Speech / Language Pathologist
REGIONAL SCHOOL UNIT NO. 57
Office of the Superintendent
Waterboro, Maine 04087
SPEECH / LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Director of Special Services and Building Principal
Bachelor's degree with Department of Education certification in Speech (#293), or State License.
Ability to communicate and cooperate with students, community and school personnel.
As negotiated in the MEA Bargaining Agreement
Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement.
Provides a therapeutic program to meet individual needs of speech and hearing handicapped children.
Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.
Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, hearing and language impairments.
Provides screening to identify speech handicapped children at regular intervals and at specified levels.
Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate.
Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students needs and correct existing speech or language handicaps.
Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the student's daily activities.
Provides information and support to parents and families when appropriate
Serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members on topics concerning speech improvement.
Keeps thorough ongoing records for the individual student receiving therapy or other school-provided speech services.
Maintains lists of referred, screened and eligible students, as well as a directory of outside agencies, consultants, specialists and related services.
Assumes primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed equipment and supplies.
Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibility as may be assigned from time to time.