Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Richmond R-XVI School District
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech-Language Pathologist
Job Location: Sunrise Elementary/Richmond Middle School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Richmond R-XVI School District
Richmond, MO 64085
Telephone: 816-776-6912
Job Description:
The Richmond R-XVI School District is seeking applications for a Speech/Language Pathologist for the 2019-2020 school year.

To apply for this position please go to the district’s website: www.richmond.k12.mo.us, click on the “Human Resources” tab at the top of the home page, then click the “Certified Openings” link on the left side of the screen.

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

The Speech and Language Pathologist 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.

For additional information regarding this position please contact Debby Gill, Special Services Director, by email at dgill@richmond.k12.mo.us or by phone at 816-776-6912.

The district uses the Professional Learning Communities model for professional development. Richmond is located approximately 45 miles northeast of Downtown Kansas City, MO with just under 6,000 residents and a PreK-12 population of approximately 1500.

If a candidate is found prior to the closing of the application process, the Richmond R-XVI School District reserves the right to close the application window.

The Richmond R-XVI School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or deny services on the basis of age, ancestry, race, color, disability, marital status, parental status, national origin, sex, religion, genetic information, participation in constitutionally protected activities, or veteran status. Any questions regarding Title IX, Section 504, The Family Medical and Leave Act, or the Americans with Disabilities Act should be directed to the Superintendent of Schools at 1017 E. Main Street, Richmond, MO 64085, 816-776-6912. If special needs exist as addressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act which require this publication in an alternative format, the district may be contacted at the above address. Reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these special needs.

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