Speech-Language Pathologist

$75,000 - $97,000 yearly
  • Alhambra Elementary School District
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Dec 04, 2018
Full time Education Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Make a difference in a diverse, urban environment in sunny Phoenix, Arizona! We are looking for a dedicated Speech Pathologist (or Speech Language Technician) to compliment our team of professionals in the Alhambra School District. Enjoy a work environment that is family friendly and aligned with a teacher's schedule!

Salient responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Administer and interpret a variety of speech and language assessments designed for determining eligibility for speech and/or language services and for designing programs to meet the specific needs of students.
  • Evaluate and interpret assessment data, particularly individual tests, to make recommendations for placement for the full range of special education programs.
  • Confer with parents, teachers, administrators, and other professionals to interpret evaluations and recommendations concerning students in an effort to maximize educational development through placement or educational management and to ensure the least restrictive environment for each student.
  • Prepare and submit reports on individual student’s evaluations.
  • Share in the responsibility of reviewing records of incoming students and attend multidisciplinary conferences as required.
  • Develop a speech/language IEP which includes recommendations from the speech/language evaluations and which may include the current district guidelines and objectives.
  • Maintain records and bill for students eligible to receive Medicaid in Public Schools (MIPS).
  • Adhere to all Board policies and/or rules, Arizona Revised Statutes, and federal regulations pertaining to education.

Speech-Language Pathologists will improve the school educational experiences for students with speech and/or language problems through evaluation, diagnosis, prescription, and implementation of programs. To enhance the development of language skills as a basis for academic services through consultation and intervention in the classroom, therapy room, and at home.

Enjoy a salary from one of the highest paying school districts in Arizona, while working a teacher's schedule with holidays and vacations off! Salary is based on education and years of experience, includes competitive benefits and contributions to the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Valid Arizona Speech-Language Pathologist Certification required.

Come join the Alhambra Family and make a difference in the lives of children! Everyone Matters!