Speach Language Pathologist | Kimberly

Qualifications:

As set by state certification requirements

Primary Responsibility to:

Director of Special Services

Secondary Responsibility to:

Building Principals

Job Goal:

In order to help reduce or eliminate speech and hearing impediments that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the District’s educational program, the speech therapist shall carry out the following performance tasks:

  1. Be knowledgeable of, and uphold, all policies pertaining to teachers and students as specified in District Policy.
  2. Make necessary speech and hearing examinations as requested by teachers, principals, or parents.
  3. Carry out a program of therapy for students with speech and hearing problems.
  4. Consult frequently with teachers, principals, and parents relative to individual child progress.
  5. Make surveys as necessary to establish the incidence of speech handicapped children in the district.
  6. Maintain a list of referred, screened, and eligible students, as well as a directory of outside agencies, consultants, specialists and related services.
  7. Assist and guide teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.
  8. Prepare and submit all required and/or appropriate reports to local, state and federal agencies.
  9. Act ethically in all aspects of the teaching role.
  10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Terms of Employment:

The contract period shall be one-hundred-ninety (190) days. This shall include one-hundred-eighty (180) teaching days and up to ten (10) days to be assigned during the year by the administration. Up to 30 extended duty days may be assigned by the Superintendent. The salary shall be commensurate with the employee’s appropriate place on the approved salary and/or activity schedule.

Evaluation:

Performance of this position will be in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on evaluation.