Speech and Language Pathologist, Anticipated
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TITLE: Speech-Language Pathologist
- Valid State of Connecticut certificate as Speech and Language Pathologist (061) and a valid State of Connecticut Department of Public Health License.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
- Additional qualifications as the New London Board of Education may find appropriate and desirable.
- Bilingual Spanish and English
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of School and Family Support Services or designee
JOB GOAL: To provide a continuum of comprehensive services for students (3-21) with communication impairments which negatively impact access to the general education curriculum, including diagnostic, remedial, developmental, and consultative assistance.
- Participate as part of a Planning and Placement Team (PPT) to evaluate, diagnose and identify students with communication deficits which negatively impact academic achievement in the following areas: educational, socio-emotional, and/or vocational development.
- Participate with the PPT to design and implement individual educational plans (IEP) to meet the language, speech, and hearing needs of students identified with communication delays/disorders.
- Provide direct and/or consultative services to students identified with communication disorders/delays.
- Provide information to teachers regarding speech/language development, voice, language, hearing and fluency impairments and in making appropriate referrals.
- Participate in screenings to identify students who may be delayed or at risk for communication deficits.
- Monitor the progress of students who may be at-risk for communication impairments through the (Scientifically Research Based Intervention) SRBI model.
- Assist in proper referrals of students to agencies and specialists as appropriate.
- Develop and assist in the implementation of instructional and curricular modifications to accommodate student’s communication impairments.
- Provide strategies and/or materials that promote communication development to families, classroom teachers, and other professionals for identified students as well as for the general school population.
- Provide information and counseling to parents and families regarding the nature of their child’s communication impairment and the educational, social, and vocational implications as appropriate.
- Collaborate with school personnel to monitor FM sound field systems.
- Collaborate with other professionals to determine the need for assistive technology devices/services.
- Collaborate with other professionals in planning, implementing, and monitoring assistive technology devices and programs.
- Maintain student and program records, both paper and electronic.
- Write reports to indicate whether a student qualifies for speech/language services.
- Complete Medicaid billing.
- Perform other related tasks as the Executive Director of School and Family Support Services or designee may from time to time assign.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: As determined by the New London Board of Education and the Teachers’ Bargaining Unit.
EVALUATION: Annually by the School Administrator or Executive Director of School and Family Support Services in accordance with A Guide to Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development for the New London Public Schools (Adopted: 8/19/2010).
DATE: February, 1982
REVISED: April 30, 1992
March 9, 1995
April 18, 2019
New London Public Schools
New London, Connecticut
New London Public School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Candidates from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.