Speech Language Pathologist-part-time
Available: 2012-2013 school year
Closes: Open until filled
Part-time Speech Language Pathologist
- Specifically working with Pre-School age students.
- Must have Masters Degree and Idaho Certified.
- 2012-2013 School Year.
- Open until filled.
Speech Therapist/Speech Pathologist
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
DEPARTMENT: Special Programs
JOB DESCRIPTOR: K41
SCHEDULE: T D
DATE: February 23, 2007
NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB:
To act under the general direction of the building principal of the assigned
school(s). To evaluate and develop an educational plan to meet the specific
needs of students who would qualify for Speech (articulation) or Language
deficiencies as diagnosed via referral for special needs programming as defined
by, state rules and federal rules governing students with disabilities.
- Evaluates and diagnoses
specific speech or language deficits of referred students within the
school(s) they are assigned. Diagnoses and evaluates speech and
language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and
- Designs and develops an
Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student that meets the
qualifications for direct services for articulation or language
deficiency. Reviews treatment
plan, and assesses individual performance to modify, change, or write new
programs. Instructs individuals to
monitor their own speech and provides ways to practice new skills.
- Coordinates the efforts
and completes all necessary paperwork and forms to enroll a student in
Special Education Programs within the school district. Administers, scores, and interprets
specialized hearing and speech tests.
- Collaborates with all
teaching staff in development of a variety of strategies to meet the
educational needs of all students within the building. Develops and implements individualized
plans for assigned clients to meet individual needs, interests, and
- Promotes positive public
relations with the community and within the school district by using
positive verbal and non-verbal communication and interaction skills at all
times. Acts as a consultant to
educational, medical, and other professional groups.
- Follows all school
district policies and procedures.
- Assists with the
screening activities of students at each building they are assigned to.
- Assists and/or develops
new programs as necessary to meet the needs of identification of potential
and existing special programs students in the area of articulation or
- Performs other duties as
assigned by the building principal.
--EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND MENTAL ABILITY:
- Knowledge of Rules and Regulations
governing Students with Disabilities in Idaho Public Schools,
and local rules and regulations governing services to students with
- Knowledge of
computerized Special Education Program.
- Knowledge of basic
computer commands to run software related to word processing applications
on a personal computer.
- Ability to follow and
successfully complete both written and oral directions.
- Ability to enunciate
clearly and communicate positively throughout the work day.
- Ability to calculate accurately.
- Possess visual acuity,
aided or non-aided, to read and interpret accurately written reports of a
- Possess the skills
necessary to write written reports of a technical nature and have the
skills necessary to paraphrase the same to parents or other staff members
in a fashion that everyone is able to understand.
- Ability to work with
various personality types.
- Possess sound emotional judgment.
EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING:
- Proper certification
issued by the Idaho Department of Education for position of Speech
Therapist or Speech Pathologist.
- Clinical experience
either by working within a public school or completion of required
clinical experiences as prescribed by a training program to be eligible
for certification by the Idaho Department of Education.
- A minimum of a Master's
Degree in the area of Speech Therapy or Speech Pathology from an
accredited university or college.
Video/DVD Play-back Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment
- Possess visual acuity
and stamina to work at a computer monitor for at least part of each day.
- Possess sufficient strength
to lift boxes or equipment that may weigh as much as 25 pounds and be able
to move them as far as 50 feet.
- Possess stamina to
remain seated for periods as long as one hour without discomfort.
- Air conditioned
- Occasional exposure to
- Some employees may be
occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially
infectious materials based on task and procedures required.
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