Speech Language Specialist (NBOE)

Employer
Newark Public Schools
Location
Newark, NJ, US
Salary
Competitive

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  • Position Type:
    Instructional - Other Titles/Speech Language Specialist
  • Date Posted:
    7/29/2020
  • Location:
    Early Childhood -439


  • NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION
    HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
    765 BROAD STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102
    ROGER LEÓN, DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT

    Announcement of Vacancy

    SPEECH LANGUAGE SPECIALIST
    Office of Early Childhood
    (Pending availability of funds and Board of Education approval)

    The Superintendent invites qualified and interested persons to apply for the positions of Speech Language Specialist within the Office of Early Childhood.

    Qualifications
    1. Masters or higher degree in speech-language pathology, or its equivalent, from a regionally accredited college/university.
    2. New Jersey Department of Education Standard Certificate as Speech Language Specialist.


    Definition
    1. Assess children in the district who have suspected language, articulation, fluency and/or voice disorders.
    2. Provide direct and indirect services to reduce or eliminate speech and language difficulties that adversely affect a student's academic performance and are determined to be outside the range of acceptable variations.
    3. Case Managers and provide therapeutic interventions for all students classified as Eligible for Speech and language Services.
    4. Collaborate and function as a responsible member of the Child Study.


    Responsibilities
    1. Provide direct and indirect services to reduce oe eliminate speech and language difficulties that adversely affect student's academic performance and are determined to be outside the range of acceptable variations.
    2. Case Managers and provide therapeutic interventions for all students classified as Eligible for Speech and language Services.
    3. Collaborate and function as a responsible member of the Child Study
    4. To evaluate children identified thorough a standardized assessment process and/or functional process in order to determine speech and / or language functioning and impact on educational performance.
    5. To generate a written professional report of the evaluation to include State and district mandated components.
    6. To participate in CST identification meetings involving suspected language disability students.
    7. To participate with CST to determine needs for speech and language impaired children and to develop appropriate goals and objectives to service these students.
    8. To prepare Individual Education Programs, reevaluations and annual reviews for students Eligible for Speech Language Services.To follow federal laws, state mandates and district policies and procedures.
    9. To schedule students and provide speech language services as mandated by the IEP.
    10. To prepare and maintain all case records for Eligible for Speech Language Services students.
    11. To prepare and maintain ongoing progress records for each student receiving speech language services.
    12. To provide written input to the IEP of the ESERS student's Present Level of Academic and Functional Performance in the area of communication, goals and objectives, frequency duration, and group size.
    13. To utilize State and district eligibility guidelines in determining eligibility for speech language services.
    14. To complete State and district reports as required.
    15. To consult with Nurse regarding hearing evaluation.
    16. To consult with administrator, teachers, parents, and staff.
    17. Top order and maintain equipment, materials and supplies.
    18. To participate in Continuing Education in the area of Speech and Language.
    19. To be knowledgeable in and utilize district's technological/electronic programs and equipment.


    Reports To
    Office of Early Childhood

    Salary, Terms & Affiliation
    Salary: $58,382.00 - $100,426.00
    Employment Period:Ten (10) Months
    Affiliation: Newark Teachers Union

    How To Apply
    Newark Board of Education only accepts electronic applications.

    Open and Close Dates
    OPENING DATE: July 29,2020
    CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    NEWARK BOARD OF EDUCATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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