Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.
Our organizational focus is centered on these central objectives:
Increase student achievement
Serve diverse needs of schools
Decrease costs/increase efficiencies
$94,018 - $107,503 annually / Exempt position / 12-month work year
Oakland Schools Main Campus
2111 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
IN THIS ROLE:
You will provide professional learning, technical assistance, and consulting services in the area of school-based speech and language pathology to local school districts and public school academies within Oakland County. Are you passionate about helping students with communication, speech and language delays achieve at high levels and about closing the achievement gap? If so, apply today!
WHAT WE NEED:
We are seeking an energetic and creative team member with exceptional communication, leadership, analytical, and problem-solving skills to provide professional learning, technical assistance, and consulting services to local districts in the area of school-based speech and language pathology. Your expertise and knowledge of IDEA and MARSE; project development and program planning; evidence-based practices for students with or at-risk for delays of communication, speech, language, or literacy; working knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS); and ability to create and facilitate high quality professional learning experiences for adult learners will be a key in our efforts to increase student achievement and close the achievement gap for students with special needs. You will serve as a resource and liaison to external agencies and professional organizations and will collaborate with local school administrators and staff, parents, multidisciplinary evaluation teams, and community groups on matters related to speech and language pathology as well as specific concerns.
WHAT YOU NEED:
Master’s degree in speech-language pathology required. Coursework in communication, speech and language disorder prevention, assessment, intervention, data-based decision-making, program design, compliance, and evidence-based practices.
Michigan Speech-Language Pathologist license required. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence preferred.
Current Michigan teaching certificate with Speech and Language Impairment (SB) endorsement preferred.
Five or more years of related experience including practice as a school-based speech-language pathologist.
Knowledge of the legal requirements and mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and local district policies and procedures.
Experience developing and delivering high-quality professional learning among colleagues and implementing evidence-based practices and prevention supports that accelerate student learning, especially in the field of speech and language.
Ability to facilitate adult learners in project development and program planning.
Experience developing individualized education programs (IEPs) that confer educational benefit.
Working knowledge of MTSS.
Experience consulting collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams.
Ability to properly utilize tools and equipment necessary to conduct professional learning.
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Salary Range of $94,018 - $107,503 annually.
Oakland Schools offers company paid coverage for life insurance, short and long-term disability, well-being benefits and leave days. In addition, Oakland Schools offers comprehensive medical coverage or a cash in lieu benefit, dental, vision, additional life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, pet insurance, legal plan, college savings plans, tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) plans and the Office of Retirement Services retirement plans.
Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2019, OR until the position is filled.
For questions regarding this position please contact Alicia Beck at 248.209.2143.
Oakland Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation (subject to the limits of applicable law), age, genetic information, or disability in its programs, services, activities or employment opportunities. Inquiries related to employment discrimination should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at 248.209.2429. Title IX complaints should be directed to the Manager/Supervisor, Career Focused Education at 248.209.2160. For all other inquiries related to discrimination, contact the Executive Director of Legal Affairs at 248.209.2062. All complaints may be addressed to 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified. Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.
Internal Number: 4600176971
About Oakland Schools
Created by the Legislature in 1962, Oakland Schools is one of Michigan’s 56 educational service agencies that save money and resources for K-12 districts by:
* providing consolidated support and services
* training teachers in the latest research-based methods
* piloting innovative programs
* coordinating early childhood, special education and vocational services across the regions.
Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws.
The mission of Michigan’s educational service agencies (ISDs, RESAs and RESDs) is to provide visionary leadership and quality services to strengthen teaching and learning for all citizens.