Professional Vacancy - Speech and Language Therapy

Speech and Language Therapist (187 days)

Qualifications and Education:

-Master's degree in speech and language pathology. Certification of Clinical Competence

-Pennsylvania Department of Education Certification as Speech and Language Therapist

-Must be qualified to teach individuals with speech and language disabilities in the following areas: language, articulation, fluency, voice, oral motor, phonological, alphabetic principle-phonics, social language disorders, and other appropriate areas

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement

-Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments

-Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, and language impairments

-Provides screening to identify speech handicapped children at regular intervals and at specified levels

-Provides appropriate individualized educational school therapy to meet individual students' needs and correct existing speech or languagehandicaps

-Progress monitoring and assessment to measure improvement towards stated IEP goals

-Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the student's daily activities

-Provides information, support, instruction and counseling to parents and families when appropriate

Send letter of interest, resume, standard application, certifications and valid license, transcripts, three reference letters and copies of clearances to:  Sherri Sullivan, Director of Special Education, Waynesboro Area School District, 210 Clayton Avenue, Waynesboro, PA 17268 

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Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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