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Speech Language Pathology Assistant at Health Services

Company: Lodi Unified
Location: Lodi
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

LODI UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

CLASS TITLE: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of a certificated Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist, assist in providing speech therapy services to special education students in accordance with Individualized Education Program (IEP); maintain records and documentation on students; perform related duties as required.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: E=Essential Duty
Individual positions may not perform all of the duties listed nor do these examples include all responsibilities of positions in this class.

Provide speech therapy services as directed by a district certificated Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist in accordance with district policies and procedures. E

Conduct speech-language screenings using specified protocols developed by a certificated Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist. E

Assist Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist with student assessment; maintain student confidentiality. E

Gather data in the educational environment in such areas as oral motor skills, intelligibility, language function and usage. E

Prepare therapy materials and/or equipment for use in classroom and therapy activities. E

Adapt or modify instructional materials and/or equipment as determined by student needs and abilities for teacher use in classroom. E

Document student progress; assist with informal documentation. E

Schedule activities, prepare charts, records, graphs or other performance data; perform related clerical support tasks. E

Perform checks and maintenance on augmentative communication devices and equipment. E

Assist Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist in preparation of student information for presentation to parents, staff, etc. E

Participate and collaborate as a member of an educational team in developing and providing services for individual students to improve their academic performance. E

Participate in research projects, in-service training, public relations programs and meetings as assigned.

Travel from school to school.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE OF:
Human anatomy and physiology related to speech and language function
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
Effective record-keeping practices and procedures
Phonetics
Normal speech, language and hearing development
Language disorders and rehabilitation
Articulation disorders and rehabilitation
Acquired disorders and procedures
Hearing disorders and aural rehabilitation
Clinical methods and procedures

ABILITY TO:
Communicate effectively and collaboratively with parents, family members, district personnel and Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist
Write clearly, employing appropriate grammar and usage
Deal effectively with attitudes and behaviors of students
Manage and use time effectively
Act professionally at all times
Select, prepare and present materials effectively
Maintain student performance documentation
Assist Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist
Manage behavior and treatment program
Provide effective implementation of treatment objectives
Perform clerical duties and operate standard office equipment including computer, copier, fax machine
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by college-level coursework resulting in a valid California Speech-Language Pathology Assistant License; valid California Driver License.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
ENVIRONMENT:
Classroom environment
Driving a vehicle to conduct work

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching
Lifting light objects
Sitting at a keyboard to enter data into a computer terminal for extended periods of time
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard

Developed 3/06

Requirements / Qualifications

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of a certificated Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist, assist in providing speech therapy services to special education students in accordance with Individualized Education Program (IEP); maintain records and documentation on students; perform related duties as required.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Human anatomy and physiology related to speech and language function
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
Effective record-keeping practices and procedures
Phonetics
Normal speech, language and hearing development
Language disorders and rehabilitation
Articulation disorders and rehabilitation
Acquired disorders and procedures
Hearing disorders and aural rehabilitation
Clinical methods and procedures

ABILITY TO:
Communicate effectively and collaboratively with parents, family members, district personnel and Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist
Write clearly, employing appropriate grammar and usage
Deal effectively with attitudes and behaviors of students
Manage and use time effectively
Act professionally at all times
Select, prepare and present materials effectively
Maintain student performance documentation
Assist Language, Speech and Hearing Specialist
Manage behavior and treatment program
Provide effective implementation of treatment objectives
Perform clerical duties and operate standard office equipment including computer, copier, fax machine
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by college-level coursework resulting in a valid California Speech-Language Pathology Assistant License; valid California Driver License.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following MUST be attached to application on or before the deadline:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

    OR

  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree or Higher Education Degree

    LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    Valid California Speech Language Pathology Assistant License

    Valid California Driver's License

    Comments and Other Information

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    NONDISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT
    We do not discriminate against or tolerate the harassment of employees or job applicants on the basis of their actual or perceived sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Physically or mentally disabled employees or applicants may request reasonable accommodation.

    Lodi Unified School District Maintains a Tobacco Free Workplace.

    Interested candidates may submit their completed application package (including all required documents) electronically through EdJoin. (click below)

    Candidates selected for interview will be notified by phone.

Keywords: Lodi Unified, Lodi , Speech Language Pathology Assistant at Health Services, Healthcare , Lodi, California

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