Speech and Language Pathologist

 
The Mount Horeb Area School District has a full-time (1.0) Speech and Language Pathologist opening for the 2017-2018 school year.  Our District's mission, in partnership with the community, is dedicated to nurturing, educating and challenging our students while preparing and empowering them to be productive, responsible and self-fulfilled members of society. 

REQUIRED WISCONSIN CERTIFICATION

 A master’s degree in Communicative Disorders and WI DPI License or ability to obtain a license is required (1820 Speech and Language Pathology).

QUALIFICATIONS: 

The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and have experience in:

  • Working with children in an inclusive educational setting.
  • Assistive/augmentative communication.
  • Collaborating with staff to effectively meet student needs.
  • Addressing a wide range of communication and speech disorders across grades three through five.
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive, nurturing relationships with all learners.
  • The ability to analyze, synthesize and implement data that supports and enhances student academic and affective learning.
  • Course work and/or other training relevant to current trends and learning strategies.
  • Interpersonal communication skills including positive problem solving, collaboration, teamwork, active listening, and respect.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Timeliness in meeting deadlines, and requests and other professional responsibilities.
  • The ability to provide a safe and positive learning environment for students.
  • Adaptable and flexible in terms of educational changes to meet student learning needs.
  • Lifelong learning commitment through credentials which reflect post-secondary training, conference attendance, and membership in professional and civic organizations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess students’ communication skills (articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determine program eligibility and develop treatment.
  • Coordinate meetings and processes or eligible students, present evaluation results, develop Individualized Education Plans and provide training to parents/students/staff.
  • Develop plans, interventions and/or educational materials, implement and evaluate effectiveness using progress monitoring tools in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Instruct eligible students in the use of appropriate communication and/or communication technologies.
  • Participate in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information in order to learn and grow as a clinician.
  • Completes additional tasks as requested by administrators.

Interested candidates should please submit a cover letter, resume, responses to the question set, and credentials on WECAN.  Applicants are requested not to send resumes to the building principal.  **This position will remain open until filled.

It is the policy of the Mount Horeb Area School District that no person shall, on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, medical condition or disease, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.  If you are a qualified employee or applicant with a disability, you may access reasonable accommodations.

The Mount Horeb Area School District encourages applications from all segments of the population.  Candidates seeking accommodations during an interview are encouraged to indicate such at the time they are contacted to interview.

 

 

 

 
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