Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time

NOTICE OF VACANCY

Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Speech and Language Pathologist

REPORTS TO: Leader of Special Education and Building Administrator

SUPERVISES: Speech Teacher

TERM: 10 months (200-day contract), Exempt

JOB GOAL: To provide diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language, and hearing disorders, helping students to access the general education curriculum.

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:

  • Teacher's certificate with qualifying endorsement area
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assess, screen, and evaluate students and effectively share results with parents and educational staff, and participate in the eligibility determination process in accordance with state and school division requirements and best practice.
  2. Develop and implement individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students with Speech/Language impairment and assists with IEPs for students with speech/language as a service on an annual basis or according to requirements.
  3. Comply with all Medicaid requirements for school-based claiming, including obtaining written Medicaid consent from parents of all students served and timely filing of claims that meet Medicaid standards.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of child growth and development and individual student needs by providing relevant instruction according to the IEP and educational best practices.
  5. Provide consultative services for school staff by sharing and demonstrating specific techniques and working with school teams to facilitate relevant and consistent interventions for targeted students.
  6. Maintain records and information concerning individual students in the prescribed confidential manner and using the records and information only for the purposes for which they are maintained according to FERPA guidelines.
  7. Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language.
  8. Participate in various meetings for the purpose of addressing student goals and needs, and to meet laws and policies.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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