluate classroom based instructional programs for students in special education classrooms to enhance communication skills that will support academic progress.
  5. Developing and implementing an efficient service delivery schedule including individual, small group and large group instruction; co-treat with OT/PT staff when appropriate for individual student needs.
  6. Developing and implementing a data management system to collect and record on-going student progress toward accomplishment of IEP goals and objectives.
  7. More functions as assigned, see the Renton School District Job Description.

RELATIONSHIPS

The Speech Language Pathologist reports directly to the Executive and Assistant Director of Special Education and maintains relationships with building principals and program directors, personnel/staff members, and other relationships as needed.

For a description of all relationships, see the Renton School District Job Description.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech Language Pathology.
  2. Must possess or be eligible for Washington State ESA certification as Speech Language Pathologist/Audiologist.
  3. Hold a National Provider Identification (NPI) number or obtain one within one month of hire.
  4. Successful experience as a Speech Language Pathologist preferred.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age appropriate student, staff, and multicultural community.
  6. Possess general knowledge and varied experience.
  7. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement appropriate positive behavior interventions for students.
  8. Demonstrated individual personal achievements(s).
  9. Demonstrated interest in and evidence of continued personal and professional growth.
  10. Cultural Competency; ability to effectively work with diverse populations.

SALARY

Salary is determined by placement on the District salary schedule, plus fringe benefits.

Application:

To apply, click here.

SLP Position at Wolf Point Public Schools (MT)

WOLF POINT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SCHOOL DISTRICT #45-45A, WOLF POINT, MONTANA 59201

Speech Pathologist: Wolf Point, MT
Salary: Base $36,276 – $66,942 (will pay at least 10 years of experience)
Closing Date: Until filled

Job Description:

  • Mission of Position: To assist speech/language impaired students in the educational environment.
  • Job Goal: To reduce and eliminate communicative disorders that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.
  • Performance Responsibilities: Serve as a resource to staff in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement. Provide therapeutic programs to meet individual needs of speech/language impaired children at Southside, Northside, Junior/Senior High and Head Start. Assist and guide teachers in referring suspected speech/language impairments. Provide a through assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, fluency, language, and swallowing disorders. Provide a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, fluency, language, and swallowing disorders. Provide screenings to identify possible speech/language impairments at the preschool, kindergarten and first grade levels. Assist in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists as appropriate. Participate in all appropriate CST and IEP meetings. Collaborates with classroom teachers and other staff to implement therapy when appropriate. Provide information and support to parents and families when appropriate. Provide in-service and serves as a consultant to teachers and staff on topics concerning speech/language improvement. Keep ongoing records for individual students receiving speech therapy. Supervise speech aides in accordance with the administrative rules of Montana. Complete Medicaid billing for qualified speech/language impaired students. Maintain student files in accordance with OPI policies.

Benefits include: 100% paid Single Health Insurance Premium or 90% paid Two-Party,
Parent/Child or Family Insurance Premium.

Application:

If you should have any questions please contact Superintendent Loverty Erickson at 406-653-5540 for job details and for application process.

Closing Date: Until filled

Start Date: August 17, 2020

School Information:

DISTRICT OFFICE

  • 213 6th Avenue South
  • 406.653.2361
  • Fax: 406.653.1881

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIOR HIGH

  • 213 6th Avenue South
  • 406.653.1200
  • Fax: 406.653.3104

NORTHSIDE SCHOOL

  • 710 4th Avenue North
  • 406.653.1653
  • Fax: 406.653.2368

SOUTHSIDE SCHOOL

  • 415 4th Ave. South
  • 406.653.1480
  • Fax: 406.653.1483

SLP or CF Position Available at the Kansas School for the Deaf

Message from a current SLP at the Kansas School for the Deaf:

We are currently looking for an SLP to join our team for the 2020-2021 school year. Finding SLPs who are skilled to work within our unique setting can be quite difficult. Although, we have found that once we gain an SLP here, they often stay until retirement. I have been a part of this rich, Kansas, Deaf community for 17 years and am thankful to have specialized with this population. We are a bilingual, preschool through high school setting and our 6 current SLPs utilize both ASL and English when working with our students. Our SLPs also hold their CCCs and would be able to supervise a new graduate through their CFY year.  While American Sign Language fluency is not a mandatory requirement upon interviewing for the position, the desire to learn the language is!  Almost all of us have learned this language on the job and on-site classes are provided for free to our new employees. Openings at our school are few and far between. We are sad to say good-bye to our SLP that is retiring this year after 40 years of service.

Job Opening Announcement:

  • POSITION TITLE: Full –Time Speech/Language Pathologist
  • SALARY: Placement made within agency guidelines on salary schedule depending upon professional background and experience. Excellent benefits
  • SCHEDULE: 2020-2021 School Year
  • EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2020 (possible earlier start date due to training)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

(Synopsis, full position description upon request)

  • Conduct individual and/or group speech-language therapy as mandated by the IEP process with students utilizing standardized tests, therapist-made tests, curriculum, and any other materials and/or tests deemed necessary.
  • Perform work associated with student therapy such as assemble appropriate materials; monitor student progress in attaining IEP goals; collaborate, as appropriate, with staff to serve students; communicate with parents as needed; and maintain control of students.
  • All requirements as mandated by the State and/or school will be met (e.g., Medicaid).
  • Complete all scheduled reports including, but not limited to, student comprehensive re-evaluations, progress monitoring, IEPs, department reports, and others as assigned by the specified due date in order to maintain current school records.
  • Provide interpretation of evaluations, assessments, and therapy progress/prognoses to parents, students, staff, and other authorized personnel.
  • Participate in IEP/comprehensive, staff, and student meetings as needed.
  • Attend agency, instructional, professional, and staff development meetings as required in order to enhance communication, improve skills, and coordinate programs.
  • Participate in other programs and meetings as required to maintain appropriate certification and/or licensure, continue professional growth.
  • Use appropriate communication skills with students, staff, parents, and the public in order to effectively communicate with deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing individuals.
  • Take the initiative to improve American Sign Language and/or English skills to an appropriate level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree Speech/Language Pathology, Bilingual Education as it applies to students who are D/HH, Kansas Licensure for Speech/Language Therapist.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and English; fluency in Spanish is a plus;
  • Knowledge of educational, social/emotional, and developmental needs of DHH students;
  • Awareness of deaf culture;
  • Ability to make oral and/or written reports/presentations;
  • Basic knowledge of special education law and procedures;
  • Ability to apply principles of speech/language pathology with DHH students;
  • Ability to make proper responses to safety/health problems.
  • Represent KSD in a professional and appropriate manner at all times.

(ASL & Writing skills will be assessed)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Upon offer of employment a background check will be conducted via the KS Bureau of Investigation, Backgrounds Plus consents, Kansas Department of Children and Family Services, Sex Offender Listing, and Work Reference consent. Also a Tuberculosis test & Health Certificate must be passed upon offer of employment (cost borne by employee).

 

Application:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Open Until Filled. Send resume and copies of all college transcripts. For consideration request an official KSD application or go to our website and submit application for KSD review.

CONTACT:

Michele Golden, Human Resources Office;

VP: 913-324-5865; E-Mail: mgolden@kssdb.org; Fax: 913-791-0557

For more information or to submit an application for review, see their website by clicking here.

SLP Position Open in the Aspen School District (CO)

Come work and play in Aspen, Colorado!

**Employee housing available

**100% coverage for medical benefits 

Aspen School District (Aspen, CO) seeks a Speech Language Pathologist to begin duties in August 2020.

 

Reports to: Director of Special Education

Terms of Employment: 9-month, certified, exempt employee.

Compensation: Certified salary schedule

Work schedule: Approximate hours of work are 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM Monday through Friday in keeping with teacher work calendar

 

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to screen, assess, and diagnose communication disabilities, and provide individual and group therapy and services to students with speech and language needs. SLPs train, supervise, and/or consult with educational providers and parents, and they participate in IEP processes, acting as case manager when specified. Collaborating with various school teams and parents, speech language pathologists assess the needs of each child to develop individual treatment programs, implementing, and revising as necessary to ensure student progress.

 

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Screen, assess, and diagnose communication disabilities for students birth – age 21
  • Uses assessment data about students in their environment(s) in developing appropriate programs
  • Administer, score, and interpret necessary assessments (broad and focused) to assist in determining disabling conditions, and/or tiered programming for students according to State and Federal Regulations and according to Aspen School District policies and procedures
  • Provide Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) leadership and support in assigned buildings; participate in school district MTSS teams and assist with the facilitation and documentation of research-based methods for academic and behavioral supports
  • Assist IEP teams with the development and implementation of IEPs
  • Act as a case manager for students requiring speech and language services only as stipulated on the IEP
  • Along with SLP Assistants, provide individual and group therapy and services
  • Schedule in- and out-of-class support
  • Document services provided and monitor student progress
  • Provide consultation to parents, teachers, other school personnel, and community agencies to enhance student learning and achievement.
  • Train and supervise Speech Language Pathology Assistant(s)
  • Liaison and consult with teachers, providers, administrators, parents, service agencies, and community
  • Serve as a resource for general and special education staff to promote and implement academic and behavioral supports
  • Communicate effectively sharing pertinent evaluation/observation information with parents, students, and agencies as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned or necessary

 

Position Requirements:

Minimum Education: Masters Degree

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Current Colorado Professional Special Services License with an endorsement as a Speech Language Pathologist for ages 0-21 or ability to obtain this certification within the first 3 months of hire;
  • American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC);
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification (must be obtained within one year of being hired and maintained each year);
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certificate – training provided by the Aspen School District (must be obtained within 6 months of being hired and maintained every 2 years)

Minimum Experience:  No experience required. SLP Certification Required

 

Essential Environmental Demands:

  • Mostly clean and comfortable
  • May be exposed to body fluids

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional heavy lifting in management and de-escalation of students with aggressive behaviors
  • Frequent bending, squatting, standing, reaching, walking and sitting
  • Repetitive motion

Skill Requirements: 

  • Understanding of Individual Education Program process as it relates to Special Education Law
  • Experience delivering services through inclusionary model via team teaching
  • Training in Six Trait Writing, oral motor speech exercises, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems is desirable
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of databases
  • Ability to communicate well in English, both speaking and writing – Bilingual Spanish is preferable
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with team members
  • Leadership skills that support program objectives
  • Knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) process
  • Knowledge of progress monitoring tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to provide evaluation results clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing

General Expectations:

  • Manages oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations) in a manner that enhances the image of public education
  • Consistently acts in ways that directly support missions (school, Aspen School District, CDE )
  • Displays a willingness to learn new information
  • Develops and maintains rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in the course of work by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct
  • Delivers treatment programs, monitoring, evaluating, and modifying to improve service delivery
  • Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality
  • Is able to effectively give and receive constructive feedback
  • Stays current on professional knowledge and technical skills through training opportunities and participation in relevant professional committees and organizations
  • Demonstrates objective and measurable achievement of individual goals
  • Communicates job related problems and difficulties to immediate supervisor

Evaluation: This position is evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Staff (Teachers).

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Speech Language Pathologist will be required to follow any other instructions and perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education or appropriate administrator.  The Aspen School District reserves the right to update, revise, or change this job description and related duties at any time.

Primary Location District Wide
Salary Range $60,000 – Commensurate with education and experience / Salary
Shift Type Full-Time

Application:

To request more information, please contact Dianna Evers at devers@aspenk12.net.

SLP/CF Positions Available at Redmond Speech & Language (OR)

Redmond Speech & Language is a private speech therapy clinic, serving beautiful Central Oregon. We provide comprehensive speech and language services for children and adults. Our offices are located in Bend, Redmond, and at Healing Reins within the same building as PT/OT provided by Treehouse Therapies. The collaboration is wonderful. We are looking for an independent contractor who can work part time or full time in Bend and/or Redmond.

Job Expectations:

  •  Provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services to patients with cognitive and communication impairments to improve skills and restore function
  • Be responsible to evaluate and treat a variety of communication disorders
  • Work as part of a team in providing high level patient services to a diverse patient population
  • Manage time and paperwork efficiently/independently

Requirements:

  • CFs are welcome
  • Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Accredited Program
  • Oregon State License (Provisional License for CFs)
  • ASHA Certification to be completed at the end of the CF experience

Application:

To apply, please contact Angie by phone or email.

Find out more about our clinic at redmondspeech.com

University Jobs in Speech/Hearing Sciences

Job Listings:

SLP and CF Positions Available through Heart & Soul Healthcare

List of Available Positions:

Adult/Medical – CCCs Required

• Massachusetts:  Two SNF positions – Cape Cod area & Peabody area
• Louisiana:  SNF position 45 minutes north of Alexandria

Adult/Medical – CFs Welcome!

• Kansas:  SNF positions in southeast Kansas area
• Illinois:  Three SNF positions – Rockford, Bourbonnais area & north of Champaign
• Indiana:  Two SNF positions in Kokomo/east of Kokomo area

Pediatrics – CFs Welcome!

• New York:  Two School positions an hour & a half south of Buffalo
• Alaska:  School position in the Fairbanks area
• California:  School positions in the Napa & Lower Lake areas
• Oregon:  School position in the Tillamook area
• Washington:  School positions in the Tacoma & Seattle areas
• Texas:   Home  Health positions in the San Antonio, Houston areas (New Grads Welcome!)

Pediatrics – CCCs Required

• Tennessee:  OP Clinic an hour north of Nashville (Clarksville area)
• Illinois:  Clinic & Early Intervention in Chicago
• Texas:  Three Home Health positions in the Houston area (Bi-lingual Spanish)
• Alaska:  School position in the Anchorage area
• California:  School positions in the Fairfield & Santa Maria areas
• Washington:  School position 30 minutes east of Tacoma
• Maryland:  School positions in the Easton & Westminster areas

Application:

For more information on any of these positions, please contact Kent Skates at kent@heartandsoulhc.com with a resume and the best time to chat.

SLP or CF Position at Sky Bridge Therapies

Location: – Lakewood, WA
Job Category: Speech Language Pathology or Clinical Fellow
Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular (option for 4-day per week schedule pending availability)
Compensation Range: $60,000-$72,000 annually

Who We Are:

Sky Bridge Therapies is a pediatric speech and occupational therapy facility located in Lakewood, WA. Sky Bridge Therapies provides a fun, exciting environment that keeps children motivated in working toward their goals and makes therapists feel supported in having the necessary resources to provide evidence-based, individualized therapy through a play-based, team approach.

Sky Bridge Therapies currently offers speech and occupational therapy, feeding therapy, and specialized services to support reading/writing & ADD/ADHD.

For more information, visit our website by clicking here.

Who We Are Looking For:

Sky Bridge Therapies is seeking a motivated, energetic, committed Speech-Language Pathologist who is ready to engage in a positive and productive environment. New graduates and experienced therapists are encouraged to apply, training and mentoring will be provided by experienced clinicians who are compassionate and committed to assisting clients achieve the best level of care and progress possible in all aspects of their therapy.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate children birth-18 across skills related to the speech therapy scope of practice
  • Prepare engaging exercises and activities to use during speech sessions with patients
  • Provide counseling and consultations for new patients
  • Create goals and objectives for patients to work toward and identify areas of progress and challenges
  • Attend continuing education courses and work to advance personal knowledge and experience within the field

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology
  • WA State Speech-Language Pathologist License
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • Pediatric-based experience preferred
  • Proficiency in computer software commonly used for documentation and report preparation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and adherence to HIPAA legislation and other patient privacy laws

Application:

For more information on this position or for information on how to apply, contact Sky Bridge Therapies at (253) 201-1234, info@skybridgetherapies.com, or contact them through their website by clicking here.