RES .8 Speech Therapist
Company: McCracken County Public Schools
Posted on: June 9, 2021
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
Designing and Planning Instruction Collaborating with
Creating and Maintaining Learning Climate Engaging in
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
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
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
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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Certificate For Teaching Exceptional Children__Communication
- Current license from the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language
Pathology & Audiology and the American Speech-Hearing
- 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.
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