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Speech Language Pathologist

Home Careers Speech Language Pathologist
Submitted: February 4
Closing: May 20

Contact

Karissa Wiklund
HR Generalist

Email: karissa.wiklund@duluthedison.com

Location Duluth Edison Charter Schools
Multiple Locations
Duluth, MN 55807
Categories Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
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Job Description

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist 
Department: North Star Academy
Supervisor: Academy Director or Academy Principal 
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary

A Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) at Duluth Edison Charter Schools (DECS) is committed to academic and personal excellence for everys tudent. He or she will understand what it means to be a life long learner and participate in ongoing professional development goal setting, learning and reflection in each school year. The Speech Language Pathologist will work as a team member in his or her assigned house team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Other duties may be assigned.

Provide research-based speech and language services identified on the individualized education programs (IEPs) of students with disabilities.

Provide speech and language services in a variety of service delivery models.

Comply with all state and federal special education rules and regulations.

Schedule and hold IEP meetings within required timelines.

Facilitate IEP meetings

Collaborate with Special Education Lead and/or Special Education Coordinator and IEP members to develop IEPs.

Complete IEPs and progress notes in a timely manner.

Assess students communication skill (articulation, fluency, voice, expressive, and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and develop recommendations for treatment.

Instruct assigned support staff for the purpose of providing information related to students IEP goals and/or accommodations.

Maintain records and billing in a manner consistent that complies with any regulatory requirements and is consistent with district practices.

Collaborate with house teams.

Create and work toward ongoing communication with parents in a variety of forms.

Implement school and district policies and procedures.

Create and manage a PBIS based learning environment that enables students to feel safe, be creative, and develop excellence. 

Model the behaviors expected of the students.

Implement and teach the core values established by our school as the focus of instruction and discussion when appropriate.

Write, implement, and evaluate his or her own professional development plans.

Attend house and staff meetings.

Participate in assigned student learning conferences. 

Supervisory Responsibilities 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

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 

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minnesota Board of Teaching license required. ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence preferred. 

Language Skills 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common journals, reports, and education related documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or concerns from students, caregivers, regulatory agencies, or members of the school community.  Ability to write lesson plans and other materials that conform to commonly accepted style and format. Ability to effectively present information to students, caregivers, management, and colleagues.

Mathematical Skills 

The ability to analyze and understand data represented multiple ways (charts, graphs, etc.); identify trends or 'root causes' in data; and calculate with percentages.

Reasoning Ability 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills 

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Google Docs and a strong background in instructional technology platforms.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Valid Minnesota Teacher's License appropriate for the particular grades or subject matter assigned.

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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Application Instructions/Comments

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