Special Education Teacher Aide - Speech - Central Cove Preschool

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POSITION: SPEECH LANGUAGE AIDE ~ CENTRAL COVE PRESCHOOL
(Part-Time, Voucher Position, No Benefits)
 
ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
 
Job Summary: What is the job of a Preschool Speech Language Aide at Central Cove?
 
Under the direction and supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist, Preschool Speech Aide 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 Speech Aide at Central Cove do?
Under the direction of the Speech Language Pathologist and in collaboration with other team members, a Preschool Speech aid will

  • Implement purposeful lesson plans, activities, interventions, and scaffolds to support identified students in the regular curriculum
  • Document student progress
  • Collect and log data for reimbursement requirements
  • Share information with students, parents/guardians, and multi-disciplinary team members
  • Provide data to help develop 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
  • 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 Aide 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 Aide at Central Cove?
  • 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 a Preschool Speech Aide 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) if applicable
  • 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