Speech Language Technician - USD

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POSITION:  SPEECH LANGUAGE TECHNICIAN ~ UINTAH SCHOOL DISTRICT
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

(Contract Position with Benefits, 182 Days per Year, Working 40 Hours per Week)

 
JOB SUMMARY:  The Speech Language Technician will work with both the general education and special education population with language handicaps, articulation deficits, dysfluencies and voice disorders.
 
District Expectations:
The Speech Language Technician will:
  • Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement;
  • Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments;
  • Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, and language impairments;
  • Provides screening to identify speech handicapped children at regular intervals and at specified levels;
  • Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community;
  • Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students’ needs and correct existing speech or language handicaps;
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the student’s daily activities;
  • Provides information, support, and counseling to parents and families when appropriate;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Bachelor’s Degree in communication.
 
Your application will be complete when you provide the following:
  • Evidence of certification as a Speech Language Technician;
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts documenting evidence of a college degree from an accredited institution;
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a direct supervisor (does not have to be a current supervisor), which address candidate’s skills at working effectively with students, parents, staff and community members.
 
COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERRED CONSIDERATION
 
SALARY:  As per District Teachers Salary Schedule
                               

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING:  Open Until Filled

 
BEGINNING DATE: August 2022/2023 School Year
 

 

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Uintah School District

635 West 200 South , Vernal, UT 84078
 

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Uintah School District

635 West 200 South , Vernal, UT 84078