Speech-Langauge Pathologist

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East Central Independent School District
Job Announcement - April 28, 2021
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST  

The position of Speech-Language Pathologist will be available at East Central ISD for the 2021-2022 School Year.  All individuals (district employees included) who are interested in this position must apply online throughFrontline via the district website. The deadline for submitting an application is 4:00 pm., May 8, 2021, or until the position is filled.   

Primary Purpose:  Plan and provide speech-language pathology services to students with speech, voice, or language disorders. Assess students and provide therapeutic intervention to eliminate or reduce problems or impairments that interfere with their students’ ability to derive full benefit from the educational program.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Plan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech and language goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  2. Evaluate student progress and determine readiness for termination of therapy services.
  3. Conduct evaluations to assess students with speech or language disorders and conditions to determine eligibility for services.
  4. Develop clinical management strategies or procedures and diagnostic statements by interpreting observations or data.
  5. Coordinate/conduct and participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist in the interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with communication disorders or conditions according to district procedures.
  6. Support the RTI process as designed.
  7. Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom activities to improve the communication skills of students.
  8. Provide professional development in assigned schools to help school personnel identify and understand communication deficits in students.
  9. Communicate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents regarding the accomplishment of therapy goals and needs of the students.
  10. May supervise licensed speech-language pathology assistant(s) or speech aide(s).
  11. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of speech-language pathology services and make changes based on the findings.
  12. Assist in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.
  13. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required documents.
  14. Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy.
  15. Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.
 
NOTE:  Not all applicants will be interviewed.  Each applicant’s résumé, application, and other available information will be considered in the screening process.  Only those persons currently meeting all minimum requirements will be screened.   

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas license as a Speech-Language Pathologist License granted by the State Board of Examiners for 
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Or
Bachelor’s Degree
Valid Texas Education Agency speech therapy certificate
Bilingual Preferred  

EQUIPMENT USED:  Standard testing equipment; standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; Assistive Technology equipment

WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours.  Frequent standing, stooping, walking, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Work inside may work outside; regular exposure to noise.  Regular light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds), occasional heaving lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities; control behavior through physical restraint; assist non-ambulatory students and lift and move adaptive and other classroom equipment. Exposure to biological hazards. May require districtwide travel.
            
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:  2021-2022 School Year                           
SALARY:  Based on Board-approved salary scale for 2021-2022 school year (stipend and 1st year signing bonus based on experience)  
                  
Roland Toscano
Superintendent of Schools        

•An Equal Opportunity Employer•

Posted By

East Central ISD

6674 New Sulphur Springs Road , San Antonio, TX 78263
 

At the following locations

Tradition Elementary School

355 Farm to Market Road 1518 , Saint Hedwig, TX 78152