Speech Language Pathologist

FPS is has an opening for a Speech Language Pathologist for the 19/20 school year! Be part of an invaluable team who helps our students reach their greatest potential!

Compensation:   Per Salary Schedule

Employment:   2019/2020 School Year

Reports To:   Special Education Director

FREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION

It is the policy of Fremont Public Schools to not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies or other administered programs.  Persons requiring accommodations to apply and/or be considered for positions are asked to make their request to the Superintendent.

DEPARTMENT: Special Education

JOB TITLE: Speech/Language Pathologist

REQUIREMENTS:

Education Level:

  • Master’s Degree in the area of Speech Pathology with a minimum of 36 graduate semester hours

Certification/Licensure:

  • Nebraska Teaching Certificate or Special Services Certificate with an endorsement in Speech Pathology

Experience Desired:

  • Successful teaching experience and/or clinical experience

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of psycho-educational diagnosis, instructional materials, behavior modification and management, development and implementation of IEP’s, and integrated speech/language service delivery models

REPORTS TO:  Director of Special Education and Building Principals

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The essential functions of each employee’s position includes (1) regular, dependable in-person attendance on the job; (2) the ability to perform the identified tasks and to possess and utilize the identified knowledge, skills, and abilities and to perform the identified work activities; and (3) the ability to perform the physical requirements on their specific job description.

Basic:

The Speech/Language Pathologist is responsible for planning and providing evaluative, consultative, and habilitative services for eligible communicatively handicapped students.  Functioning as a member of building resource teams whenever possible, the Speech/Language Pathologist shall assist other staff members and parents or guardians in the development and implementation of appropriate services designed to meet the individual needs of students referred.

Frequent:

  1. Identify, diagnose, assess, interpret, report, and assist in planning for the needs of students experiencing communicative disorders of fluency, voice, articulation, and/or language. 
  2. Plan and/or participate in conferences with parents. 
  3. Assist in the development of individual intervention or therapy plans for students, implement these plans through the provision of direct or indirect service to students, evaluate student’s progress in therapy, and adjust student individual programs when necessary. 
  4. Participate in Multi-Disciplinary Teams and staffings. 
  5. Assist staff and parents in referring students to other community agencies when appropriate. 
  6. Plan, participate in or evaluate inservice activities upon request of principals, staff, or Director of Student Services. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

NEVER (0%)

OCCASIONAL (1-32%)

FREQUENT (33-66%)

CONSTANT (67%+)

A. Standing

X

B. Walking

X

C. Sitting

X

D. Bending/Stooping

X

E. Reaching/Pulling/Pushing

X

F. Climbing

X

G. Driving

X

H. Lifting: 50 pound maximum

I. Carrying: 1-100 ft.

J. Manual Dexterity Tasks

Fingering 33-66%

Grasping 33-66%

Specify (manual dexterity tasks): Ability to operate computer, A/V equipment, copy machines, telephone, plus other equipment as required

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory): Visual and auditory acuity for student supervisory functions, skills in oral and written communication, and skills in human relations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Inside – Outside – Both: Inside
  2. Climatic Environment: Primary work environment is a heated classroom and building. Air conditioning depends upon building assignment.
  3. Hazards: Exposure to communicable diseases, classroom, building, furniture, and equipment.

Zone 6

Additional Information

Fremont Public Schools is a progressive Class A district that offers a competitive salary & benefit package & opportunities to help you reach your greatest potential. Fremont, located just 25 minutes northwest of Omaha and 45 minutes north of Lincoln, offers a small town atmosphere and big city opportunities. Nebraska teaching certificate with proper endorsement required. For more information or to apply, visit fremonttigers.org. Click on Careers and follow application instructions. All positions subject to veterans preference. EOE

 

Application Procedure:  Interested and qualified applicants are invited to apply at fremonttigers.org.  Click on ‘Careers’ and follow application procedure.

Contact Information

Fremont Public Schools
130 E. 9th St.
Fremont, NE 68025
https://fremonttigers.org

Kate Baker
(p) (402) 727-3016

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply online at fremonttigers.org. Click on Careers and follow application instructions.