Speec Language Pathology Assistant

Category:  Support
Job Function:  Support Staff
Department:  Exceptional Children - SLP/OT/PT

Summary

Works under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist to facilitate the development of communication skills for students receiving speech-language support services.

Essential Duties

  • Provides therapy per IEPs under the direction of the SLP
  • Collects data on therapy progress and completes progress reports according to IEP
  • Adjusts or modifies therapy plan based on therapy data
  • Reviews plans and schedules with the SLP on a regular basis
  • Consults, as appropriate, with the building principal or SLP or other appropriate management before initiating any procedures or changes not previously approved
  • Communicates with school staff regarding speech-language impaired students as appropriate
  • Provides speech-language therapy services on interim basis for SLP on leave or vacant SLP positions
  • Completes all local, state, and federal reports as assigned
  • Attends District-wide staff meetings and trainings
  • Follows the policies, rules, and procedures as appropriate to which regular SLPs are subject
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders or Speech Pathology

Certification/Licensure

None required

Experience Qualifications

Two (2) years of clinical or in-service experience in speech-language services preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Proven ability to utilize appropriate procedures for student's safety and welfare
  • Demonstrated ability to manage classroom environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple tasks, projects and responsibilities
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with District and school personnel, the general public, and work with diverse groups of people
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Working Conditions

  • Classroom environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with classroom environment
Posting ID:  23500

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