Jefferson County Public Schools
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Speech Language Pathologist - Hutchinson / Kendrick Lakes Elementary
at Jefferson County Public Schools
|Jeffco Public Schools||Job posting 55173|
|1829 DENVER WEST DR BLDG 27, GOLDEN, Colorado, 80401||Job posted as of Aug 08, 2018 until Until Filled|
Jeffco Public Schools, a premier school district in Colorado, has been providing educational excellence for more than 60 years. Our graduates have gone on to become Nobel Prize winners, astronauts, award-winning doctors, writers and musicians. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. The district, located on the west side of the Denver Metro area, has 157 schools on 168 campuses and approximately 87,000 students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Collaborate with professionals and parents to observe, plan, implement, monitor, and facilitate generalization of oral and written communication skills. Use research-based and technically sound practices to drive decision-making and interventions; and collaborate with school personnel and parents in order to develop and modify student intervention strategies.
Provide assessments that are relevant to the presenting concern, meaningful communication skills.
Use a variety of service delivery options, evidence-based practices and facilitate generalization of communication skills.
Manage time, organize material, and communicate with school teams, building and central administrators to effectively manage individual student programs; engage in problem solving process with school-based teams.
Monitor individual progress towards measurable goals and objectives.
Share knowledge with individuals and groups concerning communication, language and literacy development.
Advocate for the individual's communication needs across a variety of settings.
Develop and/or participate in professional enrichment activities to maintain a high standard of service delivery.
Participate in or utilize specialized services to provide better programming for individuals with complex needs.
May assist in the supervision of Speech/Language Pathology Assistants.
Complies with Exceptional Student Services and district policies and procedures (e.g., Medicaid billing, accident reporting).
Input information into ezEDMed system for reimbursement purposes.
Provide direct and indirect interventions/therapy to students according to their special education Individualized Education Program (IEPs).
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Hold current CDE Special Services Provider license with endorsement in one of the following: Speech Therapist, Speech Correction or Speech/Language Pathologist. Masters degree in speech pathology or communications disorders from a recognized training institution or qualified by Statement of Professional Recognition. Must be certified by ASHA (American Speech Language Hearing Association) upon eligibility after clinical fellowship year.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certificate of Clinical Competence preferred. Knowledge of augmentative communication systems. Training emphasis in LD/PC preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel between schools/sites served. Normal routine levels of activity related to bending, carrying, climbing, hearing, reaching, sitting, standing, vision and walking, and may also involve above-average levels of activity at times that can not always be anticipated. Ability to lift and carry equipment, such as large test kits, up to 35 pounds. Ability to meet physical needs of students.
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
A successful external applicant will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco probationary contract will be issued a one year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract, will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, sex, disability.
If you are applying to a principal or Central Office position, please provide a cover letter. Applications without cover letters will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.
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