Speech Language Pathologist

FPS is now accepting applications for a Speech Language Pathologist starting the 2023/24 school year! Join Tiger Nation! FPS is a diverse, forward-thinking, Class A district located just 25 minutes northwest of Omaha and 45 minutes north of Lincoln. We offer a small town atmosphere and big city opportunities. Learn more about us at fremonttigers.org.

Must have a Nebraska teaching permit with proper endorsement.

FPS values professional growth and supports a New Teacher Mentorship Program and Professional Learning Communities. Base Salary is per the 2023/24 salary schedule plus an annual flat salary stipend and a District contribution to health insurance upon enrollment.

New Certified staff are offered a one-time salary advance opportunity to increase their August paycheck. We want to assist in all ways possible through the transition into the education profession.

Paid Leave: 3 Personal Days; 10 Sick Days; 5 Bereavement Days; Civic Leave; and Professional Leave as determined by administrators. Certified staff also administer a Sick Leave Bank that all certified staff are eligible to join on an annual basis. Teachers who are parents or guardians of an FPS student can also use up to 3 sick days, per year, to attend FPS-sponsored activities for their child.

Retirement: FPS is a member of the Nebraska Public Employee Retirement System

FPS provides all certified team members long term disability, a $10,000 individual life insurance policy, and quarterly perfect attendance bonus opportunities.

Additional benefits offered at employee expense include: health, dental, and vision insurance, additional voluntary life insurance, tax-sheltered annuities (403b), flexible spending accounts, and supplemental policies via AFLAC and Colonial Life such as short term disability, accident insurance, group cancer insurance, and hospitalization/critical illness insurance.

Employment:   2023/24 School Year

Reports To:   Building Administrator

Applications Will Be Accepted Through:  Open Until Filled

Fremont Public Schools is a progressive Class A district that offers a competitive salary and benefit package along with 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.

 

Application Procedure: For more information or to apply, visit fremonttigers.org. Click on Employment and follow application instructions. All positions subject to veterans preference. EOE

 

All positions are subject to veterans preference.

Zone 6

Grades

K–12

Additional Information

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.

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 at fremonttigers.org. Click on Employment and follow application instructions.