Speech Language Pathologist

Posted on: May 08, 2024 • Category: education, speech therapy

Apply By: June 28, 2024
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Education: Master's Degree

Sara Runyon
Phone 1: 217-243-9411
Jacksonville School District #117
211 W. State Street
Jacksonville, Morgan, IL 62650
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The individual employed for this position must hold the proper educational credentials, certifications, and experiences to serve as Speech/Language Pathologist for Jacksonville School District #117 or such alternatives as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable. The minimum requirements include the following:

Education & Certification Requirement

Master’s degree in speech and language pathology meeting State of Illinois academic and supervised practicum experience requirements.

Valid Standard Special License, Type 10 or 73 in Speech and Language Impaired.  May also be licensed in accordance with the Illinois Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Practice Act, in addition, may hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CC) from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

 Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply concepts to practical solutions.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program.
  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on District and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents, and community.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform all duties with the awareness of all District requirements and Board of Education policies.
  • Able to regularly sit and occasionally walk and stand. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Able to hear conversations in a quiet and/or noisy environment, and will continually need the ability to differentiate between bells, buzzers, etc.


  • Identifies and evaluates students with speech and language impairments.
  • Participates in the determination of eligibility for special education and related services in the area of speech and language impairment.
  • Participates in teacher and parent conferences, including multidisciplinary conferences, IEP meetings, and annual reviews.
  • Develops and implements IEP’s for all students eligible for special education and related services in the area of speech and language impairment.
  • Provides in service programs to parents, teachers, students, administrators, and other professionals.
  • Completes required documents and reports.
  • Participates on child study and teacher assistance teams.
  • Facilitates curriculum and instructional modifications.
  • Participates in continuing professional education.


Perform other duties as assigned.

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