Jan 13, 2024

Speech and Language Pathologist - Long Term Substitute - Special Services

  • TrulyHired
  • Kennebunk, ME 04043, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Speech and Language Pathologist - Long Term Substitute - Special Services As a Long Term Substitute Speech and Language Pathologist, you will deliver measurable results in screening, evaluating, treating and consulting with students to enable them to benefit from their educational program. Qualifications: Love what you do, proven professional with enthusiasm, passion, and demonstrated track record of successfully working with school age children. Master's Degree in Communication Disorders is required as well as State of Maine Speech-Language Pathologist license. Must possess Maine Department of Education's Criminal History Records Check (CHRC). We encourage all candidates that possess excellent ability to collaborate with teams as well as strong communication, organizational, diagnostic and interpersonal skills. Reports to: Special Services Director and Building Principal Responsibilities: Communication Provide appropriate instructional planning as a result of completed diagnostic evaluations. Provide materials and/or consultation to regular and special education teachers for the purpose of delivering appropriate educational programming for students with speech/language/hearing impairments. Develop a schedule for speech therapy in consultation with building administration, teachers, other specialists and parents. Report student progress in writing to parents on a quarterly basis or more frequently as needed. Consult and collaborate with outside agencies, consultants, specialists and related service providers. Provide consultation and support to parents and families as appropriate Operational Excellence Administer appropriate assessments for students referred for speech/language/hearing evaluations in a timely manner. Maintain accurate student records for the purpose of completing thorough annual reviews and three- year evaluations. Participate in IEP meetings to assist in determination of a student's identification as having a speech/language impairment or other disability requiring speech therapy. Provides in-service training on speech/language/hearing therapy needs for regular and special education staff. Leadership Keeps current in the field of speech/language/hearing, augmentation, communication and assistive technology. Attend special education staff meetings and serves on special education committees; keeps current on special education rules and regulations. Assume primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed speech/language/hearing equipment and supplies. Maintain record of hearing aid checks in assigned buildings. Assume such other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Director of Special Services. Bill for Mainecare reimbursement services Student Centered Screen kindergarten and transfer students as needed for speech/language needs Case manage students who have speech therapy as a primary special education service. Develop and implements appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet the needs of children with identified speech, language and hearing disabilities. Competencies: Resourceful: you optimize available resources and tools (internally and externally) to enhance your impact; you network proactively, and with confidence to broaden the scope of people who can serve as a resource to your work Data-driven: you are disciplined and sophisticated in your use of data-based decision making; you use data to shape and drive your initial vision and depend on routinized data tracking to know when you on track of off-track; you use data to identify the need to intervene and/or course correct Team player: you support your colleagues and have their backs; you pinch hit for one another when needed; you approach your work with a team mentality to ensure collective success Highly responsive: you are flexible and able to adjust when faced with unexpected, real-time problems that demand your attention Collaborative nature: you comfortably give, receive and incorporate feedback, while knowing when to stand your ground; you don't take criticism personally and absorb feedback effectively; you enjoy contributing to a shared vision Effective communication: you communicate our interests effectively and professionally, internally and externally; your communications achieve desired outcome Reasonable Accommodations: RSU 21 will provide accommodations to an individual with a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or applicable law, who has made the district aware of their disability, unless doing so would cause an undue hardship to the district. Terms of Employment: This is a long term substitute position with an anticipated start date of mid October 2023 and anticipated end date of mid January. Pay to be established by the Board. Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated at least annually in accordance with the District's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

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