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Job Summary:  The speech language pathologist is responsible for screening, assessing, and identifying students with communication disorders that adversely affect their educational progress. The speech language pathologist develops and provides direct and indirect services within the student’s educational setting according to the goals and objectives of the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The speech language pathologist collaborates with other classroom teachers and related service providers in the development and implementation of best practices, thus ensuring that the student’s needs are met in all school settings.




  • Current and valid PEL with a Speech Language Pathologist (teaching or non-teaching) endorsement; 
  • Master's Degree and Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology required;
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of speech-language therapy;
  • Knowledge of the methods and procedures for the assessment and treatment of communication disorders;
  • Ability to develop, evaluate, and modify IEPs based on assessment data;
  • Ability to establish a positive rapport with students;
  • Understands the importance of communicating and working closely with the families of students; 
  • Able to work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to develop and implement best practices designed to ensure that a student’s needs are met in all school settings; 
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to prepare and deliver written and oral summaries of evaluations and other reports to colleagues and families;
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.




  • Starting salary of $54,440; (Please click the link to view the current (Salary Schedule);
  • Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes a competitive benefits package;
  • Employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members;
  • Qualified candidates may be granted up to eight years of verified full-time public-school teaching experience for credit on the salary schedule;
  • We offer a mentoring program for teachers who are new to the District.

Additional Notes

Working Conditions: Regular school days (180 days per year)

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Submit application online at www.district130.org

Cook County School District 130 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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