Title: Audiologist (SPED)

 

Reports To: Director of Special Education K-12

 

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s or Doctoral degree in Audiology from an accredited University.
  2. Valid Kansas State License to practice Audiology.
  3. Ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, and other professionals.
  4. Possess the qualification and experience to provide direct and consultative audiology services to children from early childhood through high school.
  5. Maintain good standing and certification with Kansas Board of Hearing Aid Examiners.

A Topeka Public Schools Certified Application is required and may be obtained online at www.topekapublicschools.net.

 

Physical/Emotional Requirements: The incumbent may be required to use the following skills and abilities 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:

  1. IDENTIFICATION OF CHILDREN WITH HEARING LOSS:

  

  1. DETERMINATION OF THE RANGE, NATURE, AND DEGREE OF HEARING LOSS, INCLUDING REFERRAL FOR MEDICAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ATTENTION FOR THE HABILITATION OF HEARING:

 

Audiologic evaluations:

 

Referral:

 

  1. PROVISION OF HABILITATIVE ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS AUDITORY TRAINING, HEARING EVALUATION, AND HEARING CONSERVATION:

 

  1. CREATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS FOR PREVENTION OF HEARING LOSS:

 

  1. COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE OF CHILDREN, PARENTS, AND TEACHERS REGARDING HEARING LOSS:

 

  1. DETERMINATION OF CHILDREN’S NEEDS FOR GROUP AND INDIVIDUAL AMPLIFICATION, SELECTING AND FITTING AN APPROPRIATE AID, AND EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AMPLIFICATION:

 

PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT

 

Further Essential Tasks

 

Terms of Employment:

9 months; Salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education

 

Evaluation:

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