Speech Language Pathologist
Basic Function: Provide services and interpret the speech and language and communication needs of each student designated for such services as designated on the IEP and determine via observation and on-going assessment, the progress, current level of functioning, activities and materials as appropriate.
- Provide direct and consultative services for each child as designated on the IEP.
- Utilize appropriate formal and informal assessment tools to test students yearly or more often.
- Compile and maintain comprehensive records for speech students that conform to regulations established by Esperanza School, the Chicago Board of Education,
Illinois State Board of Education and ASHA.
- Fulfill responsibilities in reporting to referral school districts.
- Utilize a team approach for the purpose of consulting and working with teachers and other specialists to plan for the objectives and activities appropriate to each setting.
- Assist teachers in providing supplementary services to the speech program through classroom activities that reinforce speech objectives.
- Attend IEP and EDC meetings as required, and prepare goals, benchmarks, and summaries for students who receive speech services.
- Attend faculty meetings and other meetings convened to discuss students or school concerns and participate in relevant school committees.
- Provide training opportunities for parents and staff members, as requested.
Preferred: Illinois State License in Speech and Language Pathology; Masters degree in Speech Pathology.
Acceptable: CFY candidate under the supervision of a degreed and certified Speech Pathologist.
Type 73 or Type 10 certification
Fax: (312) 243-2076
Esperanza Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities.