Speech Language Pathologist (Half-Time) - School Year 2020-2021 (Anticipated Vacancies)

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Spring Branch Independent School District
Job Description
Speech Language Pathologist


Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist Reports To: Building Principal, the Supervisor for Speech Language Pathology Services, and the Director of Special Education Classification: Professional Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Days: 188 Salary: See Compensation Plan Contract: Non-Chapter 21 Date Revised: 12/4/2019 Primary Purpose: Responsible for the assessment of language functioning and/or communication disorders, the impact of these disorders on the student's ability to profit from instruction, as well as the development and implementation of intervention strategies designed to help reduce or eliminate this interference. Provide consultation to teachers, parents, other support personnel, community agencies and other appropriate resource personnel concerning individual educational plan design, implementation, evaluation, development of appropriate learning/instructional strategies and access of needed services. Qualifications/Skills: Education/Certification:
  • Valid Texas License in Speech Language Pathology or Valid Texas Education Agency certification in accordance with applicable statutes.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (preferred).
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the effective use of technology.
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.
Major Duties and
Responsibilities:
Assessment:
  • Schedule, plan and administer appropriate assessment strategies for evaluating students for communication disorders.
  • Prepare written assessment reports according to district guidelines and timelines in collaboration with other professionals.
  • Provide consultation to students to identify potential speech/language impairments and provide strategies to support student learning and communication skills.
Intervention:
  • Plan and implement appropriate intervention strategies for communication disorders utilizing flexible models of service delivery and intervention.
  • Evaluate student progress and determine readiness for termination of therapy services.
  • Provide consultation for regular and special education teachers and staff to identify strategies to support and facilitate student learning and communication skills.
  • Schedule, coordinate with staff and parents, and facilitate Admission, Review, and Dismissal meetings according to district guidelines and timelines.
Program Management:
  • Compile, maintain and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of psychological services, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.
  • Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.
  • If applicable, supervise SLP assistants or interns according to district procedures, consistent with Texas Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology and American Speech Language Hearing Association guidelines.
Professional Growth and Development:
  • Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.
  • Maintain license and ASHS certification (if applicable), including required professional development.
Communication:
  • Maintain positive and effective relationships with supervisors and other district staff.
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.
  • Uphold district confidentiality procedures.
Other:
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory
Responsibilities:
None Equipment Used: Computer, ACTIV Board, copy machine and audio visual machines. Working Conditions: Mental Demands:
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions
  • This position requires regular interacting with the public.
Physical Demands:
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing
  • Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desk and other classroom equipment
  • Physical capacity to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities
Application Procedure: Click Apply then Login.  To complete your application, please visit our website at http://www.springbranchisd.com and click on JOIN OUR TEAM then APPLY NOW.  Spring Branch Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status or disability.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. By applying for this position, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the job description listed above.

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Spring Branch ISD

2100 Shadowdale, Houston, TX 77043
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,701

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

32%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.09

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

7%

State Average: 9%

FTE

4,113

State Average: 558