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Bastrop ISDLicensed Speech Language Pathologist - Bilingual (4185)

Bastrop ISD

Licensed Speech Language Pathologist - Bilingual (4185) (4185)

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TitleLicensed Speech Language Pathologist - Bilingual (4185)
Posting ID4185
Description

 

Job Description

Job Title

Licensed Speech Language Pathologist

Evaluation Type

Professional

Department

Special Programs & Services

Pay Grade

A3

FLSA

   Exempt

Date Revised

February 2019

Supervisor

Special Programs & Services

 

BASIC FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITY: Plan and provide speech-language pathology services to students with speech, voice, or language disorders. Assess students and provide therapeutic intervention to eliminate or reduce problems or impairments that interfere with their students’ ability to derive full benefit from the educational program.

 

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Therapy:
1. Plan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech and
language goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
2. Evaluate student progress and determine readiness for termination of therapy services.

Assessment:
3. Conduct independent evaluations to assess students with speech or language disorders and
conditions to determine eligibility for services.
4. Develop clinical management strategies or procedures and diagnostic statements by interpreting
observations or data.
5. Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist in interpretation of
assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with communication
disorders or conditions according to district procedures.

Consultation:
6. Counsel and involve parents in remedial process.
7. Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom activities to improve
communication skills of students.
8. Provide professional development in assigned schools to help school personnel identify and
understand communication deficits in students.
9. Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents regarding the accomplishment of
therapy goals and needs of the student.

 

Student Management:
10. Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the maturity level and interests of
students.
11. Establish control and administer discipline according to the Student Code of Conduct and student
handbook.


Program Management:
12. May supervise licensed speech-language pathology assistant(s) or speech aide(s).*
13. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of speech-language pathology services and make
changes based on the findings.
14. Assist in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.

 

Administration:
15. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required
documents.
16. Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and
board policy.
17. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
18. Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to use the accepted tests and measurements to assess communication disorders and conditions
Knowledge of evaluation, habilitation, and rehabilitation of speech-language disorders and conditions
Ability to instruct and manage student behavior
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’ s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas license as a speech-language pathologist granted by the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (SBESLPA) ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence One year of supervised clinical speech-language pathology experience preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE: One year supervised clinical speech-language pathology experience.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May direct and monitor the work of speech-language pathology assistant(s) or speech aide(s).

 

PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS:
Maintain emotional control under stress
Interpret policies, procedures, and data
Regular districtwide travel to multiple work locations as assigned
Moderate lifting and carrying
May be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities

 

*Supervisors of licensed speech-language assistants must be licensed by SBESLPA as speech-language pathologists.

 

 

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$247.38 - $399.42 / Per Day
LocationSpecial Programs and Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/05/2019
End Date06/24/2019