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Speech and Language Pathology Assistant at Orange County Department of Education

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About the Employer

The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) serves some of Orange County’s most vulnerable student populations and provides support and mandated fiscal oversight to 28 school districts serving more than 600 schools and approximately 475,000 students. In addition to providing direct instruction to students through its own alternative and special education programs, OCDE administers an array of programs and services that are critical to the operations of local school districts and community colleges, facilitating professional development, legal guidance, payroll, career and technical education support, high-speed internet access, Local Control and Accountability Plan assistance and approval, resources for families, and student enrichment. OCDE’s vision is that “Orange County students will lead the nation in college and career readiness and success.” Department staff are working to achieve this goal in collaboration with educators at all levels of student development, from early childhood through higher education, and in partnership with families, businesses and community organizations.

Job Information

Date Posted: 8/24/2022 Application Deadline: 9/5/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 232 Days/12 Months
Salary: Classified SLPA: $27.12 - $34.71 Hourly. Placement based on education and years of experience. Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Zainab Nuhaily Email: znuhaily@ocde.us
Phone: 714-966-4084
Benefits: We provide a safe, caring, courteous, and professional environment that fosters collaborative work and individual development for employees. OCDE offers generous, comprehensive, tax-free insurance benefits options to full-time members of the staff. Benefits may be prorated for employees working fewer than 12 months per year or less than full-time. Benefits packages include medical, dental, and vision care insurance for employees and their eligible dependents, and life insurance for employees.

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Orange County Department of Education is seeking an enthusiastic professional to serve as Speech and Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) for the Alternative Education Division's Special Education Unit. This position will serve at-risk students in an alternative education program that spans across Orange County. With the direction and oversight of the Speech Pathologist, and in conformity with student IEP goals and objectives, the SLPA follows and implements screening, therapeutic plans, and protocols to improve students' speech/language development, skills, and abilities in the classroom.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: • Associate's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board-approved speech-language pathology assistant program. • Registration as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. • Obtain valid CPR and First Aid certifications within six months of employment.

There is a supplemental question in the application. Please note that the EdJoin system will time-out after a 20-minute period of perceived inactivity. To assist you in the preparation of your application, the supplemental question is listed here. Your responses should be thoughtful and thorough, and within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. We recommend that you prepare your response in advance of beginning the application. 1. What is your experience working with at-risk students in an alternative education program?

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: • Associate's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board-approved speech-language pathology assistant program. • Registration as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. • Obtain valid CPR and First Aid certifications within six months of employment.

There is a supplemental question in the application. Please note that the EdJoin system will time-out after a 20-minute period of perceived inactivity. To assist you in the preparation of your application, the supplemental question is listed here. Your responses should be thoughtful and thorough, and within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. We recommend that you prepare your response in advance of beginning the application. 1. What is your experience working with at-risk students in an alternative education program?

      Comments and Other Information

      Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the completed online application. Before receiving authorization to work in this position, the individual selected will be required to provide a current negative TB authorization, within the last 60 days, and submit fingerprints for the purpose of conducting a confidential background investigation and record check. The tests are arranged and paid for by OCDE. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to verify the employability of all new employees. Before the Department will finalize an offer of employment, the candidate selected will be required to show original documents which establish both the individual’s identity and employment authorization. The candidate must also sign a statement under penalty of perjury regarding his/her employability. We reserve the right to reopen, readvertise, or delay filling this position. AA/EOE/ADA

       


      Application Deadline

      9/5/2022 4:00 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      8/24/2022

      Contact

      Zainab Nuhaily
      714-966-4084

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      Classified SLPA: $27.12 - $34.71 Hourly. Placement based on education and years of experience.

      Length of Work Year

      232 Days/12 Months

      Employment Type

      Full Time

      Benefits:

      We provide a safe, caring, courteous, and professional environment that fosters collaborative work and individual development for employees. OCDE offers generous, comprehensive, tax-free insurance benefits options to full-time members of the staff. Benefits may be prorated for employees working fewer than 12 months per year or less than full-time. Benefits packages include medical, dental, and vision care insurance for employees and their eligible dependents, and life insurance for employees.