Jan 13, 2024

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

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  • Marion, OH 43302, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

MARION CITY SCHOOLS

Marion, Ohio

January 4, 2024

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Anticipated Opening for the 2024-2025 School Year

Title:

Speech and Language Pathologist

Department:

Student Support Services

Responsible To:

Director of Student Services

Qualifications:

Certificate, license, or other legal credential required.
Degree(s) required in area of major study.

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may

find appropriate and acceptable.

Terms of Employment:

184 Day Contract, salary, and benefits per negotiated agreement.

Job Goal:

To reduce or eliminate speech and language impediments that interfere with the individual student's ability to derive full benefit from the district's educational program.

Performance Responsibilitie
Provides a therapeutic program to meet individual needs of speech and language handicapped children. Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments. Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, and language impairments. Provides screening to identify speech handicapped children at regular intervals and at specified levels. Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate. Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students' needs and correct existing speech or language handicaps. Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the student's daily activities. Provides information, support, and counseling to parents and families when appropriate. Provides in-service education and serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members on topics concerning speech improvements. Keeps thorough ongoing records for the individual student receiving therapy or other school-provided speech services. Maintains lists of referred, screened, and eligible students, as well as a directory of outside agencies, consultants, specialists, and related services. Complies case history data on those cases where additional family history, health history, early development history, and environmental history are deemed appropriate. Assumes primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed equipment and supplies. Prepares and administers the annual budget for speech therapy services. Performs other duties as assigned by the superintendent. Ensure the saftey of students.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Maintain appropriate licenses/endorsements and training hours as required.
  • Comply with applicable District, state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Adhere to all standards established by the Ohio Department of Education for Licensed Educators.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain knowledge of academic area, teaching methodology and strategies to engage students.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Exhibit professional behavior, emotional stability and sound judgement.
  • Maintain confidentiality and respect for confidential information at all times.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships.
  • Attends meetings, professional development and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Interacts in a positive manner with staff, students and parents.
  • Refer suspected cases of child abuse immediately to the appropriate child protective services/law enforcement agency as mandated by state law and Board of Education policy.
  • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect district equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Plans purposeful assignments for educational assistants (para-professionals), volunteers and student teachers.
Note: The above lists are not ranked in order of importance.

Conduct:

Each staff member shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance and abuse of any prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.

Each staff member shall serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings. Each staff members has a legal responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.

Evaluation:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

Marion City Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the Marion City Schools Board of Education that the best qualified applicant shall be selected for each position without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, political affiliation, disabling or military status. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to participate in activities involved in the position or program for which application has been made.

*This job description identifies primary responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and activities. This job description is subject to change in response to student demographics, staffing factors, funding variables, modified operating procedures, program/curriculum changes as directed by the Superintendent of Marion City Schools.

How to Apply: Internal and External Applicants
If you are interested in being considered for this position you must apply online at www.marioncityschools.org prior to 4:00 p.m on Thursdya, January 18, 2024. Here is the link to apply:

https://marioncityschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

If you have any questions please contact, Julie Kenney, Director of Personnel via email.

[email protected]

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