JobID 10040 : Speech and Language Pathologist (#1913777)

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We are currently seeking resumes for: 
Speech and Language Pathologist

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: imaginefirestoneemployment@gmail.com


 
The speech language pathologist will assess and provide academic support to ensure student success and promote an exemplary educational program which fosters achievement for all students. Develops and promotes good relations among community and school clientele.
 
Imagine Firestone Special Education teachers will inspire and prepare students for a future success through: 
 
 Job Description:

  • Ability to assess and provide academic support services to students who exhibit communication disorders which negatively impact their achievement as well as social functioning behavior (including articulation, receptive/expressive language, auditory processing, fluency, voice, written language and literacy), and monitor progress toward Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals.
  • Ability to assess and provide academic support to English language learners.
  • Strong knowledge of content area, Colorado standards, teaching methods, learning styles and educational research related to special education students of all levels and abilities.
  • Familiarity of diagnostic assessments for speech language.
  • Strong classroom management, communication, organization and planning skills.
  • Positively impact achievement and differentiate instruction based on the needs of the students by supporting programs designed to increase student achievement.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills through collaborative work with students, teachers, staff, parents and administrators.
  • Willing to support and actively participate in a professional learning community.
  • Demonstrate an ability to provide small group and individual services to all levels of student ability (service cognitive delay, autism, learning disabled, emotional disabled, and speech language eligible students).
  • Knowledge of phonemic awareness and literacy interventions (i.e.; multi-sensory reading, reading comprehension, etc).
  • Ability to work cooperatively with special education teams and other staff to provide academic support regarding the speech language needs of students.
  • Maintain necessary documentation of student performance.
  • Communication students needs/progress with parents and other staff
  • Medicaid Billing

  EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
  • M.A. in Speech Pathology

 LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS
  • Hold a valid Colorado School Speech Language Pathologist License.
  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license.
 
Mission: To positively shape the hearts and minds of our students by providing them with a classical, core knowledge curriculum that is academically rigorous and content rich, a safe environment in which character is modeled and promoted, and a community in which to build trusting relationships with others. 
Imagine Firestone seeks professionals who are committed to six measures of excellence: 
 
1. Our Shared Values 
  • Integrity, commitment to the whole community, not just signing up to work in a classroom 
  • Justice, seeing all students as individuals with individual needs 
  • Fun, a bottom up approach to shared decision making 
 
2. Academic Achievement 
  • A desire to continually learn and reflect in an academic environment 
  • A desire to teach in a classical school that focuses on grammar, logic, and rhetoric 
  • A belief that content is important to the learning process and that science and history are essential components of elementary and middle school education (Core Knowledge) 
  • A belief that an academic environment should be structured to encourage students to see themselves as discoverers and ask questions 
  • A belief that education should never be textbook or worksheet driven 
  • A desire to use data to improve learning gains 
 
3. Positive Character Development 
  • A desire to infuse your curriculum with opportunities to develop positive character 
  • The expectation that all teachers will focus on core virtues within their daily instruction 
 
4. Economic Sustainability 
  • The understanding that all staff members are responsible for understanding our budget and maintaining a balanced budget 
 5. Parent Choice 
  • The understanding that parents are a child’s first teacher and should be a partner in their child’s education. 
  • The desire to develop personal rapport and communication with families to ensure that parents feel welcome and included. 
 
6. New School Development 
  • The understanding that we are all responsible for marketing our school through our communication and our actions 
  • The expectation that we will all participate in marketing events to promote the school. 
 
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: imaginefirestoneemployment@gmail.com
 

Posted By

St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j

395 SOUTH PRATT PARKWAY, LONGMONT, CO 80501
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,010 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

12%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

18.59

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

3,529

State Average: 415