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Speech/Language Pathologist (SPED) 2023-2024 (8153)

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TitleSpeech/Language Pathologist (SPED) 2023-2024
Posting ID8153

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Special Education K-12

Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology and current license issued by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.  Some experience as a Speech Language Pathologist in a school system preferred but not required.  CFY Sponsorship available on site.       


Physical/Emotional Requirements:  The incumbent may be required to use the following requirements during any part of the working day:

Speaking, hearing, visual, reading, writing, word processing, mobility, consistency of temperament, ability to work with a variety of problems at the same time, stamina for working long hours and in stress producing environment.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Identify students with communication impairments.
  • Collaborate with other educational staff to determine the impact of communication impairment on student progress.
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of instructional and curricular modifications.
  • Provide materials that promote communication development to other educators and families.  Participate in student IEP development and implementation.
  • Develop and maintain a caseload intervention schedule providing time for direct and indirect services, classroom collaboration and co-teaching, screenings and evaluations, materials preparation and voice output device programming.
  • Maintain student records and performance data.
  • Supervise speech/language-trained para-educator and graduate students as assigned.
  • Mentor to new speech/language pathologists.
  • Participate as required on Building Student Improvement Teams, speech/language department committees and projects, special education committees, projects, or audits.
  • Provide in-service to colleagues.
  • Must complete all Special Education paperwork including IEPs and Medicaid billing.

A Topeka Public Schools Certified Application is required and may be obtained online at            


Terms of Employment/Duty Date:  2023-2024 School Year



Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board policy on evaluation of Support Service Personnel

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$51,400.00 - $70,100.00 / Per Year
LocationSpecial Education Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/19/2022
End Date01/31/2023