Job ID:  26107634

Company:  Montana Recruitment Project

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  Speech-Language Pathologist (2 Positions available): Browning Public Schools

Description:  Position: Speech-Language Pathologist Type: Special Education program for school year 2018-2019, supervised by Director of Special Services. Eligibility: Master s degree in communication disorders or related field. Montana state license (or qualified to obtain). Must have clean criminal record (no felony or multiple misdemeanors). Duties: Conducts appropriate speech/language assessments of referred students. Helps identify children with speech or language impairments. Assesses through appropriate testing and diagnostic practices. Provides case management services for students entering the special education system. See Speech/Language Pathologist Job Description. Qualifications: Excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills. Preferred: Experience working with communication disorders in a school setting. See job description for additional requirements and preferences. Salary: Per Certified Master Contract depending on degree and contracted experience. Benefits: Per Certified Master Contract sick and personal leave, retirement and health insurance for certified staff. Pre-employment Successful applicant must pass drug test and criminal background check Requirements: and provide evidence of a test for tuberculosis.Summary of Functions: Conducts appropriate speech/language assessments of referred students. Essential Duties and Responsibilities 1. Assessment Helps identify children with speech or language impairments. Assesses difficulties of referred students through appropriate testing and diagnostic practices. Participates in district-wide screening of Kindergarten and school age children. Administers tests and recommends placement for students. Explains test results to parents. 2. Case Management Provides case management services for students entering the special education system. Attends multi-disciplinary meetings concerning placement of individual students. Recommends corrective procedures. Confers with teachers and parents whenever necessary. Maintains case records on all referred students. 3. Technical Assistance Provides in-service training and consultation for district personnel as needed. Interprets services to teachers and parents. 4. Research Keeps abreast of new developments in the field. 5. Interagency Contact Cooperates with personnel of community health and social welfare agencies. 6. Inventory Maintains an inventory of all equipment and materials. 7. Reports Prepares and submits required reports. 8. Confidentiality This position works with sensitive information and must maintain strict confidentiality in both verbal and written communications including case management documents. 9. Supervision Provides supervision of speech therapy assistants when requested. 10. Other Performs such other functions as may be necessary to the work of the office. Organizational Relationships: Supervised by and reports to Director of Special Education. Qualifications: Education/Experience Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. However, applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications: ?? Master s degree in communication disorders or related field. ?? Montana professional license (or qualified to obtain). ?? Excellent communication, problem solving and organization skills. ?? Knowledge of speech/language assessment processes. ?? Knowledge of Montana State rules and regulations for programs providing services to children with handicapping conditions. ?? Skill in interpreting and analyzing assessment data and providing solutions to specific problems. ?? Ability to work with others and without close supervision. ?? Excellent work habits. Desirable Qualifications Prefer experience working with communication disorders in a school setting. Experience working in Native American communities. 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. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Application Instructions:
To Apply: Obtain application materials from: Human Resource Department, Administration Building, 129 1st Avenue SE, P.O. Box 610, Browning, MT 59417, tel: 338-2715, fax: 338-7646 or download certified application, position announcement and job description from our web page at www.bps.k12.mt.us.