Speech Language Pathologist - Multiple Openings
Job | Posted 10 days ago
|Job Title||Speech-language Pathologist|
|Supervisor||Associate Director of Special Education|
|Salary Schedule||Teacher Salary Schedule|
|Lane Placement||A-G (based on qualifications)|
|Contract Length||9 months (190 days)|
|Special Designations||Multiple positions available|
If you have questions regarding this position please contact Robyn Roper at (385)646-4586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, training, education, responsibilities, abilities; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Regular attendance and timeliness is an essential job function to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.
- Diagnoses and treats speech and language disorders, and scientifically studies human communication.
- Diagnoses and evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors.
- Plans, directs, and conducts habilitative and rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and nonorganic etiology.
- Others duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
- Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
- Possess strong computer and educational technological skills.
- Works independently with little direct supervision.
- Works as part of a team.
- Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated.
- Posess skills in working with all areas and severity levels of communication disorders as well as all age levels.
- Knowledge of special education compliance.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification or willingness to complete clinical fellowship year is preferred.
Required Education and Qualifications:
- Requires a Utah State Board of Education (USBE) cleared criminal background check.
- Requires a master's degree in Speech-language Pathology from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Requires one of the following:
- a valid Professional Educator License issued by the Utah State Board of Education with a Speech Language Pathology License Area of Concentration
- completion of a Utah State Board of Education approved Speech-language Pathology preparation program pending recommendation for a professional license, or
- an equivalent license in another state or country.
New Speech-Language Pathology program graduates who have not yet received their educator license must upload a conferral letter from their university preparation program in lieu of their license. This letter must include the anticipated date of graduation and the specific area(s) in which the applicant will be licensed. A similar letter must be used for individuals seeking to complete a clinical fellowship year.
- Work takes place in a typical school environment.
- Supervision of students requires both indoor and outdoor responsibilities (e.g. recess duty, gymnasium activities, etc.) in all types of weather and air quality.
- Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.
This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and/or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.
- The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel objects and must occasionally climb or balance.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.