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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3757176
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 15, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for Speech Language Pathologists.  The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for evaluating students with speech and language disabilities and determining their eligibility for Special Education services, completing assessment reports, and determining the educational impact of speech language issues.  DCPS Speech Language Pathologists also participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team meetings, may serve as case manager for students that are identified as having speech language impairments, and develop and implement student IEPs.  



  • Provide direct Speech Language Pathology Services to qualified students. 
  • Develop and implement Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) with appropriate goals and objectives for each individual student.  
  • Screen, evaluate, diagnose, and remediate communication disorders of students, birth to twenty-one years of age.  
  • Collaborate with early intervention staff, special educators, general educators, administrators, and other school personnel to ensure understanding and consistent application of IFSP goals. 
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and compliant records on each child served.  
  • Maintain and submit accurate and timely Medical Assistance billing information. 
  • Participate in professional development activities designed to enhance knowledge and professional growth. 
  • Collect and maintain accurate data on student performance. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned consistent with program requirements, and as assigned by supervisor. 


  • CCC (Certificate of Clinical Competence) eligible.
  • Ability to select and utilize therapeutic materials effectively.
  • Familiarity with Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication Devices
  • Good communication and human relations skills needed in order to implement consultative programs, ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of the IFSP team, and ability to implement administrative policy and procedures.
  • Good writing and organizational skills needed to formulate concise clinical reports.
  • Experience working cooperatively with professionals in related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated skill in working with parents and caregivers.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent human relations skills.
  • Other combination of applicable education, training, and experience which provides the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Employer Description

    Apply online: https://dcps.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

    Dorchester County, Maryland, with a population of 29,300, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children.

    Highlights of the DCPS System are:

    There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school.

    There are approximately 5000 students in the district.

    High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills.

    The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services.

    IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting.

    Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet.

    The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits.

    Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Jeff Grafton , Human Resources Administrator
    • 700 Glasgow Street
    • Cambridge, Maryland 21613
    • Phone: (410) 228-4747
    • Fax: 410-221-5269
    • Email: click here

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