Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - St. Joseph School District
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech Language Pathologists
Job Location: St. Joseph, MO School District
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Joseph School District
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Telephone: 816-671-4000 EXT 172
Job Description:
The St. Joseph, MO School District is currently accepting applications for SLP's.  PLEASE APPLY THROUGH OUR DISTRICT WEBSITE: https://stjoe.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx**.  If you have any questions please contact:  
SJSD Human Resources - 816-671-4000 or visit our website at: http://www.sjsd.k12.mo.us


Required: Must hold a Master's Degree with a valid Missouri teaching certificate in the area of speech and pathology or the credentials to obtain a valid Missouri teaching certificate. Individuals in their Clinical Fellowship year are also encouraged to apply as the district is able and willing to provide appropriate supervision.

Purpose: To assess, identify and treat speech and language disorders in children according to IDEA and DESE standards.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner.
  • Serves as a resource to school staff members to provide intervention strategies.
  • Provides a therapeutic program to meet the individual needs of children who are eligible for special education services in the areas of speech and language.
  • Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.
  • Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech and language impairments.
  • Provides screenings to identify students who require speech and/or language interventions and/or referral for formal assessment.
  • Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to develop a comprehensive and individualized education plan.
  • Provides information and support to parents and families when appropriate.
  • Provides in-service education and serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members on topics concerning speech and language skills.
  • Keeps thorough ongoing records for individual students receiving speech and/or language services, including but not limited to therapy logs, progress reports, Individual Education Plans and evaluation reports.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed equipment and supplies.
  • Participates in direct service billing for Medicaid.
  • Other assigned duties.
Employee Behavior and Conduct:
District employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact, both internally and externally during the performance of their duties. Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative,


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