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Duties

Job Summary:

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Speech and Language Pathologist to join our school team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and treating speech, language, and communication disorders in students, particularly those enrolled in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). The role involves collaborating with educators, parents, and other professionals to create comprehensive treatment plans that support students' academic and social success.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Conducting comprehensive assessments to identify speech, language, and communication disorders in elementary school students.
  2. Developing and implementing individualized treatment plans tailored to students' needs and goals.
  3. Providing direct therapy services to students in both individual and group settings.
  4. Collaborating with teachers, special education staff, and parents to integrate speech and language goals into students' educational programs.
  5. Monitoring students' progress and adjusting intervention strategies as necessary to facilitate improvement.
  6. Participating in IEP meetings to contribute expertise regarding speech and language goals and accommodations.
  7. Providing support and training to teachers and staff on strategies to promote language development and communication skills in the classroom.
  8. Maintaining accurate documentation of assessments, progress reports, and treatment plans in accordance with school and regulatory requirements.
  9. Keeping abreast of current research and best practices in the field of speech-language pathology.
  10. Advocating for the needs of students with communication disorders and participating in school-wide initiatives to promote inclusivity and accessibility.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited institution.
  2. Valid state licensure or certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
  3. Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) preferred.
  4. Knowledge of assessment tools and intervention strategies for a wide range of speech and language disorders.
  5. Familiarity with the IEP process and ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  6. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, parents, and colleagues.
  7. Organizational skills and attention to detail for maintaining accurate documentation and tracking student progress.
  8. Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying current with advances in the field.
  9. Dedication to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for students with diverse communication needs.

Salary/Benefits

Regionally Competetive starting at $60-70 hour.

Full-Time with benefit options. 

Additional Notes

Note:

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not exhaustive. Duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be modified to accommodate the needs of the school or as otherwise required.

How to Apply

Email resume, cover letter, and letters of recommendation to megan.drangsholt@wolcottschool.com

Job Posting Date

4/3/2024

Application Deadline

8/16/2024

Start Date

8/19/2024