Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Special School District
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech - Language Pathologist
Job Location: Districtwide
Deadline: Dec 22, 2022**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
Job Description:
Summary:  Provides all learners an educational opportunity that allows for the development of speech-language skills for the purposes of accessing regular and special education services.
Job Responsibilities:
(To be successful at SSD all positions must embrace the principles of – One Child-One Team, service oriented leadership, accountable management, and effective collaboration.)

Instruction and Learning – Student achievement/performance and staff growth
  1. Schedules and instructs students in assigned schools.
  2. Acts as a member of a diagnostic team to screen, evaluate and diagnose speech-language impairments, attend diagnostic conferences and submit written reports of assessment results to meet with state compliance requirements.
  3. Assesses the strengths and weaknesses of assigned students on a regular basis collects and analyzes data systematically
  4. Develops IEPs and implements educational learning plans to meet the speech-language needs, interests, and abilities of the students on caseload. Provides written evidence of daily and long-range instructional planning.
  5. Encourages students to set and maintain appropriate standards of behavior by implementing all district policies and rules governing student conduct, developing reasonable rules of classroom behavior, and maintaining classroom order in a fair and just manner.
  6. Employs a variety of instructional and therapeutic techniques, interventions, and media consistent with the physical limitations of the location and capabilities of the students.
  7. Implements through instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  8. On a regular basis, assesses student’s progress toward instructional goals and objectives.  Provides progress reports; maintains accurate, complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.  Provides written evidence of routine data collection and analysis.
  9. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  10. Consistent with building requirements for faculty, makes self reasonably available to students and parents for education-related issues outside the instructional day.
  11. Plans, supervises, and evaluates the performance of teacher assistant(s) and/or aide(s) cooperatively with principal/area coordinator, when applicable
  12. Attends staff meetings and in-service training sessions, serves on staff committees as required, and continues education to enhance professional development.
  13. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in communication disorders required.  Speech/language teaching experience in schools or other comparable setting preferred. 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Missouri licensure in Speech Pathology required; prefer CCC-SLP (Certificate of Clinical Competence-Speech) but not required.

Salary Range:  $44,900 - $71,550 based on education and experience.  
Interested applicants must apply online:   www.ssdmo.org/careers.html
The District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious preference, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.  Employees of the District are required to comply with the provisions of the Title VII of The Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.

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