Speech Language Technician - Central Cove Preschool

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POSITION: SPEECH LANGUAGE TECHNICIAN ~ CENTRAL COVE PRESCHOOL
(Contract Position with Benefits, 182 Days per Year, Working 40 Hours per Week)
 
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
 
Job Summary: What is the job of a Preschool Speech Language Technician (SLT) at Central Cove?
 
Under the direction and supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist, Preschool SLTs help Plan and implement specially designed instruction for work with students in both the general and special education population who have delays and disorders in language, articulation, fluency, and or voice. They play a significant role in helping young children access learning, play, and communication with their peers, helping them gain confidence in themselves and their environment.
 
Job Responsibilities: What does a Preschool SLT at Central Cove do?
In collaboration with and under the direction of the Speech Language Pathologist

  • Develop purposeful lesson plans, activities, interventions, and scaffolds to support identified students in the regular curriculum
  • Monitor and document student progress
  • Collect and log data for reimbursement requirements
  • Share information with students, parents/guardians, and multi-disciplinary team members
  • Propose goals for student’s IEP or therapy plan
  • Participate in IEP meetings
  • Assist with clerical duties
  • Assist in administration of speech, language, and hearing screenings
  • Employ a variety of specially designed instructional strategies and techniques to support student learning in the least restrictive environment
  • Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem
  • Support student interaction in development of social skills and relationship building
  • Collaborate with other educators regarding daily routines and student support and participation
 
District Expectations: What skills are needed to be successful as a Preschool SLT at Central Cove?
  • Effective collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation and initiative in completing assigned tasks
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, and problem solving
  • Time Management and organization
  • Patience and compassion with students, families, and colleagues
  • Optimism and positivity
  • Commitment to learning
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and instructional skills
  • Ability to act as mediator between children
  • Cool-tempered, friendly, and reliable
  • Balance between a creative and practical mind
 
Requirements: What experience and qualifications will make me eligible to be a Preschool SLT at Central Cove?
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
  • State of Utah Professional Licensure with a Speech Language Technician endorsement
  • Certification in child CPR preferred
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to lift at least 45 pounds
  • Ability to engage with small children both on and off the floor
  • Successful experience working with children at risk
 
Application: How do I apply to become an SLT at Central Cove
Your application will be complete when you attach the following with your online application:
  • Online completion of all portions of the district application form
  • Cover letter/letter of interest
  • Copies of college transcript(s)
  • At least three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a direct supervisor (not necessarily a current supervisor), addressing candidate’s skills at working effectively with students, parents, staff, and community members
 
COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN PREFFERED CONSIDERATION
 
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
SALARY: As per District Salary Schedule
BEGINNING: 2024/2025 School Year

Posted By

Uintah School District

635 West 200 South , Vernal, UT 84078
 

At the following locations

Central Cove Preschool

250 South Vernal Avenue , Vernal, UT 84078