May 11, 2020

SY 20-21 Speech & Language Pathologist

  • TrulyHired
  • Parker, AZ, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


JOB OR POSITION SUMMARY: Working in cooperation with appropriate district supervisors, teachers, parents and students, shall be responsible for providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language and hearing disorders helping students to adjust and access the general education curriculum.

All teaching positions require Arizona Teacher Certification and highly qualified status for the content area pursuant to federal requirements. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Prescription, Life Insurance, Arizona State Retirement, and Personal Leave. The District also offers other opportunities for compensation including Performance Pay, or Academic and athletic stipends.

Evaluation

Performance to be evaluated in accordance with the Board policy.

Parker Unified School District No. 27 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran's status, political affiliation or genetic code in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by federal law.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff, and participate in the eligibility determination process in accordance with state and school division requirements and best practice
  • Develop and implement individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with Speech/Language impairment and assists with IEPs for students with speech/language as a service on an annual basis or according to requirements
  • Comply with all Medicaid requirements for school-based claiming, including obtaining written Medicaid consent from parents of all students served and timely filing of claims that meet Medicaid standards
  • Demonstrate knowledge of child growth and development and individual student needs by providing relevant instruction according to the IEP and educational best practices
  • Provide consultative services for school staff by sharing and demonstrating specific techniques and working with school teams to facilitate relevant and consistent interventions for targeted students
  • Maintain records and information concerning individual students in the prescribed confidential manner and using the records and information only for the purposes for which they are maintained according to FERPA guidelines
  • Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language
  • Communicate and collaborate with parents and the school community for the purpose of fostering individual student success and growth while engaging the families in the therapy program
  • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with administrative and school staff
  • Participate in various meetings for the purpose of addressing student goals and needs, and to meet laws and policies
  • Maintain and submit information/records including student progress for all students
  • Share with other staff members the responsibility for school activities and student supervision
  • Maintain consistent attendance and conform to regular work hours specified under contract
  • Implement and comply with District policies and procedures
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
Contact Information
  • Renea Tartaro
  • PO BOX 1090
  • Parker, Arizona 85344

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