Speech & Language Pathologist
Available: Aug. 2012
Closes: Open Until Filled
Full Time Position (1.0 FTE)
ANY POSITION ADVERTISED AUGUST 15<SUP>TH</SUP> OR LATER WILL BE A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT ONLY.
CERTIFIED/SPEECH & LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST POSITION: Requires Alaska Type C special services certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) - for information visit: http://www.eed.state.ak.us/TeacherCertification.
This position is for the 2012/13 school year with a start date in August, 2012.
Make a difference for the children in our community!
Seeking candidates with experience and/or knowledge of integrated therapy services, augmentative communication, and trans-disciplinary team approaches. This position is responsible for identification of needs and delivery of integrated therapy services to students who require speech therapy intervention in accordance with all school district, state and federal requirements (as applicable). The Speech & Language Pathologist (SLP) collaborates with staff to promote the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well being for the students using trans-disciplinary team approaches.
Master's degree or higher degree with a major emphasis in speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech-language and hearing science; OR possess certification of clinical competence from the American Speech Language-Hearing Association.
Valid Alaska Type C special services certificate with a speech endorsement, or able to secure Alaska Type C certificate upon hire.
- Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
- Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a school environment.
- Exhibits sufficient verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required as part of the facility team.
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) desired.
School-based experience desired.
- Experience working with children having a broad spectrum of disabilities.
- Experience in providing support to regular education teachers in accommodating special needs of students in an inclusive environment is desired.
Salary is dependent on experience and education. The Juneau School District offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and eligibility for membership in the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) plan, see: http://www.state.ak.us/drb/dcrp/dcrplansummary.pdf for details about the retirement plan. The FY12 Teachers/Certified staff salary schedule is available at: http://www.juneauschools.org/hr/employee/salary_schedules. The FY13 salary schedule is not available at this time.
Please visit our website at www.juneauschools.org/hr to complete an electronic application.
Juneau School District
10014 Crazy Horse Drive
Juneau is the third largest city in Alaska with a population of over 31,000 resting along the shoreline of the Gastineau Channel in the panhandle of Southeast Alaska. With a temperate year-round climate, residents enjoy many outdoor activities including hiking, boating, fishing, hunting or just exploring our beautiful landscape. There are many opportunities for snow sports enthusiasts including snowboarding or skiing at Eaglecrest Ski Area, cross-country skiing on one our many wooded trails or ice skating (indoors or outdoors). We have local performing arts groups, two museums, three libraries, two multi-screen movie theaters and an awesome school system. Juneau Schools offer many choices so that every student can find the best fit for his or her learning needs. We have two high schools plus an alternative high school, two middle schools, and six elementary schools, in addition to specialized program that include a charter school and a Montessori.
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