This position is for the 2020-2021 School Year. This posting will create a pool of applicants. As openings become available, these applications will be reviewed and considered for interview. RRPS will consider temporary, part-time and full-time positions. Minimum Qualifications:
Skills and Abilities
- Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders
- Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
- New Mexico License in Speech-Language Pathology from the New Mexico Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Board
- New Mexico License issued by the PED Ancillary and Support Services
- Knowledge of NM State and Federal laws governing Special Education and adherence to those laws.
- Maintain professional confidentiality and work collaboratively with peers.
- Work with District personnel and the general public in a professional manner.
- Organizes and conducts identification program, i.e., screening and student assessments.
- Coordinates student's therapy/treatment schedules in coordination with teaching staff and other related service providers.
- Refers to other related service providers and teachers if necessary.
- Evaluates and interprets speech and language testing and makes recommendations to aid in the educational planning for students with service needs.
- Provides direct and/or consultative services in an individual, small, or large group setting.
- Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service activities provided by the District and/or other professional growth activities.
- May serve as case manager for student who receive speech-language services as well as may participate in Student Assistant Teams (SAT) committee meetings.
- May perform Response to Intervention (RtI) tasks as well as provide recommendations for RtI tasks.
- Evaluates speech and language delays and disorders, including: selection, administration, and interpretation of appropriate evaluation materials and results.
- Analyzes and interprets findings for use in diagnosis and recommendations as well as reports findings, both verbally and in writing, to appropriate personnel, student and parents.
- Follows Federal, State and District guidelines and criteria for eligibility and service delivery.
- Plans and implements the clinical program which includes but is not limited to the management of a caseload, developing therapy schedules for students, develops measurable goals, modifies educational materials, develops a rapport with the teachers to develop and facilitate Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and evaluating student progress.
- Writes evaluation reports, progress reports, maintains records including Medicaid filing for eligible students.
- Participates in intra-school planning and communications through attending monthly meetings of the District speech-language pathologists.
- Performs other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor.
Work hours are established in employment contract. Additional work hours may be required as scheduled by School Principal.Application Procedure:
Applicant must attach:
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- Copy of Professional License OR copy of licensure application with money order sent to NMPED OR a written statement as to the status of your NM licensure.
- Copy of transcript from each crediting college or university
Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist Contact Information
- Vanessa Burge, Administrative Assistant
- 500 Laser Rd.
- Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124