Summary

Teaching | Special Education | Watertown-Mayer Public Schools

Description

Speech and Language Pathologist  
Watertown-Mayer Public Schools

 
The Watertown Mayer School District is located  24 miles west of Minneapolis. The district  has a Speech-Language Pathologist position needing to be filled at our elementary school, starting in the fall.  This is a full time position.

Position/ Service Summary: Providing speech and language therapy for students with special education services including speech, language, voice, fluency ¬†and communication impairments. The¬†Speech-language pathologist will provide a complete array of services to students with identified communication problems, including students whose primary disability is ‚Äúspeech-language impairment‚ÄĚ and students with primary disabilities who have needs in the area of communication (for example, students with autism, cognitive disabilities, or developmental delays).

The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for implementing Individual Education Plans (IEP) in accordance with due process rights of students. IEP designs articulate a “team” ¬†service model, whereby the ¬†SLP will be working directly with regular education and special education staff, as individual communication¬†plans are implemented.

Communication/language skill building, occurs throughout the day; thus the need for the SLP to have the skills, commitment, and determination to work with all service providers.  Knowledge of the 3:1 service delivery model is preferred.
 

Qualifications Required: 

  • Current MN Licensure in¬†Pre K-12 Speech Language Pathologist,
  • Masters Degree in Communication Disorders required
  • ¬†ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competency (C’s) or the ability to obtain.
  • Experience and willingness to work on general education teams and provide collaborative special education services with general education teachers is required.
  • Interest in and ability to relate well to all ages of students.¬†¬†

Questions:  Please contact Deanna Gronseth, Special Education Director at 952-955-0207 or dgronseth@swmetro.k12.mn.us