TITLE:  Speech/Language Pathology Assistant

CREDENTIALS:

After intensive training, the SLPA may assume duties under the direct supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

In order to work under the supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist or audiologist, the speech/language pathology assistant shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Good moral character
  • Communication skills adequate for the tasks assigned
  • Ability to relate to the clinical population being served
  • Additional qualifications may be established according to the needs of the program and the population served.

REPORTS TO:

Identified supervisor(s) and under the general supervision of the Executive Director.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program, including personnel issues, clients and client files.

General Responsibilities:

  • Developmental screenings
  • Provide speech therapy services, under the supervision of a speech language pathologist to children birth through age five that demonstrate a developmental delay, injury or disabling condition.
  • Work with staff to implement child find activities.
  • Assist in development of treatment programs and activities and treatment implementation.
  • Provide staff/family training and education
  • Development and maintain therapy schedule with individual students/groups of students.
  • Collaborate with SLP in treatment planning, collaborate with the SLP and team members in the development and revision of IEP/IFSP goals and objectives.
  • Plan and provide appropriate speech language services under the supervision of a SLP and according to the child’s IEP/IFSP.
  • Monitor and report student’s problems, performance and progress to the supervising SLP.
  • Assist in providing information and training to school staff, parents, caregivers and non-school agencies to facilitate the education of children with disabilities as related to speech therapy.
  • Provide accurate documentation of therapy sessions/results
  • Attend required meetings
  • Travel as required to meet scheduled assignments.
  • Adopt/adapt a data collection system for the highest priority objectives for each child.
  • Maintain and increase professional growth through attendance at various workshops and in services relating to profession, as well as keeping abreast of new literature in the field.
  • Maintain regular and continuous liaison with the Executive Director to keep them informed of significant events in the program, staffing’s, and personnel, community and family issues.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the general cleanliness and upkeep of the physical facility and equipment and notify the Executive Director of the need for additional attention to repairs or maintenance.
  • Adhere to established policies, procedure and regulations of the facility.
  • Be an advocate for children and families.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor and Executive Director.

CONTRACT TERM:

Negotiable by Child Development Services Board of Directors.

EVALUATION:

As per Child Development Services policies and procedures.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the link below to complete our online application.  You will have the option to upload your resume and cover letter.

https://www.cdsfc.org/job-application/

Alternatively, click the link at the bottom of the page to download an application.  Please fill this out, attach your resume and cover letter and mail to:

CDS
P.O. Box 593
Lander, WY  82520.

Thank you for your interest in CDS!

Paper Application