Job Goals: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The frequency and percentage of time of duties may vary based on building assignment or department.
Essential Job Functions: 1. Implement the documented treatment/intervention to students based on the treatment plan developed by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. 2. Accurately collect and record subjective and objective student data. Record student's status with regard to established objectives as stated in the treatment plan and report data to the Speech-Language Pathologist. 3. Prepare student materials, equipment, and the work area. Maintain clean equipment, adhering to infection control protocol. 4. Engage in a variety of clerical tasks to support therapy sessions and the classroom(s). 5. May move between sites to provide services at multiple work sites. Work sites may change during the course of the school year to meet the needs of students across the District. 6. Assist the Speech-Language Pathologist in the assessment of students. 7. Participates in IEP meetings with the Speech-Language Pathologist and provides information to the team regarding current functioning and student goals. 8. Assist the Speech-Language Pathologist in communicating information to parents regarding student progress and follow up strategies that can be implemented at home to increase student progress. 9. Participate in professional development provided by the District or by the building to increase skills in supporting special education students in the classroom. 10. Perform other duties as assigned.
Performance Responsibilities: 1. Oral and written communication skills. 2. Advanced interpersonal skills. 3. Time management, problem solving, and report preparation skills. 4. Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. 5. Intermediate knowledge of children with special needs. 6. Advanced knowledge of speech-language pathology practices and procedures. 7. Basic math skills. 8. Basic skill with personal computers, keyboarding, and typing. 9. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. 10. Fluency in second language preferred. 11. Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies, building, and department procedures. 12. Ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with all people, including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity for educational enrichment. 13. Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment, and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
Tools and Equipment: 1. Operating knowledge of and experience with speech-language pathology equipment. 2. Basic operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers, peripherals, and office software. 3. Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc.
Salary: Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants are listed on the Supplemental Salary Schedule.
Employment Period: 186 days per year - 7.5 Hour Work Day
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY AT www.ffc8.org / Employment
Preferred Minimum Qualifications: 1. Bachelor's Degree 2. Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Authorization 3. Valid Colorado driver's license 4. Ability and willingness to take directions 5. Ability and willingness to meet the needs of students 6. Excellent references including attendance and punctuality
Additional Salary Information: Speech-Language Pathologist Assistants are listed on the Supplemental Salary Schedule.
Internal Number: 3044
About Fountain-Fort Carson School District #8
SLPs enjoy the benefits of working at no more than two schools with caseloads typically around 45 students. SLPs are issued a district laptop as well as an iPad for therapy use. FFC8 does not participate in Medicaid billing.
Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight spans an area of approximately 150 square miles. The city of Fountain, Fort Carson Military Installation, Rock Creek Township, and several surrounding rural areas all fall within the District parameters. Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight has experienced consistent growth.
Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight includes eight elementary schools. Four of the elementary schools are located in the city of Fountain (Aragon, Eagleside, Jordahl, and Mesa Elementary) while the other four elementary schools (Abrams, Patriot, Mountainside, and Weikel Elementary) are located on Fort Carson. The District has two middle schools. Fountain Middle School is located in the city of Fountain and Carson Middle School is located on Fort Carson. Finally, the district’s two high schools, Fountain-Fort Carson High School and Lorraine Secondary School, are both located in the city of Fountain. The District continues to g...row and currently has over 7,800 students. The student demographics make up 53% Caucasian, 22% Hispanic, 13% Black and 12% other.
The AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students