Speech Therapist (Part time or Full time)

Detroit, MI

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Summary:

The Speech Therapist serves as a primary source of support to students by assessing, helping to prevent, and treating communication disorders and related issues. The Speech & Language Pathologist will provide support in various areas related to speech/language pathology in coordination with other members of the instructional team.

Desired Competencies:

• Excellent written and oral communications skills along with excellent computer skills;

• Friendly, outgoing personality;

• Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule serving multiple schools

• Highly developed organizational system

Education/Experience:

• Masters’ degree in speech and language

Duties and Responsibilities:

Employee’s primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Demonstrates knowledge and skills in speech/language pathology and related subject areas (e.g., literacy)

and implements services in an ethical manner;

• Provides culturally and educationally appropriate services that are effective, engages students, and reflects evidence ‐based practice;

• In partnership with the team, determines eligibility and recommends services that are compliant with state

and federal regulations for children with IEPs;

• Demonstrates ability to conduct appropriate comprehensive evaluations for students who may be

experiencing a variety of communication disorders;

• Uses appropriate and dynamic service delivery methods consistent with the wide variety of individual

student’s needs;

• Collaborates with classroom teachers and other professionals to serve the needs of students in both general

and special education;

• Collaborates with families and provides opportunities for them to be involved in their student’s

speech/language pathology services;

• Earns continuing education or professional development units sufficient to meet ASHA requirements for

certification maintenance as well as state certification, licensing, and professional membership

requirements;

• Contributes to various building and/or district initiatives; and,

• Performs other duties as assigned.