Speech Language Pathologist - Shoreview
5605 Green Circle Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55343
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Minnesota Teacher's License:
Commensurate with Experience
Speech Language Pathologists at Lionsgate Academy provide services to students who are in the 7th to 12th grades qualifying for special education services; many of whom are on the Autism Spectrum. They identify students with social, communication, and/or executive functioning needs; plan and implement appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommend treatment plans; and provide education and direction to other school personnel in regard to student needs.
Assess students with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs and determine eligibility for services; participate in the interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs according to school procedures; monitor progress to determine readiness for the termination of therapy services.
Plan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Counsel and involve parents in the remedial process.
Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom-based activities to increase student success in the classroom.
Collaborate with case managers to plan and implement functional activities to increase student success in the home, school and community.
Provide relevant plans and programming in relation to functional communication, speech, language, social, and/or executive functioning needs.
Teach or co-teach small groups on topics related to social skills
Provide staff development training to assist school personnel in the identification and understanding of students with communication, social, and executive functioning deficits.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other required documents.
Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, and school policy.
Recognize added literacy risks for students being treated for spoken language difficulties and suggest assessment strategies to identify whether a language difference or disorder might be at the root of literacy challenges.
Maintain positive, professional relationships and use appropriate verbal, nonverbal and written communication with all individuals.
Regular, prompt attendance
Possible case management for students
OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate on program development teams and in student case conferences.
Participate in cohort learning.
Substitute staff absences, as needed.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.
MN Educational Speech Language Pathologist license
Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship (CF)
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks
Knowledge and experience working with students on the autism spectrum
One year previous experience working with middle school or high school age youth
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching during the day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to read, analyze and interpret 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 groups of managers, students, parents and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median, and the ability to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Lionsgate Academy is a public charter school open to students of all abilities in grades 7 through 12, and also offers a transition program for students ages 18-21. Lionsgate’s program is inclusively designed to address the unique learning needs of students living on the autism spectrum as well as students with other learning differences.
Lionsgate Academy in the 2018-19 school year, opening our Shoreview campus with grades 7-10. Grades 11-12 are being added to the Shoreview location in the 2019-20 school year. We are looking for passionate and driven educators, who believe in our mission and are excited to join our team!
Submit application online on the Lionsgate Career webpage: http://lionsgate.academy/home/opportunities/employment/. Use ID 480 to apply.