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

Salary

Per Salary Schedule

Days

185

Reports to:

Principal

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Kentucky certificate, license, or other legal credential required

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

EVALUATION

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