Montessori del Mundo (MdM) is a public Dual Language Montessori charter school in Aurora CO. MdM follows the Montessori philosophy and curriculum and uses a research based dual language model with the goal of bilingualism and biliteracy for all students. Academic instruction is in both Spanish and English to prepare students for the bilingual world of the future.
Position: Speech Language Pathologist
Language of Instruction: Spanish and English
DEPARTMENT: Special Education
REPORTS TO: Special Education Coordinator
The speech-language pathologist promotes and improves student educational success by assessing, evaluating and treating persons with speech, language, voice and fluency disorders through direct therapy and informational/consultative services for students, teachers, parents and other staff.
? Some experience delivering speech-language therapeutic services within a school setting is preferred
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE
? Successful completion of master’s degree or higher in communication disorders or speech-language pathology from an accepted institution of higher education
? Current CDE- Special Services License as a Speech Language Pathologist
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ROLE-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.Provide direct individual and group therapy services to students with speech and language needs. Provide whole-class language lessons for preschool and kindergarten classes when appropriate. Develop and implement IEPs for students with speech and language impairments. Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff, and participate in eligibility determinations according to Charter School Institute, ASHA, State, and Federal regulations and guidelines. Assist the IEP team in determining appropriate assistive technology, software and devices, to allow reasonable access to instruction and the general education environment.
Provide consultation to parents and teachers to improve students’ speech-language outcomes.
Participate in the school’s MTSS/RtI meetings to design, implement, and monitor student response to research-based interventions for targeted speech-language needs.
? Complete assessments, evaluation reports, and progress reports within expected timelines
? Schedule direct student services according with regard to the needs of students, school, and faculty
? Maintain ongoing assessment to verify progress toward meeting IEP goals
? Maintain service logs and progress notes for all students receiving speech and language interventions
? Observe students in classroom and unstructured settings as needed to conduct evaluations, monitor
student interventions and to provide teacher consultation
? Serve as the Special Education Director Designee for IEP meetings for students eligible for speech
language only services when necessary
? Enter all speech and language assessment and progress monitoring data, evaluation reports, behavior
plans, and other relevant information into the school’s electronic IEP/504 system as appropriate
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
? Familiarity with Federal, State and CSI guidelines for special education
? Expertise with a wide range of standardized and informal assessment procedures to evaluate speech and language skills
? Knowledge of research-based speech-language interventions
? Ability to effectively plan for, and efficiently deliver, all speech-language services as required
? Ability to effectively communicate effectively in oral and written form
? Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with team members
? Ability to use a variety of approaches and materials to address IEP goals that are compatible with students’ ages, interests, and abilities
Submit your application by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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