Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Hillsboro R-3 Schools
|Position:||Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist|
|Job Title:||Speech Language Pathologist|
|Job Location:||Hillsboro RIII School District|
|Deadline:||Open until filled **|
|District:||Hillsboro R-3 Schools|
|Hillsboro, MO 63050|
636-789-0060 EXT 6040
- Base Salary: Certified Teacher Schedule - $38,828 M.A. Base (plus $4,000 stipend)
- Full benefits package
- Application Deadline: Position to remain posted until filled
- Apply here
- Start date: 2019-2020 School Year
- Master's Degree from an accredited university or college in the area of Speech Language Pathology.
- Missouri State Teaching Certificate and Life Certificate – Must maintain valid license through the Missouri Division of Professional Registration. Must have Certificate of Clinical Competence.
- Develops a program of study that meets individual needs of students with a variety of disabilities.
- Helps students improve their articulation skills, voice quality, rhythm rate of speech and/or language skills.
- Checks student’s speech, language and hearing to determine if they are within normal limits.
- Conducts language/hearing screenings for new students.
- Conducts language/hearing screenings for new Kindergarten students as they enroll for school.
- Identifies Kindergarten students with speech, language or hearing difficulties.
- Models correct sounds, drills and practices sounds on a weekly basis.
- Develops individualized strategies to remediate errors for all students on caseload.
- Provides alternative intervention strategies to students, teachers and parents who have a concern for speech and/or language.
- Instructs students by lecturing, demonstrating and using audiovisual aids.
- Helps students improve voice quality, rhythm of speech and/or language.
- Prepares course objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
- Teaches socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement during sessions.
- Provides instructional support in one-on-one or small group settings in the speech therapy rooms..
- Administers tests to evaluate student progress, records results and issues reports or conducts meetings to inform parents of progress.
- Develops and implements Individual Education Programs (I.E.P’s) for students that meet their individual needs, interests and abilities.
- Reviews students’ IEP annually, ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines.
- Establishes and enforces rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
- Employs special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition and memory.
- Prepares formal and informal evaluation of students; also responsible for interpretation of diagnostic evaluations and the development of diagnostic reports.
- Keeps attendance information for students on a Services Plan that he/she case manages.
- Maintains discipline in the classroom.
- Recognizes and refers students encountering medical, physical and/or psychological problems to District specialists as required.
- Establishes and maintains appropriate working relationships by actively communicating with parents.
- Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, mentor program and teacher training workshops.
- Confers with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social development.
- Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
- Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer (s).
- Performs related duties such as sponsoring one or more co-curricular activities or student organizations, assisting pupils in selecting course of study, and counseling students in adjustment and academic problems.
- Contributes to the decisions made by the District and building regarding budget, facilities, curriculum and personnel well-being.
- Maintains a physically and aesthetically attractive classroom setting and exercises proper care of District equipment.
- Performs additional tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as assigned by the Principal.
** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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