Speech Language Pathologist (Speech Teacher) (#1665065)
The District’s direction forward has been cast: “…to provide challenging and innovative experiences that support each child’s academic, social and emotional development, preparing them to live with integrity and a sustained passion for learning.” To THINK, LEAD and SERVE.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to see, hear, and move quickly enough to provide for the safety and instructional needs of the children. Must be able to articulate clearly. Must be physically active and interactive throughout the school day. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, stoop, bend, do light lifting, push, pull, step, and have good finger dexterity. Must have emotional coping skills appropriate for the management of student behavior. Environmental odors and substances commonly associated with children and educational institutions must be tolerated.
GOAL: To identify and serve students with a speech and language impediment that interferes with the student’s ability to function at full potential in TCS educational program.
DUTIES: 1. Provide services and assess individual speech/language needs of students and make recommendations. 2. Certify students in accordance with state and federal guidelines. 3. Evaluate student progress in relation to treatment and report progress to parents/guardians and staff. 4. Prepare individual educational programs, additional plans, and materials to address student needs. 5. Plan, implement and deliver an effective program of speech and language services. 7. Maintain accurate and current student records. 8. Collaborate with school staff to provide effective program students. 9. Consult with parents to integrate home and school goals. 10. Consult with school and system administrators regarding program integration, speech, language, and hearing services and other matters. 11. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of State and Federal Programs/or School Principal.
A perpetrator of child abuse, severe child abuse, child sexual abuse or child neglect, will not be considered for employment. Neither will someone considered a threat to the health, safety and welfare of students be hired.
Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by TCS regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status and disability if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position. In accordance with Tennessee statute, TCS is an at-will employer.