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Speech/Language Pathologist

Speech/Language Pathologist

School: Mill Springs Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Speech/Language Pathologist will play a crucial role in supporting students with language-based learning difficulties by providing comprehensive speech and language services. They will be responsible for collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to support the students’ speech and language needs in the classroom.
Responsibilities
• Organize and conduct a screening and/or referral process for students needing a speech/language evaluation due to potential speech/language difficulties.
• Assess students to evaluate speech and language functions.
• Complete comprehensive and appropriate evaluations according to State Standards.
• Provide a complete diagnostic summary report including a summary of evaluation information and educational relevance.
• Determine need, length, and frequency of services.
• Plan the clinical program for students who have been identified as speech/language impaired, speech impaired, and/or students having related disabilities with communication needs.
• Maintain ongoing assessment to verify progress toward established goals.
• Participate in faculty meetings and parent conferences.
• Develop a schedule that will fit the needs of the students, school, and faculty.
• Collaborate with teachers to inform classroom instruction for students with specific language needs.
• Co-teaching with language teachers provides opportunities for students to transfer skills and work on reading and listening comprehension goals in the classroom environment.
• Attend workshops and in-service training to obtain up to date information in the area of speech and language and maintain required certifications and licensure.
• Provide in-service teacher training as appropriate.
• Other tasks as deemed appropriate and necessary by the Head of School.
• Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Maintains ethical conduct, Required Education, Qualifications, and Experience.
• Board Certified Speech/Language Pathologist OR • master’s degree in psychology, education, or related field AS WELL AS:
o Two years of experience in speech/language pathology.
o Master’s degree in psychology, education, or related field.
o Strong oral and written communication with parents, children, and colleagues.
o The ability to create a classroom environment where students feel safe, supported, and challenged.
o Team-oriented with strong organization and collaborative skills.
o Growth mindset and ability to use feedback to improve practice.

Essence of the Job
● Consistently be present in the hallway outside and greet/monitor students.
● Meet with students individually and in small groups as needed.
● Work with the E4 team to support teachers and students.
● Work with Principals to devise student behavior plans or contracts as needed.
● Respond to all emails within 24 business hours-if not possible acknowledge the email and let them know when you will respond in detail.
● Protect the confidentiality of students by engaging in professional discussions within appropriate settings.

Interested applicants must complete the online application on the Careers Page at https://www.millsprings.org/about-us/employment.


Contact name: Patsy Beckwith
Contact email address: hr@millsprings.org


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