Splendora ISD - Speech and Language Pathologist

Job Details

Region: 6
School District/Employer: Splendora ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Speech Pathologist
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
Job Title: Speech and Language Pathologist
School: Splendora ISD
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 4/16/2018
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Job Title: Speech-Language Pathologist Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Special Services Pay Grade:

Dept./School: Assigned Campus(es) Date Revised: 04/16/2018

Primary Purpose:

Plan and provide speech-language pathology services to students with speech, voice, and/or language disorders. Assess students and provide therapeutic intervention to eliminate or reduce problems or impairments that interfere with their students’ ability to derive full benefit from the educational program.

Qualifications:

Special Knowledge/Skills:

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

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Therapy

Special Services Speech-Language Pathologist

Plan 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.

Assess for communication related assistive technology options.

Assist in purchasing process for assistive technology (grant writing).

Implement communication training using assistive technology devices for staff, students and parents.

Assessment

Conduct 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.

Consultation

Counsel 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.

Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents regarding the accomplishment of therapy goals and needs of the student.

Student Management

Create environment conducive to learning and appropriate for maturity level and interests of students.

Establish control/administer discipline according to Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

Program Management

Assist in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.

Administration

Compile, 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 board policy.

Comply with all District and campus routines and regulations.

Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.

Special Services Speech-Language Pathologist

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Speech Pathologist Assistant

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Regular District-wide 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.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited college or university

Valid Texas license as a speech-language pathologist granted by the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (SBESLPA) or Bachelor’s degree and valid Texas Education Agency speech therapy certificate

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
Salary Range: $63,115 - $91,767
Benefits: Per SISD Benefits Package
How To Apply: www.splendoraisd.org

Contact Person:

Name: Brian Michael Kroeger
Email: bkroeger@splendoraisd.org
Address: 23419 FM 2090
City: Splendora
State: TX
Zip: 77372
Phone: (281) 689-4462
Fax: (281) 689-7826

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