Tenure Track Speech Teacher

Wanaque Public Schools | Haskell, NJ


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Posted Date 5/15/2024
Expiration Date8/16/2024
Description Tenure Track Speech Teacher starting September 1, 2024  

  1. Valid New Jersey Educational Services Certificate and Speech-Language Specialist Endorsement
  2. Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge in the field of speech-language pathology
  3. Ability to effectively apply the principles of assessment, treatment, and prevention of speech, language, and hearing disorders
  4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
To help reduce or eliminate speech and hearing impediments that may interfere with the student's ability to derive full benefit from the district's educational program.

  1. Makes assessments, analyses, and classifications of students' communication competencies and characteristics.
  2. Plans, prepares, and delivers treatment programs for children with speech and language deficiencies.
  3. Provides diagnostic evaluations of pupils referred to the child study team for communication disorders and participates in team conferences related to those pupils.
  4. Develop and implement an individualized educational program (IEP) with parents and teachers for eligible pupils for speech correction and identify pupils needing related services.
  5. Provide individual and small group intervention sessions with students who have been classified.
  6. Conduct classes in language stimulation.
  7. Maintains close liaison with the child study team and serves as a case manager as assigned.
  8. Keeps those records necessary for each child and completes all required local, state, and federal reports.
  9. Participates in the development and improvement of opportunities for disabled/exceptional students by providing individual or group in-service experiences for staff and parents.
  10. Conducts ongoing evaluations of all children in the program to determine the appropriateness of their program.
  11. Acts as an educational consultant to classroom teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators as required.
  12. Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community.
  13. Assumes primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed equipment and supplies.
  14. Maintains professional competence through in-service education and other professional growth activities.
  15. Assumes other related duties as assigned by the superintendent of schools or the student personnel director

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