Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District

Speech Language Pathologist (468)

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TitleSpeech Language Pathologist
Posting ID468

Job Title: Speech-Language Pathologist (External Funded)

Exemption Status/Test: Exempt 

Reports to: Director of Special Education

Date Revised: November 2019 

Dept./School: Assigned Campus(es)  


Primary Purpose:  


Plan and provide speech-language pathology services to students with speech, voice, or language  disorders. Assess students and provide therapeutic intervention to eliminate or reduce problems or  impairments that interfere with their students' ability to derive full benefit from the educational  program.  





  • Master's degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited college or university  • Valid license as a speech-language pathologist granted by the Texas Department of Licensing and  Regulation (TDLR) or  
  • Bachelor's degree and valid Texas Education Agency speech therapy certificate  

Special Knowledge/Skills:  

  • Ability to use the accepted tests and measurements to assess communication disorders and  conditions  
  • Knowledge of evaluation, habilitation, and rehabilitation of speech-language disorders and  conditions  
  • Ability to instruct and manage student behavior  
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills  



One year supervised clinical speech-language pathology experience  


Additional Information:  


This position is funded with external funds (State Allotment and/or Federal). Continuation of this position is  contingent upon continued receipt of the external funding. All duties/responsibilities comply with the  respective fund source activities and requirements .  


Major Responsibilities and Duties:  




1.Conduct independent evaluations to assess students with speech or language disorders and  conditions and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech  and language goals contained in Individual Education Plans (IEP). Evaluate student progress and make  determination regarding therapy services.  
2. Develop clinical management strategies or procedures and diagnostic statements
3. Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Assist in interpretation of  assessment data, appropriate placement, and goal setting for students with communication disorders  or conditions according to district procedures.  



4. Consult with colleagues, students, and parents regarding the accomplishment of therapy goals, the  needs of the student, and involvement in remedial process.  
5. Collaborate with classroom teachers to plan and implement classroom activities to improve  communication skills of students.  
6. Provide professional development in assigned schools to help school personnel identify and work  more effectively with students with communication deficits.  


Student Management  

7. Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the maturity level and interests of  students.  
8. Establish control and administer discipline according to the Student Code of Conduct and student  handbook.  


Program Management  

9. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of speech-language pathology services and make  changes based on the findings.  
10. Participate in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.  
11. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required  documents.  
Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board  policy. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.  
13. May supervise licensed speech-language pathology assistant(s) or speech aide(s).*  



14. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required  documents.  
15. Comply with pol icies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board  policy.  
16. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations
Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment



Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.  


Supervisory Responsibilities:  


May direct and monitor the work of speech-language pathology assistant(s) or speech aide(s). Mental Demands/Physical


Demands/Environmental Factors:  


Tools/Equipment Used: Standard testing equipment; standard office equipment including computer and  peripherals  


Posture: Frequent sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting 


Motion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension  


lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds), occasional heaving lifting (45 pounds or more)  and positioning of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint;  assisting non-ambulatory students  


Environment: Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases. Regular districtwide  travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying. May be required to lift and  transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities.  


Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressure  


*Supervisors of licensed speech-language assistants must be licensed by TDLR as speech-language  pathologists. A person with a TEA certificate who is not licensed may supervise a licensed speech-language  pathology assistant, but not if services are billed through School Health and Related Services (SHARS}.  


This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an  exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required .  


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$63,994.00 - $91,145.00 / Per Year

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/23/2023