Preferred start in July, possible December.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide diagnosis and remediation for speech and language problems of students.
1. A current license in speech pathology issued by the Virginia Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology.
2. Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC); Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) preferred.
3. Competency in administering and interpreting tests for speech-language impairment.
4. Ability to design, implement and evaluate a comprehensive education program appropriate to the educational needs of the speech-language impaired student.
5. Knowledge of local, State and national facilities for serving the speech-language handicapped.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal/Director of Student Services
1. To implement screening and/or referral procedures to identify students needing speech-language evaluation which will include:
2. Screening all students who are new to the division (all kindergarteners and new students coming in throughout the year), all preschool children referred within the division and all those referred from private schools.
3. Referring students whose speech problems may have an organic cause, to one or more physicians before enrolling them in therapy.
4. Coordinate and administer program services.
5. To process evaluation information which will include:
1. Obtaining diagnostic information through formalized testing.
2. Gathering information from teachers and parents to assist in assessing specific student problems; analyze related student data.
3. Developing short-range goals for student’s individualized education program (IEP).
4. Developing long-term goals for student’s individualized education program (IEP).
6. To implement an appropriate therapy plan based on written objectives which will include:
1. Scheduling and grouping students according to the nature and severity of their communication disorders.
2. Provide direct services by implementing therapy activities in a logical sequence.
3. Using materials compatible with student’s age and interest (this includes purchasing and maintaining materials within each school).
4. To manage program and maintain records which will include:
5. Informing school staff and administration of program services.
6. Conferring with parents and teachers of students enrolled in therapy.
7. Maintain ongoing records of student’s performance in order to evaluate student’s progress in therapy.
8. Conducting annual review and updating short-term objectives.
7. To serve as a resource person which will include:
1. Providing inservice education to teachers and school staff members on topics concerning speech improvement.
2. Assisting in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate.
8. To perform other duties as assigned by the principal.
Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of certificated personnel.
||William Perry Elementary School
||$40,100.00 – $62,373.00 / Per Year