Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Knob Noster R-VIII
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Job Location: District
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Aug 01, 2019**
District: Knob Noster R-VIII
Knob Noster, MO 65336
Telephone: 660-563-3186
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Job Description:
Knob Noster Public Schools is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a Speech Language Pathologist for the 2019-2020 school year. A $3,000 annual stipend along with all required certification and training fees will be provided by the district.
 
The successful candidate will demonstrate diverse professional knowledge, a vision of excellence, a student-centered focus, and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
 
The SLP will be responsible for conducting evaluations, writing and implementing Individualized Education Plans, collaborating with teachers and facilitating individual/small group therapy sessions at the elementary level. 
 
Required:
Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology
Hold a Speech Language Pathologist Certification from DESE
 
An SLP-A may be considered with the following qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent defined as 21 hours in five speech/language areas, 25 hours of observation and 25 hours of clinical assisting or practicum.  Licensed through MO Board of Healing Arts.
 
POSITION TITLE: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for the 18-19 School Year
REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Director of Student Services
QUALIFICATIONS: Missouri license as a Speech Language Pathologist from the State Board of Registration of the Healing Arts and/or a Missouri Speech and Language Specialist Teaching Certificate
JOB GOAL:  Assess students and provide services to eligible students exhibiting a speech and/or language impairment that is impacting functioning in the educational setting.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Screen students for determination of speech/ language evaluation needs
  • Conduct speech/ language evaluations and interpret results; determine eligibility for services under IDEA
  • Case manage IEPs for students served under the eligibility categories of speech and/or language
  • Serve as a member of IEP and eligibility teams
  • Develop Individual Education Plans and implementation of services
  • Maintain data for progress monitoring and reporting
  • Conduct individual and small group sessions to address student goals
  • Collaborate with teachers to implement classroom activities and supports to promote speech and language skills of students
  • Be able to assist students and staff with instructional technology and assistive technology to promote instruction and independence
  • Provide staff development and support related to speech and language functioning of students
  • Demonstrate effective and positive interpersonal relationships with staff, students and community 
  • Must be able to collaborate with peers, possess a positive attitude and be flexible with change
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Interested, qualified candidates should apply online at www.knobnoster.k12.mo.us. A competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and credentials will be offered.  This position will remain open until filled. 
 
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