Speech Language Pathologist Regional Day School For The Deaf (187 Days)

Dallas Independent School District Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION FUNCTION/PURPOSE: The speech/language pathologist (SLP) works with students who are deaf or hard of hearing who exhibit communication disorders in the areas of language, articulation, fluency and voice that adversely affect educational success.


  • Provide speech therapy services to students who are deaf and hard of hearing on assigned caseload

  • Conduct speech and language assessment and consultation in varied settings

  • Conduct, attend, and participate in ARD/IEP committees/ARD/IEP meetings and provide goals and objectives for students who are deaf and hard of hearing needing speech and language services

  • Attend MTSS/SST meetings for students referred for speech and language concerns

  • Refer students for additional evaluations and consultations as needed

  • Coordinate the placement for school speech services for Neighborhood School Speech students

  • Provide consultation and education to parents, caregivers, staff and other professionals regarding speech and language disorders and/or services

  • Interpret and explain test results to Admission, Review, Dismissal committees

  • Develop lesson plans for students based on their IEPs and curricula

  • Maintain appropriate documentation for service match, including writing reports, maintaining files/audit files, following up with other professionals and parents as appropriate, identifying and communicating with community resources

  • Regularly report progress to parents per ARD committee determination

  • Comply with IDEA, TSHA, and the Texas Department of Licenses and Regulations (TDLR) rules concerning the provision of special education related services for speech and language

  • Attend feeder pattern/Network meetings and participate in the district's Medicaid initiatives

  • Keep abreast of current trends in the practice of speech pathology and continue to develop professional skills and TSHA eligibility guidelines

  • If supervising Licensed SLP assistants conduct direct/indirect supervision as stated by the TDLR guidelines

  • If supervising an SLP-CF, 80% of time must be spent in direct clinical contact (assessment/diagnosis/evaluation, screening, treatment, report writing, family/client consultation, and/or counseling) related to the management of disordered that fit within the ASHA Speech and Language Pathology Scope of Practice.

  • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned.

All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate.

  • Master's degree or Higher in Speech and Language Pathology or Communicative Disorders

  • ASHA Certification

  • 1 year of experience in providing speech therapy services to students who are deaf and hard of hearing in a public school setting.

  • Some experience communicating through the use of sign language

  • Some experience and knowledge in Listening and Spoken Language Strategies

  • Basic knowledge of various hearing equipment

  • Valid Texas license for Speech and Language Pathology granted by the Texas Department of Licensing and regulation (TDLR)

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and guidelines related to speech and language therapy services

  • Knowledge of assessments, assessment procedures, completing and writing reports after an assessment, ARD/IEP meetings (paperwork and conducting the meetings), IEPs, therapy (activities, materials, timing, curriculum alignment), and documentation of therapy

  • One year in public school setting preferred for typical caseload. Two years experienced for supervision of Licensed SLP-Assistant and/or CF or Supervision experience of Licensed SLP-Assistant and/or CF. Five years of experience managing all duties of a typical school caseload to be considered for evaluation team.

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills -Computer skills (email, calendars, typing, accessing district's system for report writing, and ARDs/IEP meetings)

  • Ability to concentrate on detailed work

  • Ability to communicate and interface effectively with a wide variety of district personnel

  • Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Basic technology skills

  • Must have own/reliable transportation

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Speech Language Pathologist Regional Day School For The Deaf (187 Days)

Dallas Independent School District