Feb 12, 2024

Speech Language Pathologist (Signing Bonus $5,000)

  • Washington Unified School District
  • Washington Unified School District, Westacre Road, West Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $65,993 - $123,645 yearly
Full time Education

Job Description

Position Title: Language, Speech, and Hearing Specialist
Directly Responsible To: Director of Special Education

Basic Function:
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, plan and implement remedial programs, strategies and techniques for students with language, speech and hearing disabilities; monitor and evaluate student progress; consult with parents, faculty, administrators and specialists concerning the language, speech, and hearing needs of students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement remedial programs, strategies and techniques for students with language,
    speech and hearing disabilities; coordinate and implement behavior management techniques;
    design, implement and monitor Individual Educational Plans (IEP) for eligible students.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress; receive and respond to referrals from District personnel,
    parents, physicians and others; provide speech and language screenings and assessments; select, administer and interpret diagnostic tests to identify language, speech and hearing needs of students.
  • Consult with parents, faculty, administrators and specialists concerning the language, speech and hearing needs of students; respond to inquiries and provide information concerning program
    activities and student progress; provide referrals to outside agencies as appropriate.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports related to diagnostic testing, student
    progress, and program activities; develop and maintain a schedule outlining program activities.
  • Coordinate and present in-services and consultations regarding language, speech and hearing
    disorders and special education procedures as assigned.
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars and
    committees; serve as a member of the IEP and student study team as appropriate.
  • Operate a variety of instructional and office equipment, including a computer and assigned
    software.
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Knowledge Of:

  • Remedial programs for students with language, speech and hearing disabilities.
  • Strategies and techniques used in the remedial instruction of students with language, speech and
    hearing disabilities.
  • Diagnostic testing and assessment of students with language, speech and hearing disabilities.
  • Child guidance principles and practices.
  • Operation of standard office and classroom equipment, including a computer and assigned software.
  • Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
  • Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Ability To:

  • Plan and implement remedial programs, strategies and techniques for students with language,
    speech, and hearing disabilities.
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress.
  • Consult with parents, faculty, administrators and specialists concerning the language, speech and hearing needs of students.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Prioritize and schedule work.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Operate standard office and classroom equipment, including a computer and assigned software.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance.

Physical Ability To:

  • Move hands and fingers to operate equipment, a computer keyboard, and manipulate paper.
  • Hear and speak to make presentations and to exchange information in person and/or on the
    telephone.
  • See to read a variety of materials, to prepare documents and reports, and to observe students.
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Work at a desk, conference table, small student classroom table, or in meetings in various
    configurations.
  • Hear and understand speech at normal levels
  • Kneel, bend at the waist, and reach overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
  • Lift objects weighing up to 15 pounds.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Any combination equivalent to: master’s degree in speech pathology or audiology and two years
    experience working with children with language, speech and hearing disabilities.

Licenses and other Requirements:

  • Valid California Clinical Rehabilitation Services Credential in language, speech and hearing or specialist.
  • Communicative Handicapped Credential

Working Conditions:
Environment: Office environment

Masters Degree Stipend: $1,000 annual

BCLAD Stipend: $1,000 annual

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