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2019-20 SY Speech Language Pathologist

at Liberty County School System

Posted: 6/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 724
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QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must hold a valid Georgia service certificate for Speech and Language Pathology, minimum S-5.
  2. Masters degree required.
  3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.      

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prompt and regular attendance.
  • Identifies children with speech or language impairments.
  • Diagnosis and appraisal of specific speech or language impairments.
  • Refers for medical or other professional attention necessary for the habilitation of speech or language impairments.
  • Counsels and guides parents, children, and teachers regarding speech and language impairments.
  • Follows approved therapy guidelines as established by the state, the district, or the school.
  • Evaluates goals and modifies Individualized Educational Plans when necessary.
  • Develops and executes appropriate therapy strategies which will guide therapy progress to accomplish long-range goals.
  • Recognizes the relationship of the speech therapy program with other disciplines and appropriately reinforces during therapy.
  • Plans for and participates in professional improvement activities and takes advantage of courses, readings, in-service training, and conferences in his/her area of specialization and competency.
  • Identifies potential speech and language problems through screenings of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.
  • Provides diagnostic evaluations for students selected from screening or referrals. Areas of evaluation may include: receptive language, expressive language, articulation, voice, fluency, auditory perceptual skills and hearing. Utilize diagnostic evaluation results in preparing an individual educational plan for remediation of the speech and/or language problems.
  • Assesses student progress at the end of each session and uses this information for future therapy planning.
  • Demonstrates acceptable command of the English language in written and oral communication.
  • Implements short and long-term goals of the individual educational program by use of appropriate therapeutic approaches.
  • Recognizes the importance of regular attendance to the speech and language programs and that consistent absenteeism will impair the continuity of that program.
  • Keeps in confidence information that has been obtained in the course of professional service with respect to students, parents, and other staff members, unless disclosure serves professional purposes or is required by law.
  • Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies.
  • Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities assigned by the Superintendent of Schools.

 Terms of Employment:  190-Day Calendar/Salary is commensurate with certification level and verifiable years of experience.

A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: 

  • Completed Liberty County School System online application;
  • Two (2) electronic references from previous supervisors. ; automatically sent to listed references when application is submitted (Note: One of the references must be from the most recent or current immediate supervisor);
  • Copy of valid certificate, diploma(s), transcripts, test reports, and other relevant information;
  • Resume/CV (optional).



Primary Location: District Wide

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:00 AM
(Eastern Standard Time)