Cumberland County Schools

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant - Open Recruiting (77)

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TitleSpeech-Language Pathology Assistant - Open Recruiting
Posting ID77

TITLE:                 Speech-Language Pathology Assistant                   


FLSA STATUS:                        Non-Exempt



Completion of an Associate’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology Assisting from an accredited institution of higher learning, community college, or equivalent program; or evidence of successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution as well as evidence of successful completion of courses developed by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges.  Assistants must achieve a passing score on a competency test approved by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists.






Direct Student Services

Administers screening protocols


Transports students to/from testing or therapy area


Administers therapeutic treatment protocols written by the speech-language pathologist


Communicates with students and other professionals to meet the emotional needs of students


Obtains case histories and completes observation checklists


Manages behavior using appropriately designed management techniques


Summarizes and records target behaviors during therapy sessions


Indirect Student Services

Performs clerical and administrative functions


Organizes and manages student data and records


Tabulates and scores tests


Arranges the clinical-educational setting to maintain a safe and positive environment


Manages, operates, programs, and/or monitors equipment and materials




Thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology, normal communication development, phonetics, developmental psychology, various types of disabilities seen in school children, and various speech-language disorders and approaches to therapeutic educational intervention, and roles of supervising speech-language pathologists and assistants.




Must be able to communicate orally and in writing with parents, staff, and community leaders.


Must be physically able to perform the basic life operational functions of kneeling, sitting, walking, stooping, reaching, lifting, pushing, pulling, talking, seeing, hearing, and repetitive motion.


Must possess hand and finger dexterity for accurate input and output of computer data.


Must be able to express and exchange ideas by means of spoken word.




Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.


Registration as an assistant with the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists by a supervising speech-language pathologist who is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists, and subject to rule and regulations for speech-language pathology assistants adopted by the Board of Examiners.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Month
LocationOpen Recruitment

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/01/2022

Job Contact

NameDeborah BanksTitle