May 11, 2020

Speech Language Pathologist

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

Job Description



CHANDLER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

JOB DESCRIPTION

CLASSIFICATION: CERTIFIED

TITLE: SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

REPORTS TO: ADMINISTRATOR

CALENDAR: SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHALOGIST

SALARY: SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Job Goal

To evaluate, diagnose and provide direct therapy and instruction for students to address articulation deficits, voice quality, fluency, and language disorders.

Minimum Qualifications
  • AZ Department of Health Services Speech and Language Pathology License
  • AZ Department of Education Certificate
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence may be preferred
  • AZ IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

Core Job Functions
  • Provide screening protocol to identify children with speech/language deficits
  • Assist and guide teachers in observing, describing and referring students with suspected speech and/or language deficits.
  • Administer informal diagnostic techniques and formal standardized norm referenced testing instruments to diagnose and identify students with articulation deficits, voice, fluency, and or language disorders
  • Provide diagnostic assessment for preschool children referred for evaluation
  • Analyze and interpret testing results to determine need for speech-language services
  • Develop speech and language treatment plans to include goals, objectives, methods, frequency, duration, and modifications for regular classroom setting
  • Provide a therapeutic program to meet the individual needs of speech/language impaired children
  • Develop and maintain a therapeutic environment that promotes learning
  • Monitor student learning and pace therapy/instruction accordingly
  • Consult with classroom teachers and other staff members to offer suggestions to address speech deficits and determine accommodations within the regular ed. setting
  • Serve as a resource to staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication
  • Keep meaningful, accurate, legible, ongoing records for individuals receiving speech and language services
  • Provide information, support and counsel to parents of children who have speech and language deficits
  • Provide goals, objectives, and progress of each student to parents upon request
  • Develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships with students, parents, teachers, support staff and administration
  • Maintain documentation of referred, screened and eligible students
  • Document, compile and analyze data to write required reports on speech/language services
  • Utilize the District Individualized Education Plan software to write speech and language goals and objectives
  • Attend and participate in Individualized Education Plan meetings to provide information make recommendations, and coordinate specific learning objectives
  • Provide documentation for Medicaid reimbursable services as appropriate
  • Submit reports for to meet local and state requirements
  • Safeguard confidentiality of student records
  • Demonstrate knowledge of federal, state and local rules, regulations and laws
  • Oversee, coordinate and plan for speech assistants/technicians
  • Serve as an instructional leader in the area of speech, language and oral communication
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to schedule therapy sessions for students
  • Organize all speech and language resources for effective and efficient use
  • Communicate regularly with the principal and other appropriate administrators about program plans, activities and accomplishments
  • Meet any additional specific job requirements as indicated by District or school site
  • Perform all other duties or serve on District or site-based committees as assigned by the administrator
  • Core Values/Professional Qualities

Excellence: We endeavor to excel in every aspect of this organization and approach every challenge with a determination to succeed.

Equity: We are committed to making educational opportunities available and accessible to all stakeholders by fostering a climate of fairness and impartiality.

Collaboration: We have established an environment where teamwork and collaboration are integral to attaining exceptional results.

Integrity: We act with honesty and integrity by adhering to the highest ethical standards as we strive to achieve success.

Efficiency: We continually demonstrate our ability to produce the very best by carefully and effectively using all available resources.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
Contact Information
  • Kathleen Jett, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Onboarding
  • 1525 W Frye Rd
  • Chandler, Arizona 852246178
  • Phone: 480-812-7623
  • Fax: 480-224-9059
  • Email: click here

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