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School Speech Therapist

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Summary Information:
Employer: Chesapeake Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Speech Therapist
School / Org: Chesapeake Public Schools
Location Chesapeake, Virginia
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN24
Posting Date: 10 January 2018
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Chesapeake Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Applicant Pool - School Speech Therapist

Calendar Days: 10 Calendar Months

Educational Requirements:
* Bachelor's Degree
* Master's Degree

Education specialization:
* Speech Language Pathology

Education equivalent experience:
* Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Masters degree in speech or language pathology and considerable experience as a classroom teacher.

Performs difficult professional work delivering instructional and clinical services to speech/language impaired students; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision.

- Identifies and serves speech/language impaired students within the school system;
- Screens school system pupils to identify speech/language-impaired individuals;
- Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, hearing and language impairments;
- Plans and implements remedial procedures to modify deficient communications skills;
- Directs therapy sessions including speech/language articulation, voice and fluency therapy;
- Consults and collaborates with teachers and monitors student progress;
- Plans instructional programs and preparations;
- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior for an orderly and productive learning environment;
- Conducts and participates in child study, eligibility, screening and staff meetings and conferences;
- Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communications and speech improvement;
- Develops and uses student's Individualized Educational Plans with each student in caseload;
- Prepares speech and language evaluation reports;
- Prepares and maintains related records and files;
- Assists in proper referrals of students to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate;
- Performs related tasks as required.

Other Information:
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of speech and language diagnosis and therapy; thorough knowledge of casework methods and procedures; thorough knowledge of local, state and federal resources, programs, procedures, laws, rules and regulations; ability to conduct interviews, assessments and diagnosis effectively and analyze needs and problems objectively; ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, orally, in writing, and in sign language; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, students, parents, staff and administration. Considerable experience as a classroom teacher.

Possession of or ability to acquire appropriate license(s), certificate(s), and/or endorsement(s) for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board.

Working Conditions:
* Exertion of up to 10 pounds of force.
* Work requires stooping.
* Work requires climbing.
* Work requires kneeling
* Work requires crouching.
* Work requires reaching.
* Work requires standing.
* Work requires walking.
* Work requires lifting.
* Work requires using fingers.
* Work requires grasping
* Work requires repetitive motions.
* Spoken word required for expressing/exchanging ideas.
* Vocal communication required to convey instructions.
* Visual acuity is required for determining accuracy of work.
* Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing data.
* Visual acuity is required for observing surroundings.
* Visual acuity required for operation of motor vehicles/equip
* Visual acuity is required for depth and color perception.
* Hearing required to perceive info at normal levels
* Not subject to adverse environmental conditions.

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