Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLP-A)

  • Job Summary:

  • Assist speech therapist in planning and providing speech-language pathology services to students with speech, voice, or language disorders. Assist in the preparation and management of speech related classroom activities and administrative requirements. Work under the supervision of a speech language pathologist.
  • Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • - Bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited college or university

  • - Valid Texas license as a speech-language pathologist assistant granted by the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

  • - Pediatric or school-based experience (preferred)

  • Location:

  • Arlington, Mansfield, Fort Worth, Crowley, and DeSoto, TX

  • - Remote, PRN, and/or Campus-Based positions

Primary Duty/Responsibilities

  • Works under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment

  • Interpersonal skills to connect with others and develop rapport

  • Communicate effectively and exhibit the ability to explain, encourage and build confidence with compassion and empathy

  • Maintain detailed records of daily activities

  • Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations

  • Continue professional development through attending workshops, reviewing literature, and collaboration with colleagues to improve skills related to job assignment

  • Provide an exceptional customer experience for all stakeholders with intentional and professional practices that promote a culture of respect and focus on achieving equitable outcomes.

  • Have access to reliable transportation with valid credentials and insurance to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Texas

Consultation Services

  • Assist with the implementation of educational programs

  • Consult with Amoxie Group Administrators and Consultants on high profile cases in your area of expertise

  • Consult with parents regarding the educational needs of students and interpretation of evaluation data

  • Consult with teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students

Evaluation Services

  • Receive referrals and implement the assessment and evaluation process

  • Select and administer formal and informal evaluations to make eligibility recommendations according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations as a member of a multidisciplinary team

  • Score and interpret test data

  • Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) and/or Section 504 Committee process to assist with the interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of education programs for students according to district procedures

  • Reviews multiple sources of data including relevant educational records, evaluation reports, parent, and teacher information to conduct assessments using the most current methods for eligibility identification

  • Maintains timelines and provides written evaluation reports prior to the due date as requested

  • Ensure as an evaluator, you have access to the appropriate supplies to conduct high quality evaluations based on the reported needs of the student to conduct evaluations in all areas of suspected disability

  • Work in conjunction with parents, schools, and outside agencies to ensure proper eligibility identification and educational programming for students

  • Maintain clinical and administrative records in accordance with local, State and Federal guidelines.

School-Based Therapy Services

  • Provide school-based therapy services based on the education program developed for identified students

  • Progress monitoring and make recommendations for modifications to the students education program as appropriate

  • Provide input on student’s progress and consultation to parents, teachers, and other school staff regarding the needs of students.

  • Maintain clinical and administrative records in accordance with local, State and Federal guidelines.