Classroom Teacher - Lathrop R-II
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Special Education
Job Title: Speech/Language Pathologist or Assistant or Implememter
Job Location: Lathrop R-II Schools
Beginning: Aug 06, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Speech/Language Specialist
District: Lathrop R-II
Lathrop, MO 64465
Telephone: 816-528-7500
Job Description:

• Master’s degree in job-related area, required
• Speech Language Pathologist Missouri certification, required

The Speech and Language Pathologist or Assistant or Implementer will identify and serve students with disabilities in the area of communication; plan and implement appropriate treatment to help with minimizing adverse educational impact; and keep accurate records of therapy and student progress. 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Assess students’ communication skills for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and develop recommendations for treatment. 
• Provide speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on the student’s educational environment. 
• Provide speech and language therapy both in the regular education classroom and in separate special education classes or settings. 
 Communicate and collaborate with special education teachers, regular education teachers and principal regarding the educational needs and programs of students with communicative disorders. 
• Maintain records regarding individual student progress toward IEP goals and objectives, services and accommodations provided, parent contacts, notices and other documentation as required by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) regulations, the Director of Special Services or the school principal. 
• Participate in student eligibility evaluations and re-evaluations. 
• Initiate communication with parents of students with disabilities on a regular basis. • Use technology effectively to implement instruction and to manage documentation requirements. • Complete all required forms for Medicaid billing. Maintain logs on each student serviced and submit logs on Medicaid students to the Director of Special Services. 
• Demonstrate effective human relations and communication skills. 
• Comply with good safety practices.
• Comply with all district rules, regulations, and policies. 
• Other duties/responsibilities deemed necessary may be assigned.  
  • Completion of a specialist, PhD or equivalent degree (minimum of 60 graduate semester hours) with a major emphasis in school psychology
  • Hold a current certification as a School Psychologist in Missouri through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
  • Completion of a planned program of practicum experiences and a supervised internship equivalent to one academic year, or a minimum of 1,200 hours
  • Previous experience in a public education system preferred

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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