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Speech Language Pathologist

Company:
Denver Public Schools
Location:
Denver, CO
Posted:
July 10, 2024
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Description:

Traditional 186 work days per year

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: Click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule. (Please note: You must submit all relevant documentation via onboarding before the deadline (15 days after receiving your offer letter) for salary setting purposes.)

About this job:

Speech Language Pathologists assesses and treats students with language, pragmatics, articulation, functional communication, voice, and fluency disorders that impact educational learning.

What DPS Offers You:

A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.

Competitive Teacher/SSP Compensation and Procomp Incentive plan, click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule. Click here for more information on compensation for these roles. Please note: You must submit all relevant documentation via onboarding before the deadline (15 days after receiving your offer letter) for salary setting purposes.

In addition to competitive compensation, DPS has other Total Reward offerings such as; time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.

What You'll Do:

Utilizes current assessment instruments to determine a student’s skills and abilities in the areas of language, pragmatics, articulation, functional communication, voice, and fluency; provides intervention that is appropriate to the age and learning needs of each individual student.

Gathers and organizes information to write educationally-based Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and ensures educational relevance when assessing and providing services.

Follows compliance laws for meeting federal and state mandates as well as local policies in the performance of duties such as Individualized Education Program (IEP) development, Medicaid billing, report writing, and treatment plan/therapy log development.

Communicates evaluation results at evaluation meetings and interprets assessments.

What You’ll Need:

Have a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology.

Current Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider License - Speech Language Pathologist.

2+ years of experience with speech language and communication assessments used for students eligible for special education.

School experience preferred but not required.

Augmentative and Assistive Technology experience preferred but not required.

Lead for racial and educational excellence and work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education.

Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.

Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demands of the position.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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