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Speech and Language Pathologist-Anticipated

Company: Mokena School District 159
Location: Mokena
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Title: Speech and Language Pathologist

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Appropriate licensed/certified by the Illinois School Board of Education. Preferred Qualification:
    • Certificate of Clinical Competence
    • Member of American Speech and Hearing Association Accountable to:
      • Director of Student Services, Building Administrators Primary Objective:
        • Apply principles, methods and procedures for an analysis of speech and language comprehension and production to determine communicative competencies. Provide intervention strategies and services related to speech and language development (including literacy development) as well as disorders of language, voice, articulation and fluency that adversely affect an individual's education performance. Major Areas of Accountability*:
          • Collaborate with professionals and parents to observe, plan, implement, monitor, and facilitate generalization of communication skills.
          • Provide assessments that are relevant to the presenting concern, meaningful within an educational context, and designed to identify the individual's communication skills.
          • Use a variety of service delivery options, evidence-based practices and collaboration with professionals and parents to plan, implement, monitor and facilitate generalization of communication skills.
          • Assist in the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation of interventions developed in response to educational academic and/or performance problems at the systems-level (school/district-wide) and for groups and individual students.
          • Manage time, organize material, and communicate with district administrators and staff to effectively manage individual student programs.
          • Monitor individual progress towards measurable goals and objectives.
          • Share knowledge with individuals and groups concerning communication differences, developmental norms, and specific information/techniques to enhance the student's communicative performance.
          • Advocate for the individual's communication needs across a variety of settings.
          • Develop and/or participate in professional enrichment activities to maintain a high standard of service delivery.
          • Engage in public awareness activities to assist parents and professionals in understanding the services provided by speech-language pathologist through the educational system.
          • Act in concert with legal requirements and ethical codes of the profession.
          • Participate in inter-agency/inter-disciplinary meetings that determine the eligibility and appropriate educational plans for children with disabilities.
          • Participate in or utilize specialized services to provide better programming for individuals with complex needs.
          • Participate in supervision of practicum students.
          • Report any and all violations of rules and regulations to supervisor.
          • Demonstrate cultural competence and behaviors consistent with the core values, vision, and mission of District 159.
          • Other duties as assigned. Requirements:
            • Bending, carrying, climbing, must be able to travel between job sites, lifting, pushing-pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, and walking.
            • Must be able to lift, move, or push items of 50 lbs such as assisting children or moving/rearranging furniture.
            • CPI Trained and Certified. Work Conditions:
              • Includes extremes in temperature and humidity.
              • Hazards include stairs and communicable diseases.

                *All areas of accountability considered essential functions of the job.

Keywords: Mokena School District 159, Chicago , Speech and Language Pathologist-Anticipated, Healthcare , Mokena, Illinois

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