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Speech Language Pathologist for the 23-24 School Year

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD

5.9 FTE Available

190 day work calendar

Full time and Part-time available

Location: Linn/Benton/Lincoln Counties

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Application Process:

Applications are available at

Online Application
Cover letter
Three current letters of reference
Copy of University Transcripts (Successful candidates will be required to provide official transcripts before completion of the hiring process) if required
Copy of License
All school employees are subject to the vaccine rules set forth by the Oregon Health Authority in OAR 333-019-1030, which means we are requesting proof of vaccination or one of the listed exceptions. Proof of vaccination or an exception must be requested and accepted through Human Resources upon hire.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be the one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact the Executive Human Resource Officer, Kate Marrone: to discuss your application.

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST – Special Education & Evaluation Services
Classification: Licensed 190 day calendar
Reports to: Special Education & Evaluation Services Program Director
FSLA Status: Exempt


One of the earliest forms of learning for a child is language. This position offers both an roles of an evaluator and practitioner of language skills and how that impacts overall access to learning. As a part of our team of extraordinary educators, you will have the joy of witnessing the development of a student’s ability to connect with their world. This interesting and dynamic position offers opportunities to work closely with a team of evaluators to assess a student holistically, to learn from each other and you grow in your own skills.


1. A Master’s degree or higher.
2. One of the following:
• Speech Language Pathology License as issued by the Oregon Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
OR – If licensed before 2015;
• Oregon Teaching License with Special Education: Communication Disorders endorsement and American Speech and Hearing Association, Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech Language Pathology, or actively pursuing this Certificate.
3. Demonstrated successful experience in special education, including work with high needs populations.
4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the LBL Board of Directors/Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.

This position has the following expectations and prerequisite abilities.
1. Maintain a high level of confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, FERPA and conduct oneself in accordance with the Standards of Competent and Ethical Performance of Oregon Educators.
2. Maintain compliance with state and federal laws governing all aspects of our agency including ORSs, OARs, IDEA, FOIA and CIPA.
3. Promotion of equity and diversity in all settings and understanding and commitment to anti-racist principles.
4. Ability to work independently, prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
5. Demonstrates flexibility and a professional disposition in working with co-workers, constituent district personnel, and the public.
6. Demonstrates exceptional skills in building and maintaining a positive culture, consensus building, and effective and efficient team facilitation.
7. Present self and LBL in a professional manner including: in oral and written communication and maintaining professional dress standards.
8. Maintain regular attendance at work. Be punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules.
9. Ability to sit in child-sized chairs for extended periods of time and/or sit on the floor for extended periods of time.
10. Ability to provide own transportation as deemed necessary for traveling to schools and districts throughout the school day and sit for extended periods of time in a vehicle.
11. Ability to lift, carry or transport up to 25 pounds.
12. Utilize teleservice platform to provide services to educators, students and district staff as directed.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills and duties associated with this position. The supervisor of this position may modify this list at any time it’s deemed necessary.

1. Provide or direct the provision of speech and/or language therapy and services to identified students with communication disorders.
2. Assist education staff in observing and referring students with suspected communication disorders.
3. Provide individual evaluations in speech and language, as well as other areas that may be assigned, to identify students with communication disorders.
4. Provide comprehensive written report of observations, assessment results, and recommendations within the standards established by the EECC.
5. Participate as a specialist of communication disorders in determining eligibility.
6. Prepare and implement Individualized Education Programs for identified students on caseload.
7. Participate in developing integrated goals with other education staff for students with multiple or other disabilities.
8. Serve as a resource and consultant to provide specialized suggestions and/or materials for use by regular classroom staff or parents in the delivery of speech/language services or generalizations of previously acquired skills.
9. Compile and maintain required service records and documentations for assigned students on caseload.
10. Assist district in compliance with federal and state special education law requirements.
11. When assigned, provide supervision and paperwork requirements of American Speech – Language – Hearing Association (ASHA) Clinical Fellows, as requested by agency or districts and assigned by the program administrator.
12. When assigned, oversee activities, supervision and paperwork requirements of Oregon Board of Examiners certified Speech – Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA).
13. Maintain confidentially at all times.
14. Adjust /adapt services as determined by work environments such as regular classroom or separate therapy room.
15. Participate in the Medicaid billing process for school-based services as directed.


Licensed employees are represented by Linn Benton Lincoln Education Association.
Salary and benefit information shown are based on full-time employment (1.0 FTE) based on the current school year
Placement on the Linn Benton Lincoln ESD licensed salary schedule will be commensurate with applicant’s qualifications, relevant training, and experience
Linn Benton Lincoln ESD will provide an Insurance CAP to assist with health, dental and vision insurance premiums
Employer paid PERS, holidays, sick leave and personal days are also provided
Employer paid Life Insurance 1 x annual salary
Employer paid Basic AD&D and Long Term Disability
Health Insurance

Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) provides insurance to school and education service district employees

Includes medical, dental, vision & prescription insurance
Monthly premium deducted pre-tax
LBLESD contributes a monthly CAP/Pool to help offset insurance cost
Health Savings Accounts for high deductible plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Carriers offered are:

Willamette Dental Group

PERS – Public Employee Retirement System
For more information visit:

LBLESD pays the 6% employee contribution on behalf of each employee

Personal Leave
Up to 24 hours
Sick Leave
Up to 80 hours
Sick Leave BankEmployees may opt to donate one day of sick leave to become a member of the Sick Leave Bank
Members may request leave from the sick leave bank in the event of a catastrophic illness or injury
Professional Development Opportunities

LBLESD hosts a variety of training classes
First Aid/CPR classes offered onsite
Includes workshops, conferences and mentorship programs
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact Human Resources at 541-812-2624 for additional information and assistance.

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting with their completed application a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension as verification of eligibility. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.