Speech Language Pathologists
- Completion of a Master's degree with major emphasis in speech-language pathology, communication disorders or speech-language and hearing science
- Applicant must hold, or be eligible for, a Speech/Language Pathologist Professional License from the State of Delaware
- ASHA certification is preferred; however, CFY's may be considered if supervision is accessible.
- Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of four hours per work day.
- Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.
- Favorable criminal background check and child registry check required
- Tuberculin test
- Participation in Direct Deposit
- Screens students for possible speech and/or language deficiencies.
- Evaluates the speech/language skills of students in the schools and through Child Find.
- Schedules individual and small group therapy sessions for eligible students identified as having speech and/or language needs per IEP.
- Administers, interprets and explains standardized speech and language evaluation results with all participants during eligibility determination IEP meetings.
- Reviews, interprets, and explains evaluation results received from other school districts or evaluators outside of the district to determine eligibility for services and/or to determine if additional assessments are needed for eligibility determination.
- Refers students to and confers with community resources as required.
- Cooperates with the school personnel to deliver services in accordance with each student's IEP.
- Provides information, when requested, to parents and community through P.T.O., meetings, workshops, etc.
- Acts in a professional manner to promote students' feelings of self-worth and confidence.
- Implements therapy and behavioral strategies to meaningfully engage students to participate and practice targeted speech language, and behavior expectations.
- Prepares comprehensive evaluation reports, ESR documents, progress summaries, and related compliance documents in accordance with DE Department of Education and Cost Recovery Program guidance.
- Encourages students to behave in accordance with classroom and school rules and expectations.
- Keeps accurate records and documentation on student progress.
- Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with all school personnel.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Start Date: 8/20/2018
Duty Days: 207
Reports To: Principal and Director of Special Education
Salary Range: From/To: Salary based on current State and Local Teacher Salary Schedule
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A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.
Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995
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