Speech Language Pathologist

Location
Milford, DE 19963, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 16, 2018
Ref
5200006386
Close Date:
05/11/2018

Location: Milford School District

Reports To: Director of Student Services

Starting Date: August 22, 2018

Qualifications:
  • Hold or be eligible for a valid Delaware Speech Pathology license.
  • Other requirements as established by the state of Delaware for certification/licensure

Performance Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates knowledge of federal, state and local rules, regulations and laws.
  • Communicates effectively with the Director of Student Services, school administrators, teachers, students, families and related services team.
  • Provides prevention, assessment and remediation services for students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency.
  • Maintains data for program planning and decision-making.
  • Completes records for third party reimbursement accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language disorders.
  • Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, hearing, and language impairments.
  • Provides screening to identify speech-disabled children at regular intervals and at specified levels.
  • Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the student's daily activities.
  • Provides information, support, and counseling to parents and families when appropriate.
  • Provides professional development and serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members on topics concerning speech services.
  • Maintains lists of referred, screened, and eligible students, as well as a directory of outside agencies, consultants, specialists, and related services.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining materials and equipment necessary to the delivery of service.
  • Serves as an advocate for speech/language service programs and needs.
  • Attends IEP meetings and provides leadership to the development of IEPs when appropriate.
  • Implements, monitors and updates goals on IEPs for students.
  • Provides summative data regarding the effectiveness of speech services as requested.
  • Serves as a vital team member of the school-community.
  • Schedules interventions using a variety of service delivery models, including classroom intervention, consultation/collaboration and pullout as appropriate to meet student needs in the least restrictive environment.

Terms of Employment: Eleven-month employee

Salary and Benefits: Salary range and benefits are commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with Board of Education Policy.

Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of professional personnel.

Application Process:

Internal applicants must submit the following:
  • Letter of interest

External applicants must follow the application process. All qualified and interested persons are invited to complete the online application at www.milfordschooldistrict.org . A paper version of the application is available upon request. Only completed packets will be considered. The following items must be included:
  • Resume
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • Three separate letters of recommendation

Application Deadline: May 11, 2018

For more information contact: Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE 19963 Tel: 302-424-6393 or Email: jpeel@msd.k12.de.us

Employment with the Milford School District is contingent upon successful:
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Child Protection Registry Check
  • Physician's Health Certification
  • TB Test (within last five years)
  • Verification of Credentials and Past Employment
  • Adherence to School District Policies
  • Milford Board of Education Approval

Milford School District reserves the right to take disciplinary action up to and including termination upon discovering false or misleading statements and/or documents after an offer of employment has been accepted. The Human Resources staff will assist in completion of all required documentation.

Milford School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or in educational programs, services or activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law.

If any person has a complaint alleging any action which is prohibited by this policy, they should contact the Title IX Coordinator or the District 504 and ADA Coordinator, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, Delaware 19963. Telephone (302) 422-1600.

Reports To: Director of Student Services

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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