Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind (USDB) is seeking two visionary and dynamic individuals to join their Speech-Language Pathology team.
As a Speech-Language Pathologist at USDB you will have the opportunity to:
• Evaluate students for potential services & make recommendations to IEP team for service delivery model based on informal and formal assessment measures. • Develop and implement therapy and treatment plans including observation, direct service and consultation with other service providers. • Provide regular feedback regarding student progress based on consistent data collection and ongoing informal assessment. • Perform follow-up/training of staff as appropriate. • Participate as appropriate on Individual Education Plan (IEP) and other teams. • Participate in professional development in a variety of specialty areas. • Collaborate regularly with SLP team & other professionals. • Serve students from ages 3-21 with a variety of communication needs & modalities including spoken language, ASL, and AAC based on SLP team caseloads. • Provide guidance and assistance in coordinating appropriate speech and language intervention for students with sensory impairments who may have additional disabilities affecting communication.
The Ideal Candidate will possess or be eligible for:
• Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program required. • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. • State of Utah Teaching License in Speech-Language Pathology. • Successful completion of a background check is required for this position.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on Teacher Salary Schedule commensurate with education and experience. This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, personal and sick leave, and other valuable benefits.
Over 100 years ago the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) was founded to provide educational services needed by children who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired or deafblind. The Utah School for the Deaf (established in 1884) and the Utah School for the Blind (established in 1896) have played key roles in educating children with sensory impairments throughout the state.... The Schools are governed by the State Board of Education. SCHOOL FOR THE DEAFThe School for the Deaf offers comprehensive academic, social, and post-high school programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The school offers a variety of educational opportunities in order to effectively meet the individualized needs of each student. Families have the opportunity to choose from an ASL English Bilingual education, Oral education, and Total communication. The school provides services to students ages three through twenty-one years of age. The educational environment encourages the development of self-concept and challenges all students to achieve their potential. In addition to individually designed instruction derived from the Utah Core Curriculum, our students may engage in sign language development, auditory verbal training, daily living skills, vocational skills, assistive adaptive technology training, Deaf culture and computer technology.SCHOOL FOR THE BLINDThe School for the Blind (USB) offers a variety of programs to meet the individual needs of each student ages three to 22.Campus Programs:USB provides self-contained* classrooms located in Ogden (Blind North Region), Salt Lake City (Blind Central Region), and Orem (Blind South Region) for visually impaired and blind students. Each educational environment promotes independence, skill development and challenges each student to achieve his/her potential. Students are referred for potential placement at USB by local school districts through the Individualized Education Program (IEP)
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.