The successful candidate will prepare, administer, and interpret speech-language assessments to diagnose and develop treatment plans for students with speech-language needs, cognitive impairments, swallowing difficulties, and other disabilities. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in special education processes to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), deliver appropriate therapy services, and measure/monitor student progress regularly. The successful candidate will provide instruction and SLP services primarily to students in 4th and 5th grade.
Applicants must be currently certified or qualified to obtain certification or professional licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Wyoming. Applicants should also have the following skills, abilities or characteristics: ability to help students achieve educational objectives; ability to provide effective instruction and services to students; ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, administration, and parents; thorough understanding of IDEA and Wyoming special education rules; expertise with speech and language assessments and reporting methods; and adequate technology and computer skills. Familiarity with assistive technology devices and applications for students (as well as augmentative communication devices and software) is also desired.
Additional Salary Information: annual stipend provided to SLPs who have obtained ASHA's Certificate of Clinical Competence
Fremont County School District #1 is located in the beautiful community of Lander, nestled along the eastern slope of the Wind River Mountains in west-central Wyoming. The district encompasses a total land area of 3,147 square miles with a district census of 11,330 residents. We serve approximately 1,700 students who live in the communities of Lander, Hudson, Jeffrey City, Atlantic City, and the... surrounding area, including the Wind River Indian Reservation. Fremont #1 offers comprehensive educational programs for kindergarten through 12th grade. The district is fully accredited by the Wyoming Department of Education and AdvancED (North Central). Our programs are fueled by the energy of an informed Board of Trustees, an experienced and dedicated staff, and interested and involved parents and community members. Our mission statement and strategic plan drive our decision-making process, and we strive to ensure that every child learns at high levels.