Speech and Language Pathologist

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Location
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Posted
Feb 24, 2017
Closes
Mar 31, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
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