Speech & Language Pathologist

Related Service Provider · PHOENIX, Arizona
Department Related Service Provider
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

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Speech & Language Pathologist

Arizona’s first and only autism-focused charter school is expanding and seeking an Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) to assess, diagnose, treat, and help students to communicate  in the new state of the art autism center.


Under the supervision and direction of the Head of Schools and the Director of Special Education; the SLP will be responsible for:

  •  Implement student engagement strategies

  •  Move students toward progress on goals

  • Write and implement individualized communication goals

  • Engage in data-driven instruction

  • Implement Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) strategies

Starting salary $95,000 for SLP with CCCs

Duties: 

  • Supervise 2 SLPAs with the implementation speech and language service in the classroom. 

  • Write and attend IEP meetings as the SLP service coordinator for a caseload of 75-90 students. 

  • Evaluate students in the area of speech and language as determined by the MET team. 

  •  Implement communication goals identified on student IEPs

  •  Follow school-wide systems, rules and positive behavior interventions

  •  Deliver services in a classroom integration model

  •  Coach classroom staff and SLPAs on implementation of speech/communication goals

  •  Communicate effectively and proactively with students and families

  •  Responsible for paperwork compliance with an assigned office day

  •  Accountability for growth and proficiency on IEP goals

  •  Participate in annual and ongoing staff training

Benefits

  • School located at a new state of the art Autism Center

  • Competitive pay based on experience 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance

  • Paid Sick Time

  • 401K

  • Great professional development and advancement opportunities! 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Coaches, monitors, and mentors Speech-Language Pathology Assistants working with students with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Have a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited school of speech-language pathology.

  •  Experience delivering services in a school setting in a classroom integration model preferred

  •  Ability to approach situations with optimism and perseverance

  •  Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills

  •  Minimum of two years SLP experience in a school setting preferred

  •  Experience and training in Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA) preferred

  •  Valid Arizona fingerprint clearance card

Required:

  • Arizona IVP Fingerprint clearance card

  • Valid Speech-Language Pathology License

  • ADE Speech-Language Pathology Certification

  • Master’s Degree or higher

ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Positions in this class require:  stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Light Work:  

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. 

Working Conditions:  

Work is routinely performed in an indoor classroom environment.

 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.

 

 

 

 

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  • Location
    PHOENIX, Arizona
  • Department
    Related Service Provider
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor