Position Purpose: Public school Speech-Language Pathologists are communication specialists who work with students who are identified with language disabilities, articulation deficits, dysfluent speech, and voice disorders.
Communicates, collaborates, and cooperates with colleagues, supervisors, and students.
Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement.
Serves as a resource to teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.
Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, and language impairments.
Provides screening to identify speech-impaired children as requested by Child Study Teams.
Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists in the community.
Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students' needs and correct existing speech or language disabilities.
Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement programs throughout the student's daily activities.
Provides information, support, and counseling to parents and families when appropriate.
Participate in all mandatory training or training appropriate to the position as required by the district.
Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology required
North Dakota Teaching License through ESPB required
Speech-Language license through ND State Board of Examiners required
Additional Salary Information: * Salary range is subject to pending contract negotiations. The 2019-2021 salary ranges are listed for reference.
Internal Number: 3485
About Fargo Public Schools
Fargo Public Schools is the third largest school district in North Dakota, serving more than 11,200 students and their families in kindergarten through twelfth grade.