Speech-Language Pathologist

Educational Service Unit 16, a regional education agency in West Central Nebraska, is accepting applications for an Anticipated opening for a Speech Language Pathologist serving a nine county area for the 2021-22 school year.  ESU 16 offers an outstanding salary and excellent fringe benefits.  The Speech-Language Pathologist is a professional, certified staff member who delivers diagnostic, therapeutic, consultative services for students with verified speech/language disabilities. The Speech-Language Pathologist will be responsible for completing evaluations on students who are referred for speech and language concerns, as well as attending MDT and IEP meetings as necessary.  They will maintain and complete required paperwork following recommended guidelines.

Requirements:

  • MA/MS in Speech-Language Pathology 

  • Valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an Endorsement in Speech-Language Pathology or Special Services Certificate in Speech-Language Pathology; ASHA Clinical Certificate of Competence.

  • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills.

  • Flexibility to work nontraditional hours when necessary.

  • Strong verbal, written and analytical communication skills.

  • Demonstrate problem solving skills in a dynamic work environment.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines.

  • Valid Nebraska driver's license with the ability to drive to meet the requirements of the job.

Essential Functions:

  • Work as a team member with ESU 16 and school district staff.

  • Attend local and regional meetings/trainings related to role and responsibility.

  • Support ESU 16's mission and vision.

  • Other duties as assigned.

The application form is available at Application Form. Application open until filled. Position will be for the 2021-2022 school year.  EOE. Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to:

Amber Lutz, Human Resources

Educational Service Unit 16

314 West 1st Street

Ogallala, NE 69153

alutz@esusixteen.org

308-284-8481 ext. 2209

Director of Special Education

Educational Service Unit 16, a regional education agency, serving a nine county area in West Central Nebraska, is accepting applications for a Director of Special Education for the 2021-22 school year.  ESU 16 offers a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.  

The Director of Special Education is responsible for the supervision and direction of all Special Education programs.

Requirements:

  • MA in Administration.

  • BA/MA in Special Education

  • Valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in at least one area of Special Education.

  • Supervisory/administrative experience preferred.

  • Ability to interact effectively with ESU 16 staff and member school district employees and administrators.

  • Strong verbal, written, presentation, supervisory and organizational skills.

  • Valid Nebraska driver's license with the ability to drive to meet the requirements of the job.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and organize special services programs necessary for the operation and

enhancement of services to children (ages birth to 21) who have a verified disability.

  • Consult with special services staff, school personnel, parents and other agencies in 

 regard to programs, placement and instruction of children with disabilities.

  • Assist member school district administration with submission of Special Education paperwork (ie. Final Financial, District Determination, MOE, Sped Consolidated Grant etc.) 

  • Other duties as assigned.

The application form is available at ESU16.0rg. Application open until April 16, 2021. Position will be for the 2021-2022 school year.  Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to:

Deb Paulman, Administrator

Educational Service Unit 16

PO Box 915

Ogallala, NE 69153

dpaulman@esusixteen.org 

308-284-8481