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Speech/Language Pathology Assistant - Special Education Dept at Orange Unified School District

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About the Employer

About Us The Orange Unified School District serves approximately 28,000 students in grades kindergarten through 12th, and encompasses all or part of the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, Santa Ana, and Villa Park. In 1953, the citizens of the area voted to form a “unified” school district, combining the original five elementary districts with the high school district into one unified district, now known as the Orange Unified School District. The District has a long history of excellence that continues to grow and be enriched by the accomplishments of its students, teachers, staff and community. VISION - Our Commitment Inspiring our learners of today to be purposeful leaders of tomorrow. MISSION - Our Intention In partnership with our community, we will provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader. CORE VALUES - Our Foundation * Integrity - We embrace a culture of ethical and transparent decision making and actions. * Equity - We promote inclusive and culturally relevant environments by supporting the social-emotional and intellectual needs of all. * Respect - We advocate for strong, compassionate relationships that appreciate the unique qualities of our diverse community. * Excellence - We strive for the highest standards in all endeavors by deliberately pursuing continuous growth and innovation.

Job Information

Date Posted: 10/19/2020 Application Deadline: 10/27/2020 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 9.5 months /5.75 hours per day
Salary: (Range 48) $3,433.71 - $4,399.06 (6 steps) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: John Erratt Email: jerratt@orangeusd.org
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ORANGE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT

 

 

DEFINITION

Under the general direction of a Speech/Language Pathologist or under the immediate direction of the site administrator while performing services at the school site, Speech/Language Pathology Assistant will provide activities designed to develop pre-language and language skills, improve oral motor control and support use of assistive technology devices for communication.  The Speech Language Pathology Assistant works with students who have identified as having speech and language disorders as well as physical and emotional disabilities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Follow documented therapy plans or protocols
  • Document student progress
  • Assist Speech/Language Pathologist during assessment
  • Assist with informal documentation
  • Prepare therapy material and/or equipment for use
  • Adapt or modify instructional materials and/or equipment as determined by student needs and abilities for teacher use in classroom
  • Schedule activities, prepare charts, or otherwise display student performance data
  • Perform checks and maintenance on AAC devices and equipment
  • Participate in research projects, in-service training, and public relations programs

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Effective record keeping practices and procedures
  • Phonetics
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Normal speech, language and hearing development
  • Language, Articulation, and Acquired disorders and rehabilitation
  • Clinical methods and procedures
  • Hearing disorders and aural rehabilitation
  • Safe working methods and procedures

 

Ability to:

  • Deal effectively with attitudes and behaviors of students’
  • Effectively communicate in both oral and written forms
  • Interface effectively with supervisor
  • Manage and use time effectively
  • Demonstrate appropriate conduct
  • Select, prepare, and present materials effectively
  • Maintain student performance documentation
  • Assist Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Appropriately administer and score screening tools

ORANGE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT

 

 

  • Operate standard office equipment including computer, copier, fax machine, etc.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

 

LICENSES, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Equivalent to a graduation from high school
  • Equivalent to AA Degree
  • Completion of four courses in special education communication and speech disorders or language development
  • Registered Speech/Language Pathology Assistant license with the State of California Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology Board
  • Valid California Drivers’ License

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in working successfully with children who have speech/language disabilities

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions:

  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert up to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Depending on the work location, this assignment may involve sitting most of the time, but will involve walking or standing for brief periods.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.

 

 

 

 

 

Board approval: November 18, 2004

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Registered Speech/Language Pathology Assistant license with the State of California Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

Open to OUSD employees only. Permanent employees and probationary employees who have served in their probationary period for at least six months or 130 days of actual service, whichever is longer may apply if qualified. Equivalent to: Completion of high school; equivalent to AA Degree; completion of four courses; Special Education communication and speech disorders of language development.

  • Other (Registered Speech/Language Pathology Assistant license with the State of California Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology Board.)


    Registered Speech/Language Pathology Assistant license with the State of California Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

    Open to OUSD employees only. Permanent employees and probationary employees who have served in their probationary period for at least six months or 130 days of actual service, whichever is longer may apply if qualified. Equivalent to: Completion of high school; equivalent to AA Degree; completion of four courses; Special Education communication and speech disorders of language development.

    • Other (Registered Speech/Language Pathology Assistant license with the State of California Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology Board.)

      Comments and Other Information

      Notice to all applicants: Assembly Bill 1610 prohibits the employment of any person in any classified position (to include Substitute and Temporary Personnel) until the Department of Justice/FBI completes a criminal background record search. the provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, express or implied; and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice. The Orange Unified School District reserves the right to re-advertise this position or delay the filling of this position if it is deemed that applicants do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. Should a qualified individual with disabilities need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, the Orange Unified School District must be notified no later than five working days of the scheduled interview date. The Orange Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, ancestry, national orgin, marital status, or disability. Equal employment opportunity will apply to all personnel actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment selection, training, transfers, promotions, evaluation, compensation, discipline, layoffs, terminations and rehires. The Orange Unified School District is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, with Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free workplace policies. In accordance with Board Policy, discrimination in any form, including sexual harassment, of or by any employee, applicant contractor, and/or student will not be tolerated. If offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of work eligibility in accordance with Public Law 99-983.

      Comments and Other Information


      Notice to all applicants: Assembly Bill 1610 prohibits the employment of any person in any classified position (to include Substitute and Temporary Personnel) until the Department of Justice/FBI completes a criminal background record search. the provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, express or implied; and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice. The Orange Unified School District reserves the right to re-advertise this position or delay the filling of this position if it is deemed that applicants do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. Should a qualified individual with disabilities need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, the Orange Unified School District must be notified no later than five working days of the scheduled interview date. The Orange Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, ancestry, national orgin, marital status, or disability. Equal employment opportunity will apply to all personnel actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment selection, training, transfers, promotions, evaluation, compensation, discipline, layoffs, terminations and rehires. The Orange Unified School District is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, with Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free workplace policies. In accordance with Board Policy, discrimination in any form, including sexual harassment, of or by any employee, applicant contractor, and/or student will not be tolerated. If offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of work eligibility in accordance with Public Law 99-983.

       


      Application Deadline

      10/27/2020 4:30 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      10/19/2020

      Contact

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      (Range 48) $3,433.71 - $4,399.06 (6 steps)

      Length of Work Year

      9.5 months /5.75 hours per day

      Employment Type

      Part Time