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SLP Position Available at Bellevue School District (WA)

The Bellevue School District is looking for non-CFY candidates. Spanish-speaking and strong AAC experience are a plus.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

Provide itinerant speech language pathologist (SLP) services for students with communication disorders, in special and regular education classrooms, from preschool through 12th grade.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

(These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  • Screen, evaluate, select, and schedule caseload; provide therapy services, including in-class intervention for students with communication disorders.
  • Work collaboratively with classroom teachers, peers, other support staff, parents, and the community.
  • Adapt the professional role of speech/language pathology to the public schools.
  • Develop appropriate Individual Education Programs (IEPs) goals and objectives.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

(positions in this class typically require):

Required:

  • Possess or qualify for immediate issuance of an Educational Staff Associate certificate for speech-language pathologist.
  • Master’s degree in speech/language pathology.
  • Experience in working with students with mild, moderate and severe disabilities.

Preferred:

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

KNOWLEDGE

(position requirements at entry):

  • Knowledge of State and school district rules and regulations.

SKILLS

(position requirements at entry):

  • Skills in assessing students and providing feedback as a member of an evaluation team.
  • Skills in programming activities to promote communication interaction objectives.
  • Skills in programming based on the developmental level of students and functional skills.
  • Ability to perform all duties in accordance with applicable board policies and district and legal requirements.
  • Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.

APPLICATION:

For the full job description and to apply, please visit the BSD website by clicking here.

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 Openings in the Mesa County Valley School District 51 (CO)

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for providing a multi-tiered array of services related to Speech/Language and Communication for all students of School District 51 with consideration given to their unique developmental and intrinsic qualities. Duties performed include evaluating, identifying, assessing, and treating communication disorders including but not exclusive to speech (articulation, voice, swallowing, fluency) and language, cognitive and hearing disorders. This position provides an expertise resource to District students, staff, parents, and community service providers and as such must work cooperatively to facilitate these interactions.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please see the full job description for more details.

  1. The SLP uses a variety of evidenced-based methodologies for Assessment purposes.
  2. The School SLP is part of an education team that determines the need for student evaluations and special education, if any.
  3. Individual Education Plans (IEPs) are written by the SLP once a speech/language/communication problem has been identified. SLP is the Case Manager for students identified as learning disabled regarding oral expression and/or listening comprehension.
  4. SLPs are tasked with providing the speech therapy and the manner in which it is delivered. The SLP will plan, prepare, and perform the elements identified within the students IEP in accordance with the student’s individual abilities, goals, and limitations.
  5. Meet documentation requirements guided by Mesa County Valley School District 51, federal and state laws, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. While daily case notes are used directly for the benefit of the student; they also provide support for the Medicaid billing/reimbursement processes, legal requirements, CDE requirements, and are held to the professional standards established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  6. The responsibilities of this position include an expectation of consultation and collaboration with administration, teachers, allied professionals and families to identify and set priorities for service and functional outcome plans.
  7. SLP will attend and successfully complete all professional development training as required for licensure recertification, by state law or as directed by the Executive Director of Student Services.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

Master’s Degree required with accreditation in any of the following:

  • Speech Therapist
  • Speech Correctionist
  • Speech Language Pathologist

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Criminal background check required for hire
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license required
  • Colorado Dept. of Education (CDE) License of Special Education preferred at hire/required within 6 months of hire
  • Preference given for ASHA – Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) ASHA

SUMMARY OF TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

Legal Knowledge –

School SLPs must possess a working knowledge of and promote and enact federal, state, and District special education policies, standards, and procedures. This position is responsible for supporting District personnel in understanding and abiding by legal and ethical boundaries as outlined in the:

  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, 2004)
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Cultural Awareness –

School SLPs must possess a basic knowledge of local cultural and linguistic diversity as it relates to understanding persons with communication disorders and differences and how services are provided.

DIVERSITY OF DUTIES:

Diversity of duties includes evaluating, identifying, and/or treating any students with communication disorders. SLP is a member of many collaborative teams; special education and other building level teams, they track therapy methods, consult with other professionals regarding communication disorders, and ensure best practices are implemented. Work duties are varied, require choosing from various courses of action and may require the use and occasional modification of general guidelines.

SUMMARY OF PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Physical requirements are those typical of a school environment. Please see the full job description for more details.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION:

The information above is a summary of the position based off of excerpts from the full job description. For the full job description, please click here.

APPLICATION:

To apply to this position, please click here. 

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:

Email: dale_lambert@gfps.k12.mt.us
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. 

Benefits: 

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. 

Apply/Inquire:

Contact: John Gorton, Director of Special Services 

Address: 1604 Main Street Miles City. MT 59301

Phone: (406) 234-3812

Email: jgorton@milescity.k12.mt.us

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.

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.

TO APPLY:

Visit https://kalispell.tedk12.com

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.

SUMMARY OF ASSIGNMENT:  
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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with children with disabilities.

APPLICATION:

Complete job description is available at the District Office, 600 E. 2 nd St., Whitefish, Montana  59937 phone: 862-8640, and online at https://whitefishschools.tedk12.com/hire.

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

SLP Position in the West Salem School District (WI)

Position Details

  •  08/16/2020
  •  $38,781 Bachelors base wage, dependent upon education and experience.
  •  School Year
  •  Full Time

Description

The School District of West Salem is right next door to La Crosse in the beautiful Coulee Region of Western Wisconsin. Our 3 buildings are within walking distance of each other on an approximate 100-acre campus on the edge of town. Students in grades 4-12 are issued MacBooks or iPads as part of its 1:1 digital learning environment. The ability to integrate technology in the development of daily lessons that engage students is desired. Having a passion for teaching and for providing an exciting, meaningful, and rewarding experience for students is a must!

The district is looking for a Speech and Language Pathologist for our District to “Serve with passion to ignite creativity, innovation, and excellence.” Applicants should be energetic, creative and innovative and willing to provide their students with a 21st Century experience in the classroom and beyond.

Applicants must be able to qualify for a Wisconsin DPI license #1820 – Speech and Language Pathology.

Coaching and other co-curricular activity positions may become available at any time.

***The School District of West Salem uses Crown Global’s Teacher Portrait online assessment and is a requirement of the application process. A link to the “Crown Global” assessment will appear when you successfully submit your application. To be given full consideration, please complete the Crown Global Teacher Portrait Assessment and upload the online cover letter, letters of reference, resume, license, and transcripts to your WECAN Account.

Candidate Requirements

  •  0
  •  Bachelor
    • Speech and Language Pathology
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Transcript

 

 

 

Application

For more information, please contact Patrick Bahr at Bahr.patrick@wsalem.k12.wi.us or 608-786-5303, or visit the district website by clicking here.

To apply for this position, click here.

SLP Positions in the White River School District

In the White River School District, SLPs are highly valued. Some of the benefits of working in the district currently include:

  • Mostly building based assignment (with some exception)
  • Typical caseloads of 20-40 students (ranging from part time to full time)
  • Flexibility to collaboratively plan training opportunities
  • A highly developed PLC model
  • Involvement in social communication/social thinking curriculum
  • Yearly Stipend for national certification
  • Extra compensation for work on evaluations and IEPs outside of typical work day (up to 6 days currently)
  • A staff member in district who schedules all Evals and IEP

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in speech pathology required
  • Experience and training in the following areas: speech and language management and diagnosis, stuttering, and voice management
  • Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Certificate at the initial level
  • Prefer previous experience as an SLP.
  • Requires ability to work successfully with classroom teachers and as a contributing member of building based and district teams.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC SLP) preferred.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Conduct evaluations and reevaluations to determine initial/continuing eligibility for Special Education services.
  • Participate as a member of IEP teams and develop IEPs for students receiving SLP services.
  • Provide specially designed instruction and/or related services for eligible students.
  • Participate in building-based teams and work cooperatively with school staff in planning appropriate interventions for eligible students.
  • Work collaboratively with other district SLPs regarding service delivery models, program/building assignments, staff development, and other related issues.
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

For the full job description, please click here.

APPLICATION:

To apply for this position, please visit the White River School District application by clicking here.