Status: Full-time position
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Summary: The Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) is responsible for providing an appropriate program of therapy for children with communication disorders. The Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant will be responsible to the Director, the Principal, the Program Coordinator and to the assigned/supervising Speech Language Pathologist (SLP).
Qualifications: Hold a current Speech and Language Pathology Assistant Certificate issued by an accredited institution of higher learning.
Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
Duties: A Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) may conduct the following tasks under the supervision of a licensed master’s level Speech Language Pathologist.
Conducts speech-language screenings without interpretation, using screening protocols specified by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
Provides direct therapy for students identified by the supervising speech-language pathologist by following written therapy plans and IEPs developed by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
Assists the supervising speech-language pathologist in establishing appropriate therapy goals.
Documents student progress toward goals and objectives without interpretation of the findings and reports this information to the supervising speech-language pathologist
Assists the speech-language pathologist in the collecting and tallying of data for assessment purposes, without interpretation of the data.
Act as a second language interpreter during assessments, when appropriate.
Assists with clerical duties and departmental operations such as preparing materials and scheduling activities as directed by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
Schedules activities and prepares charts, records, graphs, or other displays of data.
Performs checks and maintenance of equipment.
Participates with the supervising speech-language pathologist in in-service trainings.
Signs and initials treatment/therapy notes for review and co-signature by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
Maintains coordination between general curriculum areas and therapy activities.
Maintains accurate and current student files.
Effectively utilizes district technologies appropriate to the position and assumes responsibility for attending district training needed to successfully perform designated responsibilities as directed by supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Apply online at: www.phxschools.org