Speech Language Pathologist (2023-24 Candidate Pool)

Cincinnati Public Schools
Cincinnati, OH, US

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    Cincinnati Public Schools

    Department of Student Services
    Position Title: Speech Language Pathologist

    About CPS

    Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) is Greater Cincinnati's largest school district and Ohio's third largest, serving about 36,000 students (preschool to 12th grade) in 65 schools spread across a 91-square-mile district in southwest Ohio. CPS is Ohio's fastest-growing urban district, with enrollment up more than 20 percent since 2012-13.

    CPS offers families high-quality educational choices and a variety of academic programs. Our innovative approach to education, an investment in effective and caring teachers, and a vast array of collaborative partnerships have accelerated student's achievement to the highest level in decades-ensuring that students thrive and graduate prepared to enter college, the military and the workforce.

    Cincinnati Public Schools seeks creative, innovative and passionate problem-solvers to join our team. We want our employees to have positive impacts on our children and families, and to serve as role models while experiencing excellent career opportunities.

    Overview of SLP Services

    Speech Language Pathologists have integral roles in education and are essential members of school faculties. They work across all grades with no school level underserved. SLPs work with students exhibiting the full range of communication disorders, including those involving language, articulation, fluency, voice, and swallowing. They provide a distinct set of roles based on their focused expertise in language. They offer assistance in addressing the linguistic and metalinguistic foundations of curriculum learning for students with disabilities and learners at-risk for school failure. SLPs contribute significantly to the literacy achievement of students with communication disorders. They address the impact of language differences and second language acquisition on student learning and provide assistance to teachers in promoting educational growth.

    Job Duties

    This position is responsible for working on the preschool team, evaluating and providing services to preschool students in the District.
  • Assesses students' communication skills (e.g. articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.
  • Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.g. parents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff.
  • Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Instructs assigned support staff for the purpose of providing information on communicative disorders,use of assistive devices and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment plans.
  • Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist's experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.
  • Maintains files and/or records (e.g. progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.
  • Performs site visits at multiple work sites including home visits for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.
  • Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. activity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, Medicaid billings, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
  • Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.
  • Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' needs.
  • Responds to inquiries (e.g. parents, teachers, staff, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.
  • Transports supplies and equipment to a variety of sites for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed.
  • Willingness to work in CPS elementary schools, private homes, daycare facilities, private preschools and other community partners who provide services to preschool children

  • Core Responsibilities/Essential Duties:
    • Work collaboratively with school teams and outside agencies.
    • Model proper work habits and skills
    • Assure ongoing positive relationships between individuals served in the community
    • Foster a teamwork environment
    • Maintain open communication with students, staff and families
    • Implement and comply with all of CPS' organizational policies and procedures
    • Maintain high level of ethical and confidentiality of information about the student
    • Follow work schedule and CPS calendar
    • Maintain high ethical standards; serve as a cooperative and productive team member within assigned team
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department of Student Services Manager

    • A valid Ohio Speech-Language Pathology license issued by the State of Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
    • Valid Ohio School Speech-Language Pathology Teacher License issued by Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
    • A Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) issued by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is preferred.
    • CFY-SLP Candidates will be considered

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