Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Speech Language DEPARTMENT: Student Support
Pathologist
WORK
YEAR: Specialist Calendar SALARY: Specialist Schedule

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide direct or indirect services to affect positive change in the communication behavior of pupils with
speech and/or language impairment. Duties include diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services to
children with various speech and language impairments.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Arizona Department of Education Speech Language Pathologist certification
2. Master Degree in Speech Language Pathology
3. Certificate of Clinical Competence (CFY)
4. Arizona Department of Health Services State Speech Language Pathology License
5. Ability to assess needs, develop and implement the IEP, and evaluate outcomes in specialty
6. Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
the incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Conduct speech and language evaluations of referred students, interpret results to parents and
teachers, and write appropriate recommendations and reports.
- Develop, implement and monitor IEP’s for students eligible for special education speech and
language programs.
- Participate in school meetings and conferences regarding students with special needs.
- Provide consultation to classroom teachers, administrators, and parents.
- Register with Medicaid as a provider; maintain daily and Medicaid logs and time study.
- Participate as a member of the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET).
- Act as case manager for designated special education students.
- Participate in and lead professional development in-services.
- Review and maintain speech language files and related paperwork.
- Attend monthly speech language meetings.
- Validate outside diagnostic evaluations and program recommendations.
- Plan, conduct and or participate in in-service activities in the area of speech and language
therapy.
- May be required to participate in student’s meetings which occur beyond the staff’s work
assignment schedule.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Prepared: June 2005
Revised: 4/4/12 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Speech Language DEPARTMENT: Student Support
Pathologist
WORK
YEAR: Specialist Calendar SALARY: Specialist Schedule

REPORTS TO:
Coordinator of Special Needs and/or Director of Student Support

EVALUATION:
Speech Language Performance Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
Speech-Language Instructional Assistants and/or Interns

Prepared: June 2005
Revised: 4/4/12

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