Speech Language Pathologist Birth-3 & Early Childhood
EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #3
ESU #3, in partnership with Ralston Public Schools, is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to serve infants and toddlers with disabilities 3 days per week as a part of our Early Intervention Team. Excellent candidates will have a passion for working with infants and toddlers and their families and want to work in a collaborative and community-oriented setting. Opportunities for engaging work alongside a great team to provide speech and language services to families using evidence-based early intervention strategies including Routines Based Interviews and Getting Ready Quality Home Visitations. Position includes costs for licensure and ASHA dues. Contact McKayla LaBorde, Executive Director of Student Services with questions at email@example.com.
Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Job Code: 7520
Number of Days Worked: 114 days
Department: Student Services
FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director of Student Services
Staff Supervised: None
Masters Degree in Speech Pathology
Nebraska Teaching Certificate
SLP Licensure from the State of Nebraska
No history of child abuse or negligence
Successfully pass required background checks.
Regular and dependable in person attendance is required.
Essential Responsibilities: (Job Tasks)
- Understands and comply with the ESU #3 Board of Education Personnel Policies and Employee Handbook.
- Implements appropriate diagnostic procedures to determine eligibility in the area of speech language in accordance with Nebraska Rule 51 or Rule 52 criteria.
- Accepts referrals and schedules evaluations within a reasonable period of time.
- Be aware of and able to complete state reporting for Results Matter (Below age 5) and/or support additional accountability documentation and support.
- Informs school administrators of progress of the evaluation and keeps them informed of relevant issues regarding children from their district that have been referred.
- Works with appropriate staff to assure that assessment in all areas relating to a child’s suspected disabilities are assessed.
- Responsible for providing direct Speech and Language services to students with a verified disability.
- Assists students to be able to participate in appropriate educational programs and activities of daily living.
- Develops appropriate therapy plans and establishes educationally relevant goals.
- Collaborates, coaches, demonstrates and instructs the child, family, school personnel and others in the implementation of the program and activities to enhance the goals of the child’s program and to build competence, capacity and confidence in the child’s caregivers/teachers.
- May need to provide support to children and families in the evening.
- May provide continuous service for the Birth to age three population, requiring service provision over a twelve month period.
- Completes required special education paperwork from referral process through multidisciplinary team meeting.
- Writes a comprehensive diagnostic report for each evaluation completed.
- Familiarizes self with federal and state laws and regulations that apply to special education programs.
- Seeks out and participates in appropriate staff development activities to maintain and improve professional skills.
- Displays appropriate interpersonal skills to effectively work with teachers, team members, parents, administrators and community members.
- Regularly access the e-mail system for review of materials distributed from ESU #3.
- Provides own transportation to fulfill responsibilities of position.
- Arrives at the first school building/district/program assigned in schedule at the regular start of that program’s work day (i.e., 7:45 a.m), or earlier if requested, and works through the day until 4:30 p.m. or later if requested.
- Other duties as assigned.
2021-2022 school year
How to Apply
You can apply on our website at www.esu3.org. Click on Job Postings