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Certified ESA - Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Ellensburg School District 401
Location: Ellensburg
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION: 2023-2024 Certified ESA - Speech Language Pathologist - Full time 1.0 FTE
LOCATION: District
REPORTS TO: Special Programs Director
JOB SUMMARY: Speech Language Pathologists conduct evaluations to determine eligibility of students for speech and language services and provide those services to eligible students.

  • Participate as a team member with responsibility for the identification, eligibility, and placement of speech and language impaired students.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for assigned students and to meet individual student needs.
  • Participates in staff meetings, planning events, department/special education meetings, manifestation determination meetings, FBA/BIP meetings, and eligibility, evaluation, and placement meetings.
  • Communicate with other professionals providing services for students to insure continuity and coordination of program.
  • Work directly with students to implement IEP goals and objectives.
  • Develop therapy schedules and provide speech language pathology (SLP) services for students with speech and language impairments from preschool through 12th grade in accordance with their IEP.
  • Evaluate, implement and monitor augmentative communication devices for appropriate students including devices for deaf and hard of hearing students.
  • Plan and provide clear and intentional focused instruction based upon individual student IEP goals using state standards, subject matter content and district curriculum.
  • Recognize individual student learning needs and develop strategies to address those needs for the purpose of promoting individual achievement.
  • Foster and manage a safe, positive learning environment for the purpose of promoting effective student behavior and success.
  • Communicate and collaborate with parents and school community for the purpose of fostering student success and achievement, and meeting special education laws and policies.
  • Participate in and facilitate various meetings for the purpose of addressing student goals and needs, and to meet laws and policies. Meetings may include school and department, manifestation determination, eligibility, evaluation and placement.
  • Maintain and process accurate records/documents as required by State and Federal regulations and district policy.
  • Direct the work of assigned classified staff.
  • Implement and comply with District policies and the Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Maintain consistent attendance and conform to regular work hours specified under contract.
  • Fulfill other related duties as assigned by the supervisor. JOB REQUIREMENTS; MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Ability to address a variety of speech/language deficits.
    • Current knowledge of assistive technology.
    • Knowledge of applicable Washington State and federal rules and regulations.
    • Knowledge of subject matter/course content relevant to assignment.
    • Knowledge and understanding of child development.
    • Ability to effectively meet developmental needs of students.
    • Ability to assess and evaluate student progress and achievement.
    • Knowledge of and skills in using effective instructional strategies and practices.
    • Knowledge and skill in designing and conducting specialized instruction, remediation, and evaluation.
    • Ability to adapt and modify techniques and materials for effectiveness.
    • Skills and abilities in organization, time management and recordkeeping.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with others.
    • Ability to interact positively and effectively with parents, students, staff and administrators.
    • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written formats with a variety of constituents.
    • Ability to operate technology devices and specific software programs.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability and commitment to strengthen job-related competencies. EDUCATION:
      • Valid Washington State Educational Staff Associate certificate as a School Speech Language Pathologist
      • Must qualify to work in the proximity of children under the conditions of a WSP/FBI background check PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
        • Successful and recent experience as a speech language pathologist in a school setting
        • Student cultural and economic diversity experience, preferred Acknowledgment
          • This Job description is intended to provide an overview of the requirements of the position. As such, it is not necessarily all-inclusive, and the job may require other essential and/or nonessential functions, tasks, duties, or responsibilities not listed herein. The District reserves the right to add, modify, or exclude any essential or nonessential requirement at any time with or without notice. Nothing in this job description, nor by the completion of any requirement of the job by the employee, is intended to create a contract of employment of any type.
            • Applicants interested must follow the application procedures carefully. Consideration will only be given to fully completed application files.
            • Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
            • Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. BENEFITS:
              • Health insurance benefits for employees working 630 hours or more per year include medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability plans through the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB).
              • School employees - Washington State Health Care Authority
              • Retirement benefits provided through the WA State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS).
              • State of Washington: Department of Retirement Systems
              • Full time positions are 7 hours per day for 180 days and additional 10-contracted days to provide support for the school.
              • 180 Day Employees - Paid leave benefits to include 12 days of sick leave and two personal leave days
              • Salary based on the 2022-2023 School Year - 2023-2024 rates TBD at time of this posting.
              • Salary: Master's Level $61,013 - $102,274
                Ellensburg School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Mrs. Kim Snider, Executive Director of Business & Human Resources, 1300 E. Third Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926. 509-925-8014 / kim.snider@esd401.org. Section 504 Coordinator: Mr. Kelly Kronbauer, Executive Director of Student Services, 1300 E. Third Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926. 509-925-8011 / kelly.kronbauer@esd401.org. Title IX Coordinator: Mr. Cole Kanyer, EHS Assistant Principal, Athletic Director, 1300 E. Third Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926. 509-925-8315 / Cole.Kayner@esd401.org

Keywords: Ellensburg School District 401, Yakima , Certified ESA - Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Ellensburg, Washington

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