Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Part-Time

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Start Date
08/12/2024
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JOB TITLE:                     SpeechLanguage Pathologist (SLP) - Part-Time

DEPARTMENT:               Teaching and Learning

REPORTS TO:                 Principal

FLSA STATUS:                 Exempt

CONTRACT STATUS:      Part-time / 75-days / Extra Duty 5%

SALARY SCHEDULE:     Certified / Extra Duty 

APPROVED BY:               Charlene Duncan

APPROVED DATE:           4/26/19

 

SUMMARY: Prevent, screen, identify, assess and diagnose and provide intervention for students with speech, language and related impairments and disabilities.  Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) assess the students’ abilities and develop individualized education plans consistent with treatment goals.  The speech-language disability must be affecting the student’s educational performance and we develop therapy programs, which integrate the goals into the academic setting.  Speech Pathologists are bound by federal mandates (IDEA), state regulations and guidelines, and local policies and procedures.  Speech Pathologists are also influenced by ASHA’s code of ethics when making clinical decisions.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: These statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

  1. Facilitate the prevention of speech-language disabilities through consultation and as needed provide in-service training sessions. Identify speech-language disabilities through pre-referral interventions, and referral process.

  2. Responsible for vision and hearing screenings.

  3. Conduct comprehensive evaluations and informal assessments to assess students' speech and language abilities.

  4. Develop Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) based on assessment findings and students’ specific needs.

  5. Set measurable goals and objectives that align with the students’ present levels of performance.

  6. Make recommendations and work with other professionals to coordinate programs for therapy purposes.

  7. Provide evidence-based intervention and therapy services to address speech and language disorders in  individual  sessions, group sessions, or classroom sessions.

  8. Maintain accurate and current documentation of student performance in alignment with goals and objectives, including assessment results, Individual Education Plans (IEPs), and regular progress reports provided to parents every nine weeks.

  9. Responsible for 3-year re-evaluation for speech-language category.

  10. Participate in the post high school transition planning for the student.

  11. Select and requisition needed speech materials and supplies.

  12. Attend various continuing education conferences and in-services.

  13. Assists with special projects.

  14. All other duties as assigned by the administrator.  

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Students

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  1. Master’s Degree

  2. Valid Oklahoma Teaching Certificate in Speech/Language Pathology

  3. Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

  4. CPR and CPI certification preferred

 

EXTRA DUTY:  In addition to the regular contract, will work additional hours as necessary on Extra Duty Contract.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Computer literate; excellent written and oral communication ability; strong knowledge of rules, regulations, policies and laws applicable to education and special education.  Ability to follow all district policies and procedures.  Ability to work independently, displaying initiative and enthusiasm for the tasks being done.  Demonstrating strong communication skills, orally and in writing, with faculty, staff, team members, and administrators.  Ability to work without supervision, and work as a team player.  Ability to document records accurately.  Ability to manage confidential information in a manner that respects students, families, and employees.  Ability to listen effectively.  .

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

 

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

LICENSES and REGISTRATIONS:  Current driver’s license in good standing.

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, sit, and walk. 

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Primarily inside working conditions; some exposure to environmental conditions during outside duty.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.   

Posted By

Owasso Public Schools

1501 North Ash , Owasso, OK 74055
 

At the following locations

Bailey Elementary

10221 East 96th Street, North , Owasso, OK 74055