Provide a comprehensive speech and language program for all students that demonstrate a communication deficit that impairs their ability to access the curriculum; to educate parents and teachers regarding the needs of their student's deficit.
Respond to the referrals that are generated by parents and teachers
Screen each child that has been referred to determine if they are exhibiting skills that are within age-appropriate limits or are they demonstrating a speech or language deficit
Identification of speech and language impairments which consist of speech disorders (differentiate between articulation or phonological process deficits), fluency, voice, language disorder involving morphology, semantics, syntax, or pragmatic systems
Appraisal and diagnosis of specific communication disorders
Interpret the findings of the assessments to determine appropriate services needed
Offer speech and language services for the prevention of communication deficits
Provide therapy for individuals and individual or small groups of children with speech and language disorders
Provide guidance and education for parents, students, and teachers regarding speech and/or language impairments
Develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) to enable each student to achieve their maximum level of proficiency (the IEPs generate the goals which will be utilized during the treatment sessions
Schedule and notify the IEP team members of the pending initial, annual review, and the triennial review
Plan and evaluate the speech language program and implement changes when needed
Develop computer skills to perform daily requirements to utilize online or web based systems to create and update IEPs and other related documentation
On-going communication with members of the school community
California Speech Language Pathology Services Credential
Qualify for credential waiver: BA in Communicate Disorders or related field
Completed EdJoin application
Current letters of recommendation (three required - must be signed and dated within the past twelve months)
Additional Salary Information: Full service credit will be given to all fully credentialed Speech, Language Pathologist
Annual stipend of $10,000 to fully credentialed SLP (50% in Dec and 50% in June)
***SLP Waiver salary actual or Class IV, step 7, whichever is higher
Proudly preparing our students for their future. Putting learning to work, all students shall be career and college ready.
Apple Valley Unified School District serves just over 13,000 students ranging from preschool through twelfth grade, and offers an adult education program linked with Victor Valley College.
AVUSD provides a safe, encouraging, and challenging learning environment in wh...ich students are given the opportunity to reach their full potential. Our students have access to current technology, up-to-date curriculum, highly qualified teachers, and a variety of extracurricular activities and sports. Our district’s defining features include a focus on reading, writing, mathematics skills with science applications, social science, physical fitness, and the arts. Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaborative Skills, and Creativity are supported throughout the district.