Wharton ISD - Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP)

Job Details

Region: 3
School District/Employer: Wharton ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Speech Therapist
Assignment Level: Level
  • Alternative School
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
Area
  • Special Education
Job Title: Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP)
School: Wharton ISD
Campus Description: Our school district is built on the standard of “One Team, One Vision, Together on a Mission,” ensuring teamwork and cohesion play vital roles in the academic success of our students. Wharton ISD boasts a district enrollment of approximately 2200 students, making it a 4A classification.

Our four campuses are:
Sivells Elementary School – Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd
Wharton Elementary School – 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th
Wharton Junior High School – 7th and 8th
Wharton High School – 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th

How do we stand out? We are the only district in the county to offer an ROTC program, as well as the only district in Region 3 to offer an Early College High School by utilizing our partnership with Wharton County Junior College. Our recent T-STEM designation by the Texas Education Agency makes Wharton ISD an exciting district for technology integration and advancement of the opportunities afforded to students in this field.

Date Posted: 1/12/2018
Deadline:
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
Provide diagnostic assessment and therapy services to students with disabilities. Conduct ARD/IEP meetings for students whose disability is speech impaired, and develop and implement appropriate goals and objectives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Performance Effectiveness: Instructional Program and Supports
Identify and evaluate children with speech or language impairments.
Write evaluation reports within timelines for evaluations conducted.
Conduct initial, annual and 3 year reevaluations within timelines for speech students.
Develop appropriate goals and objectives for the students in the program.
Conduct, attend and/or provide information to the ARD/IEP committee as appropriate.
Obtain referral for medical or other professional attention necessary for the habilitation or prevention of communicative impairments.
Maintain responsibility for material needs and inventory of materials.
Conduct speech and language services for the habilitation of communicative impairments that adversely impact the education of the student.
Assist teachers, parents, and students regarding speech and language strategies.
Submit schedules or reports as requested including Medicaid and inventory reporting .
Provide accurate and current classroom performance written documentation.
Maintain knowledge of required state and federal regulations.
Maintain current knowledge of TEKS and assist with campus staff development as requested.
Conduct duties within required timelines.
Performance Effectiveness: Community/Parent / Student Communication
Assist parents and students regarding speech and language strategies.
Collaborate with local agencies, physicians as needed.
Coordinate with local ECI programs as appropriate.
Assist with Child Find as requested.
Assist the special education director in assigned duties.

Performance Effectiveness: Professional Attitude and Conduct
Take initiative to assist teacher or student as appropriate.
Works in harmony with peers and associates.
Responds to suggestions for improvement in a positive manner.
Displays professionalism in dealing with students, parents, staff, and community.
Is punctual.
Maintains regular attendance.
Maintains a professional appearance.
Mentally alert and physically able to perform the job functions.
Displays self-control and tact.
Maintains confidentiality of student records as appropriate.
Collaborates in problem solving.
Follows district guidelines as instructed.
Seeks professional growth through continuing education and staff development.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Minimum: Master’s Degree

Experience:
School experience preferred
As required by certification and licensing process
Salary Range: Minimum: $49,387
Midpoint: $59,147
Benefits:
How To Apply: www.whartonisd.net

Contact Person:

Name: Lynn Dannhaus
Email: ldannhaus@whartonisd.net
Address: 2100 North Fulton Street
City: Wharton
State: TX
Zip: 77488-3146
Phone: (979) 532-6248
Fax: (979) 532-6228

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