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SPECIAL TEACHER - SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Code Number
Posting #28112
Title
SPECIAL TEACHER - SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Location
Minnesota State Academies, Faribault, MN
Description
This is a ten month per year position; the work schedule follows the school calendar. This position is being posted for internal bidders and for outside applicants simultaneously; this job is first open to employees of this agency who possess Minnesota Speech Language Pathology licensure and are eligible to bid. Other qualified applicants will be considered if there are no eligible bidders.

This position will function as the Speech-Language Pathologist at the Minnesota State Academies on both campuses (MSAB and MSAD). Duties include:
* Helping students develop skills and confidence in communicating with other individuals
* Teaching spoken English to children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing specializing in normal language development
* Evaluate children who have difficulty with communication
* Participate in the IEP process by attending meetings and writing IEP goals and objectives based on evaluation results
* Collaborate with teachers and other professionals regarding the communication needs of students
* Provide treatment for students including, but not limited to, the following: articulation, alternative and augmentative communication (AAC), dysphagia, cognition, pragmatic language/social skills, language delay/disorder, speechreading, voice, and fluency
* Monitor use and basic maintenance of amplification devices
Benefits
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays.
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
Ensure your resume displays your experience in the required minimum qualifications.
This position requires background in normal speech and language development, speech and hearing science, evaluation and management of communication disorders, aural rehabilitation, English literacy skills and pragmatic (functional) use of language.
Requires a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from a program accredited by the Council on Academic Affairs of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Be able to relate to students current knowledge of behavioral methods - proven examples
Effective working with challenging behaviors - proven examples
Ability to complete duties required by IEP due process with confidentiality and respect for students and family needs.

Preferred Qualifications:
MN Teaching License with Deaf/Hard of Hearing or Blind/Visually Impaired Certification*
Advanced American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) rating
Knowledge of braille and blind-visually impaired students.

Additional Requirements:
This position requires successful completion of the following:
Successful completion of the criminal background check.
Employees driving on MSA business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MSA’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
Start Date
11/9/2018
Salary
$32.51 - $43.99/hourly
Contact Bridget Buckingham
Phone: 507-384-6603
Fax: 507-333-2095
bridget.buckingham@msa.state.mn.us
615 Olof Hanson Drive, Faribault, MN 55021-53