Preschool Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologist
Company: Bucks IU
Posted on: September 10, 2023
The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) will access needs, plan
strategies and deliver evidence based supports to students with
communicative disabilities across a variety of educational settings
to include general and special education classrooms, specialized
schools and community settings. Students may have single sound
errors or multiple disabilities, and in working with students, the
therapist must be adept at implementing and documenting varied
strategies and deploying a variety of service delivery models to
enhance communicative competence. Services provided by the SLP
include assessment and intervention in speech sound disorders,
voice, language, pragmatics, fluency, literacy (phonology),
alternative communication (AAC) and dysphagia. Qualified applicants
will possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
- Knowledge of a broad range of assessment strategies and
- Develop Individual Educational Plans (IEPs) in compliance with
state and federal guidelines
- Collect and analyze data for progress monitoring
- Ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary colleagues on IU
and district initiatives
- High level organization and time management skills
- Strategic thinking in the delivery of services to students
Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to sit and use hands. The employee is frequently required
to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee
may be required to stand for long periods, and to climb or balance
and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently
lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move
up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral
vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full time, 193 day position in itinerant locations
throughout Bucks County. Hours are based on a 7.5 hour work day
with specific hours dependent on the assignment in high school,
middle or elementary school buildings or various community
Travel is dependent on the assignment within Bucks County and is
reimbursed in accordance with current IRS guidelines and rates.
Qualification: Education and Experience:
- Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
- Pennsylvania Department of Education Certificate in
Speech-Language Impaired PK-12 is required
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
(CCC-SLP) is required
- License to practice Speech Language Pathology issued by PA
Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs is preferred. Will
consider strong Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) candidate for Long
Term Substitute (LTS) positions in the Related Services
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Strong un
derstanding of current Pennsylvania and Federal Special Education
- Clinical competence to support a wide range of communicative
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge of computer technology and Augmentative-Alternative
- Compliance with health, safety and confidentiality
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable): Citizenship
or work authorization to work in the United States required.
EEO/AA/VEVRAA Employer: The Bucks IU is an equal opportunity
employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an
inclusive culture. Bucks IU does not discriminate on the basis of
disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under
federal, state or local laws.
Keywords: Bucks IU, Trenton , Preschool Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Trenton, New Jersey
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