Speech and Language Pathologist

New London, CT, US
Jun 02, 2021
  • Position Type:
    Student Support Services/ Speech and Language Pathologist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    C.B. Jennings Elementary School

  • Date Available:
    September 2021

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

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    TITLE: Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Valid State of Connecticut certificate as Speech and Language Pathologist (061) and a valid State of Connecticut Department of Public Health License.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
  • Additional qualifications as the New London Board of Education may find appropriate and desirable.

  • Bilingual Spanish and English

  • REPORTS TO: Executive Director of School and Family Support Services or designee

    JOB GOAL: To provide a continuum of comprehensive services for students (3-21) with communication impairments which negatively impact access to the general education curriculum, including diagnostic, remedial, developmental, and consultative assistance.

  • Participate as part of a Planning and Placement Team (PPT) to evaluate, diagnose and identify students with communication deficits which negatively impact academic achievement in the following areas: educational, socio-emotional, and/or vocational development.
  • Participate with the PPT to design and implement individual educational plans (IEP) to meet the language, speech, and hearing needs of students identified with communication delays/disorders.
  • Provide direct and/or consultative services to students identified with communication disorders/delays.
  • Provide information to teachers regarding speech/language development, voice, language, hearing and fluency impairments and in making appropriate referrals.
  • Participate in screenings to identify students who may be delayed or at risk for communication deficits.
  • Monitor the progress of students who may be at-risk for communication impairments through the (Scientifically Research Based Intervention) SRBI model.
  • Assist in proper referrals of students to agencies and specialists as appropriate.
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of instructional and curricular modifications to accommodate student's communication impairments.
  • Provide strategies and/or materials that promote communication development to families, classroom teachers, and other professionals for identified students as well as for the general school population.
  • Provide information and counseling to parents and families regarding the nature of their child's communication impairment and the educational, social, and vocational implications as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with school personnel to monitor FM sound field systems.
  • Collaborate with other professionals to determine the need for assistive technology devices/services.
  • Collaborate with other professionals in planning, implementing, and monitoring assistive technology devices and programs.
  • Maintain student and program records, both paper and electronic.
  • Write reports to indicate whether a student qualifies for speech/language services.
  • Complete Medicaid billing.
  • Perform other related tasks as the Executive Director of School and Family Support Services or designee may from time to time assign.

  • TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: As determined by the New London Board of Education and the Teachers' Bargaining Unit.

    EVALUATION: Annually by the School Administrator or Executive Director of School and Family Support Services in accordance with A Guide to Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development for the New London Public Schools (Adopted: 8/19/2010).

    DATE: February, 1982

    REVISED: April 30, 1992
    March 9, 1995
    February 2012
    April 18, 2019

    New London Public Schools
    New London, Connecticut

    New London Public School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
    Candidates from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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