Speech Language Pathologist

Under the supervision of the Special Education Director and Regional Director, the Speech Language Pathologist provides speech, language, and hearing services that meet the educational needs of each student in the SLP’s area of responsibility.

Serves as a Speech Language Pathologist to students from Preschool through Transitions. Evaluates needs of children within the educational system or school. Applies scientific principles in assessment of communication, language, speech, and hearing. Conducts case management and supervision of assignments. Attends school meetings and completes assessment reports. Provides specific disability area services related to speech and language, and special education services to individuals with language and speech impairments across the special education disability areas. Remediates language, speech and hearing impairments that interfere with the individual student’s ability to benefit from the educational program.

  • Complete Evaluations in the areas of Speech, Language, Hearing and Communication, and other areas based on Student need.
  • Conduct data collection and analysis. Gather information through interviews, observations, and other meaningful practices to solicit relevant information regarding Student’s overall Speech/Language functioning.
  • Progress monitoring, consultation and collaboration with school personnel and parents (Family-school-community collaboration).
  • Ability to understand and implement School and District-wide practices to promote learning
  • Knowledge of research-based and best practices of the following: Speech and Language Disorders, Communication Boards, Augmentative Communication, Non-oral Communication Systems.
  • Diagnose and assess students through the use of appropriate tests and informal measurements.
  • Participate in identification, screening, evaluation, and prepare reports and other required paperwork.
  • Facilitate enrollment and placement of students in speech and other appropriate Special Education programs.
  • Provide Speech Language therapy to remediate and reduce impairments that interfere with Student’s educational program.
  • Provide diagnostic and treatment plans and services to students from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Provide direct services for identified student aimed toward correction or improvement of the disability through implementation of the IEP.
  • Schedule identified students to receive individual or group therapy and/or classroom consultation.
  • Develop and implement an IEP for pupils with speech and language deficits that meet state criteria.
  • Conference and consult with parents, school site personnel and other support staff.
  • Special Education and General Education functions- attendance to IEPs, 504s, and other meetings (SLP responsibility and role which require meeting attendance)
  • Implement and support diversity in development and learning
  • Continuously promote research-based and best practices
  • Abide by Professional ethics, school law, and systems. Maintain Professional Competence.
  • Provide for student supervision which ensures student safety consistent with district and school expectations.
  • Completion of Satisfactory reports within mandated timelines and as requested by supervision.
  • Professional and meaningful presentation of assessment reports
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Master’s Degree + Copy of Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential
  • Appearance, grooming and personality which establish a desirable example for students.
  • Ability to meet Company standards for physical and mental health.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.

The following documents and/or information must be submitted with your application:

  • Resume
  • Introduction Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • 3 References (professor, former colleague or supervisor)
  • Copy of Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential

After the interview and screening of the applicant, the candidate must complete:

  • Fingerprint and TB Clearances
  • Submit official transcripts
  • Welcome Package!

Highly competitive salary and benefits package. Full medical, vision, and dental benefits. We provide mentorship to help you succeed. In addition, tuition reimbursement options and professional membership fees support are available.