Orleans Central Supervisory Union

Barton, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4241992
  • Application Deadline: June 7, 2023
  • Posted : May 2, 2023
  • Starting Date: August 2023

Job Description

The Orleans Central Supervisory Union is comprised of two school districts (Lake Region Union Elementary-Middle School and Lake Region Union High School) supporting six K-8 elementary schools, the Orleans Central Early Childhood Program, and Lake Region Union High School.

Orleans Central Supervisory Union is located in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom which is known for scenic and rugged area of hills, sugarbushes, farmland and lakes. While our communities are small, they are truly that, a community that people are proud to be a part of. While we are rural, scenic drives will land you at Burke Mountain, Craftsbury Outdoor Center, and Jay Peak for skiing, opportunities, mountain biking at Kingdom Trails, fishing at the local lakes, and other outdoor activities. Our area is known for its sugar houses, which features Sugar on Snow in early spring, offering enjoyment for all ages.

Our mission is to provide an environment that celebrates diversity and creativity, promotes inclusion and integrity, and partners with parents and community members to give students access to a 21st century education.

Associates degree or the equivalent college courses or successfully meeting the VT cut score on ParaPro.

The following list details of the roles and performance expectations of an ASHA-certified SLPA:
• Adhere to all applicable state laws and rules regulating the practice of speech-language
• Adhere to the responsibilities for SLPAs specified in this scope of practice document and in state
• Avoid performing tasks or activities that are the exclusive responsibility of the SLP.
• Perform only those tasks approved by the supervising SLP.
• Work only in settings for which the SLPA has been trained and in which state regulations allow
for SLPA employment.
• Deliver services only with an ASHA-certified and state licensed SLP providing direct and indirect
supervision on a regular and systematic basis. Frequency and type of supervision should be
based on the SLPA's competencies, and the caseload need, both of which are determined by the
supervising SLP.
• Conduct oneself ethically within the ASHA Assistant’s Code of Conduct (ASHA, 2020b) and state
ethical codes.
• Self-advocate for needed supervision and training and for adherence to this SLPA scope of
practice and other requirements.
• Provide culturally responsive services while communicating and collaborating with students,
patients, clients, the supervising SLP, colleagues, families, caregivers, and other stakeholders.
• Actively pursue continuing education and professional development activities.
• Obtain information regarding availability and need for liability insurance.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Speech/Language Assistant
    Special Education > Speech/Language Assistant
    Student Services > Speech/Language Assistant
  • Location Description

    The Orleans Central Supervisory Union is comprised of six elementary school districts (Albany, Barton, Brownington, Glover, Irasburg, Orleans), the Central Orleans Family Education Center, and Lake Region Union High School. We currently have 1150 students enrolled in our entire district, and we employ a total of 300 staff members. We are located in the heart of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, a scenic and rugged area of hills, sugarbushes, farmland and lakes. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Orleans Central Supervisory Union is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Applications must include
      - Certifications or proof of being able to obtain certifications (if needed);
      - References;
      - 3 current letters of recommendation (3 years or less);
      - Job application (www.schoolspring.com or a paper application);
      - Official transcripts (unofficial will be accepted for application process only, official are required for hiring).
      - Pass the ParaPro Praxis exam, or willing to take it and pass the exam.
      -Criminal Record Check Required
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Chad Fox , Interim Director of Special Services
    • 130 Kinsey Road
    • Barton, Vermont 05822
    • Phone: 802-525-1204
    • Fax: 802-525-1276
    • Email: click here

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