Jul 22, 2023

Speech Language Pathology Assistant

  • TrulyHired
  • Somerset, KY, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in the area of Speech-Language Pathology or Communications Disorders Appropriately qualified supervisor (as assigned by DoSE) who has agreed to provide supervision Interim license or a license as Speech Language Pathology Assistant as dictated by the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology (KRS 334A.035, 334A.033)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy both with adults and students Ability to work cooperatively with others and adhere to high standards of confidentiality Ability to operate instructional and office equipment

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES The Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) assists in the practice of speech-language pathology and provides certain specific components of a speech-language program under the supervision and direction of an appropriately qualified Speech Language Pathologist (SLP).

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES & EVALUATION CRITERIA Conducts speech-language and hearing screenings without interpretation following specified screening protocols developed by a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) and audiologist respectively Follows documented treatment plans (IEP) or protocols by supervising SLP Maintains confidentiality of records and all information concerning students and classroom activities; refers all questions to SLP Provides direct services to identified students under the supervision of the supervising SLP Assists with clerical, record keeping, and related duties as directed by the supervising SLP Reports to the supervising SLP about the treatment plan (IEP) based on student(s)'s performance Schedules activities, prepares charts, records, graphs, or other data. This shall not include report generation Participates with the supervising SLP in research projects, staff development training, and public relations programs Implements all policies and regulations governing student conduct in the classroom and related school activities Perform related duties as assigned by the Director of Special Services, Speech Language Pathologist and/or Superintendent or his/her designee

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The work is performed while standing or walking. The work requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. The work at times requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, and reaching, with the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Number of days worked will be determined by the current school calendar adopted by the Pulaski County Board of Education. Salary shall be commensurate with the adopted classified personnel salary schedule. Leave accrual will be as stated in Board policy. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provision of Pulaski County Board of Education policy on the evaluation of classified/certified personnel. Evaluations will be conducted by the Principal and or his/her designee.

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