Welcome to the Illinois Education Job Bank℠ where you can Search Openings, Save Resumes, and Apply Online for FREE!

APPLY ONLINE

Duties

  1. Administers formal diagnostic evaluations and informal assessments pertaining to communication disorders.
  2. Obtains additional diagnostic information from appropriate person(s) and available records for speech/language services.
  3. Analyzes and interprets information to make recommendations regarding the need for speech/language services.
  4. Manages the development and implementation of Individual Educational Plans (IEPs).
  5. Administers therapy program(s) for students requiring therapy.
  6. Consults with teachers, administrators, and parents as to the individual child’s progress.
  7. Compiles and maintains accurate and timely records as required by law and the student’s IEP, if applicable.
  8. Maintains list of referred, screened, and eligible students.
  9. Maintains a directory of outside agencies, consultants, specialists, and related services and makes referrals to parents, with input from the Building Principal/ Special Services.
  10. Maintains needed equipment and supplies for speech and hearing services. Requisitions items with authorization of the Superintendent.
  11. Establishes appropriate internal communications with the Building Principals and Special Services for issues of interest and concern for the District and the community.
  12. Keeps the staff informed as needed about current educational practices, educational trends, and the policies and progress in the District for speech and hearing services.
  13. Responds to staff and community concerns.
  14. Participates in local, state, and national professional organizations, including attendance at conferences and institutes.
  15. Reads current professional literature.
  16. Schedules/plans/monitors interventions using a variety of service delivery models to meet student needs in the least restrictive environment.
  17. Provides direct instruction that enables the student to progress toward goals and objectives on the IEP.
  18. Maintains records of speech/language program and prepare periodic reports as required.
  19. Maintains lesson plans/logs and attendance of each student.
  20. Completes records for third party reimbursement.
  21. Maintains appropriate behavioral management during therapy to create a positive learning environment that is safe for all children.
  22. Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students.
  23. Performs other duties as assigned by the Building Principal or Superintendent.

Qualifications

  1. Hold an IL Professional Educator License (PEL) with a School Support Personnel Endorsement in Speech-Language Pathologist.
  1. Certified as per Illinois State Board of Education requirements.
  2. Maintain a license by Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
  3. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  4. Communicates effectively with staff, parents and students.
  5. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with others.
  6. Ability to reason and make judgments.
  7. Ability to understand the meanings of words and ideas associated with them, and to transfer that understanding to individuals and groups as necessary.

Salary/Benefits

To be negotiated.

Additional Notes

Start date is 8/12/2024

Working hours will be 7:40 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.  The schedule is subject to change with district demands in compliance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

How to Apply

Send resume to: Don Willett 402 N. Jefferson Astoria, Illinois 61501 Can also Call: 309-329-2158

Email Address

dwillett@acusd1.org

Job Posting Date

9/26/2023

Application Deadline

12/26/2023

Start Date

8/12/2024

APPLY ONLINE