Brandon Elem. Speech Pathologist Special Education

Rankin County School District

Job title: Brandon Elem. Speech Pathologist Special Education

Company: Rankin County School District

Job description: Principal, Director of SPED, District Administration and Support Staff, Assistant Superintendent

Overtime status:

Compliant with position, salary and FLSA regulations

Job purpose:

  • In keeping a tradition of excellence, the purpose of the Teacher Speech Pathologist Special Education is to evaluate and serve students as listed in their Individualized Education Program.

Duties and responsibilities:

Perform comprehensive assessments and reevaluations services in the area of articulation, language, fluency and voice

Member of the multidisciplinary evaluation/eligibility (MET) team to communicate evaluation results

Attend Eligibility and IEP meetings with parents and special education service providers to discuss evaluation results, determine eligibility and discuss the IEP

Responsible for data gathering, parent interview, assessment and report writing regarding the evaluation

Responsible for Hearing and Vision Screenings as needed

Provide therapy for students as designated by their IEP

Maintain and improve professional competence by participation in training sessions and classes

Implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives

Implement District initiatives pertinent to student’s age, grade and/or placement

Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports according to district policy, as well as, the policy that is set by the state for progress marking of an implemented IEP

Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities

Assist administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, implement reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner

Make provisions for being available to students and parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms

Lead and attend staff meetings/trainings as applicable; serve on staff committees

Assume responsibility for own professional growth and development, for keeping current with literature, new research findings, for attending appropriate professional meetings and conferences, and to maintain any credits and/or continued education for maintenance of licensure/qualifications required for the position

Maintain and accept responsibility for any district owned fixed asset item assigned to employee and ensure appropriate use by following district policies for acceptable use

Undergo periodic evaluations according to state and board policy procedures

Maintain confidentiality

Regular, dependable, in person attendance is an essential function of this position

Perform such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the Board of Education, superintendent, administrator, director or established by district policy

Read, understand, and abide by Employee Conduct Policy, GAB, all other district, state and federal policies, and procedures and protocols as established by RCSD and the Mississippi Educator Code of Conduct


Education Level: Master’s in Language Speech Pathology

Certifications: MDE License

Other Requirements:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using equipment such as a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, reach, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 35 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is not a standard office setting; but rather encompasses the entire active school campus both inside and outside the facilities. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.

Note: This is not necessarily an all-inclusive or exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. The job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

Terms of Employment:

  • Salary, days and work year as established by the Rankin County Board of Education


  • Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Rankin County School Board policy on Evaluation of Employees.

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Expected salary:

Location: Mississippi

Job date: Tue, 14 Mar 2023 07:15:21 GMT

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