Employment Opportunities


Mountain Discovery Charter School is currently accepting applications for the following positions:



Job Posting: Speech-Language Pathologist – Contract Position

Mountain Discovery Charter School is looking for a part time Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) as an independent contractor for the 2024-2025 school year.

General Description

The Speech-Language Pathologist will provide services that meet the requisite standard established by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association AND the State of North Carolina Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (and any minimum standards set by the facility for such personnel); arrange convenient appointment times for intervention, communication with families, and follow-up services; initiate communication with other service providers and teachers to assure continuity of care; and provide all diagnostic screening, evaluations and treatments as set forth by the facility and utilizing approved forms of documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Current North Carolina SLP license
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with teachers and staff to ensure that MDCS is in compliance with all Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and to work with students one-on-one or in small groups
  • Responsible for creating a positive environment for their students, implementing curriculum, assessing students, building relationships with our families, collaborating with their team and other duties, as assigned
  • Provide speech and language therapy special education services to students in groups and as individuals per their Individual Education Plans
  • Provide intervention to students through response to intervention including individual, small groups and/or classroom intervention
  • Attend IEP meetings, write progress summaries on present levels of performance, and proposed IEP goals
  • Assist and guide teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments
  • Provide appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students’ needs and correct existing speech or language impairments
  • Keep thorough records for each student receiving therapy or other school-provided speech-language services
  • Conduct speech, language, and hearing screenings
  • Conduct speech/language evaluations if necessary

Please reach out to admin@mountaindiscovery.org for questions

 Job Posting: Substitute Teacher

General Description

A MDCS substitute teacher assists with classroom instruction in the absence of a regular teacher or classroom assistant.  This person follows and teaches lesson plans, aids students in understanding subject matter, and ensures that regular classroom routines are followed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enjoy working with children in a school setting
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Background Check
  • Candidates must attend a brief orientation/training session.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide meaningful instruction to students in assigned classrooms while regular teacher or assistant is absent
  • Review and implement regular teacher’s routines, procedures, lesson plans, and curriculum objectives
  • Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment
  • Report any student injuries, illness, and serious discipline problems to school administration
  • Dismiss all students from the classroom before leaving the building
  • Hours are from 7:50 am-3:15 pm full days. Half days are 7:50 am-11:30 am.  Rates are $120 for the day or $60 for half days.


If interested, please send an email to Crim at cbassett@mountaindiscovery.org or call 828-488-1222.


Thank you for your interest in Mountain Discovery.



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-Ron Berger

    Mountain Discovery School