The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities has an opening for a Speech and Language Pathologist. See below for more information and qualifications.
Qualifications: Current Ohio Board Licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist and Professional Pupil Services License with the Ohio Department of Education
Ability to work with team concepts/process; communicate effectively with individuals and groups; strong organizational skills
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Must have a valid driver’s license
Knowledge of developmental disabilities, behavior management and teaching methods
Duties: Answer directly to Director of Education/Principal and to: Assess language, communication, and auditory processing deficits of program enrollees. Provide therapy as needed and prescribed in the IEP. Develop IEP goals for individuals receiving direct therapy/document progress and provide written reports as required. Research and procure appropriate equipment, supplies, materials, and instruments for implementing programs using established requisition procedures. Conduct and utilize research; attend workshops, and seminars, to remain current on communication therapy.
Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team in recommending appropriate interventions, including the need for direct therapy, informal consultation, and/or referral to community practitioners. Provide staff/parent in-service/consultation as requested or needed to implement appropriate communication strategies in the work area and/or at home.
Prepare and maintain documentation, written and electronic. Prepare required reports and maintain records.
Perform other related duties as assigned, represent and participate in professional organizations.
Wage: Per adopted salary schedule
Status: ABEA Union
Benefits: OPERS, health, vision, dental, life insurance; and professional, personal and sick leaves.
Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8-3, 35 hours per week school year.
Date Posted: November 13, 2013
Deadline: Until filled.
Working conditions may exist that include such things as: Exposure to blood borne pathogens,communicable diseases, potential infectious materials, hazardous chemicals and/or aggressive behaviors.
Letter of Intent or Applications and/or resumes must be submitted to the Administrative Office, 801 W. Union St., Athens, OH 45701, until filled. EOE