Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
  • 13-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Tama, IA, USA
  • Salary
  • Contract

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Title: Speech-Language Pathologist

Classification: Consultant-Special Education

Immediate Supervisor: Special Education Coordinator

Job Summary: The Speech-Language Pathologist will apply principles, methods and procedures for an analysis of speech and language comprehension and production to determine communicative competencies. Provide intervention strategies and services related to speech and language development [including literacy development] as well as disorders of language, voice, articulation and fluency (Iowa Administrative Rules of Special Education 41.9) that adversely affects an individual's educational performance (Iowa Administrative Rules of Special Education 41.5).

Compensation: Competitive Hourly Pay

Hiring Specifications: Must pass background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630, Public Law 101-647, and CFR 25 Part 63. Must pass pre-employment drug screening.


  • Appropriately licensed/certified by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners.
  • Masters degree in speech pathology or communications disorders from a recognized training institution or qualified by Statement of Professional Recognition


  • Certificate of Clinical Competence preferred.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, reliable, organized, detail and quality oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer experience, including Microsoft products and web based tools, as well as the ability to learn new applications and resources.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of cultural competence.


  • Collaborate with professionals and parents to observe, plan, implement, monitor, and facilitate generalization of communication skills.
  • Provide assessments that are relevant to the presenting concern, meaningful within an educational context or home, and designed to identify the individual's communication skills.
  • Use a variety of service delivery options, evidence-based practices and collaboration with professionals and parents to plan, implement, monitor, and facilitate generalization of communication skills.
  • Manage time, organize material, and communicate with AEA and LEA staff to effectively manage individual student programs.
  • Monitor individual progress towards measurable goals and objectives.
  • Share knowledge with individuals and groups concerning communication differences, developmental norms, and specific information/techniques to enhance the student's communicative performance.
  • Advocate for the individual's communication needs across a variety of settings.
  • Develop and/or participate in professional enrichment activities to maintain a high standard of service delivery.
  • Engage in public awareness activities to assist consumers in understanding the services provided by speech-language pathologists through the educational system.
  • Participate in or utilize specialized services to provide better programming for individuals with complex needs.
  • Participate in supervision of practicum students
  • Serve as an advocate for all children and youth.
  • Report any and all violations of rules and regulations to supervisor.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence and behaviors consistent with the core values, vision and mission of Meskwaki Settlement School.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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