Speech Language Pathologist

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Posting Date: August 18, 2020
Start Date: 2020-2021 School Year, Approximately 8/25/2020

Speech Language Pathologist
Gordon Russell Middle School/Hall Elementary School - Split
195 days, Temporary Contract for 2020-2021 only
1.0 FTE

Out-of-District Applicant Deadline: Until Filled. Apply through gbsdjobs.com
Qualifications: Speech Language Pathology license issued by the Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology OR State of Oregon Teaching License with Communications Disorders K-12 endorsement, and current First Aid Card.

Job Summary:

The job of "Speech Language Pathologist" is done for the purpose/s of assessing student's speech/language development level; providing information for program development and student placement; improving students' performance; and providing information on child development and/or issues on specific students to instructional personnel.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluates/Assesses students' communication skills and development skills (e.g. articulation, language, fluency, voice) for the purpose of determining their speech and language ability and developing recommendations
  • Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for service and/or making recommendations
  • Facilitates meetings (e.g. IEP conferences, parent meetings, in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information regarding students' functional goals.
  • Prepares/Plans/Instructs students for the purpose of implementing goals for remediation of speech and language deficits
  • Prepares documentation (e.g. evaluations, observations, IEP, progress reports, compliance and procedural safeguards, contacts with parents, teachers and outside professionals, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support, developing recommendations and/or conveying information
  • Presents information on various topics related to professional expertise in speech pathology for the purpose of communicating information and gaining feedback on treatment issues
  • Researches resources and methods (i.e. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining appropriate approach for addressing students' speech and language goals.
  • Screens students for the purpose of determining the need for further individualized assessment
  • Develops/Trains/Maintains assistive technology systems in coordination with the Assistive Technology Specialist or an outside specialist contracted by the district
  • Prompt and regular attendance

Other Functions:

  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities
  • Supervises/supports personnel including speech pathology assistants under Oregon law and administrative rules
  • Participates in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, site meetings, curricular standards, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements
  • Bills for Medicaid on a regular and timely basis
  • Travels between school sites as work assignments dictate

Essential Requirements - Qualifications:

  • Experience required: Prior job related experience
  • Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required: Skills to apply assessment instruments, interpret test data, communicate effectively, Knowledge of assessment instruments and their application, relevant education codes, state and district policies. Abilities to sit for prolonged periods, complete a case study and develop an individual education plan; work independently, be flexible and work under time constraints, work effectively with staff, parents, students and community. Significant physical abilities include lifting/carrying, physical restraining, reaching/handling/fingering, talking/hearing conversations and other sounds, near/far visual acuity/visual accommodation
  • Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Licensure for Speech Therapy, Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance, Valid Driver's License and evident of insurability, First Aid/CPR

Applicants with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Gresham-Barlow School District recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of this district and the board of education that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups in any educational programs, activities or employment. Gresham-Barlow provides equal access to individuals with disabilities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Gresham Barlow School District

1331 NW Eastman Pkwy, Gresham, OR 97030