APPLICANT POOL: SPEECH & LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

    Albuquerque Public Schools
    Albuquerque, NM 87101
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    To work in collaboration with other schools staff in the prevention or rehabilitation of communication disorders that interfere with the individual students ability to derive full benefit from the District's educational program.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:
    • Cooperates in the development and implementation of the District program of instruction, as applicable to communication disorders.
    • Assists and guides teachers and other staff members in preventing and/or observing, describing and referring suspected and identified speech, language and hearing impairments.
    • Provides in-service education and serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members on topics related to communication disorders.
    • Provides education on speech-language development, disorders and delays to school staff.
    • Develops case management programs that reflect individual needs, interests and abilities that meet the requirements of student Individual Educational Program goals.
    • Creates recommendations for educational staff that will assist students in overcoming communication difficulties.
    • Establishes and maintains standards of appropriate student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere.
    • Provides speech-language assessments and evaluates student progress on a regular basis and provides reports.
    • Participates in Individual Educational Program meetings as requested.
    • Assists in making appropriate referrals to agencies and specialists.
    • Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with parents concerning their student's program.
    • Creates an environment conducive to learning appropriate to the age, maturity and abilities of the students.
    • Provides therapy and instruction to individuals and groups at the times and locations designated.
    SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST SUPERVISORY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Apprentice Supervisory responsibilities in Speech and Language are voluntary):
    • Upgrades supervision training on a regular basis.
    • Informs patients/clients and families about the level, frequency and duration of services as well as supervision.
    • Makes clinical decisions, including student selection for caseload and dismissing from caseload.
    • Communicates with parents or family members about diagnosis, prognosis and treatment.
    • Conducts diagnostic evaluations, assessments and interprets data.
    • Prepares individual treatment plans and makes modifications.
    • Reviews treatment plans with the Apprentice.
    • Provides feedback to the Apprentice in regards to data collection, progress notes and material selection.
    • Ensures that the Apprentice performs only those tasks that are within the scope of the Apprentice in speech-language.
    • Participates in the performance appraisal of the Apprentice.
    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
    • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
    • Knowledge of District policies on immunization, medication, first aid, emergencies and child abuse/neglect.
    • Knowledge of all laws, regulations and guidelines affecting teachers and students.
    • Knowledge of effective classroom management techniques.
    • Knowledge in areas of expertise to best serve students in an educational setting.
    • Ability to manage caseload efficiently and effectively.
    • Ability to maintain skill knowledge in the areas of speech and language assessment
    REQUIREMENTS:

    MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
    • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders.
    • Completed necessary clinical practicum as part of the Master's degree.
    • Possesses (or is qualified to possess) a valid New Mexico Speech Pathology license from the Speech-Language/Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing Board. License must be renewed annually.
    • New graduates must pass a national exam in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders within one year and be supervised for no less the nine months full time and complete clinical fellowship within a period of 36 consecutive months.
    • Must comply with the SLP/Audiology Hearing Aid Dispensing Board's rules and regulations regarding requirements as a Speech-Language Pathologist
    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Bernadette Lucero-Turner / turner_b@aps.edu

    APPLY TO:

    APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Certified Application.

    In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

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    Posting ID: 554940888Posted: 2020-05-21