Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve.
In line with our commitment to disrupting systemic racism, we acknowledge that research shows that Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and women are significantly less likely to apply for some positions, believing they must meet every qualification as described in the job description. At NWRESD, we value representation, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We know that sometimes that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described below.
Position Title: EI/ECSE Speech Language Pathologist
Location: Beaverton Early Childhood Center
Compensation: Per negotiated contract, Licensed Salary Schedule
Bargaining Unit: NWEA
**2 OPEN POSITIONS**
NW REGIONAL ESD’S MISSION STATEMENT: In partnership with the communities we serve, Northwest Regional ESD improves student learning by providing equitable access to high quality services and support.
This position evaluates and provides Speech/Language therapy services to children who have mental and/or physical disabilities and who are on a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or an Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP). The main responsibilities for this position are evaluation of children birth-5, determining eligibility, writing evaluation reports, communications evaluation results with families, developing IFSPs, and connecting parents with resources to support their children's development.
QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
1. Holds Appropriate Oregon Licensure for Speech Language Pathologist.
2. Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology
3. Proficient with database software, e-mail, internet software and word processing software.
4. Holds a current driver’s license.
5. Bi-lingual Preferred
Essential Functions include the following. Performs some or all of the following tasks, other duties may be assigned:
1. Works collaboratively with parents and staff in support of the child’s total educational program.
2. Case Management duties: Evaluation Reports; progress reports; transition reports; maintain ongoing contact records and therapy notes from the time the student enters the program until the student is dismissed from speech/language therapy or leaves the program; attend staff meetings; determine schedule for service delivery; drive between locations as required.
3. Screen and identify communication disorders in children with special needs. Evaluate articulation, voice, fluency, and language impairments. Act as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in evaluating children.
4. Interprets evaluation data to design an individualized plan for Speech/Language treatment. Re-evaluates plan according to IEP or IFSP timelines. Re-evaluates eligibility every 3 years or as needed.
5. Implements treatment plan for individuals or groups. Provides training and supervision to instructional assistants, Speech Language Pathology Assistants, and others within the educational plan.
6. Documents appropriate information as required (i.e., written evaluations, test results, progress reports, notes, and other child records). Maintains confidentiality.
7. Collaborates with other professional and general staff members to coordinate, schedule and implement Speech/Language therapy goals and objectives within the educational plan.
8. Serves as resource for Speech/Language related information for parents, school staff and teachers.
9. Maintains communication with other professionals, general staff members, parents and other public and
private agencies related to child's needs, progress and safety.
10. Keeps current in standards of practice to provide best service to the child. Maintains professional growth and development.
11. Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
12. Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with staff and customers at all organizational levels
13. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Organizes and maintains classroom and office areas as a team member.
2. Performs other duties as assigned.
Note: The description contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.
NWRESD believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. The administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department. It is our expectation that every employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the ESD’s goals.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve. Northwest Regional Education Service District is proud to be an antiracist, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to race, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, religion, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.
Northwest Regional Education Service District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment procedures for individuals experiencing a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.
On August 19, 2021 Governor Brown ordered all public and private school teachers, educators, support staff, substitutes and volunteers to be vaccinated by October 18, 2021 or six weeks after FDA approval, whichever is later. Since the governor’s announcement, a COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech) has received regular Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval meaning October 18, 2021 is confirmed as the mandatory deadline for vaccination. "Fully vaccinated" is defined as 14 days after receiving all required doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine (currently two shots of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or one shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine).
Starting October 18, 2021, testing will no longer be an option as the alternative to vaccination. All Northwest Regional ESD staff, substitutes, contractors, interns and volunteers will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 per the August 19, 2021 order from Gov. Kate Brown. All staff members will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exemptions may be made only for eligible medical or religious reasons. There will not be an option to opt out for other reasons or choose testing in lieu of vaccination, under the state mandate. In order to support students and families, the essential functions of this position may require physical presence in the workplace. All public health protocols will be followed. FISCAL POSITION CONTROL CODE: 514
JOB POST ID: 2498