School Speech Pathologist

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TITLE:xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (SLP)REPORTS TO:xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATIONFLSA STATUS:xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 EXEMPT POSITIONSALARY RANGE:xc2xa0 $56,182-63,635AnnuallyWORK DAYS:xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 187LOCATION:xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0Georgetown & Belton Texasxc2xa0xc2xa0STIPEND:xc2xa0xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0One time sign on “Speech Pathologist” stipend of $2000 to be paid at the end of the school year.xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0 xc2xa0xc2xa0POSITION SUMMARY:Plan and provide speech-language pathology services to students with speech, voice, or language disorders. Assess students and provide therapeutic intervention to eliminate or reduce problems or impairments that interfere with their student’s ability to derive full benefit from the educational program.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:TherapyPlan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech and language goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP).Evaluate student progress and determine readiness for termination of therapy services.Kingsland School onlyAssessmentConduct independent evaluations to assess students with speech or language disorders and conditions to determine eligibility for services.Develop clinical management strategies or procedures and diagnostic statements by interpreting observations or data.Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist in interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with communication disorders or conditions according to district procedures.District wide; GWCP, Gateway Tech andxc2xa0Nolan Creekxc2xa0ConsultationCounsel and involve parents in remedial process.Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom activities to improve communication skills of students.Provide professional development in assigned schools to help school personnel identify and understand communication deficits in students.Student ManagementCreate an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the maturity level and interests of students.Establish control and administer discipline according to the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.Program ManagementMay supervise licensed speech-language pathology assistant(s) or speech aide(s)*.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of speech-language pathology services and make changes based on the findings.Assist in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.AdministrationCompile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required documents.Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.SupervisoryWill direct and monitor the work of speech-language pathology assistant(s) or speech aide(s)*.Supervisors of licensed speech-language assistants must be licensed by SBESLPA as speech-language pathologists.A person with a TEA certificate who is not licensed may not be a supervisor of a licensed speech-language pathology assistant.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES REQUIRED:Knowledge of:Ability to use the accepted tests and measurements to assess communication disorders and conditions.Knowledge of evaluation, habilitation, and rehabilitation of speech-language disorders and conditions.Ability to instruct and manage student behavior.Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.Experience:One year supervised clinical speech-language pathology experience.Three years experience in school setting, preferredEducation:Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college or university.Valid Texas license as a speech-pathologist granted by the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (SBESLPA)Certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).WORKING CONDITIONS:Maintain emotional control under stress.Regular districtwide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying.May be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities.BENEFITS:Orenda Education makes a $425 monthly contribution towards employees’ premiumsWe offer a comprehensive package of benefit options, including:Participation in the Texas Teachers Retirement SystemHealth, Dental and Vision InsuranceTelehealthBasic Life, Term Life, Permanant Life and Accident InsuranceShort-term and Long-term Disability403b and 457b Investment PlansHealth Savings and Flexible Spending Account OptionsCritical Illness, Cancer InsuranceLegal Services

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