Speech Language Pathologist Assistant assists in providing educational speech therapy services to students with speech-language disorders and impairments as prescribed by the Individual Educational Program (IEP).
- Prepare and conduct therapy activities involving picture cards, worksheets, charts, games, and the utilization of computerized therapy applications and devices that facilitate the achievement of speech and language goals as documented in the treatment plans or protocols
- Prepares augmented alternative communication software, devices, and/or equipment and assists students for their use in the classroom and therapy activities
- Documents student progress towards meeting IEP goals and objectives by preparing charts, records, graphs, assessment and screening notes, or other informal documentation
- Assists the Speech-Language Pathologist during speech-language and hearing assessments and screenings of students without clinical interpretation by using and preparing designated materials and tools such as flash cards, bells, whistles, and other related items
- Adapt and modify instructional materials as determined by student needs for teachers use in the classroom
- Attend and participate in in-service training sessions, workshops, and staff meetings
- Maintain student progress records as required.
- Travel to multiple school sites within the assigned geographical area may be required.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
- Knowledge of language disorders and rehabilitation methods
Knowledge, Skill & Other Requirements:
- Have at least a bachelor's degree with an emphasis in speech-language pathology, audiology or both
- certificate of completion of a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant's program from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association
- Possession of valid registration as a Speech/Language Pathology Assistant with the Texas Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board
- Must be legally eligible to work in Texas
- Maintain a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain transportation between job sites, is required
Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, experience, qualifications, geography, and other job-related reasons. Expatiate Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. Expatiate Communications considers all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.