Under the direction of the Special Education Administrator, the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) serves preschool, elementary and secondary pupils including all students with disabilities. The service of the SLP includes identification, assessment, case selection, remediation consulting, conferring with parents, teachers, and administrators.
Provides individual and group stimulation of speech and language abilities, utilizing behavior modification, oral facilitation, phonemic vocalization, vocabulary development, auditory memory, and expressive language;
Plans, organizes, and performs intensive individualized speech and language programs for students who may have multiple handicapping conditions;
Performs a variety of non-instructional duties, including therapy and instructional development activities, student supervision, and advisory and/or consultative functions;
Provides appropriate and effective language and speech therapy experiences for students from a wide range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and with varying mental, social, and emotional abilities;
Assess communication skills of the assigned population;
Develop individual speech and language programs based upon assessment results;
Work with classroom teachers, para-educators, and parents to implement speech and language programs;
Participates in the eligibility and planning required for the development of the IEP when a communication disorder is present;
Maintains records as required;
Provides teacher in-service programs and parent workshops related to the development of communications' skills;
Establishes home training programs for students;
Conducts speech and language therapy programs for specially selected students;
Provide consultative services to parents, teachers and other school personnel;
Coordinates speech and language services with students' regular and special education programs;
Responds to emergency situations involving students and student behavior on a routine basis
Performs related duties similar to the above in scope and impact as required;
Supervision of Speech-Language Pathology Assistants and Speech Specialists as assigned by the district in their daily assignments.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Possession of a California credential in Clinical Services Rehabilitation or Speech and hearing Credential, Correction of Speech Defects, Speech Correction and Lip Reading, Speech and Hearing Therapy;
Master's Degree in Special Education or related field;
Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
Internal Number: 1819-SLP
About Compton Unified School District
Compton Unified School District is located in in the south-central region of Los Angeles County, California. CUSD encompasses the city of Compton and portions of the cities of Carson and Los Angeles. The district currently serves nearly 24,000 students at 36 sites and is in the midst of a dramatic turnaround, marked by increases in student achievement rates, a graduation rate nearing 90%, dramatic facilities improvements, and a focus on STEAM throughout all schools. The mission of the Compton Unified School District is to empower leaders to lead, teachers to teach and students to learn by fostering an environment that encourages leaders and teachers to be visionary, innovative and accountable for the achievement of all students.
The AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students