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Speech Language Pathologist (2019-2020) SY

at Roswell Independent Schools

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1882

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If you are a full time in district employee you may do the internal application. 

Roswell Independent School District

Job Description



General Job Description:

Identify, evaluate and provide therapy for students with speech and language impairments which interfere with the individual student’s ability to benefit from the district’s educational program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Organize and conduct identification program of students with potential speech/language difficulties.
  2. Evaluate speech and language functions.
  3. Plan the clinical program for students who have been identified as Speech/Language impaired, Speech Impaired, and/or students having related disabilities with communication needs (i.e. Intellectually Disabled, Autistic, etc.)
  4. Implement the clinical program.
  5. Comply with State Standards, District Policies, and ASHA Guidelines in the processes of referral, screening, and placement:
  1. Follow district procedures for screening, pre-intervention and/or referring students needing a speech/language evaluation.
  2. Complete comprehensive and appropriate evaluations according to State Standards, District Guidelines, and ASHA Guidelines.
  3. Provide a complete diagnostic summary report including a summary of evaluation information and educational relevance. Complete IEP paperwork in a timely manner.
  4. Cooperate with the Individualized Educational Plan Committee, recommending/planning for program services in compliance with State Standards.
  5. When appropriate, make referral for further evaluation.
  1. Obtain and use diagnostic information:
  1. Participate in building committee (e.g., Student Assistance Teams, School Support Team) in order to provide pre-referral interventions, screening, and/or evaluation referral information.
  2. Administer appropriate assessments for each area of suspected speech/language impairment.
  3. Demonstrate understanding and use of the principals of diagnostic evaluation and interpretation.
  4. Maintain on-going assessment to verify progress toward established goals.
  1. Demonstrate program management skills:
  1. Maintain communication with the building faculty regarding the role of the SLP.
  2. Will have a physical environment conducive to learning.
  3. Develop work schedule (s) which will fit the needs of the students, school and faculty.
  4. Report to building principal(s) and Director of Special Services.
  1. Implement Intervention Program:
  1. Develop and maintain the instructional component of the IEP according to the results of the evaluation and on-going assessment of progress.
  2. Develop long-range goals and specific objectives
  3. Complete daily notes for each student.
  4. Include methods and materials in planning.
  5. Document student progress, attendance, etc.
  6. Use a variety of approaches and materials to address the IEP that are compatible with the student’s age and interest, and abilities.
  7. Attend workshops, in-service training, University programs to obtain up-to-date information in the area of speech and language and maintain required certifications and licensure.
  8. Provide therapeutic intervention with students to enhance student performance.
  1. Medicaid notes are to be submitted 10 business days from the completion of service.
  2. Organize and conduct screening and/or testing program in compliance with district and state standards.
  3. Evaluate student speech and language functions.
  4. Plan and implement appropriate service delivery model.
  5. Direct therapy with individual student or group setting.

  1. Consult and collaborate with teachers and other district staff.
  2. Deliver services in a variety of models: individual, group, consultation, collaboration.
  3. Manage resources, i.e. inventory of supplies, materials and equipment.
  4. Attend Individual Educational Plan (IEP) meetings, parent conferences, teacher conferences and in-service training if appropriate.
  5. Maintain confidentiality with sensitive matters.
  6. Be flexible and able to prioritize tasks and maintain accurate and detailed records.
  7. Report to work on time and work no less than 7.25 hours per day.
  8. Work independently with very little supervision.
  9. May be required to perform other related functions as assigned by your supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



  1. Must hold a current NM Public Education license, N.M. SLP Licensing board license and after 2015 a National Board Certification for Speech/Language Pathologist (ASHA).
  2. Must obtain a minimum of 1.0 CEU’s (10 contact hours) per year for licensure requirements.
  3. Current Speech/Language Licensure must be renewed as required by law by the NM Speech/Language & Hearing Association License Board.
  4. Valid Driver’s License and Car Insurance.
  5. Ability to travel from site to site.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 40 pounds), climbing stairs, reaching, squatting, kneeling, having full mobility of fingers/hands, and moving light furniture may be required, unless ADA accommodations have been mutually agreed on and does not create an undue hardship upon the district.

Safety and Health:

Knowledge of universal hygiene precaution

Equipment/Material Handled:

Must know how to properly operate, or be willing to learn to operate, multi-media equipment including current technology as needed.

Work Environment:

Must be able to work within various degrees of noise and temperature.  Interruptions of work are routine.  Flexibility and patience are required.  Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignments without direct supervision.  After hours work may be required.  May make site or home visits as needed.  May work under stressful conditions on occasion.

Terms of Employment:

Salary and work year to be established by the Board.

Primary Location: Special Education Services

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Anabel Borunda
Title Human Resource Specialist
Phone 5756272520

Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)