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JOB SUMMARY: The Speech Language Pathologist provides direct speech and language therapy to students and/or consultation to IEP team members.  The SLP works with those children who exhibit deviations in the speech and/or language processes which are outside of the range of the acceptable variation within a given environment and which has an adverse educational effect.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily:

  • Conduct a screening program in the fall of each year in for students in kindergarten, new students to the district (as needed), children seen in therapy from previous school year, and referrals
  • Provide further evaluation and diagnosis for those children identified in the screening process as needing further attention
  • Develop a schedule for speech and language therapy to serve children who have problems in the following areas:  Articulation, Voice, Fluency, Expressive and Receptive Language (form, content, and use), Syntax, Hearing, and Pragmatics
  • Participate in the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) as a multidisciplinary team member
  • Provide progress reports on a regular basis to the child’s parents/guardian and classroom teachers
  • Consult with educators, parents/guardians, and support staff regarding speech/language concerns
  • Provide in-service training when requested concerning material, methods, and techniques used to help the students with speech/language needs
  • Maintain an accurate system of records as they relate to the speech/language services
  • Provide case management services for students with primary speech/language disabilities
  • Assist in the requisition of appropriate materials to be used with students with identified speech/language needs
  • Make appropriate referrals to community agencies, as necessary
  • Participate in the Medicaid reimbursement program by submitting data to the system in a timely manner
  • All other duties as assigned by administration




  • Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology


  • 2 years school-based experience preferred
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) preferred


  • Highly organized
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Creative
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Fluent in Spanish and English

LICENSES/CREDENTIAL:  Licensed by the ISBE and IDFPR as a Speech Language Pathologist

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  185 day contract (teacher’s schedule), UEA member, Salary is based on a step placement which is determined by education, experience and the Urbana Education Association and Board of education contract.


Salary Range Refer to the Certified Salary Schedule

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