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Tehama County Department of Education

Part Time
Salary: $23.16 – $26.87 /hr

Under the general supervision of a Certificated/Credential Speech-Language Pathologist, this position will work with students who have identified speech and language disorders as well as other disabilities. This position will perform a variety of tasks such as, but not limited to, activities designed to develop pre-language and language skills, oral-motor control for speech production, vocalization, and use of assistive technology devices for communication. The SLPA reports to the Directors of Special Education in the Special Education Department.

Any one position may not include all of the listed duties. nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions within this classification.
• Provide assistance to the Speech and Language Pathologist.
• Conduct speech and language screenings. without interpretation. using screening protocols developed by the supervising Speech-Language Pathologist.
• Provide direct services to students under the supervision of the supervising Speech-Language Pathologist as related to Individualized Education Plans (IEP).
• Follow and implement documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the supervising Speech-Language Pathologist.
• Document student progress toward meeting established objectives. and report information to Supervising Speech-Language Pathologist.
• Assist Speech-Language Pathologist during assessments; assisting with formal documentation and preparing materials.
• Prepare therapy materials and/or equipment for use in the classroom and service activities. Adapt and/or modify instructional material and/or equipment as determined by student needs and abilities for teacher use in classroom, as directed by the supervising Speech Language Pathologist.
• Assist in maintaining student records, tallying data, preparing charts, records, graphs, and reports.
• Implement behavior intervention strategies for students as designed by certified staff. Observes and reports significant behavior patterns or other problems to the Special Education Director and supervising Speech and Language pathologist.
• Assists in maintaining appropriate behavior between activities and services.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and
skills is qualifying. Evidence of qualifications may include:
• Associate degree and/or graduation from speech-language pathology assistant certificate program: or
• Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology or communication disorders: and
• Current registration with the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs
• Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None