Speech Language Pathologist

Posted a month ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Special Education


FTE:  Full-time
Status:  Exempt (Teacher bargaining unit)
Terms:  10.5 months, 197 days, generally 7.6 hours per day but the workday may be greater based upon the needs of the system
Salary:  Unit I Teacher Salary Scale
Supervisor:  Director of Special Education
Availability:  2022 -2023 School Year
Job Description:
The speech language pathologist will provide speech language services to students who have identified speech services or those referred for speech language evaluation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or equivalency in speech language pathology
  • Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene license or be eligible for a provisional license
  • Successful completion of a required criminal, drug, and tuberculosis screenings
  • Provide proof of United States citizenship or legal resident alien status
  • Valid driver's license and dependable daily transportation
  • Excellent written and verbal skill
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills including, but not limited to, the ability to interact successfully with diverse stakeholders (i.e., students, parents, staff, administration, community agencies, etc.)
  • Proficiency in a variety of technology and applications, including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Successful management of confidential information and materials
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work on multiple and concurrent tasks while experiencing frequent interruptions
  • History of professionalism and strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to meet intensive deadlines
  • Ability to serve as a positive role model in the work place and within the community
  • Ability to maintain emotional control while addressing stressful situations
  • Ability to work prolonged and irregular hours, as necessary
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, feel, climb, balance, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl, bend, push, pull and carry
  • Ability to lift moderately heavy objects averaging 50-70 lbs.
  • Good hearing, vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision
  • Significant dexterity of hands and fingers
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job either with or without reasonable accommodations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral Degree in applicable field
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience working with elementary, middle, or high school level students
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties and responsibilities are intended only as examples. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility does not exclude it from the position if the work is a similar, related, or logical assignment.
The speech pathologist will:
  • Provide speech/language assessment for those students referred by the IEP Team and/or Infants and Toddlers Program.
  • Attend IEP/IFSP meetings for students with identified speech services or those referred for speech/language evaluation.
  • Serve as a case manager of the IEP for students with speech/language disability.
  • Schedule and implement therapy for identified students.
  • Maintain open communication with all staff, related service members, parents, and students.
  • Develop and implement the IEP/IFSP for those students with identified speech/language services.
  • Maintain up-to-date special education files for all students with speech/language problems.
  • Maintain accurate attendance records, logs of student progress, daily lesson plan that coordinate with IEP/ISFP, progress reports, and Medical Assistance billing.
  • Coordinate school program with the home.
  • Maintain all needed forms and records as required by the school and program policy and procedure, plus those forms required for state and federal reports.
  • Develop and provide needed professional development.
  • Maintain a Maryland State certification in speech language pathology.
  • Provide services in various settings, including, but not necessarily limited to, Head Start centers, homes, private daycares, schools, etc.
  • Provided Extended School Year (ESY) services for students identified with speech services. 
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Serve on committees, as necessary.
  • Monitor appropriate use and care of equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Account for and order program equipment and supplies, as necessary.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff/faculty meetings and appropriate job-related professional development.
  • Improve skill and knowledge base in subject matter, current trends, research, methodology, technology, multicultural content, problem-solving strategies, and interdisciplinary connections.
  • Engage in life-long learning of professional and technical knowledge by attending appropriate workshops, reviewing professional publications and websites, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Contribute to the short-term and long-term successes of students, staff, school, and the system in general.
  • Present courteous and professional demeanor at all times.
  • Demonstrate proficiency, flexibility, self-motivation, accountability and ownership, and a positive demeanor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Should you have questions and/or require assistance with accessing or completing the online application, contact the Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations at 301-334-8904.

Accommodation Requests:
n the event you are contacted for an interview, please notify the Office of Human Resources and Employee Relations at that time of any reasonable disability-related accommodation requests.

The Garrett County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, and gender identity, status as a veteran or disability in matters affecting employment. Question about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations at 301-334-8904

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Garrett County Public Schools

40 S 2nd St , Oakland, MD 21550

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40 South Second Street , Oakland, MD 21550