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Speech and Language Pathologist- MSDB-Great Falls, Montana

Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2017
Description:
 
The purpose of this job is to provide evaluation and treatment for children who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired, or deafblind in Montana. This position identifies student strengths and needs in the area of spoken, signed, or gestured communication. Student needs may also occasionally include the use of augmentative communication and/or a program to provide feeding/swallowing skills. This person will design and carry out speech and language therapy IEP plans which result in student’s improved participation in his/her educational program as well as social interactions. This person will regularly assess student progress and report to teachers and families. Working as an integral member of the student’s IEP team is required. This person may also supervise Master’s prepared Graduate students and provide an appropriate setting and observation opportunity for younger students (e.g. High School students) to “job shadow.” This person will work in tandem with the ASL Bilingual Specialist to build students’ overall communication and language (English and ASL) skills.Speech and Language Services – Provide speech and language assessments and observations. Provide speech and language therapy in 1:1 and small group or whole group sessions as appropriate to meet student needs. Implement plans addressing IEP goals and objectives related to the identified speech and language needs.Office Duties, Meetings, and Other Services – Maintain accurate documentation of work and students’ progress as it relates to their IEP, Write and submit any needed paperwork for Medicaid billing, Write reports for Evaluation and IEP meetings as well as 10-day observation periods for students in the referral process, Attend and participate in ER and IEP meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings as required.Augmentative Communication – Collaborate with families, school staff, and other agencies to determine any augmentative communication needed by a student. Assist teacher and family in assuring that the augmentative communication device remains in good working order. Train any staff and the student in using the augmentative communication device or program.Off-Campus Consultation – If requested and resources are available: Conduct communication and language evaluations and provide recommendations to LEA and student’s IEP team.This position performs related and other duties as assigned.Special Information: 

The Montana School for the Deaf and Blind (MSDB) is a non-smoking environment extending to the entire campus: there are no authorized smoking areas and smoke breaks are not given.  All successful candidates must possess a Montana Drivers License; submit to a background check, which includes a criminal record review, and must not possess any felony or DUI convictions. It is the policy of the Board that any finalist for hire shall submit to a finger-print based national criminal history background check conducted by the FBI prior to recommendation for hire. Additionally, an “Applicant Release Form” must be completed and signed as part of the application.

Successful applicant(s) will be subject to: 
Criminal History Background Check

Some travel may be required with some overnight stays. The work performed in a typical setting at MSDB involves mostly sedentary to light physical activity, typically requiring occasional exertion of up to 20 lbs. of force and walking or standing to a significant degree. The employee may need to climb stairs, bend, stoop, reach, and handle objects. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. The person in this position works in multiple buildings across campus and must be able to travel independently between buildings.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be required to have or learn basic sign language skills to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing staff and students. New employees must meet the requirements of MSDB Policy 5124 Employee Sign Language Skills and will be evaluated through the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI). New employees to this position must meet the Target Skill level Standard of “Intermediate” within 3 years of the date of hire.

Education and License Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Pathology or Communication Science Disorders required. Ability to obtain Montana Speech Pathology License and Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Language Association also required.

Applicant Pool Statement:  If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Training Assignment:  Not Applicable

Job:  Education/Training

Salary: $ 45,000.00 – 45,000.00  Yearly

Benefits Package Eligibility:  Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan

Number of Openings:  2

Employee Status:  Regular

Schedule:  Full-Time

Shift:  Day Job

Travel:  Yes, 10 % of the Time

Primary Location:  Great Falls

Agency:  School for Deaf & Blind

Posting Date:  Sep 5, 2017, 1:06:30 PM

Closing Date (based on your computer’s timezone):  Ongoing

Required Application Materials:  Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts

Contact Name:  Paula Mix  |  Contact Email:  pmix@msdb.mt.gov  |  Contact Phone:  406-771-6000

Website:  https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=15140560&tz=GMT-07%3A00

Speech and Language Pathologist- Helena School District, Montana

Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2017

The Helena Public Schools are accepting applications for a Speech-Language Pathologist.  We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefit package, generous sick and personal leave, and professional development opportunities with tuition reimbursement available.  An additional $2,000 per year stipend is available for CCC certification.  Interested persons are encouraged to e-mail personneloffice@helenaschools.org for additional information.Position requires a Montana license at the time of employment. Entry level salary range is $40,917 to $58,669 per year depending upon education level and applicable experience.  Yearly contract is for 189 days.  The District provides a comprehensive cafeteria style benefit package which includes: retirement plan, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, health insurance with dental and vision coverage, life insurance, long term disability insurance, long term care insurance, a section 125 plan and numerous tax sheltered annuities (403b’s).

Required application materials include: completed district online application, letter of interest, resume, and college transcript copies.  Applications accepted immediately.  This position will remain open until filled.  Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

District online application is available at: http://www.helenaschools.org  

Helena Public Schools
Human Resources Office
55 South Rodney Street
Helena MT  59601
406-324-2010
personneloffic@helenaschools.org

Position Description

Position Title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Department: Student Services

Reports To: Student Services Administrator

Prepared Date: November 2015

SUMMARY: Speech-Language Pathologists’ are communication specialists who work with both the general education and special education population with language disabilities, articulation deficits, and voice disorders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement.
  • Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.
  • Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice and language impairments.
  • Provides screening to identify speech disability children at regular intervals and at specified levels.
  • Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and/or specialists in the community.
  • Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students’ needs and correct existing speech and language handicaps.
  • Develops and coordinates Speech Pathologist programs within the total educational curriculum.
  • Consults and collaborates with classroom teachers and other educational team members, when appropriate, to implement therapy by suggestions for the student’s daily activities.
  • Provides consultation, information, education, support and counseling to parents and families when appropriate.
  • May provide in-service education to other education team members.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides supervision to students.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Masters degree (M. A.) in speech and language pathology from a four-year college or university; and one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by the District.  A minimum of 60 semester hours of academic credit in normal aspects of human communication, development thereof, and/or clinical techniques for evaluation and management of speech and language disorders.  A minimum of 300 clock hours of supervised practicum experience with persons who present a variety of communication disorders, to be acquired in conjunction with academic training, 150 hours of which shall be obtained on the graduate level.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from school district personnel, students, parents, and the school community.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.   Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must be licensed by the Montana Board of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on department and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and writing.    Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents, staff, and the school community.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and occasionally walk and stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.  While performing the duties of this position the employee will continuously hear conversation in a quiet and/or noisy environment.  The employee will continuously need the ability to tell where a sound is coming from and tell the difference among bells, buzzers, beeps, horns etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.  The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students.

Website: https://www.applitrack.com/helena/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?category=Student+Support+Services

Email: personnel@helena.k12.mt.us

Phone: (406) 324-2010

Speech Language Pathologist

Position/Qualifications:
Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess students’ communication skills (articulation, fluency, voice, expressive & receptive language, etc.) to determine communication disorders, special education eligibility, and recommendations for treatment.
  • Create and provide input to Evaluation Team documentation and Individual Education Programs (IEP).
  • Develop and implement treatment plans, interventions and/or materials for caseload.
  • Provide direct therapy as designated by IEPs.
  • Complete and maintain appropriate files, records, documentation, state, and district reports.
  • Communicate and establish positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and community resources.
  • Recognize and respond to student’s personal, educational, and/or social needs.
  • Become familiar with teacher expectations of students and facilitate desirable individual and group performance and behavior.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Site Supervisor or Federal Projects Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in standards based instruction and assessment.
  • Skill in Pre K – 12 Education.
  • Skill in the use of technology to enhance instruction and communication.
  • Skill in critical thinking, problem analysis, and resolution.
  • Ability to maintain effective professional relationships with staff, students, and parents.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Skill, dedication and aptitude for working with students.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people with a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain student confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology or Communications Science Disorders; AND,
  • MT Licensure in Speech Language Pathology upon employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children in an education setting.
  • Knowledge of current instructional materials and techniques.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time, stoop, bend, lift and carry items up to 40 pounds.

Website: https://www.applitrack.com/kalispell/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Licensed+Specialists

Email Address: forsh@sd5.k12.mt.us

Phone Number: (406) 751-3444

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