Jun 13, 2019

Speech Language Pathologist

  • Green Dot Public Schools
Development Education (K-12)

Job Description

OPPORTUNITY
Under the general direction of the Special Education Program Administrator and/or Director Special Education and Psychological Services, the Speech, Language Pathologist provides specialized instruction and services for students who have disorders of language and speech; performs language assessments; assists in developing the Individualized Educational Program for students with language and speech deficits; supervises the Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant, and confers with teachers and parents.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
> Administers and interprets appropriate speech and language evaluations
> Consults with classroom teachers and staff regarding students with communication disorders
> Consults with parents regarding methods parents can use at home to help their child with carryover strategies
> Develops and administers speech and language therapy program consistent with the needs of students and according to established IEP goals
> Consults with teachers in alleviating student’s communication delay
> Participates in IEP and Student Success Team pertinent to students with speech and language issues
> Assists in the development and implementation of IEP goals in relation to Speech and Language
> Evaluates student progress in the Speech and Language program and communicates with parents and teachers
> Supervises SLPA and/or Conducts regular therapy sessions, individual and groups; prepares the “goals” as part of the Speech Therapy Report on each student scheduled for therapy
> Provides speech and language screening services
> Communicates and coordinates the speech and language program with teachers, resources staff, and administration
> Develops schedules for student’s speech and language services
Supervises the Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA)
> Maintains student records and attendance reporting as required by the District
> Prepares individual case file on each pupil and those considered for therapy, including Special Language reports
> Participates in the completion of district Special Education reports and requests for information
> Consults with community agencies, medical personnel, parents, and other professionals, and acts as a liaison among these groups for children with communicative disorders
> Attends staff, district, county and other meetings as necessary
> Provides staff development to others on speech and language services and language development
> Secures written parental consent when student is to be tested beyond screening procedures.
> Performs other related duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
> A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Speech-Language Pathology or Communicative Disorders
> A valid CA Speech-Language Pathologist state license
> A valid CA Clinical or Rehabilitative Services Credential
> A valid Driver’s License
> You are passionate about improving public education to help all children reach their dreams
> You have excellent verbal, written communication and social networking skills
> You have excellent collaborative and organizational skills
> You have a strong ethical base and self-awareness
> You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve
> You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

COMPENSATION
The annual salary for this full-time position begins at $78,000. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement options. We also provide generous time off to support overall work-life balance while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill this position for an August 1, 2019 start date.

Title / Level of Responsibility

Coordinator, Entry Level

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