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Speech-Language Pathologist

Company: Lawrence County School District
Location: Monticello
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Student Support Services/Speech and Language PathologistDate Posted: 4/19/2022Location: Monticello Elementary SchoolDate Available: 07/01/2022Closing Date: Until FilledLawrence County School District Job Description JOB TITLE: Speech-Language Pathologist LOCATION: Campus as Assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Assists students with special communicative needs to use the maximum communication possible. JOB GOAL: To provide a comprehensive speech-language program for children whose communicative disorder adversely affects the child's educational performance. RESPONSIBLE TO: Special Services Director DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Implements a screening and referral process for the identification of students in need of service. Conducts comprehensive speech-language assessments on all children referred. Obtains and uses diagnostic information from parents, school personnel, and various agencies regarding student performance and characteristics. Develops long- and short-range goals and objectives for students in need of services. Compiles and maintains appropriate student data records and progress reports. Implements a therapy program designed to meet the individual needs of students. Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development for keeping current with literature, new research findings, and improved techniques; and for attending appropriate professional meetings and/or conventions. Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre- referral staffing, etc. for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff. Instructs assigned support staff for the purpose of providing information on communicative disorders, use of assistive devices and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment plans. Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FM systems, augmentative communication disorders in accordance with established guidelines and legal requirements. Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc. for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information. Performs site visits at multiple worksites, including home visits, for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required. ADDITIONAL DUTIES Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Special Services Director, Principal, Superintendent and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. EMPLOYMENT: 187 Days EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Certified Staff

Keywords: Lawrence County School District, Jackson , Speech-Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Monticello, Mississippi

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