Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Academie Lafayette
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: P/T Speech-Language Therapist/Pathologist
Job Location: Academie Lafayette
Beginning: Aug 01, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Academie Lafayette
Kansas City, MO 64113
Telephone: 816-830-5171
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Job Description:
*Academie Lafayette has three part-time Speech Therapist/Pathologist positions open - Elementary, Middle School, and High School.

OVERVIEW
To identify students who are eligible for speech and language services under IDEA and provide each student under their case management responsibilities with a program that will enable the student to reach his or her fullest potential in the areas of speech and language.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES (other duties may be assigned):
- Provide screening to identify speech and language handicapped children
- Assist teachers in observing speech and language skills, implementing strategies, and referring students suspected of having speech and language disorders
- Participate in special education screening meetings to determine evaluations are warranted
- Provide a thorough assessment of articulation, voice, language skills either as a single discipline evaluation or as part of the special education team
- Interpret speech and language evaluation results to special education team members and parents and subsequently determine the diagnosis and eligibility for speech and language services by applying the state eligibility criteria.
- Write individualized educational plans (IEP) for speech and language disordered students with parental input at the IEP meeting
- Provide appropriate individualized therapy to meet needs of speech and language-disordered students
- Prepare home programs for parent participation in the remediation process
- Fulfill state mandated case manager responsibilities for single discipline speech and
language cases. Responsibilities include: contacting parents, scheduling and conducting
all IEP and parent meetings, informing parents of their procedural safeguards and completing state required procedures and paperwork for initial or transfer placements, three year evaluations, and dismissals
- Maintain therapy records documenting student progress
- Compile and report caseload data to the Director of Special Education for district and state reports.
- Send quarterly reports to parents regarding speech and language process
- Collaborate with and serve as a resource to school staff members in the area of speech
and language development, classroom strategies, and services available.
- Requisition and maintain needed therapy equipment supplies, and materials.
- Administer hearing screenings at the district annual readiness screening program.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Services.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:
Education/Certification/Experience:
- Hold or be eligible for Missouri certification in Speech and Language
- Experience in designated field
- French speaker preferred
Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:
- Needs to move about within the campus as necessary
- Occasional standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing
- Occasionally requires lifting up to 25 pounds
- Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis
STATUS OF POSITION: This is a full-time position with Académie Lafayette. This is an exempt position pursuant to the U.S. Department of Labor.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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