2021-2022 SPEECH PATHOLOGIST (#1371)

Mississippi Achievement School District (learn more)

Belzoni, Mississippi (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3718087
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: November 9, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

JOB TITLE:               Speech Pathologist

LOCATION:              Humphreys County

SALARY:                   Teacher Salary Schedule

WORK DAYS:           187 Days - 10 Month Employee

REPORT TO:             Building Principal

FLSA STATUS:          EXEMPT                    



The students of the Mississippi Achievement School District (mASD) need your talent, expertise, passion and leadership.

We are seeking highly motivated and innovative practitioners to join our team at the mASD. We seek individuals who are radically relentless about re-envisioning the landscape of public education in Mississippi and making a significant difference in the lives of students, parents, school leaders, teachers, and central office employees.

Currently the mASD serves approximately 4100 students in Yazoo City and Humphreys County in the Mississippi Delta. As part of the state’s comprehensive transformation effort, the mASD seeks to become the model for sustainable school and district improvement in areas of the state that have experienced chronic and entrenched underperformance. Over time, the mASD intends to develop the highest-performing, competitively compensated, and most revered educator workforce in the state known for providing instructional excellence and producing significant outcomes for ALL students.

The district seeks proven instructional leaders with outstanding interpersonal skills who have a passion for working with schools, principals, and communities and who are committed to ensuring all students achieve. Serving a population as diverse as ours requires creativity, commitment, and vision.  



To establish a speech, language, and hearing program that will meet the varying communication needs and skills of individual pupils; that will reflect comprehensive planning and provide for the development of a continuum of services including appropriate procedures for early identification, diagnosis, consultation, referral, habilitation, instruction and evaluation


  • Such duties and responsibilities as may be assigned, including, but are not limited to: Implements building/therapy schedules
  • Establishes a referral/screening and evaluation system for speech/language services (i.e., articulation tracking for elementary, new referrals, three-year comprehensive reassessments)
  • Performs and interprets diagnostic evaluations to determine eligibility and appropriate recommendations
  • Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the referral/diagnostic process
  • Provides direct/indirect therapy for identified student
  • Provides therapy through continuous evaluation and annual updating of individual educational plan
  • Be accountable for student status through the use of charts, records, progress reports, etc.
  • Supports hearing screening program and provides input assistance when needed
  • Provides consulting services to parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues
  • Ensures professional growth and support through scheduled staff meetings and related professional readings, conferences, workshops, or in-services
  • Submits reports and schedules eligibility meetings in order to meet timelines compliance requirements of federal and state regulations
  • Prepares a schedule of speech students for the principal as early as possible and continue to inform him/her of changes in schedule or students added or deleted
  • Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor



  • Mississippi teaching certificate and a master’s degree in speech pathology
  • Membership in the Mississippi Speech and Hearing Association and in the American Speech and Hearing Association is preferred. Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology and certification of the Mississippi Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology is also preferred.




Interested individuals who meet minimum requirements should apply online at  


Questions concerning this vacancy announcement should be directed to:

Dr. Sametra Brown, Director of Talent Management

Mississippi Achievement School District 




We are accepting applications on a rolling basis.


 The Mississippi Achievement School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Sametra Brown
    • 1133 Calhoun Avenue
    • Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194

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