Speech and Language Pathologist
5 days left
- Full Time
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Provides therapy instruction to students with speech/language disabilities as stated in the Individualized Education Program (IEP).
- Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and group instruction to meet the needs of each student.
- Assesses the progress of students on a regular basis utilizing tests, measurements and observation skills and/or modified-adapted assessment devices. Provides progress reports as required.
- Conducts speech/language assessments as part of a comprehensive evaluation.
- Serves as a member of the school IEP team as appropriate.
- Assists in the planning and development of student IEPs.
- Facilitates the implementation of special education and related services in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
- Assists in organizing and implementing a continuum of appropriate services in the LRE.
- Provides consultation and support to other service providers regarding implementation of IEPs, reasonable modification, etc.
- Consults and confers regularly with colleagues regarding the educational, social, physical, or emotional goals and objectives of students.
- Consults regarding materials of instruction (MOI), equipment, and instructional strategies appropriate for students with speech/language disabilities.
- Supervises teaching assistants who support the instruction of students with communication disabilities.
- Maintains knowledge of current trends and practices in the field of Speech-Language Pathology.
- Communicates with parents through conferences, IEP meetings, and other means to discuss student progress and the IEP.
- Maintains accurate, complete and correct records, case files, etc., as required by program regulations, Board policies and Federal, state and local laws.
- Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior required to achieve a functional learning atmosphere.
- Attends and actively participates in staff/faculty meetings. Provides input regarding the planning of instructional goals, objectives, and methods of instruction for students with speech/language disabilities.
- Improves his/her own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, in-service activities, conferences and/or advanced coursework at universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher learning.
- Performs other duties as required or assigned