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Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence Speech Therapist (Shared with Lady's Island Middle) (2020-2021 SY) in Ridgeland, South Carolina

Speech Therapist (Shared with Lady's Island Middle) (2020-2021 SY) JobID: 9153

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Certified - Special Education

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POSITION PURPOSE: Provides speech screenings to children. Refers children and their parents to community agencies and professionals as appropriate. .


  • Performs speech screenings for children ages 2.5 -5.11 years

  • Assists in the coordination of Child Find and referral process

  • Works with community agencies to provide services/programs to meet needs of children inside/outside of the school environment.

  • Cooperates with school personnel in identifying and meeting social, emotional, and physical needs of children.

  • Compiles data and prepares various reports and records required by the school, district, and/or other agencies.

    ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Director of School Readiness, Chief Instructional Services Officer, Superintendent or other district office administrator as designated by the Superintendent.


  • Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology or Speech Education.

  • Must hold or be eligible to hold a professional teaching certificate in the area of Speech Correction from the South Carolina Department of Education

    EXPERIENCE: •Prior tutorial experience preferred. •Knowledge and understanding of children. •Ability to work with others. •Willingness to follow directions. •Ability to handle unforeseen situations in accordance with Board Policy. •Ability to accept individual differences among children. •Good written and verbal communication skills. •Detail-oriented. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job. Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:

1.Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job. 2.Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time. 3.Speak and hear. 4.Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision. 5.Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication. 6.Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, technology equipment, computers, and/or controls.

WORK PLACE EXPECTATIONS: 1.Work effectively with and respond to diverse cultures or backgrounds. 2.Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean and professional manner for the assignment and work setting. 3.Have regular and punctual attendance. 4.Follow all District policies, work procedures, and reasonable requests by the proper authorities.

REPORTS TO: Director of School Readiness

DAYS PER YEAR: To Be Determined


EMPLOYEE GROUP: Certified Part-Time Temp

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Must apply online by adding this specific job to your online application.



1. I have reviewed the above position description and understand its contents. 2. I am aware that my position description may be revised or updated at any time and once notified of changes, I remain responsible for knowledge of its contents. 3. I hereby certify that I possess the physical and mental ability to fulfill the essential functions of the above position with or without reasonable accommodation(s). If I require accommodation(s) in order to fulfill any or all of these functions, I agree to provide information to the District regarding the requested accommodation(s).

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