SPEECH LANGUAGE SPECIALIST

Location
20148
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 29, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  07/17/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P1711182PUP LOCATION:  DEPT OF PUPIL SERVICES POSITION TITLE:  SPEECH LANGUAGE SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Postgraduate professional degree with licensure as a speech-language pathologist, administrative experience and endorsement preferred

  • Strong skills in effective use of data and computer application skills

  • Excellent organizational, management and leadership skills

  • Proven professional/leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with students, teachers, parents, administrators, and community agencies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; proven ability to deliver professional presentations

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The Speech Language Specialist is responsible for the oversight and management of speech-language, under the supervision of a special education supervisor for related services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Supervises and coordinates the work of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) in planning and coordination of the orientation of new SLPs; coordinates assignments of SLPs to schools and as mentors, clinical fellowship supervisors and field work educators; coordinates ordering and distribution of materials for SLPs for implementation of IEPs

  • Plans, coordinates, and implements staff development for school based staff; assists related services providers in measuring and reporting the effectiveness of their work

  • Provides leadership to insure fidelity in best practices for speech-language through monitoring of student outcomes

  • Consults with staff and school-based administrators regarding specific situations and assists in problem-solving; works collaboratively with other areas of Pupil Services

  • Supports IEP teams and school-based administrators in specific situations regarding IEP development and implementation; prepares reports, attends meetings, and serves on committees as requested by the Director of Special Education and Special Education Supervisor for related services

  • Fosters professional growth and building of staff morale, keeps abreast of current research, participates in professional organizations, and keeps staff informed of state and national issues and trends related to discipline specific areas

  • Performs related work as required

OTHER INFORMATION:  

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP:
The Speech-Language Specialist reports to the Supervisor, Related Services

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST AND UPDATED RESUME FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED.  THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).

JOBS CLOSE AT 12:00 PM ON CLOSING DATE.

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Administrative Position, Level 1

Salary Range: Refer to

12 Month Position, 8 hours per day

 

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