SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Location
20148
Posted
Jul 01, 2016
Closes
Jul 03, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  07/01/2016 CLOSING DATE:  06/30/2017 POSTING NUMBER:  SLP LOCATION:  DEPT OF PUPIL SERVICES POSITION TITLE:  SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Holds a Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology; holds or is eligible for a Postgraduate Professional license with endorsement in speech/language disorders

  • Has competence in administering and interpreting tests and communication samples for speech/language disorders

  • Has the ability to cooperatively plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive education programs for students whose needs include communication remediation


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP:
The Speech/Language Pathologist is directly responsible to the Principal and indirectly responsible to the Special Education Supervisor.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The Speech/Language Pathologist diagnoses and remediates speech and language problems of students and provides consultation to educational staff.


 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Screens for possible speech/language impairments all appropriate preschool students, all kindergarten students, all students new to the County, and students referred throughout the year

  • Initiates referrals to Child Study Committee for students with suspected speech/language impairments; evaluates students’ communication skills through formal, standardized testing and through interpretation of communication samples; gathers pertinent information from teachers and parents to assist in assessing specific communication problems; collates evaluation information for a complete and thorough evaluation report

  • Leads the speech/language eligibility committee at the school level; completes all related documentation of eligibility; writes appropriate goals and objectives in an integrated plan that addresses each student’s weaknesses; communicates effectively with parents and teachers regarding the plan for each student

  • Schedules and groups students effectively according to communication needs; cooperatively plans remediation activities to ensure integrated services as appropriate; implements activities in coordination/communication with teachers and parents to integrate services; maintains ongoing records of student progress; conducts periodic reviews of student progress and documents clearly in progress reports and annual reports

  • Provides in-service education to staff on speech/language topics; consults with regular education and special education teachers to assist in effectively integrating remediation strategies into educational environments; initiates consultation with other speech/language pathologists on areas of need and interest; participates in various in-service activities as specified by principal or supervisor

  • Performs related work as required

OTHER INFORMATION:  

LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME. 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Licensed Position

Salary Range: Refer to

197 Day Position, 7 hours per day

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