Speech Pathologist SY 20-21
Company: Baltimore City Public Schools
Posted on: November 22, 2020
Provides speech and language services in City Schools. Provides
consultation with school staff, conducts formal and informal speech
and language assessments of students for school educational
planning and placement as part of the IEP process, as well as
consultation with or referral to available resources in City
Schools and the community. Provides interventions for students,
consultation with parents and staff, and participates in prevention
initiatives at the school level. Provides in-service training for
staff in areas of expertise related to speech language pathology.
Participates in meetings regarding children with special needs,
i.e., educational management team meetings, parent meetings, IEP
team meetings, Student Support Team meetings, legal briefings and
hearings, and other meetings as required. Submits all appropriate
documentation required by City Schools and federal/state laws and
regulations. Essential Functions
- Works with students exhibiting the full range of communication
disorders, including those involving language, articulation (speech
sound disorders), fluency, and voice/resonance. Myriad etiologies
may be involved.
- Addresses personal, social/emotional, academic, and vocational
needs that have an impact on attainment of student educational
- Offers assistance in addressing the linguistic and
metalinguistic foundations of curriculum learning for students with
disabilities, as well as other learners who are at risk for school
failure, or those who struggle in school settings.
- Contributes significantly to the literacy achievement of
students with communication disorders, as well as other learners
who are risk for school failure, or those who struggle in school
- Ensures that all students receive quality, culturally competent
services by distinguishing language disorders from other factors
that may include cultural and linguistic differences, socioeconomic
factors, lack of adequate prior instruction, and the process of
acquiring the dialect of English used in the schools.
- Addresses the impact of language differences and second
language acquisition on student learning and provides assistance to
teachers in promoting educational growth.
- Uses evidence-based practice in prevention approaches to
prevent academic failure for students (ex: Response to
- Conducts assessments within established timelines in
collaboration with others that help to identify students with
communication disorders as well as to inform instruction and
intervention, consistent with evidence-based practice.
- Provides individual, group and classroom-based interventions
appropriate to the age and learning needs of each individual
student and is selected through an evidence-based decision-making
process: Provides program support as needed to Early learning
Programs, Autism Programs, Life Skills Programs, Pride Programs,
- Configures school wide programs that employ a continuum of
service delivery models in the least restrictive environment for
students with disabilities.
- Gathers and interprets data with individual students, as well
as overall program evaluation.
- Responsible for meeting federal and state mandates as well as
local policies in performance of duties, including: Individual
Educational Program (IEP) development, Medicaid billing, report
writing, and treatment plan/therapy log development.
- Collaborates with other school professionals, community
agencies, and families to meet students' needs.
- Provides training to parents of students of all ages with
regard to communication development and disorders.
- May supervise student SLPs and clinical fellows, as well as
mentor other SLPs.
- Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal
employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws,
state laws, school boards policies and the professional standards.
Maximum Salary 90132.00 Minimum Salary 51925.00 Desired
- Master's degree in Speech Pathology. Degree must be from an
accredited college or institution.
- Eligible for license (or limited license if applicable) in
Speech Pathology from the Department of Health and Mental
- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American
Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) preferred.
- Thorough knowledge of child development, speech and language
development and therapeutic interventions. Familiarity with federal
laws and regulations as they apply to school systems.
- Knowledge of early intervention therapeutic techniques and
- Excellent skills in speech and language assessment, evaluation
and feedback, individual and group intervention, and therapy
- Excellent oral and written communication and human relations
- Ability to work well with students, parents, and staff.
- Ability to use technical computer applications, including the
Internet and Microsoft Office applications. Other combinations of
applicable education, training, and experience which provide the
knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively
in the position may be considered. Full time or Part time Full time
Additional Details Qualified candidates for the above position must
submit the following:
- Completed online application
- Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum
qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences
and education related to the position to which you are
- Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate
- Upload copy of license
- Must provide three (3) professional references to include:
name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
- All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies
accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded
into application Benefits -- This position is eligible for
benefits. To review the available options please see the
information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the
following link: Notice of Nondiscrimination Baltimore City Public
Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry
or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran
status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and
activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America
and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the
nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity
Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and
Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore,
MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax). This position
is affiliated with the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) bargaining
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