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Speech Language Pathologist (.5) - Willmar Public Schools

Posted on 2018-05-16 8:49:12 AM

Listing expires 2018-06-13 12:00:00 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fwillmar%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D1962&data=01%7C01%7C%7C3940048a24754543b57a08d5bb33cd3e%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=PP%2BRH8%2Bbvvzfx%2FE1vkE9RUUcvbqLAU2AKmeFx6Z0BVU%3D&reserved=0> * Speech Language Pathologist.docx<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fwillmar%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D31100&data=01%7C01%7C%7C3940048a24754543b57a08d5bb33cd3e%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=ePszBxojI2310EdoegBbPlk9hIvSglbW%2FLIUPBHJHXk%3D&reserved=0> Under the direction of the Building Principal, the Speech & Language Pathologist is responsible for providing speech and language therapy services directly to qualifying students based upon state and federal requirements in the areas of language, articulation, fluency and voice. Conducts speech and language assessments of student needs; interprets informal and standardized communicative measures; and participates in the development of individualized educational plans for students with eligible communicative needs. -Conducts assessments, evaluations and screenings to detect the existence of speech or language disabilities including receptive and expressive language disorders, voice disorders, disorders of fluency and articulation in accordance with due process procedures. a) Administers standardized tests and screening tools to determine the eligibility for services. b) Determines the best tools for evaluation. c) Provides written reports of observations, assessment results and recommendations. d) Identifies children who may have speech or language disabilities as defined by state/federal regulations -Delivers and provides speech and language remediation and intervention services to alleviate communication needs in accordance with IEP. Plans appropriate lessons to achieve desired set goals and objectives. -Performs case management activities and documentation required for assessments, treatments, billing, hours, attendance, child counts, IEP and scheduling. -Educates, lectures, conducts in-service training and provides information to parents, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators or community organizations concerning the nature of speech and language impairments and therapy services provided to students in need. -Collaborates with other educational professionals and administrators regarding the needs of students, instructional needs, new instructional technologies or approaches to student problems, learning or curriculum. Performs case management tasks for student&#8217;s services including: a) Informs and addresses questions and concerns of parents concerning student progress. b) Leads meetings for IEP&#8217;s and student assessments. c) Serves as an advocate for student needs. -Serves as team member for students that others case manage; attends child study meetings; serves on curriculum committees; attends special education meetings, and serves on the speech/language co-op team. -Performs other duties of a comparable level or type. a) Provides professional expertise and assistance to individuals, other district staff and the community concerning areas of instructional expertise/knowledge. b) Attends training sessions, conferences, seminars, district and departmental meetings. c) Keeps abreast of changing developments, trends, and technologies within the field. Willmar Public Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7C%7C3940048a24754543b57a08d5bb33cd3e%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=8%2FtyaRrcxGgcXs%2BXvAFBi94IU8jmanaKKED%2FhlfA3Ig%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Under the direction of the Building Principal, the Speech & Language Pathologist is responsible for providing speech and language therapy services directly to qualifying students based upon state and federal requirements in the areas of language, articulation, fluency and voice. Conducts speech and language assessments of student needs; interprets informal and standardized communicative measures; and participates in the development of individualized educational plans for students with eligible communicative needs.

-Conducts assessments, evaluations and screenings to detect the existence of speech or language disabilities including receptive and expressive language disorders, voice disorders, disorders of fluency and articulation in accordance with due process procedures.
      a) Administers standardized tests and screening tools to determine the eligibility for services.
      b) Determines the best tools for evaluation.
      c) Provides written reports of observations, assessment results and recommendations.
      d) Identifies children who may have speech or language disabilities as defined by state/federal regulations
-Delivers and provides speech and language remediation and intervention services to alleviate communication needs in accordance with IEP. Plans appropriate lessons to achieve desired set goals and objectives.
-Performs case management activities and documentation required for assessments, treatments, billing, hours, attendance, child counts, IEP and scheduling.
-Educates, lectures, conducts in-service training and provides information to parents, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators or community organizations concerning the nature of speech and language impairments and therapy services provided to students in need.
-Collaborates with other educational professionals and administrators regarding the needs of students, instructional needs, new instructional technologies or approaches to student problems, learning or curriculum. Performs case management tasks for student’s services including:
      a) Informs and addresses questions and concerns of parents concerning student progress.
      b) Leads meetings for IEP’s and student assessments.
      c) Serves as an advocate for student needs.
-Serves as team member for students that others case manage; attends child study meetings; serves on curriculum committees; attends special education meetings, and serves on the speech/language co-op team. 
-Performs other duties of a comparable level or type.
      a) Provides professional expertise and assistance to individuals, other district staff and the community concerning areas of instructional     
          expertise/knowledge.
      b) Attends training sessions, conferences, seminars, district and departmental meetings.
      c) Keeps abreast of changing developments, trends, and technologies within the field. 

Willmar Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online