The Speech-Language Pathologist provides services to students with communication disorders in the areas of written and oral language, articulation, fluency, and/or voice within the educational setting.
The Speech-Language Pathologist shall participate in the process of identifying students with communication disabilities. These responsibilities include:
Providing pre-referral consultations and participating in Multi-Tiered System of Supports initiatives
Conducting comprehensive speech-language assessments to determine the existence of a disability;
Integrating data from a variety of assessment techniques and sources;
Determining the effects of the student’s impairment in regard to accessing the general curriculum;
Preparing evaluation reports and presenting assessment results at team meetings.
The Speech-Language Pathologist shall participate in the development of Individualized Education Programs. This includes:
Developing present levels of performance, IEP goals and objectives, and accommodations related to the students’ speech-language impairment;
Collaborating with team members regarding standards-based goals which impact access to the general curriculum.
The Speech-Language Pathologist shall provide intervention appropriate to the age and learning needs of individual students. This includes:
Planning evidence-based interventions appropriate for individual students and groups of students;
The Speech-Language Pathologist shall engage in an ongoing process of consultation/collaboration with families and school personnel.This includes:
Collaborating with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.g. parents, teachers, physicians, team members) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines;
Consulting with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for services, making recommendations and/or coordinating speech-language therapy services with those of other disciplines.
The Speech-Language Pathologist shall engage in continuing education and professional growth activities related to speech-language-hearing and education. This includes:
Participating in professional meetings, conferences, and workshops;
Reviewing speech-language literature and applying new information during therapy and instructional procedures;
Applying and sharing knowledge gained from continuing education activities;
Staying abreast of educational issues;
Supporting the use of evidence-based practices.
The Speech-Language Pathologist shall perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Special Education or other designated supervisor.
Education: Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid Virginia Department of Education License or eligibility to obtain one in Speech-Language Pathology. ASHA Certification or Candidate for ASHA Certification. CFY Supervision is available.
Additional Salary Information: https://www.acps.k12.va.us/cms/lib/VA01918616/Centricity/Domain/804/compensation/salary-licensed-2018-19.pdf
Additional step and $3,000 available for this position.
Internal Number: 1
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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