State Licensure or Certification, State Teacher Credential
Pre-k - 12 School
Secondary Speech-Language Pathologist
FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
Insurance and Retirement Benefits
REPORTS TO: Special Education Coordinator and Building Administration
To provide prevention, child find, assessment and specialized instruction for students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Use a wide variety of assessment techniques to evaluate students’ speech-language skills.
Integrate assessment data into a concise, organized, and educationally relevant evaluation report.
Collaborate with teachers, students, parents, and school personnel to develop and implement individualized education plans.
Provide individual and group speech therapy for students with disabilities within, traditional educational, vocational and community settings.
Use a variety of data collection procedures and use the data to make timely instructional decisions.
Collaborate with transition coordinator, local businesses, community partners, parents, teachers and related service providers to support students ages 16-21.
Consult with classroom teachers and parents to promote understanding of the Wyoming state standards for speaking and listening and generalization of communication skills across settings.
Maintain compliance with state and federal rules for establishing special education eligibility and completing evaluations, IEPs and progress monitoring.
Willingness to adopt and implement school district goals and policies, while contributing personal knowledge and skills to a team environment.
Conduct in-service programs for parents and school personnel.
Perform other duties as requested by the Special Education Coordinator.
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING
Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Pathology
Hold or eligible to hold a Wyoming Speech Pathologist certificate (Applicants must be able to obtain a certificate issued by the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (http://ptsb.state.wy.us) or hold a valid Wyoming Speech Language Pathologist License.)
Knowledge of and experience with research-based practices in assessment, language acquisition, intervention strategies and the development of specialized instruction and treatment methods for identified students with communication disorders in the areas of voice, language, fluency, and articulation.
Experience in providing Speech Therapy for students ages 16-21 in community and vocational environments.
Understand IDEA and Wyoming rules that govern the operation of special education programs and services provided to students with disabilities.
This job description identifies primary responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and activities. This job description is subject to change in response to student demographics, staffing factors, funding variables, modified operating procedures, and/or program/curriculum changes as directed by the Superintendent(s) or designee(s) of Teton County School District #1.
For consideration you must complete the job application at:
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent upon level of education