Georgia Cyber Academy
Starting at: $ 50,000.00
SUMMARY: The Speech-Language Pathologist assesses, diagnoses, treats and helps to prevent communication
and swallowing disorder in children experiencing communication problems that affect classroom activities, social
interaction, literacy and learning.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work
being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required;
other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential duties.
• Screens, evaluates, and provides speech-language therapy for students with identified speech-language
impairments as needed.
• Documents student performance
• Provides support to student support team (SST)/response to intervention (RTI) processes
• Provides case management of speech-only caseload as needed
• Monitors compliance for speech-only case managers
• Monitors compliance of student files
• Instructs students/families in the use of appropriate communication technologies (specifically alternative
augmentative communication devices) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of
communication disorders and improving student success in the classroom
• Maintains files and/or records, e.g. progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, reports, etc. for the
purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance
• Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering
• Drafts special education documents to include: goals, services, progress reports, initial IEP’s and/or
• Reviews Speech evaluations and notes from contracted clinicians to serve as a resource for Speech service
eligibility meetings, Individualized Education Program meetings, Student Support Team meetings, and
Response to Intervention meetings in which Speech Language referrals are being discussed.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in speech language pathology AND
• Three (3) years of speech/language work experience OR
• Equivalent combination of education and experience
Certificates and Licenses: Georgia Speech-Language Pathology license and/or teaching certificate
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Highly knowledgeable about Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) due process requirements
• Thorough knowledge and skill in conducting/interpreting comprehensive speech-language evaluations
• Thorough knowledge and skill in providing speech-language therapy services
• Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members to plan and deliver speech-language services to
• Ability to create and deliver staff development
Job Types: Full-time, Contract