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Language Speech Hearing Specialist Pool

Language Speech Hearing Specialist Pool
Employer:
Twin Rivers Unified School District
Date Posted:
8/28/2018
Contact:
Regyna Jones
916-566-1600 32106
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Not Specified
Length of Work Year:
186 Days
Employment Type:
Full Time
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Salary:
$51,597- $98,861 +$2,000 Master's Stipend, $1,800 Doctorate Stipend. Final placement determined upon receipt of official sealed transcripts and verification of prior contracted teaching experience.
Date Posted: 8/28/2018 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 186 Days Salary: $51,597- $98,861 +$2,000 Master's Stipend, $1,800 Doctorate Stipend. Final placement determined upon receipt of official sealed transcripts and verification of prior contracted teaching experience. Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified Contact: Regyna Jones Email: Regyna.Jones@twinriversusd.org Phone: 916-566-1600 32106
Location::
Special Education
Location:: Special Education
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
TWIN RIVERS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
POSITION TITLE: LANGUAGE/SPEECH/HEARING SPECIALIST
PRIMARY FUNCTION
It is the responsibility of the speech and language specialist to provide speech and language services to all students in the district and assists in the school program as assigned. This includes the assessment of individual student's speech development level providing information for program development and remediation for improving students' performance; and providing information on issues for specific students to instructional personnel.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assesses students' communication skills (e.g. articulation, language, fluency, voice, etc.) for the purpose of determining their speech and language deficits and developing recommendations.
Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations.
Instructs students for the purpose of implementing goals for re-mediation of speech and language deficits.
Prepares documentation (e.g. evaluations, observations, progress, contacts with parents, teachers and outside professionals, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support, developing recommendations and/or conveying information.
Researches resources and methods (i.e. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining appropriate approach for students' speech and language services.
Screens students for the purpose of determining the need for further individualized assessment.
Screen students in grades Preschool-12 for language disorders.
Select students to be included in language therapy on a pull-out basis.
Provide inservices and in-class demonstrations upon request.
Participate in SST meetings and prepare reports upon request.
Assess students for possible language disabilities.
Participate as a member of the IEP Team, and provide ideas and materials to remediate these disabilities upon request.
Communicates with parents through a variety of means. Holds parent conferences to discuss the individual pupil's progress and interpret the school program.
Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems.
Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards and interest centers.
Maintains professional competence through participation in inservice education activities provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
Performs basic attendance accounting and business services as required.
Is responsible and accountable for the academic achievement of pupils in his/her classroom.
Prepare objectives for each child in the caseload.
Prepare attendance and enrollment reports as required by the district, county and state.
Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids and instructional supplies; maintains required inventory records.
Insures a comfortable room environment through control of heating, lighting, and ventilation to the extent possible.
Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school of assignment and/or on a district level.
Shares in the sponsorship of student activities and participates in faculty committees.
Plans and coordinates the work of the teacher aides and parent volunteers.
Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
Participates in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, IEP conferences, in-service training, site meetings, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements.
QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
Assessment instruments and their application, education code, state and district policies.
Ability to:
Apply assessment instruments, interpret test data, communicate effectively, sit for prolonged periods, complete a case study and develop an individual education plan, work independently, be flexible and work under time constraints, maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and other school personnel.
EXPERIENCE
Prior job related experience recommended.
EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree and advanced education/degree related to language, speech/hearing services.
CREDENTIAL
Valid California credential authorizing service as a language, speech and hearing therapist. Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential.
LICENSE
A current California Drivers' License and proof of insurance are required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position will include office and school environments.
Physical Abilities:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must be able to:
Lift, carry, push and/or pull items with a strength factor of medium work.
Hear and speak to exchange information in person or on the telephone.
See to read a variety of materials.
Possess dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Stand or walk.
Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to file materials.
Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
Reach above shoulders to file materials.
Climb a stool/ladder.
Hazards:
None identified.
Requirements for Applying
All candidates will be receiving a link to complete a digital interview upon completing the application. Please be on the lookout for an email from Edjoin to complete the next step.CURRENT EMPLOYEES: You may apply for this position on edjoin or by submitting a written request with a letter of interest and an updated resume to Amber Lynch at Amber.Lynch@twinriversusd.org by final filing date of this posting. Please remember that the required documents listed below must be provided or in your personnel file by the deadline.All required documents must be attached through edjoin by the closing time of the posting. We highly encourage current staff to complete the digital interview to complete the process. FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Please call the Edjoin Help Desk at 1-888-900-8945.
Consideration will be given to applicants who can show proof of program completion (verification of completion from a University) and/or recommendation for the correct credential (email receipt from CTC). All of the following documents are required for this position:
Driver's License Copy (Driver's License Copy (Valid/Current))
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Letters Required)
Other ((Valid/Current Proof of Auto Insurance))
Resume (Showing Bachelor's Degree and Advanced Degree.)
Clinical or Rehabilitative Services Credential - Language, Speech and Hearing
Requirements for Applying
All candidates will be receiving a link to complete a digital interview upon completing the application. Please be on the lookout for an email from Edjoin to complete the next step.CURRENT EMPLOYEES: You may apply for this position on edjoin or by submitting a written request with a letter of interest and an updated resume to Amber Lynch at Amber.Lynch@twinriversusd.org by final filing date of this posting. Please remember that the required documents listed below must be provided or in your personnel file by the deadline.All required documents must be attached through edjoin by the closing time of the posting. We highly encourage current staff to complete the digital interview to complete the process. FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Please call the Edjoin Help Desk at 1-888-900-8945.
Consideration will be given to applicants who can show proof of program completion (verification of completion from a University) and/or recommendation for the correct credential (email receipt from CTC). All of the following documents are required for this position:
Driver's License Copy (Driver's License Copy (Valid/Current))
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 Letters Required)
Other ((Valid/Current Proof of Auto Insurance))
Resume (Showing Bachelor's Degree and Advanced Degree.)
Clinical or Rehabilitative Services Credential - Language, Speech and Hearing
Twin Rivers Unified School District is the 29th largest school district in California by enrollment, according to the California Department of Education. We serve approximately 28,000 students who come from families that speak 46 languages.Our district includes four comprehensive high schools, five middle schools and 28 elementary schools. Twin Rivers also offers families the option of two alternative high schools, two special education centers, an independent learning center, a community day school, an opportunity school, preschools, three dependent charter schools and Twin Rivers Adult School.Twin Rivers encompasses 120 square miles in a growing, ethnically diverse region characterized by a mix of suburban development and light industry. Our families live in the neighborhoods of North and South Natomas, Robla, Dos Rios, Gardenland, Northgate, Foothill Farms, Elverta, Rio Linda, North Highlands, Arden Fair, Woodlake, North Sacramento, Del Paso Heights and McClellan Park.Twin Rivers Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, and/or Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Gina Carreon, at 916-566-1736. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
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