Speech/Language Pathologist

Location
Ashburn, VA, Special Education School Based Office
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Oct 11, 2019
Ref
IRC6050
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
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

Qualifications

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.

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.

Additional Details

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The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

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• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• College Transcripts
• Copy of your teaching license (if applicable)
• Test Scores (if applicable)
• Resume

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