General Responsibilities Reporting directly to the Director of Early Intervention, the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) provides speech and language services in the areas of assessment, direct therapy, training and consultation to staff and families of children age birth to three in natural environments as a primary service provider. The SLP serves as a liaison with medical and community service providers on behalf of children with disabilities and their families.
Assignment/Location: This position will be based out of the ESD 112 Vancouver Campus and will be full time, early intervention schedule. It will be limited duration from December 2019 - August 2020, with the potential of moving to a regular position (pending funding).
Inform teachers and other school personnel of speech, language and/or hearing services
Provide formal and informal evaluations assessing functional capabilities of infants and toddlers on assigned caseload
Develop and implement specific goals with measurable outcomes in the Individual Family Service Plan in conjunction with the IFSP team
Maintain all Early Intervention documentation including EI state forms and written documentation of all evaluations, goals, speech-language treatment plans, progress rates, and communication with doctors and families, in accordance with agency formats in a professional manner and in compliance with established time frame
Participate actively, cooperatively as a member of a multidisciplinary team member to provide instruction and guidance to ensure the goals of the infant, toddler, and family as stated in the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Provide consultation and home programs for the families/caregivers to facilitate goals as identified in the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Other duties as assigned
Availability to consult for other disciplines on an as-needed basis
Hold or eligible to hold a Washington ESA Speech-Language Pathologist certificate
Completed all requirements for a master's degree with a major in Speech-Language Pathology (except special project or thesis)
Experience working with children with articulation and language disabilities
Experience in the identification, assessment, programming and evaluation of children with language disabilities
Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Experience in early intervention or early learning education
Experience working with Washington state and federal laws relating to children with disabilities
Working Conditions/Employment Requirements Working Conditions:
Travel within ESD 112 Special Education ESA service region
May be assigned to more than one school building/district
Physically able to perform duties of position in addition to the ability to get to a child's level, ability to bend and/or stoop
Successful completion of a criminal history fingerprint check through Washington State Patrol and FBI
Driver's license and an acceptable driving abstract
Educational Service District 112 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Additional Salary Information: Will be issued a contract for the limited duration (December 2019 - August 2020).
Internal Number: 201901171
About Educational Service District 112
For nearly 50 years, school districts have counted on the Educational Service District 112 for essential services. Working collectively with our school and community partners, we bring equity and opportunity to students of Southwest Washington and beyond.
Who are we, and what is our purpose? The answers to those questions are defined in three key focus areas:
• We deliver programs that produce successful outcomes for students and teachers.
• We help save districts money so more time and resources can be directed to the classroom.
• We help build healthy communities that improve the quality of life and contribute to the vitality of individuals and families.
We serve over 100,000 K–12 students in 30 public school districts, 19 state-approved private schools and two state schools. We also provide direct services to more than 6,500 children.