Speech Language Pathologist (5849136)

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TitleSpeech Language Pathologist
Posting ID5849136

Speech-Language Pathologist



SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (SLP) - Hallsville School District is accepting applications for a Speech-Language Pathologist for the 2020-2021 school year.  This is a 9-month position with benefits. Qualified applicants will have a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited college or university and a valid Missouri license as a speech-language pathologist granted by the State of Missouri or Certification from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Must be licensed through the State Board of Healing Arts and/or hold DESE certification.



Job Responsibilities:


The SLP shall assess students and provide therapeutic intervention to students exhibiting a speech, language, and/or voice disorder to eliminate or reduce problems or impairments that interfere with the student’s ability to derive full benefit from the student’s educational program.


Duties shall include, but are not limited to:

* Student screenings for determination of speech and/or language evaluation need

* Speech or language evaluations and interpretations of test results

* Determining appropriate goals for students given input from Individualized Education Plans “IEP” team

* Administration of proposed treatment

* Maintenance of progress notes for determination tracking, reporting or billing purposes

* To provide outreach to children/families to access MOHealthNet services

* To facilitate application to MOHealthNet services

* Attending meetings regarding students served and providing current performance levels

* All services shall be provided in accordance with any applicable guidelines, rules, and regulations of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; and in accordance with any other applicable laws, rules and regulations; including, but not limited to, the State Plan for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; all as interpreted by the Director of Special Services as required pursuant to student Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s)

* Participate in the review and development of IEP’s as necessary

* Hearing screenings as needed

* Counsel and involve parents in the remedial process

* Collaborate with teachers to plan and implement classroom-based activities to improve oral and written language skills of students

* Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel in the identification and understanding of students with communication deficits

* Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance that complies with District policies and rules

* Demonstrate effective and positive interpersonal relationships with staff, students, and the community and the ability to work as a productive and solid member of the school district team.

* Must be able to collaborate with peers, possess a positive attitude and be flexible with change.



* Other duties as assigned. This does not preclude the assignment of additional or supplemental duties.  The District reserves the right to modify the assignment as needed to reflect such duties.




* Regular district-wide travel with moderate lifting and carrying

* Duties performed typically in district settings to include the cafeteria, gym, recreational areas, and other assigned areas

* Physical demands can include but are not limited to: Exerts up to 40 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up-to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects including equipment such as audio-visual

* Frequent walking, standing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, and other limited physical activities are required

* Mental demands can include but are not limited to:  Comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, and synthesizing

* Frequent movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required




All employees of the District are expected to adhere to the policies and regulations of the Board of Education, maintain appropriate certification and competencies necessary for the position, and demonstrate the values of the district at all times. For information on policies, regulations, and values, visit





Reports To:     Special Education Director

Supervises:     None





Minimum SLP: Qualified applicants will have a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited college or university and a valid Missouri license as a speech-language pathologist granted by the State of Missouri or Certification from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.


Minimum SLP-A: Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.




Language: Read, analyze and interpret professional journals, Board policy, administrative procedures and forms and governmental regulations and guidance; Read, analyze, and implement curriculum and assessment data to plan instruction; Complete forms, write reports, and engage in written correspondence with parents; Present information effectively and respond to questions; Write clear and complete lesson plans.

Computation: Work with mathematical concepts, such as probability and statistical inference, and analyze data for instruction; Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning: Solve a variety of problems in many different situations; Interpret instructions presented in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form; Apply knowledge of current educational theory and instructional techniques while presenting the subject matter to students; Demonstrate executive functions such as planning, organizing, remembering, and regulating information and behavior as they pertain to student performance and achievement.

Other Skills and Abilities: Identify the needs and abilities of individual students and to adapt instructional methods accordingly; Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents; Perform multiple tasks simultaneously.

Technology: Integrate technology into daily instruction; present information to students using a variety of media; Access and present information from online sources in a manner that enhances instruction; lead and monitor students as they perform online research; Lead students in creating and presenting multimedia projects when such assignments enhance student learning; Use district software for recording grades and finding student information; Readily utilize smart boards, projectors and other instructional technology provided by the district; Adhere to all District policies and procedures regarding technology use.

Physical Demands: An individual who holds this position must have the ability to: Speak and hear in an environment where numerous conversations and activities may be taking place simultaneously; Move around the classroom to interact with and manage students/groups of students; Read handwritten or printed material.

Attendance: Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

Conditions and Environment: The individual who holds this position will regularly work in a school environment that is noisy and active.  Occasionally the individual will be required to work outdoors for short periods of time to perform such tasks as loading and unloading students from district transportation.

Prospective and current employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact human resources to discuss reasonable accommodations to perform the essential job functions.


Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Description


Primary Location Hallsville Intermediate, Middle School, and High School

Salary Range 32,000- 53,850 / Annual (Salaried)

Shift Type Full-Time



Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/28/2019
End Date06/16/2021

Job Contact

NameAngie MasemanTitleDirector of Special Services
Emailamaseman@hallsville.orgPhone573-696-5512 ext. 622