EXPECTATIONS, SKILLS, AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
- Master’s Degree
- Strong commitment to the mission and vision of Lycée Français
- Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple caseloads of students
- Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with parents, faculty, and staff
- Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
- Professional licensure and Louisiana certification in speech language pathology
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
- Experience working in an urban school setting with economically disadvantaged students and families
- Proficiency in the French language
The duties of the Speech Language Pathologist include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:
- Successfully articulating the role of speech therapy in the evaluation, intervention planning, and intervention process.
- Conducting assessments in accordance with parent/guardian and student rights.
- Using a variety of appropriate tools and techniques to evaluate and report student progress.
Service Integration and Delivery
- Selecting, adapting, and sequencing purposeful speech activities that support intervention goals.
- Providing services to students in ways that build upon individual strengths and offering students opportunities to participate in their own learning experience.
- Maintaining a safe environment, equipment, and materials.
- Preparing and maintaining accurate records and progress notes.
- Completing a thorough evaluation of the functional activities involved in speech-language.
- Case managing, and participating in or conducting IEP meetings.
- Educating and demonstrating therapy techniques to parents that can be incorporated into the home.
- Developing and implementing IEPs to meet the individual needs of the child.
- Effectively communicating with school administrators, teachers, student service personnel, and parents regarding student performance and plans for improvement.
- Participating in faculty meetings and professional learning communities meetings.
- Attending Professional Development sessions.
- Assisting in orientation and open houses as needed.
- Modeling non-discriminatory practices in all activities.
- Producing performance-based activities to support school initiatives.
- Maintaining an inventory, controlling the storage and use of department property, and overseeing the working condition of said equipment.
- Performing other job-related functions as may be assigned.
- Being punctual.
Job descriptions are created to provide a framework of responsibilities and are not inclusive of all duties that may be required. LFNO employees embody an “all hands on deck” mentality and do whatever it takes to get the job done regardless of title.