Jan 13, 2024

Speech-Language Pathologists- Sand Springs Public Schools

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  • Sand Springs, OK, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

2024-25 School Year

Position Title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Location: Limestone (Home Site)

Supervisor: Special Education Director, Site Principal(s)

Days/Hours: 180 days a year/7, hours daily

Status: Exempt

Travel: Required (site to site) Must have a reliable vehicle/Travel Stipend will be given (if warranted).

Salary: Add 10% to base salary for Special Education (Specialized) Stipend

Position Title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Location: Additional Traveling Position for SLP

Supervisor: Special Education Director, Site Principal(s)

Days/Hours: 180 days a year/7, hours daily

Status: Exempt

Travel: Required (site to site) Must have a reliable vehicle/Travel Stipend will be given (if warranted).

Salary: Add 10% to base salary for Special Education (Specialized) Stipend

Purpose: The Speech/Language Pathologist assists in developing speech and language skills to facilitate students' personal, social, and intellectual development. To respond to students' individual needs and abilities, the Speech/Language Pathologist must work closely with the parents and administration of the school district.

Qualifications:

1. High School diploma or equivalent.

2. Master's degree from an accredited college/university.

3. The current Oklahoma State Teaching Certificate is on file in the Central Office.

4. Current Oklahoma Speech Pathologist License on file in the Central Office.

Essential Functions:

1. Assist in developing speech and language skills to facilitate students' personal, social, and intellectual development.

2. Establish a positive learning environment and respond to students' needs.

3. Ensure that all activities conform to district and cooperative guidelines.

4. Communicate effectively with all school district employees and community members.

5. Work effectively with community organizations.

6. Appropriately operate all equipment as required.

7. React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.

8. Support the value of education.

9. Support the philosophy and vision of the cooperative and school district.

General Responsibilities:

1. Assist in the early recognition and prevention of educational problems.

2. Monitor student progress and make informed, timely educational decisions.

3. Conduct speech, language, and hearing screenings and diagnostic evaluations to determine the need for clinical services.

4. Participate in the comprehensive evaluation, review, and reevaluation process as a team member.

5. Participate in the development of student IEPs.

6. Adhere to required program guidelines as defined by the Oklahoma State Department of Education regarding Special Education Services

7. Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and others concerning the needs of students and the available special services.

8. Assist teachers in developing and implementing curriculum modifications and appropriate classroom strategies.

9. Refer students and their families to appropriate community agencies and services.

10. Cooperate with agencies serving students and their families.

11. Provide therapy, follow-up, and/or consultation based on student IEPs.

12. Motivate students through effective communication and evaluative feedback.

13. Demonstrate awareness of the needs of students and provide for individual differences.

14. Set high expectations for student achievement and behavior.

15. Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with others.

16. Establish and maintain a positive climate for learning through appropriate classroom management.

17. Plan and implement transitional programs for students.

18. Assist students in developing feelings of self-worth and making social adjustments that permit them to cope with disabilities.

19. Maintain appropriate, confidential records and provide timely reports.

20. Order and maintain an adequate inventory of materials and supplies.

21. Supervise and train staff members as assigned.

22. Assist with public awareness activities that lead to a better understanding of the needs of exceptional children.

23. Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas, and techniques.

24. See that school district and cooperative policies are observed during all activities.

25. Obtain advance approval for all special activities and expenditures.

26. Adhere to all district and cooperative health and safety policies, including all precautions against Bloodborne Pathogens and other required professional development.

27. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

1. Requires prolonged sitting or standing.

2. Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects, materials, or students.

3. Occasional stooping, bending, and reaching.

4. Requires some travel.

5. Must work in noisy and crowded environments.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties assigned by the supervisor or appropriate administrator. Sand Springs Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise, or change job duties as needed. This document is for communication only and is not intended to imply a written or implied employment contract. The Board of Education and Superintendent may approve alternatives to the listed qualifications. Sand Springs Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer.

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