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Hardin County Schools

Speech Therapist - 0255 (4551)

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Job Details

TitleSpeech Therapist - 0255
Posting ID4551
Description

 

CLASS TITLE:        SPEECH THERAPIST

 

BASIC FUNCTION: To help reduce or eliminate speech and language impairments that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement.
  • Provides a therapeutic program to meet individual needs of speech and language impaired children.
  • Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, referring and identifying suspected speech and language impairments.
  • Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, fluency, voice, and language impairments.
  • Provides hearing screenings for specified grade levels and referrals.
  • Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate.
  • Provides in-service education and serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members.
  • Keeps ongoing records for the individual student receiving therapy or other school-provided speech services.
  • Maintains lists of referred, screened, and eligible students.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed equipment and supplies.
  • Adheres to the professional code of ethics.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
  • Is familiar with and incorporates the use of technology in daily tasks.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

-Certificate For Teaching Exceptional Children__Communication Disorders

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

187 days.  Salary and work year to be established by the Board

 

EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel.

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification.  They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so assigned.  Responsibilities and duties assigned are at the discretion of the supervisor.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$243.64 - $399.60 / Per District Salary Schedule
LocationCollege View Campus Office for Exceptional Child Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/12/2021

Job Contact

NameJessica TaylorTitleInterim Director of Special Education
EmailPhone2707698841