Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Wright City R-II
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech-Language Pathologist
Job Location: Wright City R-II School District
Beginning: Jul 01, 2020
Deadline: Mar 13, 2020**
District: Wright City R-II
Wright City, MO 63390
Telephone: 636-745-7200 EXT 14902
Job Description:
Wright City R-II School District has an opening for a Speech-Language Pathologist for the 2020-2021 school year. Please visit our website www.wrightcity.k12.mo.us under the employment tab to view the full job description or to apply.  Click HERE.
Position Title:  Speech Language Pathologist
Reports To:  Director of Special Education
Summary:  Provides learners an educational opportunity that allows for the development of speech-language skills for the purposes of accessing regular and special education services.
Job Responsibilities:
Instruction and Learning- Student achievement/performance and staff growth
  1. Schedules and instructs students in assigned schools
  2. Assesses students’ communication skills (e.g. articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment
  3. Acts as a member of a diagnostic team to observe, evaluate and assist with determining the eligibility of speech-language impairments, attend diagnostic conferences and submit written reports of assessment results to meet with state compliance requirements.
  4. Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff
  5. Assesses the strengths and weaknesses of assigned students on a regular basis and collects and analyzes data systematically
  6. Develops IEPs and implements educational learning plans to meet the speech-language needs and abilities of the students on caseload for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements. Keeps written evidence of daily and long-range instructional planning for assigned students.
  7. Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FM systems, augmentative communication devices, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders in accordance with established guidelines and legal requirements
  8. Encourages students to set and maintain appropriate standards of behavior by implementing all district policies and rules governing student conduct, developing reasonable rules of classroom behavior, and maintaining classroom order in a fair and just manner.
  9. Employs a variety of instructional and therapeutic techniques, interventions, and media consistent with the physical limitations of the location and capabilities of the students.
  10. On a regular basis, assesses student’s progress toward instructional goals and objectives. Provides progress reports; maintains accurate, complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations including IEPs and Medicaid as needed. Provides written evidence of routine data collection and analysis.
  11. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  12. Consistent with building requirements for faculty makes self reasonably available to students and parents for education-related issues outside the instructional day.
  13. Attends staff meetings and in-service training sessions serves on staff committees as required, and continues education to enhance professional development.
  14. Assist special education director using data to anticipate programmatic needs and support student achievement.
  15. Assists with technology for special education, including individual assistive devices
  16. Assists in ordering special education speech language materials including assessments
  17. Perform other duties as assigned
Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in communication disorders; prefer speech/language teaching experience in schools or other comparable settings.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Missouri Certification and/or licensure in Speech Pathology; prefer CCC-SLP (Certificate of Clinical Competence-Speech) but not required
Terms of Employment:
Terms covering compensation, benefits, and working conditions are specified by the Board of Education’s policies, agreements, and approvals. This is a 9-month position with possible extended school year weeks needed.

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