Speech Language Pathologist (School Based)

Marquette, MI
Full Time
Mid Level

POSTING DATE: January 31, 2024

Speech Language Pathologist (School-Based)



The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) provides early speech intervention, focused on diagnosing and treating speech and language disorders. The SLP also provides school-based consultative and direct speech-language therapy services to PreK-12 students. The SLP is responsible for evaluations, screenings, collaborating with interdisciplinary teams, and educating students, school staff, parents and caregivers on intervention strategies. 


  • Master’s Degree and full Approval as a Speech-Language Pathologist as per the Michigan Department of Education 
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) through the American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to independently problem-solve, schedule daily activities, model good communication, and communicate and work effectively with children, students, parents, childcare providers, and professional staff


  • Experience providing school-based direct and consultative speech-language therapy services
  • Experience in educating school district staff, family members, and caregivers on intervention strategies 


  • Educate family members and teachers on different intervention strategies to facilitate active involvement 
  • Develop individualized programs for students/families with unique educational needs
  • Provide school-based consultative and direct speech-language therapy services for students in accordance with the Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and service goals
  • Proactively contribute as an interdisciplinary team member within the context of an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and/or Individualized Education Program (IEP), including development, planning, implementation, and follow-up
  • Complete evaluations and written reports in compliance with federal, state, and school guidelines
  • Serve as member of diagnostic and intervention teams
  • Work effectively as a collaborative team member with classroom staff, administrators, and interagency personnel
  • Create and provide professional development to school/agency staff in speech and language development, early childhood development, and autism spectrum disorders
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with community agencies, administrators, educators, parents, and students
  • Maintain records in a confidential and secure manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Must keep the affairs of Marquette-Alger RESA and LEAs confidential at all times
  • Must exercise confidentiality and sound judgment in dealing with families, children, and staff
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in computer/software use including Google Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must effectively orchestrate multiple activities/projects simultaneously to accomplish goals and use resources effectively  
  • Must be organized, self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Must successfully adapt/function independently within a variety settings
  • Position requires a valid driver license and routinely requires regional travel in Marquette and Alger counties using personal vehicle
  • Occasional travel to other areas of the State may be required

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time position. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job


REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Special Education


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: According to Marquette-Alger RESA MEA Collective Bargaining Agreement


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2024


Apply online at https://www.maresa.org/employment/


Please direct any questions to [email protected]


Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, "Protected Classes") in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. The Agency's Compliance Officers shall handle inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies and address any complaint of discrimination.



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