Bellevue School District

Bellevue, WA




Provide itinerant speech language pathologist (SLP) services for students with communication disorders, in special and regular education classrooms, from preschool through 12th grade.




The Bellevue School District is committed to a diverse workforce representative of our students, one that embraces and models cultural competency as an international community.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:(These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)


• Screen, evaluate, select, and schedule caseload; provide therapy services, including in-class intervention for students with communication disorders.
• Work collaboratively with classroom teachers, peers, other support staff, parents, and the community.
• Adapt the professional role of speech/language pathology to the public schools.
• Develop appropriate Individual Education Programs (IEPs) goals and objectives.




• Reports directly to and is supervised by the Special Education Supervisor


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE(positions in this class typically require):


• Possess or qualify for immediate issuance of an Educational Staff Associate certificate for speech-language pathologist.
• Master’s degree in speech/language pathology required.
• Experience in working with students with mild, moderate and severe disabilities.


• Experience working in a multi-cultural environment preferred.


KNOWLEDGE(position requirements at entry):


• Knowledge of State and school district rules and regulations.


SKILLS(position requirements at entry):

• Skills in assessing students and providing feedback as a member of an evaluation team.
• Skills in programming activities to promote communication interaction objectives.
• Skills in programming based on the developmental level of students and functional skills.
• Ability to perform all duties in accordance with applicable board policies and district and legal requirements.
• Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.




Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. This position may be exposed to prolonged exposure to visual display terminals as required.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.




These are on-call positions. The number of days or hours that a substitute speech language pathologist works is dependent upon the number of contracted speech language pathologists who are absent on any given day. No specific guarantee of work is offered. Substitute Teacher Rates 1-15 days $216.00/day, 16 days on $250.00/day. Substitutes are not eligible for benefits.



The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Bellevue School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:


Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination, and Gender Expression or Identity Discrimination:
Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Nancy Pham, (425) 456-4040 or [email protected]


Sex-based Discrimination, including Sexual Harassment:
Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell, (425) 456-4010 or [email protected]


Disability Discrimination:
Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, (425) 456-4156 or [email protected]


Mailing address for all three: 12111 NE 1st Street, Bellevue, WA 98005.


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