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Speech & Language Pathologist - ($5,000 Hiring Bonus w/2 year commitment) at Pittsburg Unified School District

Application Deadline

8/2/2023 4:30 PM Pacific

Date Posted
6/7/2023
Contact
Ann Martinez
925-473-2332
Number of Openings
3
Add'l Salary Info
$71,979 - $134,287 annual salary w/$5,000 hiring bonus (with a 2 yr commitment) - Master's stipend $1,377.14 p/yr; Doctorate stipend $2,142.21 p/yr
Length of Work Year
195
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) is a K-12 district that serves the community of Pittsburg, California. The school system is committed to providing an excellent opportunity for all students to learn. PUSD is approximately 50 minutes from downtown San Francisco with a direct line on Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Pittsburg Unified School District serves more than 11,000 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The District also provides our community with an outstanding public preschool program and award-winning adult education school (PAEC). The District Comprises: 8 Elementary Schools, 3 Junior High Schools, 1 Comprehensive High School, 1 Alternative Education High School, Adult Education, Independent study, Alternative learning experiences, and Early Childhood Education. The Pittsburg community values the quality of their school system and the opportunities provided to all children. We are thankful to our community and residents for supporting school bond measures and parcel taxes which help support the education of our scholars.

Job Summary

Job Summary

Credit for service outside the District shall be allowed on the salary schedule at a rate of (1) increment for one year of contracted teaching service at a State accredited school. There is no cap.

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   

PITTSBURG UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Job Description
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE HANDICAPPED TEACHER (ITINERANT)
Primary Function:

Provides speech therapy services to pupils with speech defects and language handicaps, and provides special training in understanding oral communication to pupils having auditory handicap.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:


1. Evaluates, in cooperation with other professional workers, the effects of a speech or hearing handicap upon the pupil’s education achievement and personal adjustment.

2. For pupils with speech defects:

a) Consults with teachers regarding speech problems, screens referrals for speech help and evaluates all first grade students.
b) Evaluates speech problems of pupils referred and selects the appropriate placement for the pupil in therapy class in accordance with prescribed and approved standards.
c) Works with pupils so selected and enrolled to correct or minimize their speech disorder, using approved speech correction techniques.

3. For pupils with mild hearing handicaps:

a) Furnishes, to those hard of hearing pupils who are referred, training in:

1. Effective use of residual hearing acuity.
2. Skillful use of amplified sound.
3. Skills of lip reading.
4. Observation of visual clues to speech and other sounds in his environment.

b) Provides information to parents on community services available for speech handicapped pupils.

4. Evaluates and makes periodic reports of the personal adjustment and educational progress of each speech and/or hearing impaired pupil to parents and to school personnel.

5. Coordinates the program for speech and hearing handicapped pupils with the total educational program of each assigned school.

6. Consult with parent, doctor, psychologist and others where it is felt it will benefit child or parent.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

8. Keeps required school attendance register and makes periodic reports as directed.

9. Complies with State education code and district board policy.


ADMINISTRATIVE RELATIONSHIP:
Under the general direction of the Director of Pupil Personnel. Under the immediate direction of the site administrator while performing services on the school site.

Terms of Employment:
Work year: 185 workdays
Salary: Current Certificated Salary Schedule
Sick Leave: 10 days

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Valid Appropriate California Credential Clinical Rehabilitation, Speech Language & Hearing Letter of Interest Resume 3 current letters of recommendation dated within the last year. One must be from a prior Administrator or Supervisor. Valid CA Driver's License


      Valid Appropriate California Credential Clinical Rehabilitation, Speech Language & Hearing Letter of Interest Resume 3 current letters of recommendation dated within the last year. One must be from a prior Administrator or Supervisor. Valid CA Driver's License

          Comments and Other Information

          Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

          Comments and Other Information


          Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.