Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District
West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 4139581 Application Deadline: April 1, 2023
Re-posted: February 23, 2023 Starting Date: August 2023

Job Description
Speech and Language pathologist to provide services to students with communication disorders enabling them to access the general education curriculum and participate in both school and community life. Applicant must be able to assess students using appropriate testing instruments, write reports, comply with federal guidelines as a service provider for students with disabilities. Applicant will participate in all aspects of the special education process and also be able to consult with school based professionals on issues related to communication disorders for children ages Pre-K through 12 (assignment for the 2023-24 school year TBD)

Candidates are expected to work with school-based teams to provide services to students in the least restrictive environment, with a priority for push-in, classroom-based services as appropriate.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Rhode Island Certification as a Speech and Language Pathologist required. Rhode Island Licensure as a Speech and Language Pathologist preferred but not required. Experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices preferred - minimally, must be willing to learn.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Instructions
    <b>PLEASE NOTE: <ul> <li>Only complete SchoolSpring application packets with letter of intent (Cover Letter) will be considered. Please do not send paper applications. <li>If applicable, applicant must be currently certified by the Rhode Island Department of Education for the position for which they are applying </ul></b> Welcome to the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District. If selected for hire, before you begin your employment as a Certified Employee you will need to complete/submit the following: <ul> <li> Federal Withholding Form (W-4) <li> BCI – Criminal Records Check (including fingerprints) addressed to EWG – (Please bring the attached Criminal Records Check Consent and Disclaimer Form to your hometown police station for processing) <li> Copy of your License and Social Security Cards <li>EWG Medical History Form - <li>RI Teaching Certificate (if applicable) – (please call the ri dept. of education at (401) 222-4600 with any questions you may have concerning certification) <li>Praxis Certificate (if applicable) <li>403 (b) Notification form <li>Confidentiality statement Our Mission: Empowering Students: Dream…Reach…Succeed.

    Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Are you presently under contract with another school district?

    2. Please provide a one-page personal statement, which would assist the district in evaluating your candidacy. This statement may highlight your personal experience, your vision of schooling, a particular aspect of your training, or any other pertinent issue which might impact favorably upon your candidacy.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    3. Are you a Rhode Island retiree and currently receiving a pension from the State of Rhode Island?

    Contact Information
    Sarah Dentz, Director of Special Services
    940 Nooseneck Hill Road
    West Greenwich, Rhode Island 02817
    Phone: 401-397-5125
    Email: sarah_dentz@ewg.k12.ri.us