Position: SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST- Clinical Fellow
DEPARTMENT: Educational Dev. Center (SSC)
WORK HOURS: 7.5
CONTRACT LENGTH: 203 DaysSupervisor: Director of Special Education General Job Description:
To facilitate reduction of speech, language, and aural impairments that interfere with the individual students' ability to benefit from the District's educational program. The Clinical Fellow is a mentored professional experience that follows the completion of academic course work and clinical practicum.
Receives general direction from the Special Education Director or assignee. Direct supervision from Clinical Fellowship Mentor.
May exercise technical and functional supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff.
Must complete 1,260 hours of supervised service provision as defined by ASHA and NMPED standards.
Clinical Fellowship must be completed within 48 months or less from CF start date. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Essential duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Administer appropriate assessments for each area of suspected speech language impairment. Develop therapy programs and materials to remediate communication delays and/or deficiencies; and intervention techniques. Confers with other teachers, and specialists to discuss, plan and determine course of action in providing treatment Deliver services in a variety of models: individual, group, consultation, collaboration with classroom teachers. Conduct and participate in in-service training and staff development programs; and participate in establishing and maintaining a safe orderly and therapeutic environment. Makes medical referral to outside agencies for further evaluation and possible treatment, as appropriate Develop and maintain the instructional component of the IEP according to the results of the evaluation and ongoing assessment of progress Responsible for the care and safety of students during treatment Attends professional seminars, meetings, conferences; and confers with other practitioners and technical experts in field of specialization, to broaden knowledge, acquire specific information or obtain advice or consultation. Maintain compliance with all regulations, laws, professional ethics and practices; and comply and follow state standards and district policies in the processes of screening, referral and placement of students identified as needing speech language evaluation. Documents student evaluation, progress, and attendance. Prepare comprehensive reports on the results of speech language evaluation and student progress to be placed in the permanent records. Provide consultation services to teaching staff and other District professionals or specialists as appropriate. Regular and documented consultation and review of work with Clinical Fellowship Mentor. Qualifications Requirements:
Principles and techniques of communication disorders, identification and treatment. Methods and techniques of administering, scoring and interpreting a variety of tests currently accepted as effective in diagnosing and treating speech language impaired students.
Diagnose speech language problems
Develop and apply speech and language intervention strategies
Plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate intervention strategies, which can include counseling, remediation, group techniques, and specific behavior management techniques.
Utilize and understand formal assessment instruments, procedures and techniques for evaluation and remediation of communication disorders
Understand statistical analysis and evaluation, testing materials and results, counseling and interpersonal relations.
Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of making sound decisions and demonstrating intellectual capabilities
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. Experience and Training Guidelines
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Some related work experience in a school setting or professional capacity is desirable.
have a MA degree and possess a NM Speech Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow License through the State of New Mexico
NM Public Education Department licensure requirement
SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTCLINICAL FELLOW, PRE K-12 (917) All Applicants must upload copies of official transcripts or evaluation of foreign transcripts from any and all accredited colleges/universities attended by you for review in order to be considered for this position. GMCS employees: Transfer Request Form needs to be signed by supervisor and uploaded to your application.
Eligibility Requirements : To be eligible for the signing incentive, you must be a new employee who was not employed in any capacity by GMCS during the 2018-2019 school year.
Download NM Licensure Application: http://www.ped.state.nm.us/Licensure/index.html
NMAC Rule: http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title06/06.063.0005.htm Physical Requirements: Ability to perform the job and access the environment for which you are hired. The following may be required:
Sitting, standing, lifting, moving about the room or school, carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, kneeling, prolonged typing, physical ability to type on a keyboard terminal, and moving light furniture. Equipment/Technology Handled:
Must know how to properly operate or be willing to learn to operate all multimedia equipment including current technology. Work Environment:
Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature, and air quality. Interruptions of work are routine. Flexibility and patience are required. Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision. After hour work may be required. Terms of Employment:
Salary and work calendar established yearly by the district.
All GMCS schools are eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).
All applicants must upload copies of official transcripts or evaluations of foreign transcripts from any and all accredited colleges/universities attended by you for review in order to be considered for this position.
Three letters of reference written within the last twelve months (one must be from current supervisor. (If this is not appropriate due to one's employment status, please contact GMCS Personnel Office 505-721-1000).
Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist Contact Information
- Sammy Orr
- P.O. Box 1318 Gallup, NM 87305
- Gallup, Mexico 87305