Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Provisional License.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Deaf-Blind, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Visual Impairment.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program. Expired certifications will be considered.
The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to provide speech and communication services to students with sensory impairments such as Deafness, Hard of Hearing, Blindness, Low Vision or DeafBlindness. This is an hourly position without benefits limited to 1,500 hours per year. The beginning date for this position is July 27, 2020.
Responsibilities include: • Provide direct diagnostic, habilitative and rehabilitative services to students in the areas of symbolic communication, spoken language, written language, literacy and auditory-oral perception. • Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary evaluation team • Evaluate and provide necessary documentation of students’ communication and/or swallowing functioning for the purposes of prospective student admission, goals and progress via Individualized Education Plans, progress reports and triennial evaluation • Provide services in a full range of delivery models, including consultative and collaborative. • Participate in staff development and other school functions • Provides assistance to teachers and staff by serving as a resource in the area of speech-language pathology and audiology • Provides outreach assistance to outside professionals concerning the communication needs of individuals with hearing loss • Provides support and information to parents concerning the children’s communication needs • Evaluates prospective students and provides independent consultation on referred students