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Speech Language Pathologist


Speech Language Pathologist

Now Hiring!

Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) has an immediate vacancy for a Speech Language Pathologist (Special Education). This position assesses and provides remediation therapy to students with disorders of language, speech and hearing.

Salary: $80,878-$128,042


Signing Bonus


  • $10,000 Signing Bonus
  • $1,500 per year towards California State Licensure.
  • $1,500 per year towards ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.
  • $500 per year materials stipend.

Our Investment in You

  • Free Continued Education Units (CEU).
  • Professional learning opportunities.
  • District coaching & support.

Team Relationship

Is directly responsible to the Special Education Director, and is under the immediate direction of the site administrator while performing services on the school site.

Essential Job Functions

  • Screens referrals of students with speech, language and hearing handicaps.
  • Performs diagnostic work-up on student for their particular handicap and needs.
  • Facilitates Individual Educational Plan (IEP) committee meeting.
  • Individualizes direct or indirect therapy for student's particular needs.
  • Confers with parents, teachers and other specialists with regard to student's handicaps.
  • Performs basic attendance and record keeping services as required.
  • Acts as consultant on school assessment team and educational assessment service.
  • Conducts in-service training for teachers or other pertinent persons.
  • Attends conferences and professional meetings, classes and workshops related to the LSH field in order to promote and maintain professional growth.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential or be eligible for an internship/waiver.
  • Clinical:
    • Clinical or Rehabilitative Services Credential in Language, Speech, and Hearing with Special Class Authorization.
  • General:
    • Special Secondary Credential- Correction of Speech Defects
    • Exceptional Children Credential- Speech Correction Lip Reading
  • Standard:
    • Teaching Credential with Minor- Speech and Hearing Handicapped.
    • Restricted Special Education Credential- Speech and Hearing Therapy.
    • Limited Specialized Preparation Credential- Speech and Hearing Handicapped.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must possess knowledge of methods and strategies used to instruct bilingual/culturally diverse students.
  • Must be familiar with California State Standards in the subject area in which you hold your credential.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to work with bilingual/culturally diverse students.
  • Training in communication severity scales desired.

Apply Today!


Need Help?

Have quesitons or need assistance with your application? Contact our recruitment specialist:

Daisy Villarreal

Daisy Villarreal

HRD Special Projects Technician