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RES .8 Speech Therapist

Company: McCracken County Public Schools
Location: Paducah
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

CLASS TITLE: SPEECH THERAPIST

PRIMARY FUNCTION:To help reduce or eliminate speech and language impairments that interfere with the individual student's ability to derive full benefit from the district's educational program by:

Demonstrating Professional Leadership Assessing and Communicating Learning Results

Demonstrating Knowledge of Content Reflecting/Evaluating Teaching/Learning

Designing and Planning Instruction Collaborating with Colleagues/Parents/Others

Creating and Maintaining Learning Climate Engaging in Professional Development

Implementing and Managing Instruction Demonstrating Implementation of Technology

BASIC REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTION

  • Implements all rules and regulations, policies and administrative guidelines as adopted by the Board of Education and the School SBDM Council.

  • Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement.

  • Provides a therapeutic program to meet individual needs of speech and language impaired children.

  • Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, referring and identifying suspected speech and language impairments.

  • Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, fluency, voice, and language impairments.

  • Provides hearing screenings for specified grade levels and referrals.

  • Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate.

  • Provides in-service education and serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members.

  • Keeps ongoing records for the individual student receiving therapy or other school-provided speech services.

  • Maintains lists of referred, screened, and eligible students.

  • Assumes primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed equipment and supplies.

  • Adheres to the professional code of ethics.

  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.

  • Maintains a professional and appropriate appearance.

  • Performs related duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Is familiar with and incorporates the use of technology in daily tasks.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Certificate For Teaching Exceptional Children__Communication Disorders
  • Current license from the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology and the American Speech-Hearing Association
  • In lieu of the full certification through the American Speech-Hearing Association, the employee must begin working on a clinical fellowship and complete the process in the time required by ASHA to obtain the certification.

Keywords: McCracken County Public Schools, Clarksville , RES .8 Speech Therapist, Other , Paducah, Tennessee

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