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Title:  Speech Language Pathologist


Job Requirements 

  • Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with Master's Degree and ASHA Certification

  • Experience as a Speech Language Pathologist  is preferred but not required


Our Mission

The mission of School District 123 is “Learning Today for a Successful Tomorrow.”  We believe each child has unlimited potential and deserves equal access to a challenging and comprehensive curriculum in a safe, secure, and appropriate environment.


Direct Supervisor

Building Principal and Program Supervisor for Special Education


Essential Functions & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical demands and working conditions required of this position.

  • Demonstrate support for the Mission, Vision, and Goals of the Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123

  • Uphold the established Board of Education policies, regulations, and administrative procedures

  • Actively participate as a member of the special education team in evaluating students  and determining disabilities when case studies are necessary

  • Communicate and cooperate with colleagues, students, parents, and the community as needed to meet professional standards

  • Participate in evaluation and annual review conferences

  • Provide appropriate preventative and therapeutic services to students in the form of

    • Crisis intervention to general and special education students 

    • Ongoing groups or individual work in fulfillment of the IEP 

    • Consultation with parents and teachers

    • Perform risk assessments as necessary

    • Writing Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans as part of a team

  • Participate in problem solving meetings

  • Maintain accurate records (students’ performance data, clerical responsibilities, Medicare billing, etc.) for the purpose of documenting accurate student information, reports, and Medicare reimbursement

  • Evaluate students on a regular basis and provide reports as required

  • Create a nurturing environment that is conducive to social learning and is age appropriate

  • Provide outreach services to students and families in the form of home intervention, phone calls, and referral to appropriate agencies when necessary

  • Participate in meetings and perform other responsibilities as assigned by the principal or designee in accordance with the contract and Board of Education

  • Utilize technology to promote learning, creativity, collaboration

  • Ability to sit/stand for prolonged periods of time

  • Regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job

  • Assesses students’ communication skills (e.g. articulations, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.

  • Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines

  • Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff

  • Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FM systems, augmentative communication devices, etc.) 

  • Maintains files and/or records (e.g. progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and or compliance

  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information

  • Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success


Terms of Employment

Hours/Day: (CBA – Art. II – Section 10.A)  

Months/Year: (CBA – Art. II – Section 10.B)

Salary: Annual Contract



Performance in this position will be evaluated by the Building Principal or designee in accordance with the Board of Education’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel. 


The School Board of Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 prohibits any and all forms of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, homelessness, or disability or other basis prohibited by law in any of its programs, services, activities or employment.

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