Jerome School District #261
Job Description
  1. Works with general and special education students with language handicaps, articulation deficits, dysfluencies and voice disorders.  Consult with problem-solving, evaluation and IEP teams. 

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Valid Idaho Certificate with Speech Therapist endorsement.
  2. Ability to perform duties in accordance with general educational ethical requirements of the Jerome School District and the State Department of Education

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, and language impairments.
  2. Provide hearing screening to identify speech handicapped children at regular intervals and at specified levels.
  3. Provide hearing aid education and monitoring.
  4. Serve as a resource to staff members in the development of a program for oral communication and speech improvement.
  5. Assist and guide staff members in observing, describing and referring suspected and identified speech/language impairments.
  6. Assist in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community.
  7. Provide appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet student needs and correct existing speech or language handicaps.
  8. Writes IEPs, classroom programs, and diagnostic evaluation summaries.
  9. Meet students at designated times and locations.
  10. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior.
  11. Participate as team member for problem-solving, evaluation and IEP meetings and maintain all required records.
  12. Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies.
  13. Complete appropriate reporting requirements in a timely manner.
  14. Evaluate and suggest revisions to the program, as needed.
  15. Any other duties as directed by the Building Administrator.

 

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