A strong candidate would exemplify the following attributes:
An ability to work constructively and positively with students, peers, parents, and school or agency personnel.
A respect for individual and group differences.
A willingness to go beyond basic requirements.
Flexibility in adapting to change.
Excellent listening skills, writing skills, and verbal communication abilities.
An ability to respond to constructive criticism professionally.
Demonstrates well developed emotional maturity.
Example of Responsibilities and Duties:
Evaluates and diagnoses specific deficits of referred students within the school district that would meet criteria set forth by local, state and federal regulations for services to students with speech and language related disabilities. Evaluation of students will be completed as set forth in local, state and federal rules and regulations.
Interprets data collected from evaluations of referred student and shares that information in a formal report so that parents, staff and others are able to understand the functioning level of specific student. From this data, must be able to give conclusions and recommendations for the development of an IEP for the specific student as needed for SLP programming.
Consults with building principal, parents and staff regarding the speech/language and educational needs of students.
Provides speech and language services to students as directed by the IEP.
Writes IEP goals and objectives for speech and language services.
Provides case management for students with speech and/or language disabilities. This includes educational and behavioral monitoring, writing and submitting quarterly progress reports, scheduling and conducting IEP meetings, maintaining effective communication with parents, and working with school staff to carryout provisions of each child’s IEP.
Demonstrates a willingness to accept other related duties as assigned.
Act under the general direction of the building principal(s) of the assigned school(s), as well as the Director of Special Services. Perform the evaluative/diagnostic duties for students referred for evaluation of suspected speech and/or language problems. Assist with the development of educational plans to meet the specific needs of students who would qualify for special education services as prescribed by both local and federal rules/regulations, governing service to students with disabilities. Provide direct speech and language services to students with disabilities as prescribed by the IEP. Provide consultative services to teachers and parents to facilitate generalization of appropriate speech and language for students across settings. Provide case management for students with speech and/or language disabilities.
At a minimum, qualified candidates must hold or be eligible for certification by the Wyoming Professional Teachers Standard Board authorizing service as a Speech-Language Pathologist and/or Wyoming State Board of Speech-Language Pathology.
Candidates ready for clinical fellowship year (CFY) are welcome to apply.
Preference will be given to candidates who have completed all program requirements and are fully certified (Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Hearing and Language Association) as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
WELCOME TO LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #2: Lincoln County School District #2 covers approximately 2,843 square miles and is made up of two distinct communities, Star Valley and Cokeville. Nestled snug in the Rocky Mountains, on the Wyoming-Idaho border, you will find an abundance of wildlife, breathtaking views, and unlimited recreational activities. You will discover family-oriented communities tucked away from big city life, yet only an approximate three hour drive to Salt Lake City, Utah, and an hour drive to world-renowned Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Come and enjoy the best of all worlds!We serve approximately 3,000 students in five elementary schools, two middle schools and three high schools. We continue to be one of the highest achieving districts in the state based on statewide assessments (WY-TOPP, ACT). Our elementary schools are K-3, 4-6 in Star Valley; our middle school is 7-8 and our high schools 9-12. In Cokeville we have a K-6 elementary and a 7-12 high school. LCSD#2’s mission statement is "Success At the Next Level". After meeting with stakeholder groups our focus points are: Student Safety, Educating the Whole Child, High Academic Achievement, Differentiated Instru...ction, Care About Children, Effective Communication and Respect and Tolerance. We do this by providing our students with a rigorous, relevant education. We also emphasize the important of building positive relationships.