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Essential Functions and Performance Responsibilities: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  1. Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communications and speech improvement.
  2. Provides a therapeutic program to meet individual needs of students with speech and language disabilities.
  3. Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.
  4. Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, fluency, and language impairments.
  5. Provides screening to identify children with speech and language disabilities.
  6. Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community as appropriate.
  7. Develops and implements Individual Educational Plans for students who qualify for services.
  8. Collaborates regularly with classroom teachers and other school staff to implement therapy by suggesting strategies for the student’s daily activities.
  9. Provides information, support, and counsel to parents and families when appropriate.
  10. Provides inservice education to teachers and school staff on topics concerning speech and language.
  11. Keeps thorough and ongoing records for all students receiving therapy, and provides copies of all required paperwork to the Special Education Department.
  12. At the beginning of each school year, provides screening for all students in 2nd grade.
  13. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  14. Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as required.
  15. Performs other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by an administrator.

Gavin School District 37 assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.


Appropriate ISBE License

Speech Endorsement


Salary is based on the salary schedule and experience per G.E.A. contract.
Benefits include: health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid sick and personal days.

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