Job Description

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POSTING DATE:  03/07/2018
CLOSING DATE:  
POSTING NUMBER:  002815
LOCATION:  District Wide
POSITION:  ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST 0.4 FTE
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Masters degree in Speech and Language Therapy or Occupational Therapy
2.Arizona Department of Education certification.
3.ASHA certification preferred
4.Successful experience in K-8 schools
5.Spanish speaking/bilingual ability preferred
6.Experience in language development of non-native English speakers
7.Familiar with augmentative communication devices and instructing students in use

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  

The goal of an Assistive Technology Specialist is to provide instructional computer support and assistance to students with disabilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 
1. Screen, evaluate and teach students with communication, language, and/or speech disorders
2.Develop and implement individual educational programs (IEP) for each student identified for services (preschool-grade 8)
3.Participate on Child Study Teams, Multidisciplinary evaluation and IEP teams, and assist in screenings for potential problems (i.e., hearing screening, Arena screening for preschool students)
4.The Assistive Technology Specialist will maintain attendance and hourly contact records
5.Observation, screening, evaluation, and consultation for students who require or may require speech therapy services
6.Writing evaluation reports, goals and objectives for students receiving speech therapy services
7.Maintain up to date and correct student list, dates of IEP reviews and scheduled meetings, and current copies of students goals and objectives
8.Maintain effective working relationships with other special education personnel as well as regular education personnel and parents
9.Provide direct services to students according to a schedule developed collaboratively with the MET team
10.Participate with the entire Madison special education team in delivering appropriate services by following state and district guidelines
11. Exhibit the level of professionalism expected of a Assistive Technology Specialist, Speech Language Therapist or Occupational Therapist and Madison employee
12. Provide services in pull out and inclusive settings
13. Demonstrate best practices in delivery of services
14.  Experience with Augmentative Devices preferred
15.  Bilingual experience preferred
16.  Assumes responsibility of district Assistive Technology Technician

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:  

Maintains valid certifications, fingerprint card and NCLB highly qualified status.  Observes teacher calendar and all Madison School District policies.

REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education and School Principal.

EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated by the building principal with input from the Director of Special Education.

MONTHS / HOURS:  
SALARY:  

Please see the posted Certified Therapist/Pathologist salary schedule on madisonaz.org website.  Salary placment dependent on education and experience.

0.4 FTE Position

Salary to be determined yearly according to Governing Board approved range.

DAYS:  205
 FROM - 08/01/2018   TO - 05/22/2019
GRADE / STEP:  
JPOSTING:  Y
 

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