Speech Therapist Assistant (187 Days) 2021-2022 School Year

Dallas Independent School District Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 1 month ago

  • Knowledge of habilitation and rehabilitation of speech, language, and hearing disorders.

  • Plan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech/language goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP) under the direction of the licensed supervisor.

  • Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee if: a) meets requirements set forth in licensing board and b) is approved by licensed supervisor.

  • Participate in determining student progress and readiness for termination of therapy services.

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom based activities to improve oral and written language skills of students under the direction of the licensed supervisor.

  • Attend regularly scheduled speech therapy meetings.

  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

  • Administer routine tests as directed by supervisor when the licensed supervisor has assured proper training and administration of such tests.

  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

  • Assist in the selection of materials, equipment, and other instructional material.

  • Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of students.

  • Establish control and administer discipline according to board policies and administrative regulations.

  • Submit schedules or reports as requested, including Medicaid and inventory reporting.

  • Maintain current knowledge of TEKS and assist with campus staff development as requested.

  • Conduct duties within required timelines.

  • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Speech and Language Pathology or Communication Disorders

  • Valid Assistant in Speech-Language Pathology license granted by Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)

  • One year in public school setting preferred

  • 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

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Basic computer skills (e.g., email, calendar, typing, accessing district's systems for documenting progress/FIEs/ARDs

  • Ability to concentrate on detailed work

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

  • Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Must have own transportation

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