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Speech Language Pathologist - Lionsgate Academy

Posted on 2019-01-10 1:32:46 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Flgamn%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D462&data=01%7C01%7Cedpost_web_o365%40stcloudstate.edu%7C9936c1bddd7f4737c03508d67732647d%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=38o4jqePQ6xq1vzYR1Lpg6ZhO%2FSKvJD4PgEzAIUnNhs%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 01/28/2019 Lionsgate Academy is a thriving, high-quality public charter school (grades 7-12) with a mission to foster self determination by providing a transition-focused, personalized learning program for all students, specializing in educating students with autism spectrum disorders. While Lionsgate is open to all students of all abilities, our program is inclusively designed to meet the unique needs of students on the autism spectrum. These supports also benefit students without disabilities as well as those with disabilities other than autism. We are looking for passionate educators to fill this position at our Minnetonka campus. This position will work with team members in providing educational benefits for students in grades 7-12 for the 2018-2019 shool year. POSITION TITLE: Speech-Language Pathologist DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator POSITION STATUS: Exempt CORE HOURS: Monday &#8211; Friday, 7:30 am &#8211; 4:00 pm DUTY DAYS: 187 __________________________________________________________________________ POSITION PURPOSE Speech Language Pathologists at Lionsgate Academy provide services to students who are in the 7th to 12th grades qualifying for special education services; many of whom are on the Autism Spectrum. They identify students with social, communication, and/or executive functioning needs; plan and implement appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommend treatment plans; and provide education and direction to other school personnel in regard to student needs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Assess students with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs and determine eligibility for services; participate in the interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs according to school procedures; monitor progress to determine readiness for the termination of therapy services. * Plan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP). * Counsel and involve parents in the remedial process. * Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom-based activities to increase student success in the classroom. * Collaborate with case managers to plan and implement functional activities to increase student success in the home, school and community. * Provide relevant plans and programming in relation to functional communication, speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs. * Teach or co-teach small groups on topics related to social skills * Provide staff development training to assist school personnel in the identification and understanding of students with communication, social, and executive functioning deficits. * Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other required documents. * Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, and school policy. * Recognize added literacy risks for students being treated for spoken language difficulties and suggest assessment strategies to identify whether a language difference or disorder might be at the root of literacy challenges. * Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written communication with all individuals. * Regular, prompt attendance * Possible case management for students OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: * Participate on program development teams and in student case conferences. * Substitute staff absences, as needed * Perform other job-related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching during the day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus MENTAL DEMANDS The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, parents and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median, and the ability to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. COMPETENCIES &#183; Student Focus &#183; Ethical Conduct &#183; Personal Effectiveness/Credibility &#183; Teamwork Orientation &#183; Flexibility &#183; Initiative &#183; Technical Capacity &#183; Thoroughness &#183; Time Management &#183; Stress Management/Composure EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: MN Educational Speech Language Pathologist license Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship (CF) Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks PREFERRED EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge and experience working with students on the autism spectrum One year previous experience working with middle school or high school age youth This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy. 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Date of Availability: 01/28/2019

Lionsgate Academy is a thriving, high-quality public charter school (grades 7-12) with a mission to foster self determination by providing a transition-focused, personalized learning program for all students, specializing in educating students with autism spectrum disorders.  While Lionsgate is open to all students of all abilities, our program is inclusively designed to meet the unique needs of students on the autism spectrum. These supports also benefit students without disabilities as well as those with disabilities other than autism.

We are looking for passionate educators to fill this position at our Minnetonka campus.  This position will work with team members in providing educational benefits for students in grades 7-12 for the 2018-2019 shool year.

POSITION TITLE:  Speech-Language Pathologist
DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Special Education Coordinator
POSITION STATUS: Exempt
CORE HOURS: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
DUTY DAYS: 187
__________________________________________________________________________

POSITION PURPOSE
Speech Language Pathologists at Lionsgate Academy provide services to students who are in the 7th to 12th grades qualifying for special education services; many of whom are on the Autism Spectrum. They identify students with social, communication, and/or executive functioning needs; plan and implement appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommend treatment plans; and provide education and direction to other school personnel in regard to student needs.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assess students with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs and determine eligibility for services; participate in the interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs according to school procedures; monitor progress to determine readiness for the termination of therapy services.

  • Plan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

  • Counsel and involve parents in the remedial process.

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom-based activities to increase student success in the classroom.

  • Collaborate with case managers to plan and implement functional activities to increase student success in the home, school and community.

  • Provide relevant plans and programming in relation to functional communication, speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs.

  • Teach or co-teach small groups on topics related to social skills

  • Provide staff development training to assist school personnel in the identification and understanding of students with communication, social, and executive functioning deficits.

  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other required documents.

  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, and school policy.

  • Recognize added literacy risks for students being treated for spoken language difficulties and suggest assessment strategies to identify whether a language difference or disorder might be at the root of literacy challenges.

  • Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written communication with all individuals.

  • Regular, prompt attendance

  • Possible case management for students

 

OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate on program development teams and in student case conferences.

  • Substitute staff absences, as needed

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching during the day.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

 

MENTAL DEMANDS

The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, parents and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median, and the ability to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

 

COMPETENCIES

·         Student Focus

·         Ethical Conduct

·         Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

·         Teamwork Orientation

·         Flexibility

·         Initiative

·         Technical Capacity

·         Thoroughness

·         Time Management

·         Stress Management/Composure

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

MN Educational Speech Language Pathologist license
Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship (CF)
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge and experience working with students on the autism spectrum
One year previous experience working with middle school or high school age youth

 

This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.
 



Lionsgate Academy uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online