Special Education Teaching | Educational Speech and Language Pathologist | Multiple School Sites | Available: 08/28/2023 | Closing: Open Until Filled


Up to $10,000 Hiring and Retention Bonus Possible: through a grant from The Come Teach in Minnesota Program, licensed teachers who are American Indian or people of color and who move to Minnesota may be eligible for a hiring bonus of up to $5,000. A retention bonus equal to the hiring bonus may also apply. Learn more about this program here. St. Francis Public Schools is located in St. Francis, a northern suburb of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.

Our mission is to equip all students with the knowledge and skills to empower them to achieve their dreams and full potential while becoming responsible citizens in a dynamic world.

Application Procedure: To be considered for this vacancy, applicant must complete the on-line application process and indicate interest in this specific job number. Applications received no later than May 11, 2023 will receive first consideration; position will remain open until filled.

Duty Days Per Year: 186 (prorated from start date)

Hours Per Day: 8

Type of Position: End of year with possibility of continuing contract 

Salary: Per Teachers Work Agreement

Supervisor:  Adrienne Lewis, Elementary Program Supervisor 

Position Description: St. Francis Area Schools is hiring an SLP for the 2023-2024 school year to provide therapy and case management for students at the secondary level.  This position includes the High School and Transition age students.
As an SLP in our district, you will be on a team of 10 SLPs that work very collaboratively to meet the needs of our students. You will have an SLP mentor, and a SLP professional learning community. You will have opportunities to collaborate with fellow SLPs weekly as well as during a 1.5 hour late start once each month. You will also be a part of very supportive special education teams at both the high school and learning center. Each building also has a lead special education teacher to assist with student scheduling and general troubleshooting. Caseloads are very manageable. 

Qualifications: Minnesota Teacher Licensure as an Educational Speech Language Pathologist. This position requires that the candidate have their Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language. Candidates will be considered who are eligible to obtain a Certificate of Clinical Competence.

Job Duties:  

  • Provide¬†direct¬†instruction to students in the areas of speech and communication as outlined in¬†their IEPs.
  • Consult with other staff members on the successful implementation of communication strategies and assistive devices within the educational setting.
  • Complete speech/communication assessment on identified students.
  • Complete the written documents related to speech services (IEPs, Evaluation Reports, Progress Reports, etc.).
  • Attend and sometimes facilitate IEP meetings for assigned students.
  • Provide case management services for assigned students.
  • Complete Third Party Billing documentation for MA eligible students

Job Description:  Speech Language Pathologist

District Information: St. Francis Area Schools РISD #15 is located in northern Anoka County and southern Isanti County. We are a 45 minute drive from Minneapolis and a great traffic-free drive from every direction. We are a rural/suburban district, covering 165 square miles. Our buildings include an early childhood family center, three elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and other non-traditional secondary programs. Our school district annually educates more than 4,100 students.  The district has ten Speech and Language Pathologists serving across all sites.

If you have questions about the position prior to applying, please contact Adrienne Lewis, Elementary Services Supervisor, at 763-753-7013. 

The policy of the school district is to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The school district does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, including gender identity or expression, age, family care leave status, or veteran status. The school district also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.