Job Description (Summary):
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- JOB TITLE: Speech Language Pathologist
- REPORTS TO: Executive and Assistant Director of Special Education
- UNIT CLASSIFICATION: Renton Education Association (REA)
The Speech Language Pathologist provides speech and language services in the areas of student assessment, direct therapy, training and consultation for staff, parents, and equipment fabrication or adaptation to enable students to function to their highest possible level within the educational system. The Speech Language Pathologist is also part of the District Evaluation/Assessment Team and is responsible for evaluation of new referral students.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Special Education and in collaboration with building principals, the Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for:
- Evaluating students with communication disorders including receptive-expressive language, articulation, voice, and fluency to determine eligibility and need for speech/language service.
- Documenting communication skill deficits and their impact on the student’s educational performance.
- Recommending, establishing, providing and evaluating a course of interventions specific to the diagnosed communication disorder consistent with an educational service delivery model.
- Working with the classroom team to develop, implement and evaluate classroom based instructional programs for students in special education classrooms to enhance communication skills that will support academic progress.
- Developing and implementing an efficient service delivery schedule including individual, small group and large group instruction; co-treat with OT/PT staff when appropriate for individual student needs.
- Developing and implementing a data management system to collect and record on-going student progress toward accomplishment of IEP goals and objectives.
- More functions as assigned, see the Renton School District Job Description.
The Speech Language Pathologist reports directly to the Executive and Assistant Director of Special Education and maintains relationships with building principals and program directors, personnel/staff members, and other relationships as needed.
For a description of all relationships, see the Renton School District Job Description.
- M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech Language Pathology.
- Must possess or be eligible for Washington State ESA certification as Speech Language Pathologist/Audiologist.
- Hold a National Provider Identification (NPI) number or obtain one within one month of hire.
- Successful experience as a Speech Language Pathologist preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age appropriate student, staff, and multicultural community.
- Possess general knowledge and varied experience.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement appropriate positive behavior interventions for students.
- Demonstrated individual personal achievements(s).
- Demonstrated interest in and evidence of continued personal and professional growth.
- Cultural Competency; ability to effectively work with diverse populations.
Salary is determined by placement on the District salary schedule, plus fringe benefits.
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