Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Hillsboro R-3 Schools
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech and Language Pathologist
Job Location: Hillsboro Elementary School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hillsboro R-3 Schools
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Telephone: 636-789-0060 EXT 6040
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Speech and Language Pathologist

Date Posted: 6/24/2022
Location: District Special Services
  • Base Salary: Certified Teacher Schedule - $42,500 M.A. Base (plus $4,000 stipend)
  • Full benefits package
  • Application Deadline: Position to remain posted until filled  
  • Start date:  2022-2023 School Year
  QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master's Degree from an accredited university or college in the area of Speech Language Pathology. 
  • Missouri State Teaching Certificate and Life Certificate – Must maintain valid license through the Missouri Division of Professional Registration. 
  • Must have Certificate of Clinical Competence.
POSITION SUMMARY
To work with students to improve their articulation and/or language skills. Also, provides instruction, guided practice, assessments, remediation and enrichment through a variety of learning opportunities and ensures a positive, successful educational experience for students.  Ensures that all students acquire the grade level expectation skills set forth by Missouri Department of Education and Hillsboro R-3 curriculum
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Develops a program of study that meets individual needs of students with a variety of disabilities.
  • Helps students improve their articulation skills, voice quality, rhythm rate of speech and/or language skills.
  • Checks student’s speech, language and hearing to determine if they are within normal limits.
  • Conducts language/hearing screenings for new students.
  • Conducts language/hearing screenings for new Kindergarten students as they enroll for school.
  • Identifies Kindergarten students with speech, language or hearing difficulties. 
  • Models correct sounds, drills and practices sounds on a weekly basis.
  • Develops individualized strategies to remediate errors for all students on caseload.
  • Provides alternative intervention strategies to students, teachers and parents who have a concern for speech and/or language.
  • Instructs students by lecturing, demonstrating and using audiovisual aids.
  • Helps students improve voice quality, rhythm of speech and/or language.
  • Prepares course objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
  • Teaches socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement during sessions.
  • Provides instructional support in one-on-one or small group settings in the speech therapy rooms..
  • Administers tests to evaluate student progress, records results and issues reports or conducts meetings to inform parents of progress.
  • Develops and implements Individual Education Programs (I.E.P’s) for students that meet their individual needs, interests and abilities.
  • Reviews students’ IEP annually, ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Establishes and enforces rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Employs special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition and memory.
  • Prepares formal and informal evaluation of students; also responsible for interpretation of diagnostic evaluations and the development of diagnostic reports.
  • Keeps attendance information for students on a Services Plan that he/she case manages.
  • Maintains discipline in the classroom.
  • Recognizes and refers students encountering medical, physical and/or psychological problems to District specialists as required.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate working relationships by actively communicating with parents.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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