Description: Educational speech-language pathologists provide prevention, assessment, and remediation services for students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency. These services are designed to help children meet their educational goals.
1. Organizes a program that addresses local school speech-language goals.
2. Works cooperatively with school personnel to accomplish the goals and objectives of the local education agency.
3. Coordinates speech-language services with student services provided by other school personnel.
4. Maintains records of the speech-language program and prepares periodic reports as required.
5. Adheres to established rules, regulations, laws and appropriate ethical standards.
6. Conducts speech, language and hearing screenings.
7. Conducts comprehensive evaluation of student’s speech and language functioning including administering formal and informal (ongoing & curriculum-based) assessments, analysis and interpretation of information to make recommendations regarding the need for speech-language services.
8. Obtains additional diagnostic information from appropriate persons and available records for speech-language purposes.
9. Collaborates/consults with classroom teachers in the management of speech-language disorders.
10. Plans and uses evidence-based interventions appropriate for individual students and groups of students.
11. Manages the facilities, materials and equipment, including assistive technology, necessary to the delivery of services.
12. Adjusts intervention strategies based upon student performance.
13. Promotes effective interpersonal relations with students.
14. Completes procedural documentation appropriately.
15. Abides by professional code of ethics.
16. Develops appropriate IEPs based on students’ strengths & needs.
17. Demonstrates awareness of professional performance in due process matters and litigious environments.
18. Provides consultation to parents, teacher and other appropriate school personnel.
19. Seeks the assistance of teachers, parents and others to meet the communication needs of students.
20. Consults/communicates with non-school agencies to enhance services.
21. Makes recommendations and referrals for audiological/medical and related services.
22. Other job duties as assigned.
1. Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology
2. Minnesota Board of Teaching license as Educational Speech Language Pathologist
3. Have completed or will complete during the first year of employment, the Clinical Fellowship Year for Clinical Competency Certification or holds a current Certificate of Clinical Competency.
Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.
Equity is one of ISD728’s core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. ISD728 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.
ISD 728 participates in the Come Teach in Minnesota Program. The program is open to all Indigenous and teachers of color who hold a teaching license in a state other than Minnesota. The program provides funding for sign on and retention bonus for hired applicants who qualify for a Tier 3 Minnesota Teaching License and move to Minnesota.