Certified ESA - Speech Language Pathologist
Company: Ellensburg School District 401
Posted on: May 28, 2023
POSITION: 2023-2024 Certified ESA - Speech Language Pathologist
- Full time 1.0 FTE
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.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Participate as a team member with responsibility for the
identification, eligibility, and placement of speech and language
- Assist in the development and monitoring of Individual
Education Plans (IEPs) for assigned students and to meet individual
- Participates in staff meetings, planning events,
department/special education meetings, manifestation determination
meetings, FBA/BIP meetings, and eligibility, evaluation, and
- Communicate with other professionals providing services for
students to insure continuity and coordination of program.
- Work directly with students to implement IEP goals and
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Knowledge of subject matter/course content relevant to
- Knowledge and understanding of child development.
- Ability to effectively meet developmental needs of
- Ability to assess and evaluate student progress and
- 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
- Skills and abilities in organization, time management and
- 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
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability and commitment to strengthen job-related competencies.
- 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
- Successful and recent experience as a speech language
pathologist in a school setting
- Student cultural and economic diversity experience, preferred
- 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
- Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to
- Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
- 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
- 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
- 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 /
firstname.lastname@example.org. Section 504 Coordinator: Mr. Kelly
Kronbauer, Executive Director of Student Services, 1300 E. Third
Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926. 509-925-8011 /
email@example.com. 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
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