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Tehama County Department of Education

Salary: $61,085 – $94,110 per year with starting salary between $61,085 – $86,943
SIGNING BONUS: $10,000 (one time)
Stipend Information: $1,250 for M.A., M.S., or $1,500 for Ph.D. or Ed.D.; $1,000 for each additional Special Education credential; $1,000 for each low-incidence credential

Under general supervision of an Administrator, this position is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing individualized programs of habilitation of speech, voice articulation, hearing, and language disorders for students.

Essential Functions & Job Duties:
Any one position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions within this classification.

  • Evaluate and identify students in need of speech/language therapy services.
  • Assist in developing IEP’s for students requiring speech/language services.
  • Implement IEP’s, etc.
  • Provide supportive consultation and collaboration for teachers with students requiring speech/language services in their classes or programs.
  • Confer with parents and school personnel regarding the provision of speech/language services.
  • Consult with other professional staff regarding language development programs.
  • Maintain appropriate records for each student receiving speech/language services.
  • Provide staff development services to teachers and other staff.
  • Attend department and district meetings as required.
  • Establish and maintain positive professional relationships with other professional staff and community stakeholders.
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in in-service educational activities provided, as well as other professional growth activities.
  • Report any factors that prevent full exercise of duties and responsibilities.
  • Travel to school where students are located.
  • Perform other duties normally required to be performed by certified staff as adjunct to the regular assignment.

Experience and Education:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skill is qualifying.

  • Valid California credential authorizing Speech-Language Pathology services or ability to obtain one.
  • Valid California driver’s license and evidence of insurance.

Knowledge of: 

  • Remediation strategies and behavior management techniques.
  • Instructional terminology, program philosophies.
  • Concepts, materials, methods, and procedures.
  • Proper administration, evaluation and interpretation of diagnostic test and measurements.
  • Techniques and methods of speech and language assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, and planning; community agencies and referral sources.
  • Laws, rules, and regulations related to assigned activities.
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty.
  • Researched based principles, methods, techniques, and strategies in speech and language assessment functions.
  • Applicable and appropriate speech and language instruments, techniques, and procedures.
  • Developmental characteristics students.

Ability to:

  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Provide speech and language assessments and therapy to students who have a variety of handicapping conditions.
  • Determine eligibility for services and therapy.
  • Provide therapy in areas of receptive and expressive language, articulation, stuttering, and voice; recognize problems which may interfere with student’s learning or the physical/emotional welfare of students and implement appropriate solutions in the learning environment.
  • Make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions without immediate supervision.
  • Develop and implement activities for the remediation of language, speech, and hearing disorders; interpret and apply policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to assigned programs and functions.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Operate computer and related software.
  • Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements, and restrictions.
  • Maintain current knowledge of technical advances in the field.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationship with others.
  • Provide in service to parents, staff, agencies, and others.
  • Identify, assess, conduct IEP meetings and facilitate a program to meet student needs.
  • Prepare curriculum materials, documentation, evaluations, small group and classroom lessons.

To Apply: 
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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Master's

About Tehama County Department of Education

The mission of the Tehama County Department of Education is to provide a world-class education for all students from early childhood to adulthood.

Salary Range: Salary Range: $59,887-$92,264 per year with starting salary between $59,887-$85,238 (10 years max) SIGNING BONUS: $10,000 (one time)