TYPE OF POSITION:
FTE
Hours may vary based on program needs
 
REPORTS TO:
Executive Director of Special Education/Student Services, Building Principals
 
SUPERVISION:
None
 
QUALIFICATIONS:     
Required

  • Current Speech Language Pathologist license issued by PELSB
  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Experience working with a wide variety of communication needs
  • Experience in due process procedures including conducting evaluations, writing IEPs/IFSPs, progress monitoring and meeting facilitation
  • Experience with students who use ASL

Preferred

  • Previous related experience
  • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-S/LP) 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of building principals and/or special education administrators, the speech/language pathologist will screen, assess, and evaluate speech, language and communication needs for individuals with various physical, psychological, cognitive and sensory abilities.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible based on program and student needs
  • Knowledge of all due process requirements and strong computer skills
  • Ability to adapt equipment and materials for children with disabilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with students, families, professionals and staff of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to interact with and maintain cooperative relationship with all levels of staff and the public 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Participate in multidisciplinary Part B/Part C team evaluation/assessment of a child, child’s family, and in the development of integrated goals and outcomes for IEPs/IFSPs
  • Educate parents and others regarding the provision of services
  • Provide specialized instruction as outlined in IEPs/IFSPs
  • Utilize a variety of materials and teaching techniques including evidence-based practices
  • Implement a variety of service delivery models including push-in classroom intervention, indirect/consultation, Family Guided Routines-Based intervention and pull-out intervention as appropriate to meet student needs in the least restrictive environment
  • Consult with parents, other service providers and representatives of appropriate community agencies to ensure the effective provision of services
  • Collaborate with educational staff about student needs and progress
  • Plan and conduct a system of continuous evaluation of each student’s progress
  • Encourage and instruct parents and educational staff in appropriate methods to assist their child
  • Participate in meetings to include IEP, IFSP, conferences, in-services, etc. for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information regarding student’s goals/outcomes
  • Prepare documentation (evaluation, observations, progress reports) and maintain records as required and for compliance with district administrative policies, state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Provide and maintain 3rd party billing documentation for eligible students
  • Provide IEP case management and IFSP service coordination as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned 

PHYSICAL FACTORS:

  • Frequent:  walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing  

All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work
 
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.