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PK SLP Inclusion Therapist

Company: Skokie School District 73.5
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Student Support Services
Date Posted:
Elizabeth Meyer School
Date Available:
Job Description:
The Speech Language Pathologist serves students in the preschool at Meyer under the direct supervision of the building principal and the Director of Student Services. This is an inclusion position with a majority of services being delivered in the general education setting and will work to develop skills related to developing communication for our early learners including skills related to early literacy, articulation, fluency, receptive, expressive and social language.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide a continuum of services that focus on prevention, intervention, and remediation of skills
  • Provide services that address the processes of listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • Implementing, monitoring, and supporting use of low or high tech Augmentative and alternative Communication systems (AAC)
  • Creating play-based intervention activities
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the design and implementation of support plans
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to support transfer of learned skills into the classroom
  • Use a variety of service delivery models including direct and indirect models for individual and groups of students
  • Provide services in a variety of settings (classroom, small group, individual)
  • Monitor and report student progress towards specific speech goals
  • Maintain compliance with services mandated by IEPs
  • Act as Case Manager and LEA for speech-only IEPs
  • Monitor student progress and problem solve with team members to address academic and behavioral needs throughout the year
  • Monitor, collect, and share relevant data with student's team
  • Consistently evaluate effectiveness of accommodations, interventions, and academic programing; make necessary changes or adjustments to increase effectiveness of student's plan
  • Complete screenings for new students and students identified by staff
  • Completion of relevant Domain paperwork when case study is initiated
  • Conduct a variety Formal and Informal
    • Write and upload reports for evaluations and reevaluations
    • Attend evaluation and IEP meetings to share assessment results
    • Complete all special education paperwork in a thorough and timely manner in accordance with provided guidelines including (but not limited to):
      • Complete Present Levels of Performance, goals, and Services and Placement for all students on caseload at least 1 week prior to evaluation or IEP meeting
      • Manage all paperwork for speech-only re-evaluations and IEPs in compliance with the law
      • Maintain student IEP folders
      • Communicate with Case Manager if IEP amendment/addendum is required for Speech Services
      • Update student's team following an IEP meeting
      • Attend team meetings
      • Attend grade level, and individual problem solving meetings as needed
      • Monitor relevancy of current assessments and order assessment materials as needed
      • Complete required Medicaid billing for students
      • Other duties as assigned by building administration and/or primary evaluator
        Experience preferred
        Application/Selection Procedure:
        Please upload a letter of application, resume, and any letters of recommendation. Select applicants will be contacted to provide additional information. Thank you for your interest in our district.
        Skokie School District 73 - is located in culturally diverse Skokie, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. There are approximately 1,100 students in the three building school district. Nearly fifty percent of the students come from homes where a language other than English is spoken and more than 60 languages are spoken. District 73 - seeks a diverse candidate pool that is reflective of the diversity of our student body.

Keywords: Skokie School District 73.5, Skokie , PK SLP Inclusion Therapist, Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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