Killeen Independent School District is accepting applications for the following position(s)
Speech Language Pathologist (Special Education Pooled)
Reports To: Coordinator for Special Education Campus Operations and Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
To plan and provide speech-language pathology services to students with articulation, voice, dysfluency, and/or language disorders.
Assesses students and provides intervention to eliminate or reduce impairments that interfere with students' ability to derive benefit from the educational program.
To assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following:
Plans and provides appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech and language goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Evaluates student progress and determines readiness for dismissal from speech therapy services.
Conducts evaluations to assess students with speech or language disorders to determine eligibility for services.
Participates in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD)
Committee meetings to assist in interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with communication impairments according to district procedures.
Collaborates with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom activities to improve communication skills of students.
Provides professional learning in assigned schools to help school personnel identify and understand communication impairments in students.
Communicates effectively with colleagues, students, and parents regarding the accomplishment of speech therapy goals and needs of the student.
Creates an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the maturity level and interests of students served.
Supervises and/or provides guidance as needed to licensed speech-language pathology assistant(s) or clinical fellowships.
Develops and coordinates a continuing evaluation of speech-language pathology services and makes recommendations for changes based on the findings.
Assists in the selection of equipment and instructional materials needed for the provision of speech therapy.
Compiles, maintains, and files all reports, records, and other required documents.
Complies with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, and board policy.
Complies with all district and campus routines and regulations.
Participates in professional learning to improve skills related to job assignment.
Performs such other duties as assigned.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing and professional learning of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
There may be alternatives to the below qualifications as the Board of Trustees may find appropriate.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in Speech-language pathology, or equivalent.
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