Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Full-Time or Part-Time Speech/Language Pathologist
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: Dec 06, 2018
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description:
Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in grades Pre-K-12. It is sponsored by the University of Central Missouri. The vision of GES is to empower students to succeed in college and their chosen professions by providing a rigorous and enriching learning experience that develops highly educated, socially conscious, culturally competent, contributing members of society.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Evaluates students for speech language and social communication disorders.
  • Conducts formal assessments for special education process.
  • Carries out multiple comprehensive language assessments.
  • Conducts Goldman Fristoe Test of Articulation for speech.
  • Provides direct services in efforts to remediate errors in speech.
  • Ensures that student individual education programs are implemented.
Therapy:
  • Works with students to provide therapy to remediate sounds and stuttering.
  • Provides instruction in using words, developing words and communicating with others in an individual and group setting.
Consultation:
  • Provides consultation to regular education teachers and delivers in classroom strategies.
  • Organizes early intervention methods and consults with staff for early intervention.
  • Provides subject matter on what is development appropriate for speech.
Training:
  • Provides training for staff for disorders and how to identify them.
  • Designs individual education programs.
  • Identify what is development appropriate speech and provides training to staff.
  • Coordinates curriculum for IDEA and the Missouri state plan for education.
Hearing Assessments:
  • Conducts hearing screening assessments.
  • Provides pass/fail results to managers.
Services Records:
  • Maintains records of services provided for auditing purposes.
  • Reports services provided to Medicaid on a monthly basis.
  • Utilizes a therapy log and progress reports to maintain records and conformation of therapy provided to be submitted at the end of the year.
Annual Training:
  • Participates in annual training related to Medicaid billing and SDAC school district administrative training.
  • Partakes in administrative claiming Medicaid reimbursement programs for school district.
Random Selections:
  • Participates in random selections for state of Missouri and provides information and stats related to Medicaid therapy and billing.
  • Answers all related questions related to Medicaid therapy such as what therapy was provided, reason for therapy, frequency of therapy and when therapy occurred.
  • Provides all information for reimbursement purposes.
Data Collection:
  • Maintains data to determine progress and mastery for individual education programs and goals.
  • Reports quarterly and completes all required special education paperwork.
  • Adheres to locale state regulation and ethical practices.
Licensing/ Certification:
  • Maintains ASHA and DESE certification,
  • Must acquire and maintain 30 professional development hours.
  • Must maintain 3 year certification maintenance.
.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of DESE criteria
  • Knowledge of IDEA
  • Knowledge of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Knowledge of Section 504 of the Civil Rights Law
  • Knowledge of Missouri State Plan for Special Education and Local Compliance Plan
  • Knowledge of standards and indicators for eligibility for speech and language disorders
  • Ability to interpret data outlined by Missouri Department of Education
  • Ability to interpret standardized assessments with fidelity
  • Ability to analyze data for program planning and IP development
  • Ability to use augmented communication devices
  • Ability to use instruments for hearing screenings
  • Ability to use recording devices for language samples
  • Ability to use smartboards and projectors
  • Bi-Lingual English/Spanish
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Therapy or Communication Sciences and Disorders required
  • Master’s Degree in Speech Therapy preferred
  • DESE certification required
  • ASHA certification preferred
Application Process: If you are interested in applying complete an application on moreap.org and send your resume and letter of interest with your educator ID to opportunities @guadalupecenters.org. If you would like to learn more about the schools before applying please visit us at http://www.guadalupecenters.org.

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