Board Certified Specialist,CCC-SLP,State Licensure or Certification,State Teacher Credential
Our district, Mt. Diablo Unified School District, serves about 32,000 students and employs 50 SLPs. We serve students as Designated Instructional Services (DIS) Only, Resource, Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe, four levels of Autism Support, Mental Health Collaborative Programs, and Preschool Drop-in Services. We have a comprehensive Hearing Impairments Program (Preschool through High School) that provides services to Mt. Diablo and surrounding school districts.
Our Assistive Technology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication departments provide support at the site level, work with students and SLPs, and provide district-wide teacher and SLP trainings.
We offer CFY (all day long), a $5,000 signing bonus, Medical ,Vision, and Dental Benefits, and the California State Teachers Retirement System. For experienced SLPs, please note that we accept ALL relevant years of experience.
Duties and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologist
Speech-Language Pathologists shall be evaluated by an administrator designated by the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education in accordance with evaluation of their performance in relation to the Standards adopted between the District and the Association.
Alternatively, qualified first year teachers may be evaluated by a coach from the Peer Assistance and Review Program.
The duties and responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists are as follows:
1. to establish, in cooperation with his/her evaluator (or designated by the collective bargaining agreement), goals and objectives consistent with the evaluation article of the collective bargaining agreement.
2. comply with all laws and regulations of the State of California, policy and rules of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District Board of Education, and terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement, which include but are not limited to the following:
being present on campus during contractually designated time;
attending job-related meetings and activities;
submitting accurate forms, reports and other required documents;
complying with mandatory child abuse reporting laws;
adhering to State adopted curriculum and standards.
3. while on a site is responsible to the Site Administrator for the care, control, and instruction of the students in his/her charge.
4. to report promptly to the Principal (or an individual designated by the Principal) any serious accident or illness affecting students.
5. to be knowledgeable about augmentative communication tools and consult with parents and teacher regarding their use, as needed.
6. to cooperatively participate as part of a multi-disciplinary team in assessing and planning appropriate educational program adjustments for children having exceptional needs.
7. to administer and interpret formal and informal tests on referred children having known or suspected speech, hearing and/or language disorders.
8. to report and interpret findings in oral and written forms.
9. to design and facilitate an appropriate program of speech-language pathology intervention to help remediate language disorders, speech disorders, and the communicative effects of impaired hearing according to results of assessment(s) as recorded in IEP and in compliance with Federal and State Regulations.
10. to schedule consultation conferences with parents, teachers, and others to improve their understanding of children having speech, language or hearing disorders.
11. to refer students to other personnel or agencies for further study, diagnosis, or therapy, when necessary.
12. to keep accurate and up-to-date student records attendance, assessments, care histories, progress reports/Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), evaluation, caseload rosters, and Â others that may be administratively required.
13. to attend IEP Team meetings, as needed.
14. to attend job-related meetings and activities specified by the appropriate District Administrator, Special Education Administrator or the Principal of the school.
15. to perform those non-instructional duties and responsibilities, including supervisory and advisory duties, as may be prescribed by the Board of Education.
Speech License or credential CFY opportunities available
The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identify, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX student issues, please contact the Title IX Compliance Officer, Chris Holleran, Assistant Superintendent High School, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding compliance with Title IX employee issues, please contact the Executive Director of Personnel, Leyla Benson, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at email@example.com. Questions, concerns or complaints regarding harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact the Equity Compliance Officer, Jennifer Sachs, Executive Director of Instructional Support, at 1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519, by phone (925) 682-8000, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Salary Information: CFY available. All relevant years of experience accepted for SLPs.
$1413 for Masters,
$1413 for Ed.D/Ph.D,
$1413 for National Board Certification,
$1413 for National Certification (CCC), and
$1413 for BCLAD
(All stipends prorated for part-time and positions which begin after the start of the school year.)
Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental
Retirement Plan: CalSTRS
Internal Number: 201718
About Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Mt. Diablo Unified, located in Contra Costa County and 27 miles east of San Francisco, is honored to serve over 32,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic groups, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. We are proud of our award-winning staff and extensive honors and recognitions for our innovative programs including, but not limited to, Special Education, Career Technical Education; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; and rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings. MDUSD is also pleased to have launched its first middle college program, College Now, and is planning to open its first International Baccalaureate program in 2017. Extensive student support services help ensure an inclusive culture of excellence and achievement for all students to help them prepare for success in college, career, and life. Learn more at http://www.mdusd.org/ and follow us on twitter @MtDiabloUSD .
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