Speech Language Pathologist

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Start Date
07/01/2022
Position Areas
Special Education

Description

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Class Code 0255; Certified Scale

Class Code 7255 ; CSII Classified Scale


TITLE:            Speech Language Pathologist

REPORTS TO:    Principal

SUPERVISES:    N/A

JOB FUNCTION:    Employ instructional/therapeutic methods and materials that are appropriate for meeting each student’s goals and objectives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assure compliance with established state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Comply with evaluation standards and determine eligibility for services based on the Kentucky Eligibility Guidelines for Communication Disorders.

  • Effectively communicate test results, diagnosis and proposed treatment plans to the Admissions and Release Committee.

  • Prepare written evaluations and maintain records which clearly and succinctly document services provided, student progress and discharge from therapy as recommended to the Admissions and Release Committee.

  • Participate in the multidisciplinary team process regarding eligibility issues, Individual Education Plan (IEP) development, consultation services and service delivery models.

  • Communicate with students who have disorders of communication, their families, caregivers and other service providers relative to the student’s disability and its management.  Assist in development of classroom activities to meet the communication needs of the student.

  • Assess, select and develop augmentative and/or alternative communication systems and provide training in their use.

  • Participate in hearing screening programs to identify and refer students with suspected hearing impairment and/or middle ear disorders.

  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of any assigned staff.  Adhere to state law regarding the type and amount of supervision required for licensed speech-language pathology assistant(s).

  • Maintain regular attendance.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Director of Special Education.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

 

 

Seldom/Rare

Occasional

(up to 1/3 of work day)

Frequent

(1/3 to 2/3 of work day)

Repetitive

(2/3 or more of work day)

Standing/Walking

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x

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Sitting

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-

x

-

Handle/Finger/Feel

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-

-

x

Reach/Push/Pull

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-

x

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Bend/Stoop/Crouch

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-

x

-

Kneel/Crawl

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x

-

-

Climb/Balance

x

-

-

-

Lift/Carry

      (check frequency)

       

? Up to 10 lbs.

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-

x

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? Up to 20 lbs.

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-

x

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? Up to 50 lbs.

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x

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? Up to 100 lbs.

x

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? Over to 100 lbs.

x

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-

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Valid State Certificate for Teaching Exceptional Children – Communication Disorders and or any combination equivalent to a master’s degree in the area of speech-language pathology from an accredited program in speech-language therapy, and all other requirements set forth in KRS 334A.050

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification.  They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so assigned.  Responsibilities and duties assigned are at the discretion of the supervisor.

Posted By

Larue County Schools

208 College Street , Hodgenville, KY 42748
 

At the following locations

Central Office

208 College St , Hodgenville, KY 42748