Speech Language Pathologists

Location
Laurel, DE 19956, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 05, 2018
Ref
5200006927


QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Completion of a Master's degree with major emphasis in speech-language pathology, communication disorders or speech-language and hearing science
  2. Applicant must hold, or be eligible for, a Speech/Language Pathologist Professional License from the State of Delaware
  3. ASHA certification is preferred; however, CFY's may be considered if supervision is accessible.
  4. Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of four hours per work day.
  5. Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.
  6. Favorable criminal background check and child registry check required
  7. Tuberculin test
  8. Participation in Direct Deposit

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Screens students for possible speech and/or language deficiencies.
  2. Evaluates the speech/language skills of students in the schools and through Child Find.
  3. Schedules individual and small group therapy sessions for eligible students identified as having speech and/or language needs per IEP.
  4. Administers, interprets and explains standardized speech and language evaluation results with all participants during eligibility determination IEP meetings.
  5. Reviews, interprets, and explains evaluation results received from other school districts or evaluators outside of the district to determine eligibility for services and/or to determine if additional assessments are needed for eligibility determination.
  6. Refers students to and confers with community resources as required.
  7. Cooperates with the school personnel to deliver services in accordance with each student's IEP.
  8. Provides information, when requested, to parents and community through P.T.O., meetings, workshops, etc.
  9. Acts in a professional manner to promote students' feelings of self-worth and confidence.
  10. Implements therapy and behavioral strategies to meaningfully engage students to participate and practice targeted speech language, and behavior expectations.
  11. Prepares comprehensive evaluation reports, ESR documents, progress summaries, and related compliance documents in accordance with DE Department of Education and Cost Recovery Program guidance.
  12. Encourages students to behave in accordance with classroom and school rules and expectations.
  13. Keeps accurate records and documentation on student progress.
  14. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with all school personnel.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned.


Start Date: 8/20/2018

Duty Days: 207

Reports To: Principal and Director of Special Education

Salary Range: From/To: Salary based on current State and Local Teacher Salary Schedule

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A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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