Position: Speech Language Pathologist (0.5)
Work Schedule: 
4 hours/day, 194 duty days
Start Date: August 22, 2022
Pay and Benefits:  Pay and benefits are in accordance with the teacher labor agreement https://www.isd622.org/Page/310

Required Qualifications:

  • Appropriate MN teaching license as a Speech Language Pathologist
  • Masters degree or equivalent
  • Experience working with students with Communication Disorders
  • Knowledge of special education due process procedures
  • Experience working with school age students
  • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in schools
  • Experience with third party billing (in the schools)
  • Computer proficiency

Responsibilities:  

  • Adhere to due process guidelines using district recommended methods and instruments to: evaluate and identify the communication disorders of students; participate in team decisions regarding eligibility; and facilitate evaluation plans and reports.
  • Serve as case manager for appropriate students by: developing and maintaining IEPs; facilitating IEP meetings, providing parents and/or guardians with Rights and Procedural Safeguards information and notification of team meetings in a timely manner; and develop and share progress reports with parents.
  • Maintain and promote confidentiality per data privacy, FERPA and HIPPA legislation.
  • Provide direct instruction to students to remediate their communication disorders or to provide them with an alternate means of communicating and to assist them in attaining their IEP goals.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to plan and implement curriculum, when related to speech and language goals.
  • Provide job performance feedback to, direct the work of, and support the paraprofessionals in the implementation of the students’ IEP goals.
  • Maintain data as required to monitor and evaluate student progress.
  • Advocate for the needs of the child with communication disorders.
  • Participate in relevant staff development opportunities, be knowledgeable about current promising practices in the field of communication disorders, and stay current with state rules and regulations governing special education.
  • Utilize conflict management strategies and resources for support when conflict occurs between staff and/or parents.
  • Collaborate with IEP case managers and other related service providers.
  • Possess knowledge of technology strategies/equipment available to students and, when needed, provide strategy information to general education teachers.
  • Inquire and bill third parties when parents agree to allow the district to bill their insurance company or medical assistance when needed.
  • Collaborate with outside agencies providing services for students and families.
  • Attend cluster meetings related to special education.
  • Communicate effectively and positively with staff, students, parents, and administration.
  • Maintain appropriate licensure for the position.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.