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  • Speech and Language Pathologist JobID: 195
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Speech and Language Pathologist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Twin River School District

  •   Speech/Language Pathologist


    To facilitate reduction, remediation, or elimination of speech and language
    impairments which interfere with the individual student’s ability to benefit from the district’s educational program.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    1. Organize and conduct identification program of students with potential speech/language difficulties.
    2. Evaluate speech and language functions.
    3. Plan the clinical program for students who have been identified as speech/language impaired, Speech Impaired, and/or students having related disabilities with communication needs (i.e. Intellectually Disabled, Autistic, etc.).
    4. Implement the clinical program.
    5. Comply with State Standards, District Policies, and ASHA Guidelines in the processes of referral, screening, and placement:
      1. Follow district procedures for screening, pre-intervention and/or referring students needing a speech/language evaluation.
      2. Complete comprehensive and appropriate evaluations according to State Standards, District Guidelines, and ASHA Guidelines.
      3. Provide a complete diagnostic summary report including a summary of evaluation information and educational relevance.  Complete IEP paperwork in a timely manner.
      4. Cooperate with the Individualized Education Plan Committee, recommending/planning forprogram services in compliance with State Standards.
    6. When appropriate, make referral for further evaluation.
    7. Obtain and use diagnostic information:
      1. Participate in building committee (e.g., Student Assistance Teams, School Support Team) in order to provide pre-referral interventions, screening, and/or evaluation referral information.
      2. Administer appropriate assessments for each area of suspected speech/language impairment.
      3. Demonstrate understanding and use of the principles of diagnostic evaluation and interpretation.
      4. Maintain on-going assessment to verify progress toward established goals.
    8. Demonstrate program management skills:
      1. Maintain communication with the building faculty regarding the role of the SLP.
      2. Maintain a physical environment conducive to learning.
      3. Develop work schedule(s), which will fit the needs of the students, school, and faculty.
      4. Report to building principal(s) and Director of Special Education.
    9. Implement Intervention Program.
      1. Develop and maintain the instructional component of the IEP according to the results of the evaluation and on-going assessment of progress.
      2. Develop long-range goals and specific objectives.
      3. Complete daily notes for each student in a timely manner.
      4. Include methods and materials in planning.
      5. Document student progress, attendance, etc.
      6. Use a variety of approaches and materials to address the IEP that are compatible with the student’s age and interest, and abilities.
      7. Stay abreast of and implement new instructional strategies.
      8. Attend workshops, in-service training, University programs to obtain up-to-date information in the area of speech and language and maintain required certifications and licensure.
      9. Implement instructional activities in a logical sequence
      10. Provide therapeutic intervention with students to enhance student performance.
    1. Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders/ Speech and Language Pathology.
    2. Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competency/ ASHA certification.
    3. Current Nebraska State license for the Speech-Language Pathology.
    4. Current or ability to receive a Nebraska Teaching Certificate.
    5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.
    Working Conditions:

    The Speech/Language Pathologist shall be assigned office and/or therapy space, amenable to individual, and small group consultations. When working with individual students or groups of students (or staff) a reasonably clean and distraction-free area is to be maintained in accordance with the building supervisor; and when possible, such space is to be reserved for testing or therapy on a reasonable weekly schedule. It shall be the duty of the pathologist to maintain a travel schedule from one location to another, and to provide timely notices when published schedules cannot be maintained. Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature, and air quality. Interruptions of work are routine. Flexibility and patience are required. Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision.  After hour work may be required. May make site or home visits when needed and appropriate. Job responsibilities include both inside and outside assignments.  Must be able to work under stressful conditions.

Postings current as of 6/5/2020 6:25:40 PM CST.

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