Openings as of August 21, 2012
Develop, manage and coordinate the speech-language program and needs of preschool to 5<SUP>th</SUP> grade students with communication disorders while enabling each individual student to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.
1. Conduct Speech and Language Screening for student referrals.
2. Participate in preschool and kindergarten screenings when appropriate.
3. Participate in private school screenings when appropriate.
4. Participate in IEP conferences including the preparation of IEP goals and objectives.
5. Provide evaluation information for the completion of comprehensive case studies including the
administration and interpretation of speech and language assessments.
6. Assist and/or complete records for the evaluation of speech and language students.
7. Participate in Parent Teacher Conferences as required.
8. Periodically communicate with parents as needed to review the status of student progress.
9. Participate in data collaboration meetings as required.
10. Provide information to parents regarding the speech and language program.
11. Serve as a resource person to classroom teachers, school personnel, and parents/guardians.
12. Participate in Student Support Team meetings.
13. Provide appropriate individualized programs of therapy to correct existing speech or language
14. Assist in developing speech and language curriculum modifications.
15. Utilize appropriate exit criteria for dismissal from speech and language services.
16. Be trained in Response to Intervention (preferred) or (at minimum) knowledgeable in Response to
17. Expand knowledge in areas related to the job role as Speech & Language Pathologist, (including technology applications) by such means as reading current literature on students with special needs, attending professional conferences and workshops, and collaborating with other professionals doing similar work.
18. Perform such tasks and assume such responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned.
Certification and qualifications as set by the State Board of Education and the School Code (Type 10 or 73). A Masters Degree in Speech/Language Pathology with a Speech & Language endorsement required.