Speech and Language Pathologist - Special Services Center

Job | Posted 5 months ago
Position Areas
Special Education



  1. All instructional personnel shall be certified and licensed in accordance with state law and the regulations of the Mississippi Department of Education. Such licensure and transcripts of credits shall be on file in the office of the Superintendent of Education.
  2. In accordance with Mississippi Code S37-9-17, all personnel employed by the public-school system shall be required to pass a criminal background check and a current child abuse registry check.
  3. A satisfactory employment record.
  4. Mississippi Department of Education Certification in speech pathology.

REPORTS TO   Building Principal and Special Services Director

To provide appropriate speech/language services to Pre-K – 12th grade which address personal, social/emotional, academic and vocational needs that have an impact on the attainment of education goals.  

Such duties and responsibilities as may be assigned, including but not limited to:
  1. Implements building/therapy schedules.
  2. Establishes a referral/screening and evaluation system for speech/language services (i.e., articulation tracking for elementary, new referrals, three-year comprehensive reassessments.)
  3. Performs and interprets diagnostic evaluations to determine eligibility and appropriate recommendations.
  4. Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the referral/diagnostic process.
  5. Provides direct/indirect therapy for identified students.
  6. Provides therapy through continuous evaluation and annual updating of individual educational plans.
  7. Be accountable for student status through the use of charts, records, progress reports, etc.
  8. Supports hearing screening program and provides input assistance when needed.
  9. Provides consulting services to parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues.
  10. Ensures professional growth and support through scheduled staff meetings and related professional readings, conferences, workshops, or in-services.
  11. Performs any other duties assigned by supervisor(s).
  12. Submits reports and schedules eligibility meetings in order to meet timelines compliance requirements of federal and state regulations.
  13. Prepares a schedule of speech students for the principal as early as possible and continue to inform him/her of changes in schedule or students added or deleted.


Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Superintendent of Education, Assistant Superintendent of Education, and Directors of Curriculum and Federal Programs.
                Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.


Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copier and fax machines, calculator and telephone.


Travel to school district buildings, and professional meetings as required. 


Works in standard office and school building environments.
                Note:    Also see the Checklist of Duties for the Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position. 
187 days annually with salary in accordance with the Administrative Salary Schedule as approved by the Harrison County School District.
Performance of the Speech/Language Pathologist will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions in the School Board Policies and Procedures.

FLSA STATUS:     Exempt
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Harrison County School District

15600 School Road , Gulfport, MS 39503

At the following locations

Special Services Center

16049 Orange Grove Road , Gulfport, MS 39503