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SPEECH & LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Lapwai School District (learn more)

Lapwai, Idaho (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 1530252
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: December 3, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

PURPOSE
Speech/Language Pathologists (SLP) provide a wide range of services, mainly on an individual basis, but also as support for individuals, families, support groups, and providing information for the general public. Speech/Language services begin with initial screening for communication skills and continue with assessment and diagnosis, consultation for the provision of advice regarding management, intervention and treatment, and provision services for students.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary function of an employee in this class is to provide speech/language therapy to assigned students. The primary duties of the position are performed in the therapy or classroom environment. The SLP maintains records, conducts speech, language and hearing screenings. The SLP makes recommendations and delivers services to meet the needs of the students in the area of speech/language services. The SLP develops, with a team, individual education programs (IEP) for students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Organizes a program that addresses individual student’s speech/language goals
• Works with school personnel to accomplish the speech/language goals and objectives
• 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 district policies, code of ethics, and state and Federal laws
• Helps with a team to develop an IEP for student
• Plans therapy for individual students and groups of students
• Keeps updated records of each students sessions and progress
• Provides updated information to Parents and teachers on students’ progress and needs
• Adjusts intervention strategies based upon student performance
• Promotes effective interpersonal relations with students, staff and parents
• Provide consultation to parents, teachers and other appropriate school personnel
• Consults/communicates with non-school agencies to enhance services

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

• Speech and language, diagnostic, therapy, and evaluation methods, techniques, and objectives;
• Speech and language development, disabilities, and disorders;
• Oral anatomy and motor development;
• Basic educational procedures and objectives, including classroom instruction and presentation, preparation of teaching materials and aids, behavior management and modification, district testing and grading, and student-teacher relations and interactions;
• Operation of specialized therapy equipment;
• Follow written and oral instructions and observe District policies and procedures;
• Apply speech and language therapy methods effectively, following established protocols;
• Prepare therapy, instructional, and related materials;
• Perform screening, and ongoing assessment duties, following established protocols;
• Prepare and maintain files, records, logs, and therapy documentation;
• Maintain student, school, and parental confidentiality;
• Participate in Multi-disciplinary teams (MDT) to coordinate and prepare Individual Education programs for students;
• Operate equipment, standard office equipment, and a personal computer using programs appropriate to assigned duties;
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, teachers and staff members, and other District personnel;
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.

Ability to:

• Follow written and oral instructions and observe District policies and procedures;
• Interpret and modify classroom and therapy instructions, materials, and presentations to the appropriate learning level of the assigned student;
• Prepare and maintain required records, files, reports, logs, statistics, and documentation;
• Perform time management and scheduling functions, meet deadlines, and set task priorities;
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, teachers and staff members, and other District personnel;
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Maintain student, school, and parental confidentiality;
• Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Master’s degree in speech/language pathology
• Must have pupil personnel certificate with proper endorsement
• School experience preferred
• Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) or CFY Eligible from AHSA preferred

Certified Application Consists of:
District Application
Letter of Application
Resume
Transcripts
Three (3) Letters of Reference
Copy of Idaho Certificate
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lapwai School District 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

    • Please contact Lori Ravet, Special Education Director for more information. Lravet@lapwai.org
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Connie Desjarlais
    • 404 S. Main Street
    • Lapwai, Idaho 83540

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