Speech and Language Specialist

Speech and Language Specialist
Employer:
Anaheim Elementary School District (K-6)
Date Posted:
8/12/2016
Contact:
Lorena Mendoza
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Not Specified
Length of Work Year:
based on 186 days
Employment Type:
Full Time
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Salary:
SLP Salary Schedule
Date Posted:
8/12/2016 Application Deadline:
Until Filled Employment Type:
Full Time Length of Work Year:
based on 186 days Salary:
SLP Salary Schedule Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Not Specified Contact: Lorena Mendoza Email: lmendoza@anaheimelementary.org Phone:
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
ANAHEIM CITY SCHOOL DISTRICTHuman ResourcesCLASS TITLE: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SPECIALISTBASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Principal and Director of Special Education, screen, assess and provide specialized speech and language services and assistance for children and young adults with deficiencies who qualify for services as established by State standards; participate in developing and implementing Individual Educational Plans (IEPs) for students who qualify for Designated Instruction and Services (DIS); provide speech and language therapy to individualized or group of students.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:Provide specialized services and assistance with the assessment and screening of children and young adults with speech and language deficiencies; utilize age-appropriate standardized and non-standardized testing and assessment tools; provide phonological and language training in individual or small groups of students. EConduct a full-scale speech and language assessment of students; complete concise and valid assessment reports, including diagnostic information and treatment recommendations for initial evaluation and periodic IEPs. EProvide individual and small group therapy; schedule caseload; plan lessons; participate in developing and implementing IEPs for students who qualify for DIS. EParticipate in IEP meetings and consultations to provide assessment information to teachers and parents; provide assessment of current communication skills and recommendations for future instructional needs. EParticipate in in-service training sessions, departmental meetings, parent conferences and consultations with professional speech and language therapists. EOperate a computer terminal and other specialized diagnostic and office equipment, such as speech and language software, video camera, tape recorder and various electronic communication devices. EPrepare, type and maintain a variety of related records and reports, such as IEP forms and assessment paperwork, daily speech and attendance register, notes and files and annual IEPs. EPerform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:KNOWLEDGE OF:Advanced-level diagnostic and clinical procedures, tests and equipment used in treatment of speech and language disorders.Computer operation, applicable hardware and software associated with adaptive and speech and language technology.Augmentative communication devices for students with severe handicaps.Assessment theories, practices and techniques utilized for integration of students with special education needs.Create and implement activities to achieve improvements in student language and speech deficiencies.Technical aspects of the communications deficiency field.Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Safe practices in classroom activities. Child guidance principles and practices related to children with special education needs.Curriculum, goals and objectives of the department. Operation of office machines including computer equipment and specified software. Record-keeping techniques. Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws. ABILITY TO:Evaluate, plan and implement goals and objectives to meet the communication needs of individual students.Conduct full-scale language and speech testing and assessment.Provide speech and language therapy.Learn and utilize adaptive technology and program electronic communication aids.Evaluate, implement and develop procedures and programs to diagnose and assist in the diagnosis of deficient communication.Understand and relate to children with special needs. Monitor and evaluate student progress. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prepare and deliver oral presentations. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Maintain records and prepare reports. Operate a computer terminal to enter data, maintain records and generate reports. Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Operate specialized testing and diagnostic equipment.Sit or stand for extended periods of time.Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch.Walk.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Any combination equivalent to: master's degree in communicative disorders or closely related field.LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential required by the State of California.Ability to meet District standards for physical and mental health.Valid California driver's license.WORKING CONDITIONS:ENVIRONMENT:Indoor and outdoor work environment.Board Approved: 7/25/00 Revised: 9/13/01
Requirements for Applying
It is required to attach the following items to your online application:Valid California Speech licenseCurrent Resume3 letters of recommendationValid California Speech-Language credential or Clinical/Rehabilitative Services Credential (with Language, Speech and Hearing added authorization)
Please attach all documents to your online application.
Requirements for Applying
It is required to attach the following items to your online application:Valid California Speech licenseCurrent Resume3 letters of recommendationValid California Speech-Language credential or Clinical/Rehabilitative Services Credential (with Language, Speech and Hearing added authorization)
Please attach all documents to your online application.
Please note: Fully credentialed Speech & Language Pathologists who sign a contract with the District during the next three years will receive a $5,000 incentive which will be paid out over a three-year period in the following manner:a)$2,000 to be paid within 45 days after first day of paid contracted service.b)$1,000 to be paid within 45 days after the first day of contracted employment in the second year with the District.c)$2,000 to be paid within 45 days after the first day of contracted employment in the third year with the District. Should the unit member leave voluntarily or be terminated with cause prior to the end of year three (3), all monies paid will be refunded by the unit member to the District.

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