Website Cahokia Unit School District #187


Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited university program
Professional Educators License issued by the State of Illinois
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation License
American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence or Clinical Fellowship Candidate


Superior work habits and ethics
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to collaborate with administration, staff, students and parents


Collaborate with staff i.e. classroom teachers, special education teacher, related service providers, paraprofessionals regarding student speech and language concerns, evaluations, and treatment
Assist with the development and implementation of IEP interventions for students
Complete speech and language screenings to identify at-risk students
Support students who use alternative and/or augmentative communication systems
Complete comprehensive speech and language evaluations using standard test batteries and supplemental tests as appropriate to assess the student’s functional status to identify and determine needs for speech/language services
Educate parents and staff as specific needs arise
Lead and/or participate in IEP meetings including domains meetings, annual reviews, initial evaluations, and re-evaluations
As Case Manager, coordinate the completion of IEP paperwork
Provide a continuum of therapeutic service delivery models: Consultative, Direct therapy in general/special education classrooms, Direct therapy in therapeutic room, and Group/Individual
Prepare speech and language evaluation reports which adequately synthesizes information and yields meaningful recommendations
Review independent reports and incorporate the relevant information to that which is currently existing
Determine eligibility for speech and language services
Communicate with private service providers regarding mutual students
Manage accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation
Adheres to legal and ethical standards and guidelines regarding the provision of speech/language services
Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school as agreed upon by supervisors
Interact with students in a mutually respectful manner
Instruct students on how to monitor their own speech and provide ways to practice skills
Express verbal enthusiasm for the lesson and student participation
Reinforce students for learning accomplishments, on-task behaviors and appropriate conduct
Give all students opportunities to ask questions, contribute, and otherwise participate in class activities


Maintain punctuality and regular attendance
Maintain appropriate communications with colleagues for planning and teaching
Carry out services as outlined in the student’s IEP
Complete evidence-based continuing education activities to aid in self-improvement
Complete professional evaluation paperwork as indicated by supervisor


Physical requirements will comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.



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