Speech Language Pathologist
Must hold a certificate issued by Arizona State Department of Education.
The certificate position area must be in Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Summary/Objective: The speech-language pathologist is responsible for providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language, and hearing disorders. Working in cooperation with parents, teachers, and District personnel in designing, implementing and evaluating interventions at the individual, school, and district levels.
Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: 1. Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff, and participate in the eligibility determination process in accordance with state and school division requirements and best practice. 2. Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language. 3. Develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with speech/language impairment and assists with IEPs for a student with speech/language as a service on an annual basis or according to requirements. 4. Interprets the results of individual, class, school and district assessments. 5. Conducts record reviews. 6. Collaborates with site special education teams to make special education decisions. 7. Communicates and consults with school staff, parents, administrators, physicians, community, and other professionals effectively both orally and in written form. 8. Participates in professional growth activities, training, conferences, meetings, and workshops as required or assigned. 9. Establishes and maintains a good rapport with students, employees, community members, and vendors. 10. Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality.
Other Duties: This job description is not a comprehensive listing of duties, responsibilities, or activities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Competencies: 1. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific, scholarly and professional journals, reports, and legal documents. 2. Ability to write correspondence and reports that conform to prescribed style and format. 3. Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences, including employees, students, parents, and community members. 4. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 5. Ability to interpret an assortment of instructions furnished in variable forms. 6. Uses reason when dealing with emotional topics and situations.
Supervisory Responsibility: May supervise psychology interns as assigned.
Work Environment: This job operates at school sites.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 1. Regularly required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. 2. Regularly required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 3. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. 4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. 5. Regularly work irregular or extended hours. 6. Regularly required to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with the public and staff in addition to meeting multiple demands from several people.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a 9-month, 40-hour per week position. The employee will work 10 hours per day Monday through Thursday. Extended work hours to meet deadlines may occasionally be required.