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Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

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8/7/2014
Jennifer Rucker
rucker_jennifer@theaptusgroup.com
562-869-0900
1
2013-2014
Part Time
Until Filled
$26+ DOE
Date Posted:
8/7/2014
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
2013-2014
Salary:
$26+ DOE
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Jennifer Rucker Email: rucker_jennifer@theaptusgroup.com Phone: 562-869-0900
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Speech/Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)
Purpose Statement
The job of Speech/Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) was established for the purpose/
s of assisting speech/language pathology staff in providing speech/language therapy services 
for pupils with communication disorders (i.e., delays in pragmatic semantics, syntax, fluency, 
articulation/phonology). This job reports to Director, Special Education and/or other assigned 
administrators
Essential Functions
• Coordinates meetings on behalf of Speech and Language Pathologist with a variety of 
individuals as directed (e.g., parents, teachers, physicians, administration, other professionals) for 
the purpose of communicating information and/or resolving issues in compliance with established 
guidelines.
• Follows established treatment plans for the purpose of facilitating students’ progress on
communication/educational goals.
• Instructs students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g., hearing aids, 
augmentative communication devices) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational 
impact of communication disorders and improving student success in the classroom.
• Maintains and cleans program equipment for the purpose of providing treatment equipment in 
accordance with established infection control protocols and in proper working order.
• Maintains files and/or records (e.g., progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, required
documentation, reports, assessment results) 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, team meetings) for the 
purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.
• Prepares, under direction of Speech and Language Pathologist, a wide variety of written 
materials (e.g.,
activity logs, correspondence, memos) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing 
written reference, and/or conveying information.
• Schedules activities on behalf of Speech/Language Pathologist (e.g., assessments, meetings with 
parents and/or teachers, treatments) for the purpose of addressing students’ needs.
• Transports supplies and equipment required for evaluations and treatment to a variety of sites 
for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed.
Other Functions
• Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in 
order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily 
perform the functions of the job include: using specialized equipment used in the treatment of 
communication disorders; operating standard office equipment including pertinent computer 
software; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; read a variety of manuals, write documents 
following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and solve practical problems. 
Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job 
include: speech and hearing disorders; principles and practices of speech and language therapy; 
and equipment, materials and procedures. ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or 
meetings; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job related equipment. Flexibility is required 
to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar 
processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a 
wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize job-related
equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. 
Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with 
equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily 
perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating 
with diverse groups; utilizing specialized equipment for communication disorders; maintaining 
confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working with 
detailed information/data; maintaining effective working relationships; working independently; 
and maintaining confidentiality.

Requirements for Applying

Credentials/License SLPA Resume Letter of Interest (cover letter) Employment Application T.B. Test Letters of Recommendation (2) Official Transcripts

Please submit all documents required for this posting in order to have your application reviewed.

      Requirements for Applying

      Credentials/License SLPA Resume Letter of Interest (cover letter) Employment Application T.B. Test Letters of Recommendation (2) Official Transcripts

      Please submit all documents required for this posting in order to have your application reviewed.


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