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Speech Language Pathologist Assistant


Geary County USD 475

Job Description

 

Classification:                         Classified

Division/Department:              Exceptional Student Services

Job Category:                          Assistant

FLSA:                                        Non-exempt

 

Title:                                        Speech Language Pathologist Assistant (SLP-A)

Qualifications:                        

*48 College Credit Hours or the ability to pass a State Approved Assessment within 90 days of employment.

*Health certificate on file in Devin Center

*Experience preferred, but not required

Reports To:                             Supervising Licensed Speech Language Pathologist

BASIC FUNCTION/PURPOSE                

To provide speech services to identified students who have IEPs written by a

licensed SLP.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.          

                The employee performing the duties of this position is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, hear, bend, stoop, and reach.  The employee may be occasionally required to manually lift, move, or carry up to 50 pounds.  The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands of several different people.  The employee is responsible for the work output of others.  The employee occasionally works extended hours.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

CRITICAL SKILLS

  1. Ability to maintain regular and good work attendance and come to work on time.
  2. Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
  3. Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
  4. Ability to manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
  5. Ability to access, input, and retrieves information from a computer.
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and staff information.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Implement therapy plans that are provided by SLP related to the IEPs for identified students.
  2. Record progress of students for whom he/she provides services on speech logs in a timely manner.
  3. Attend one hour of monthly training provided by or designated by supervising SLP, as well as any additional training relative to his/her performance of responsibilities as designated by the supervisor and available funding.
  4. Attend IEP meetings when requested to do so by the SLP.
  5. Observe students in classrooms and gather report cards and current classroom  

            performance information for identified students and students being assessed.

      6.  Clerical assistance such as filing, copying, and creating therapy materials.

      7.  Respect the confidentiality of records and information regarding student, parents,    

           and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal

           laws.

      8.  Strive to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in    

           word and deed.

      9.  Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Term of Employment:             9 months

Salary Range:                          Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Evaluation Frequency:            Job performance will be evaluated a minimum of one time per year.

Revised 9-20-16

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Director of Human Resources, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Director of Exceptional Student Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000

 




Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475

Geary County USD 475