Speech Language Pathologist
Academica Nevada Charter School System Somerset Academy, Pinecrest Academy, Doral Academy, SLAM, and Mater Academy
Special Education Support Staff Las Vegas, Nevada
Speech Pathologist Part Time 1099 Contracted hourly
SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Under the general supervision of the Special Education Director, the Speech Language Pathologist provides direct and indirect service to students with speech/language disorders in order to improve communication as it relates to school tasks; intervention is provided in the students' academic environment and may include integrated service in the classroom, pullout sessions, collaboration with school staff, observation, and consultation to the IEP team.
1. Provides diagnostic, remedial, and consultative services for students with receptive/expressive communicative disorders. 2. Assists in the identification of students who are at risk because of educational, physical or mental limitations. 3. Assists in the development of the assessment process and written procedures; completes the educational related assessment which includes student observation, record review, interviews, standardized/non-standardized testing procedures in the areas of suspected disability according to Nevada State and Federal timelines. 4. Prepares an assessment report according to Nevada State and Federal timelines 5. Participates as a member of the IEP in the determination of appropriate treatment; develops long and short term goals and objectives; 6. Develops and implements a therapy intervention plan designed to enable the student to benefit from special education; student services may be conducted on an individual or group basis in the least restrictive environment. 7. Maintains records, materials, equipment and other treatment supplies; remains current with approaches, methodology and research in the field to foster professional growth and educationally related practices; and acquaints principals, teachers, other personnel, and parents with speech-language services.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Education/Experience: Any combination of education/experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: 1. Equivalent to a Master's degree in the area of speech-language pathology is required; OR 2. Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree is required; AND 3. At least one-year school experience desirable. 2. Knowledge of standardized and or non-standardized assessments including but not limited to Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Test of Language Development, Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals, Test for Auditory Comprehension of Language, Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation, and informal language sample evaluations, as well as other formalized assessment tools. 3. Writing and interpreting an Speech Evaluation Report and Individualized Education Plan; developing present levels, goals and objectives for students eligible for speech and language intervention speech and language development as necessary for providing services; and 4. Maintaining files and records for management, office procedures, and basic computer literacy is necessary. 5. Communicating effectively both orally and in writing; working collaboratively with certified and classified personnel at various locations. 6. Implementing individual structured activities; maintaining accurate and complete records, files, and reports; and interacting effectively with all individuals contacted during the course of work.
Interested Applicants email resume to Nancy.Fitzgerald@ sessnv.com