Speech Language Pathologist:
Rush City School District (Birth-12th grade) is seeking a full-time Speech Language Pathologist to begin the 2022-2023 school year.

Job Duties:

  • Instruction:  Teach and select appropriate education activities for students with communication discrepancies and related activities that will meet predetermined IEP goals. Coordinate curriculum and teaching procedures with other staff members. Provide training and consultation regarding augmentative/alternative communication, articulation, language, voice and fluency. Conduct progress monitoring of students according to IEP goals. 
  • Due Process:  Accurately administer and interpret diagnostic instruments, observations, and/or reports appropriate for the area of training. Case manage students with primary disability of speech/language disorder, and coordinate development of their individual Education Plans (IEP’s). Participate in pre-referral intervention and identification and evaluation for students with communication discrepancies. Ensure that special education Due Process requirements for instructional assessments and services are met according to state and federal rules and laws.
  • Collaboration with others:  Participate on SST when needed and make appropriate recommendations on referrals, assessments, eligibility and diagnosis. Communicate student progress and curriculum concerns to parents. Work with support staff, administrators, and professional agencies in dealing with student concerns in and outside of the teacher classroom related to communication disorders. Attend special education child study team meetings.

Education Required:

  • Master’s degree in Communication Disorder or BA/BS degree in Communication Disorders with additional 24 graduate level credits in Communication Disorder or related field.
  • Certification/Licensure: Minnesota teaching licensure in Speech-Language

Preferred but not Required:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) preferred
  • Multiple licensure and willingness to accept additional duties such as co-curricular assignments
  • Advanced training beyond minimum license requirement
  • Knowledge of assessment tools and due process procedure
  • Knowledge of Augmentative Communication
  • Experience with students who have autism spectrum disorder

Contact Principal Janet Wagener at jwagener@rushcity.k12.mn.us or Principal Alicia Nelson at anelson@rushcity.k12.mn.us with questions.