Speech Therapist (191 Days) 2021-2022 School Year

Location
Dallas, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 25, 2021
Ref
21000059
Description

The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees on Jan. 28adopted three calendars for the next two school years, with the majority of schools set to have a traditional calendar. Click the appropriate calendar below to see your campuses schedule for the 2021-2022 School Year:
  • Base Calendar
  • Intersession Calendar
  • School Day Redesign 1
  • School Day Redesign 2
  1. Provide speech therapy services to students on assigned caseload
  2. Conduct speech and language assessment and consultation in varied settings
  3. Conduct, attend, provide needed documentation, and participate in ARD/IEP committee meetings for students needing speech therapy services
  4. Attend MTSS/SST meetings for students referred for speech and language concerns
  5. Refer students for additional evaluations and consultations as needed
  6. Coordinate the placement and speech therapy services for Neighborhood School Speech (NSS) students
  7. Provide consultation and education to parents, caregivers, staff and other professionals regarding speech and language disorders and/or speech therapy services
  8. Interpret and explain test results to ARD/IEP committees
  9. Develop therapy plans for students based on their IEPs and curricula
  10. Maintain all required documentation (e.g., progress notes for documentation of therapy provision/Medicaid billing, progress reports to parents, completion of evaluation reports, completion of ARD/IEP paperwork, maintenance of student special education records, communication with other professionals/parents/community resources as appropriate, etc.)
  11. Regularly report progress to parents per ARD committee determination
  12. Comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and TDLR rules concerning the provision of special education related services for speech and language
  13. Attend network team meetings
  14. Participate in the district's Medicaid initiatives
  15. Keep abreast of current trends in the practice of speech-language pathology and continue to develop professional skills
  16. Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel throughout the district is integral to this job. A remote working environment /alternate work arrangement isnot an option for campus-based employees/campus-based positions because regular and punctual attendance at the worksite and performing all duties at the worksite are essential job duties for all campus-based personnel.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree or higher in Speech and Language Pathology or Communication Disorders and valid TX license for Speech and Language Pathology granted by the Texas Department of Licensing and regulation (TDLR) OR Bachelor's degree with a Texas Educator Certificate in Speech and Hearing Therapy (PK-12) and/or valid TX license for Speech and Language Pathology granted by TDLR
  • 0 to 1 year of experience providing speech therapy services to typical caseloads in school setting or 2 years of experience as a school based SLP managing all duties of a full caseload to be considered for supervision of licensed SLP-Assistant(s) and/or SLP-Intern(s)
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) preferred
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and guidelines related to speech and language therapy services
  • Knowledge of assessments, assessment procedures, completing/writing reports following an evaluation, ARD/IEP meetings (both documentation and conducting meetings), IEPs, therapy provision (e.g., activities, materials, timing, curriculum alignment, etc.), and documentation of services provided
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer/technology skills (e.g., email, electronic calendars, keyboarding, ability to learn software applications, etc.)
  • Ability to concentrate on detailed work
  • Ability to communicate and interface effectively with a wide variety of district personnel
  • Must have own/reliable transportation