Speech Language Pathologist
Company: Legacy Traditional Schools
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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Legacy Traditional schools is dedicated to providing motivated
students with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence in an
accelerated, back-to-basics, safe learning environment taught by
caring, knowledgeable, and highly effective educators in
cooperation with supportive, involved parents.
With multiple locations in Arizona and Nevada, Legacy
Traditional Schools offers excellent benefits and compensation
packages for staff providing student services for grades K-8.
Provide speech and language therapy services to eligible
students in alignment with their IEP. Conduct evaluations to
qualify and/or dismiss students from school-based speech therapy
Essential Duties & Accountabilities
Screen students who are referred with speech concerns.
Provide augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems
for individuals with severe expressive and/or language
Follow Pre-intervention Speech Improvement Program
Facilitate Speech Improvement classes for eligible students.
Conduct evaluations of students who are suspected of having
speech, voice, fluency, or language delays or disorders.
Prepare evaluation reports in alignment with required state and
Participate as a member of the multidisciplinary team by
documenting needs, creating goals, and defining services for
students eligible for school-based speech services as a primary or
Prepare progress reports aligned with data tracking logs on a
Maintain documentation of speech services through IEPPRO Session
Create lesson plans and facilitate individual and/or group
therapy activities to target IEP goals, using curriculum-based
materials and content.
Consult with teachers regarding accommodations, student needs,
instructional strategies, and necessary equipment or support for
students in speech or being referred to speech.
Participate in department training and meetings as required by
Speech Pathologist Coordinator.
Supervision of an SLPA in accordance with ASHA regulations. A
total of at least 30% supervision, including at least 20% direct
and 10% indirect supervision, is required weekly for the first 90
Provide 100% direct supervision of SLPAs for medically fragile
students is required. The supervising SLP is responsible for
designing and implementing a supervisory plan that ensures the
highest standard of quality care can be maintained for
Upon completion of the 90 work days, a MINIMUM of 1 hour of
direct supervision weekly and a minimum of 10% indirect supervision
to facilitate the delivery of quality services must be
Documentation of all supervisory activities, both direct and
indirect, must be accurately recorded. Maintain documentation of
SLP-A supervision per AZ state and ASHA regulations.
Treatment of the student, patient, or client remains the
responsibility of the supervisor. Direct supervision means on-site,
in-view observation and guidance while a clinical activity is
performed by the assistant.
Other duties as assigned by the Campus Principal/Speech and
Language Pathologist Coordinator /Special Education Director.
Implement behavior interventions when necessary
- If certified by the LTS QBS trainer, will participate in QBS
Positively interact with all students.
Create a safe learning environment that is conducive to
Able to employ varied best practices in the profession.
Ability to identify individual student needs.
Good communication skills with, students, coworkers,
administration and parents.
Ability to collaborate with other teachers and school staff.
Ability to maintain a professional appearance.
- Demonstrate a commitment to the speech language profession by
utilizing resources for professional development therefore,
improving the services that are provided.
Speech Language Pathologist: Masters degree required, ASHA
Certificate of Clinical Competence
Speech Language Technician: BA/BS degree in Speech
Arizona Department of Education Speech Language Pathologist or
Arizona State License from the Arizona Department of Health
Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One IVP Fingerprint
Previous experience preferred
Maintain QBS certification annually
The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a
criminal history background check.
Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.
- Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple
Work Environment and 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.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions. Duties are performed
typically in school and/or office settings throughout the division.
May include frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting up to
approximately 25 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or
materials weighing up to approximately 40 pounds may be
- Must have the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of
time; see and read a computer screen and printed material with or
without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels
and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may
understand clearly in person and on the telephone; and the ability
to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
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