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Speech-Language Pathologist - (SLP/CFY) - K-12 School

Company: Lincoln County School District #2
Location: Afton
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: To deliver comprehensive services to students with special communicative needs in articulation, language, voice, and fluency. Qualifications: At a minimum, qualified candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the Wyoming Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Candidates must be fluent in the English language. Salary will be on the SLP Lane and experience will be considered for Step placement. Candidates ready for the clinical fellowship year (CFY) are welcome to apply. CFY candidates will need to apply for a provisional license with the Wyoming Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Salary upon inquiry. Position Type:

  • Reporting to: Building Principal(s) of assigned school(s) and Director of Special Services
  • Contracted Hours: 1480 hours, following the school calendar and daily hours for students and teachers
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, $0 Contribution Option + Deductible (one of three tiered options)
  • Benefits: Retirement 18.62% (Employer pays both sides of contribution) Essential Functions of Position:
  • Participate as a member of problem-solving teams (e.g. intervention, IEP, 504, etc.)
  • Conduct screening and testing for students referred for evaluation of suspected speech and/or language problems
  • Develop individual education plans
  • Plan therapy and use appropriate therapy techniques
  • Provide direct speech and language services to students with disabilities 6. Provide case management for students with speech and/or language disabilities.
  • Strong organization and planning skills for accurate and complete record-keeping
  • Excellent listening, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Maintain the necessary confidentiality of information as it relates to students and staff Professional Expectations:
  • Adhere to all school district policies and procedures, federal and state laws
  • Meet professional licensure requirements, rules, regulations, and code of conduct
  • Continually improve and develop professional knowledge and skills
  • A willingness to go beyond basic requirements, and have flexibility in adapting to change
  • Ability to respond to constructive criticism, and demonstrate well-developed emotional maturity
  • Supervise interns, practicum students, and others as assigned (e.g. professional growth, etc.)
  • Promote the district's vision, mission, and strategic plan
  • Foster a positive image of the school, students, and staff
  • Perform other related duties as assigned Knowledge of the Field: Understand IDEA, ADA Section 504, Wyoming rules, and district policies and procedures that govern the operation of special education programs and services provided to students with disabilities. Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles, and methods of speech pathology and their proper application in the educational environment. Skills: Evaluate and diagnose specific deficits of referred students within the school district that would meet criteria set forth by local, state, and federal regulations for services to students with speech and language-related disabilities. - Conduct screening and testing - Obtain diagnostic information - Analyze information and interpret data collected from evaluations
    • Interview parents, teachers, and others to gather relevant data regarding student performance
    • Integrate all elements of assessment data into a cohesive whole for the purpose of resolving initial referral and reevaluation question(s) and determining initial / continuing eligibility for special education
    • Edit and finalize the written educational report to include recommendations for the development of an Individualized Education Program, Individualized Learning Plan following professional standards and established district model report
    • Present conclusions orally and in a comprehensive report, in compliance with established guidelines, so that parents, staff, and others can understand the functioning level of evaluated students
    • Meet all compliance requirements as set forth in local, state, and federal rules and regulations Develop and manage individual education programs and conduct therapy while providing consultative services to teachers and parents to facilitate the generalization of appropriate speech and language for students across settings - Consult with the building principal, parents, and staff regarding the speech/language and educational needs of students. - Provide case management for students with speech and/or language disabilities. o This includes educational and behavioral monitoring, writing and submitting regular progress reports, maintaining effective communication with parents, and working with school staff to carry out provisions of each child's IEP. - Develop individual education plans for each speech-language eligible child in collaboration with the classroom teacher, parent, LEA representative, and other pertinent professionals - Provide extended school year services as needed Work Conditions: The primary workspace will be located within the assigned district building(s). Duties are typically indoors and occasionally outdoors, which may include unpredictable weather conditions. This position may involve sitting, walking, and standing throughout the day including moving from room to room and maneuvering in crowded hallways. Travel may be required within the district or outside of the district for activities with students, and professional activities or meetings. The noise level is normally low to moderate but may become loud when large groups are together. This position requires an accurate perception of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, and the ability to provide written and oral information. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.Keywords: Clinical Fellow, CF, CFY

Keywords: Lincoln County School District #2, Ogden , Speech-Language Pathologist - (SLP/CFY) - K-12 School, Healthcare , Afton, Utah

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