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  • Esperanza Community Services

  • 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.

    Duties:

    • 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.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    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

     

    Apply To:

    Molly Foxworth
    Human Resources
    Email:
    mfoxworth@esperanzacommunity.org
    Fax: (312) 243-2076

    Esperanza Community Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. 



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