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Speech Language Pathologists
Post Date: 07/13/2021
Close Date: 08/31/2021
West Fargo Public Schools
207 Main Ave West

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$45,000 - $57,000

West Fargo, ND

Job Description:
West Fargo Public Schools is looking to fill multiple Speech Language Pathologist positions. Hiring bonus of $1,250 for qualified individuals!

TERM:  Prorated contract depending on hire date, to begin as soon as possible!

SUMMARY: Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, school-based speech-language pathologists provide prevention, assessment, and remediation services for students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency. These services are designed to help children meet their educational goals.
Responsibilities include: 
Implement building/therapy schedules

Establish a screening program for speech/language services as appropriate (i.e. articulation tracking for elementary, new referrals, three-year comprehensive reassessments)

Perform and interpret diagnostic evaluations to determine eligibility and appropriate recommendations

Serve as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the referral/diagnostic process

Provide direct/indirect therapy for identified students

Provide therapy through continuous evaluation and annual updating of individual educational plans
Maintain student status through the use of charts, records, and progress reports

Support hearing screening program and provide input assistance when needed
Provide consulting services to parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues

Abide by Board policies and other state and federal regulations concerning disabled students

Ensure professional growth and support is maintained  

SALARY: 2020-2021 Teacher's Salary Schedule

The WFPS District funds the entire 11.75% employee contribution to TFFR, as well as the 12.75% employer contribution.

Hiring bonus is not eligible for TFFR. Qualified individuals were not contracted through a ND school district during the previous school year.

ND Teaching License in the area of Speech Language Pathology

ND Licensure in Speech Language Pathology

Ability to develop positive relationships with students, staff and families

Strong organizational and planning skills

Adept at problem-solving and showing resiliency when faced with challenges
Experience managing complex student behaviors preferred

Prior experience working as a speech language pathologist preferred

Contact Information:
West Fargo Public Schools
Human Resources
207 W Main Ave
West Fargo, ND 58078
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