Pre-School Speech and Language Pathologist
- Grade Level
- Early Childhood
Specialized Learning/ Speech and Language Pathologist
Specialized Learning and Student Services
The Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) will provide IEP-mandated speech services to eligible students. In addition, (s)he will evaluate referred students, write related reports and share evaluation findings at PPT meetings. The SLP will consult with school staff on an as-needed basis.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conducts speech, language and hearing screenings.
- Evaluates and identifies communication disorders of the students.
- Provides diagnostic services when appropriate.
- Works cooperatively with the principal of the assigned school, specialists assigned to their school, providing direction within the team in planning intervention for referred students to and reviewed by the PPT.
- Determines diagnoses and recommendations for educational modifications and speech-language interventions.
- Reports effectively to parents and staff.
- Develops IEPs and implements IEPs accordingly.
- Provides direct services with a varied enrollment; i.e. receptive and expressive language, fluency, voice, articulation, aural rehabilitation, oral motor intervention, auditory processing.
- Provides speech and language services through a collaborative-transdisciplinary model of intervention and across curriculum.
- Participates in in-service for teachers.
- Provides consultation services to instructional and support staff.
- Remains current in the field of speech and language and special education.
- Provides therapy goals in conjunction with the department's current goals and objectives.
- Maintains effective contact with community agencies.
- Demonstrates professional responsibility and concern for student's total environment.
- Completes written reports and required documentation.
- Participates in teacher and parent conferences.
- Participates as a member of a transdisciplinary team.
- Consults with student assistance teams.
- Participates in annual review meetings.
- Plans curricular/instructional modifications.
- Meets other assigned school responsibilities.
- CT certification Speech & Language Pathologist.
- Licensure by the State of CT Board of Health.
- Experience in writing IEP goals/objectives
- Experience with the PPT process
- Experience in working with families from diverse backgrounds
- Spanish fluency is preferred
- Public school experience at all levels, including preschool
- Experience with IEP Direct software
Days: Monday Friday
Salary: In accordance with the NFT contract
NORWALK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or physical and mental disability.