Speech Language Pathologist
Qualifications: Nebraska Department of Education Certification with Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology required.
Coordinate the referral process for students with potentially communicatively disabling conditions.
Coordinates IEP development and monitoring for students with verified communication disabilities by; a) cooperates with teachers, support personnel, and parents in devising procedures in working with identified students; b) interpreting evaluation data into classroom procedures; c) assists teacher in obtaining and utilizing special materials and methodologies; d) monitoring effectiveness of procedures and providing changes as necessary; e) assists Resource Room and Severely Disabled Programs by providing support for students with communication disabilities in those programs.
Assists individual students by providing support and remedial instruction relative to their communication handicap.
Ability to assess and provide intervention services to students who exhibit communication disorders which negatively impact their achievement as well as social functioning behavior (including articulation, receptive/expressive language, auditory processing, fluency, voice, written language and literacy), and monitor progress toward Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals.
Ability to assess and provide intervention to English language learners.
Familiarity of diagnostic assessments for speech language.
Strong knowledge of content area, teaching methods, learning styles and educational research related to special education students of all levels and abilities.
Strong classroom management, communication, organization and planning skills.
Positively impact achievement and differentiate instruction based on the needs of the students by supporting programs designed to increase student achievement.
Demonstrate problem-solving skills through collaborative work with students, teachers, staff, parents and administrators.
Willing to support and actively participate in a professional learning community.
Starting salary range from $51,000-$78,000 (depending on experience and degree level)
Retention Bonus of $3000 after 3 years in the district
Mentoring program, paid professional development, excellent benefits package
Contact InformationGrand Island Public Schools
PO Box 4904, Grand Island NE 68802
Grand Island, NE 68801
(p) (308) 385-5900 201112
(f) (308) 385-5568
How to Apply
Apply through the GIPS website– www.gips.org (go to join GIPS, choose employment opportunities, choose student support services and find Speech Language Pathologist)