JOB DESCRIPTION: Candidate to be responsible for preventive measures that include observing and informally interacting with students in the classroom as required. Informally assess learning environments as it relates to communication and develop optimal learning opportunities and/or participation. Work with general/special education teachers and other service providers to create language programs and expressive language in the natural setting. Work with parents regarding the development of language/communication programs including recommendations for home support of school goals. Responsible for assessment that includes conducting informal/formal speech and language assessments and writing reports in accordance with district, state and federal requirements. These include utilizing assessment tools with a variety of techniques that are functional and curriculum based. Completing all assessment following within mandated timelines. Following the OUSD report format guidelines and timelines. Making specific recommendations to the Individual Education Plan (IEP) team based on the findings of the student's assessment, the core curriculum and board standards. Attending required IEP meetings for all students recommended to be serviced for speech and language therapy. Various styles of delivery include consultation, one to one, small group, and whole class instruction within the general/special education classroom. Compliance with IEP and IDEA regulation.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
- Possession of appropriate and valid California credential authorizing service in applied position.
- Training and experience in the specific programs are required.
NOTE: Applicant submits application with the following understanding:
- Selected candidates will be assigned based on program needs
- Selected candidates are expected to commit to the program for the duration of the assignment
- Offer and continuation of employment is dependent upon level of student enrollment and attendance
- Notice of employment will be sent to the selected candidates
- Qualified personnel from within the District will be considered for placement. Should qualified personnel not be available, the District may accept candidates from outside the District
- Per OEA contract Article 18.104.22.168, unit members will not be selected for more than two consecutive years. Should no qualified applicants apply, unit members may serve for more than two consecutive years.
The Oakland Unified School District does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation.
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