Speech Language Pathologist
1 month ago
Not Applicable
Full Time
Southeast / Pocatello
Job Description

This employee is responsible for organizing and implementing a therapy program to meet the needs of speech, language and hearing impaired students and meeting the duties of teaching as outlined in laws and policies.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  1. Planning: • Designating the exceptional student education program (ESE) so that it is consistent with the total educational philosophy of the district. • Continuing professional growth through educational meetings, visiting related facilities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas among the district staff. • Working in coordination with other ESE teachers in planning and developing the program.

  2. Programming: • Preparing educational plans annually for each student based on individually assessed needs in accordance with district procedures. • Prepare therapy plans for each student. • Providing appropriate schedules for exceptional students involving school personnel as required. • Conducting speech and language screening once a year for preschool students. • Seeking a variety of services through community resourced and agencies to meet the needs of exceptional students. • Participating in the in-school staffing and screening processes as appropriate. • Participating on evaluation teams for speech, language, and hearing impaired students as appropriate. • Providing speech tests for all students referred by the in-school staffing committee as deemed appropriate. • Providing diagnostic/evaluation testing for students failing speech screening.

  3. Public Relations: • Cooperating with school personnel in coordinating ESE services within that school. • Conferring with the classroom teach as requested concerning any educational needs or speech and language goals of the student. • Making available to teacher instructional ideas that are appropriate for exceptional students within the classroom situation. • Providing information to parents concerning ESE programs as requested or needed.

  4. Reporting: • Enduring that each student in the program has necessary evaluation record in his/her permanent folder. • Furnishing the principal with current exceptional student schedules. • Completing progress reports on each student in the program. • Supplying progress reports to school personnel and to parents of exceptional students as necessary and requested. • Completing appropriate reports for local, state, federal, and educational agencies. • Referring those students who require further evaluation or follow-up services to the appropriate school personnel or community agencies.

Education Required
  • Masters Degree

Equal Opportunity Employer

MARSH VALLEY JOINT DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.