Itinerant Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist

Hopkins County School District Madisonville , KY 42431

Posted 3 weeks ago

Speech/Language Pathologist/Therapist

Certified Position - 0255

2019-2020 school year


Per Salary Schedule



Reports to:



  • Assists students to reduce or eliminate communication disorders that interfere with the individual student's ability to benefit from the district's educational program

  • Supervises students and clerical personnel


  • Provides diagnostic services and therapy to students and preschool children to meet individual needs in dealing with communication disorders

  • Writes comprehensive diagnostic reports and keeps ongoing records for individual students receiving therapy

  • Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring children with suspected communication disorders

  • Assists the Admissions/Release Committee in interpreting educational assessment results, developing Individual Education Programs and determining appropriate placements as needed

  • Locates and secures instructional materials for special education itinerant and regular education teachers as appropriate

  • Conducts in-service for district staff and community early childhood program staff

  • Coordinates and/or participates in parental involvement, staff development and community agency activities

  • Provides information, support and counseling to parents and families when appropriate

  • Follows due process as stated in Kentucky regulations

  • Maintains license by earning continuing education units as required by state law

  • Keeps abreast of up-to-date research-based strategies, attends professional meetings, and conferences concerning communication disorders and therapy

  • Works to implement the programs and activities of KERA in the school and community

  • Utilize Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) as outlined at the school/district

  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance

  • Adheres to the professional code of ethics

  • Successfully utilizes technology as appropriate in job function

  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor


  • Kentucky certificate, license, or other legal credential required

  • Experience and such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Boardrsquo;s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel

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Itinerant Speech Language Pathologist/Therapist

Hopkins County School District