Speech Language Pathologist Assistant - Part-time

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Start Date
08/01/2020

Description

Speech Language Pathologist .5 FTE
Student Services
Caliche Schools
177 scheduled working days; 17 hours/week, 4-day school week (Tues-Fri)
Salary range: $20,832-$26,890 annual

Job Goal:
Provide speech/language services to students that enhance their learning experience.
Essential Functions:  Performance Responsibilities:
  1. Provide diagnostic services for children (preschool through grade 12) referred through the special services department.  Specific parameters assessed (in addition to administering audiometric screening when needed) include:
    • Articulation
    • Language development - receptive and expressive
    • Fluency and voice
  2. All students are to be evaluated using the Speech and Language Guidelines set by the CDE.  Students who meet the moderate to severe guidelines are to receive service as indicated in the child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  3. Outline a specific program for each child placed in the speech/language program.
  4. Serve as a member of the MTSS, staffing, and building level teams.
  5. Serve in a consultative role for the classroom teachers answering specific questions on normal development.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  1. Master’s Degree in Speech Therapy
Supervisory Responsibility:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Essential Functions:  Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
This position works collaboratively with supervisors, co-workers, building administrators, parents and students. This position works without close supervision and must be able to understand and follow protocols in place for providing service to students and their families.  Children are served in both a "pull out" and “push in” model of programming; amount of time and frequency of the sessions is based on the child's presenting needs. Populations served include all disability categories. Effective communication, oral and written, is essential.  Must hold a valid driver license and be able to lift up to 40 lbs. In-town travel between school buildings, students’ homes as well as out-of-town travel required for home visits and/or meetings with related agencies.

Sterling is located in Logan County in the Northeastern corner of Colorado on Interstate 76 alongside the Platte River. Having the largest population, approximately 13,900, in Logan County and much of the surrounding area, Sterling offers shopping, restaurants, numerous parks, a recreation center, access to medical care and is located near North Sterling Reservoir. Sterling is approximately 1 1/2 hours from Denver International Airport and 2 hours from Denver and the front range (I-25 corridor).
 
RE-1 Valley School District has two high schools, one middle school, one junior high school, three elementary schools and two preschools and serves approximately 2,200 students in the Sterling and Iliff/Crook areas, employing about 500 staff. RE-1 Valley School District utilizes a 4-day school week schedule (Tuesday-Friday). 
 
RE-1 Valley employs highly qualified, dedicated staff who believe our mission is to prepare all students for productive, successful lives beyond school through a balanced curriculum, activities, community experiences, global awareness, high expectations and interaction among students, parents and community.  Visit the District website at www.re1valleyschools.org for more information including updated job postings and salary schedules.