SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST-LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE

Lincoln Public Schools (MA) ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3048622
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 31, 2019

Job Description

Long-term Substitute Speech/Language Pathologist - Anticipated Dates:  May 6 - Last Day of School for 2018-2019 School Year (TBD)

 

Applicants selected will be subject to security background investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility and suitability requirements.

 

 

Position Title

 

SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

 

Primary Purpose

To assess and treat students with speech, language, voice and fluency disorders within the educational setting.

 

Contractual

Relationship

Reports to Administrator for Student Services and Building Principal

 

Organizational

Relationship

Reports to the Administrator for Student Services and the Building Principal.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Continued

 

1. Selects, administers and interprets speech/language evaluations. Uses evaluation results and/or data to determine strengths and concerns in the areas of speech, voice, fluency, pragmatics, language and oral motor skills in order to develop appropriate student speech/language therapy goals.

 

2. Develops and adheres to weekly speech/language therapy schedule of services and prepares materials and therapy space for instructional activities.

 

3. Provides high quality direct IEP/504 team-determined speech/language therapy services that are strength-based and child-centered.

 

4. Participates in Child Find screenings.

 

5. Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing and referring suspected and identified speech and language delays/disorders.

 

6. Maintains thorough confidential documentation of speech-language therapy sessions.

 

7. Serves as a member of an interdisciplinary team and participates in the student support team, IEP, staffing and eligibility meetings as required. 

 

8. Develops Individual Education Programs for students receiving speech/language therapy services and implements therapy sessions that target IEP goals.

 

9. Pursues continuing education opportunities that facilitate relevant and appropriate professional growth in order to maintain professional certification/licensure.

 

10. Collaborates/communicates with school staff, parents and community service providers to ensure that students’ skills are generalized across settings.

 

11. Keeps current with developments in the field by participating in professional opportunities.

 

12. Prepares for scheduled sessions and has written evidence of preparation upon request.

 

13. Assists in designing, developing and implementing alternate communication systems and strategies.

 

14. Able to provide information concerning the nature, purpose and outcome of speech/language therapy services to students, parents and professionals.

 

15. Other duties as assigned by the Administrator for Student Services and the building Principal.

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

· State of Massachusetts Speech, Audiology and Hearing Licensure

· Certificate of Clinical Competence

· State of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Speech and Language Teacher.

· School based experience preferred.

 

- Able to demonstrate effective communication skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

- Committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population.

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Substitute
    Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Contact Information

    • Janice Gross , Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
    • 1 Ballfield Road
    • Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773

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