Teaching jobs at SchoolSpring

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative

Lewistown, Montana

Job Details

Job Description

Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative
Job Description



Job Title:SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Reports To:CMLRCC Director
Date:November 9, 2021


SUMMARY: The speech and language pathologist shall help to reduce or eliminate speech and language disorders that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned

•Inform administrators, teachers and other school personnel of speech and/or language services for the school year.
•Organize and implement programs to identify and serve students with speech and language impairments.
•Provide the director with requested information to assist in budget preparation.
•Submit requests to purchase materials for speech and language services.
•Provide in-service training in use of materials and techniques to remediate speech and language disorders
•Utilize school resources and outside agencies to meet speech-language program objectives.
•Be accountable for supplies, equipment, and resources issued in delivery of services.
•Plan office work schedule to allow sufficient time for program planning and implementation, report writing, and record completion.
•Formulate short and long-range therapeutic goals to meet individual needs.
•Serve as case manager for students only identified with speech-language and serve on ER and IEP teams for students with speech-language impairments as a secondary or related service.
•Assist teachers in supporting speech and language development programs.
•Maintain service/treatment records.
•Coordinate therapy with classroom teacher’s curriculum or home environment.
•Actively participate in Evaluation Report team meetings.
•Provide supervision, training and instructional planning for speech aides.
• Provide service dates for Medicaid billing of eligible students.



•Exhibits acceptable work habits and performs tasks in a professional manner:
a.Is regular in attendance and punctual for work.
b.Organizes work and manages time to achieve efficiency and high quality of work.
c.Performs tasks neatly and accurately in accordance with desired quality and quantity.
d.Is conscientious in performing tasks on time and meeting established deadlines.
e.Produces a high quality of work in an effective and efficient manner.
f.Initiates tasks in a self-directed manner and performs work with a minimum of supervision.
g.Maintains work area and assigned equipment in a neat orderly fashion.


•Works cooperatively and effectively with staff, students, supervisors and the public:
a.Exhibits a pleasing, courteous professional disposition in performing tasks assigned.
b.Exhibits a willingness to accept constructive criticism.
c.Strives to improve weak areas of performance.
d.Active in community activities.

•Exhibits an overall motivation to succeed in the position:
a.Works diligently to make a job more efficient and effective.
b.Seeks to improve quality and quantity of tasks performed.
c.Provides positive feedback to supervisor(s) for implementing ideas which will make the work assigned more effective and efficient.

•Possess a thorough knowledge of the scope of work to be performed:
a.Understands the overall scope of work to be performed and masters the details of individual tasks.
b.Understands/follows basic rules and regulations involved with the scope of work to be performed.
c.Understands and keeps up-to-date on changes in Federal and State laws.

•Exhibits desirable personal characteristics:
a.Maintains proper grooming consistent with the type of task being performed.
b.Communicates effectively using proper grammar and language, orally and in writing.
c.Maintains self control and a friendly, outgoing disposition.
d.Maintains confidentiality of related work matters as applicable.

The above performance responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be altered or added to by the Director or Management Board.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
1. Masters Degree in Speech with C.C.C. (Certificate of Clinical Competency) or academic requirements completed for CCC/CFY-SLP. CFY supervision is available.
2. Montana licensure.
3. Prior speech therapy experience in public schools preferred.


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public both in writing and orally.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Must be strong in algebra and formula based computations.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: The work environment has increasingly become technology driven. Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative expects staff to meet reasonable expectations in the use of computers and other technology.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMAND: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will occasionally need to work long hours.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Employees of the Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative must exhibit acceptable work habits and perform tasks in a professional manner by adhering to the following guidelines: Maintain proper grooming and dress consistent with the type of task being performed; be regular in attendance and punctual for work; initiate tasks in a self-directed manner and perform work with a minimum of supervision; organize work and manage time to achieve efficiency and high quality of work; perform tasks neatly and accurately in accordance with desired quality and quantity; provide positive feedback to supervisor(s) for implementing ideas which will make the work assigned more effective and efficient; maintain self control and a friendly, outgoing disposition; and maintain confidentiality of related work matters as applicable.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: Screening tests for alcohol and illegal drug use may be required before hiring and during your employment at the Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative. Employees of the Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative must submit to a fingerprint criminal background check. Any appointment will be contingent upon the results of the criminal background report received from the Department of Justice, which must be acceptable to the Board, in its sole discretion.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established by the Management Board.




  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Job Requirements

    Contact Information

    The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a “Submission”) will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. Do not include any sensitive data in your submissions. Any submission or any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the service or obtained by you through the use of the service is at your own risk. “Sensitive data” for purposes of this section means social security or other government-issued identification numbers, medical or health information, account security information, individual financial account information, credit/debit/gift or other payment card information, account passwords, individual credit and income information or any other sensitive personal data as defined under applicable laws.


    Learn more at http://www.schoolspring.com/job?3718643