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Job Title: Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (New Position)       Contract: 187 Days

Reports to: Director of Special Education                 Start Date:  August 2022

Primary Purpose:

Provide speech-language pathology services to students as directed by a supervising Texas Department of Licensing and  Regulation (TDLR) licensed Speech-Language Pathologist or Texas Education Agency Certified Speech Therapist.


  • Bachelor’s degree in communicative science and disorders
  • Texas license as Speech-Language Pathology Assistant granted by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)

Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of speech-language disorders and conditions

  • Fifty hours of clinical observation and assisting experience as required for licensure

Major Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Conduct speech, language, and hearing screening as directed by the supervising licensed speech-language pathologist.
  • Implement the treatment program or the individual education plan (IEP) as designed by the supervising licensed speech-language pathologist.
  • Conduct carry-over activities to transfer a student’s newly acquired communication ability to other contexts and situations.
  • Represent speech pathology at the admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) Committee as directed by the supervising speech-language pathologist.
  • Conduct observations and prepare clinical materials.


  • Work with classroom teachers to implement classroom activities to improve communication skills of students.

Student Management:

  • Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for maturity level and interests of students.
  • Establish control and administer discipline according to the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

Program Management:

  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required including maintaining clinical records in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, and board policy. Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.

  • Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard testing equipment; standard office equipment including computer and peripherals
Posture: Frequent sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds), occasional heaving lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint; assisting non-ambulatory students
Environment: Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases; may require districtwide travel
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressure
This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. 
Submit application and any supporting documents to:   
Karen Schasteen, Director of Special Education 
1000 Key Avenue
Clifton, Texas 76634 

*This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.