LICENSED SPEECH & LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Location
San Antonio, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 03, 2020
Ref
14602248
JOB DESCRIPTION

LOCATION: DISTRICT WIDE

POSITION: LICENSED SPEECH & LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

JOB
QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:
* Master's degree in Speech Pathology
* Licensed by the State Board of Examiner of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist
Special Knowledge/Skills:
* Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program
* Ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of student
to whom assigned
* Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with students, peers, parents and community
* Ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication

REQUIRED
EXPERIENCE:

JOB DESCRIPTION: To reduce or eliminate speech and hearing impediments that interferes with the individual student's ability to derive full
benefits from the district's educational program.

DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of balanced program for oral
communication and speech improvement.

• Maintain case records on all referred students.
• Recommends corrective procedures.
• Provide a therapeutic program to meet the individual needs of students.
• Confers with teachers and parents whenever necessary.
• Assists and guide teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech-language

impairments.
• Attends case conferences on placement of individual students.
• Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice hearing, and language impairment.
• Prepares and submits required reports on students with Speech-Language impairments.
• Provides screening to identify speech handicapped children at regular intervals and at specified levels.
• Provide proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate.
• Provide in-service training of school personnel.
• Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual student's needs and correct

existing speech or language handicaps.
• Provide information, support, and counseling to parents and families when appropriate.
• Keeps thorough on going records for the individual students receiving therapy or other school-provided

speech services.
• Compiles case history.
• Daily attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for assigned students.

OTHER
INFORMATION:

Mental/Physical Demands and Environmental Factors:
Ability to interpret policies and procedures; communicate effectively, both verbal and written; maintain emotional
control under stress. Ability to lift and carry 40+ lbs, and frequent district-wide travel.

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