Choctaw-Nicome Park Schools
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Speech Pathologist District
at Choctaw-Nicome Park Schools
JOB TITLE: SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
SALARY LEVEL: NEGOTIATED SALARY SCHEDULE
REPORTS TO: ELEMENTARY/SECONDARY PRINCIPAL
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree (M.S.) from four year college or university; Speech/Lang Path teaching certificate.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumferences, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Works cooperatively with school personnel to accomplish the goals and objectives of the local education agency.
- Coordinates speech-language services with student services provided by other school personnel.
- Maintains records of the speech-language program and prepares periodic reports as required.
- Adheres to established rules, regulations, laws and appropriate ethical standards.
- Conducts speech, language and hearing screenings.
- Administers formal and informal (ongoing & curriculum-based) assessments.
- Obtains additional diagnostic information from appropriate persons and available records for speech-language purposes.
- Analyzes and interprets information to make recommendations regarding the need for speech-language services.
- Provides appropriate information on an informal or formal basis regarding speech, language and hearing programs.
- Engages in continuing education and professional growth activities related to speech-language-hearing and education.
- Collaborates/consults with classroom teachers in the management of speechlanguage disorders.
- Manages the facilities, materials and equipment, including assistive technology, necessary to the delivery of services.
- Adjusts intervention strategies based upon student performance.
- Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
- Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
- Develops and uses instructional material suitable for verbal or visual instruction of pupils with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional maturities.
- Provides consultation to parents, teacher and other appropriate school personnel.
- Completes procedural documentation appropriately.
- Completes all paperwork, district and state special education forms, in a timely manner.
- Works with regular classroom teacher to provide appropriate accommodations.
- Other duties that may be assigned by the administrator
Job Contact Information
Friday, March 1, 2019 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)