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Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Job Summary
The Speech Language Pathology Assistant works under the supervision of licensed speech language pathologists. The position assists in developing treatment plans, carrying out routine functions, directing groups of students on activities, and documenting the progress of treatment.

The annual salary for this position is $33,127 - $44,395, depending on education and experience. The work year is 180 days.
Job Requirements
The following are required:
  1. An associate’s degree in disabilities with a speech-language support emphasis, or a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited institution, both including fieldwork experience.
  2. A valid Alaska and/or national speech language pathology assistant license.
The following is preferred:
  1. Experience working with children.
Essential Job Functions
  1. Assists in the review of students’ functional abilities and need for therapy.
  2. Assists in the development of Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) and participates in meetings with parents at the direction of the supervising therapist.
  3. Implements therapy programs within a school environment to meet IEP goals/objectives under the direction of the supervising therapist.
  4. Teaches parents, teachers, classroom assistants, and other appropriate personnel to implement programs prescribed by the therapist.
  5. Collects and records data on therapy programs.
  6. Monitors therapy programs using observational data and/or pre-post testing.
  7. Manages student behavior during therapy.
  8. Develops and adheres to a daily schedule that may include travel to various school sites.
  9. Monitors and reports student progress.
  10. Modifies and constructs adaptive equipment for student or classroom use.
  11. Attends staff meetings and serves on department committees.
  12. Completes required reports and other forms promptly and accurately.
  13. Develops professional growth goals with the supervisor of Related Services Programs.
  14. Demonstrates knowledge of treatment modalities and techniques used with children and adolescents.
  15. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with Anchorage School District staff and community agencies.

The Anchorage School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.