Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
? Assist in the implementation of program-wide systems to improve school efficiency, and to
ensure the students' successful mastery of IEP goals and objectives
? Training, supervision and evaluation of related service providers in collaboration with the
Education Director and Administrative Head
? Plans, develops, and implements IEPs in accordance with communication goals and
? Manages all aspects of communication services caseload
? Manages student behavior according to Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) and best
practices to encourage the best possible student therapeutic experience
? Interacts with and participates in consultations with supervisors, teachers, family, members, and specialists as appropriate
? Trains staff and family members regarding various communication issues (e.g. augmentative
communication, communication development, special needs of specific populations, etc.)
? Prepares appropriate documentation and reports on student progress consistent with state
and federal regulations for Medicaid reimbursement
? Monitor and complete MSDE compliance documents for the school as assigned.
? Audit monthly related service logs and ensure services are being delivered in accordance
with each student's IEP
? Maintain regular communication with the Education Director and Administrative Head and
ensure compliance with COMAR regulations related to non-public educational services.
? Develop and implement training protocols for related service providers, Linwood Center
staff, and parents
? Provide group and individual consultation to the Related Services Department
? Ensure collaboration between the Behavior Services Department and the Related Services
? Provide regular service delivery observations and feedback for related services providers
? Collaborate with Related Services Supervisors of other MANSEF schools as needed
? Participate in trainings/seminars/continuing education in order to maintain current best practices
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
May perform other duties as assigned.
? This position has supervisory responsibilities
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills):
? Must have at least (5) years' experience as Speech and Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist
? A current certification in the state of Maryland as a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist
? Must have at least (5) years' experience in a public and/or nonpublic school
? Must have at least (3) years' supervisory experience
? Demonstrates knowledge of the IEP process and the skillset to support the development and implementation of students' IEPs.
? A skillset that includes the ability to interface in a professional manner with Linwood staff, parents, school system personnel and other professionals.
? Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
Please apply on Company's Website www.linwoodcenter.org
Linwood Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist Equal Opportunity Employer
Linwood Center is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements
- At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
- Master degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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