Part Time SLP needed for a private independent day school for capable children with learning differences.
BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK:
The primary function of the speech-language pathologist is to identify and treat children with speech, language, voice, or fluency disorders. This is accomplished through working with teachers, administrators, parents, and students. The primary goal of the speech-language pathologist is to facilitate development of communication.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK:
The speech-language pathologist shall work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team in uncovering the unique educational style of each student, and to give each child the specific developmental tools, guidance and attention needed to learn, achieve, and ultimately feel comfortable and be successful in the academic environment that is most appropriate.
The responsibilities of the speech-language pathologist shall include but not be limited to:
* Observing classrooms, as requested, to provide suggestions for addressing speech-language disorders.
* Evaluating students referred with speech-language concerns to determine area of involvement and degree of severity.
* Following the timelines and completing the paperwork for determining students’ appropriate Individualized Education Program for each student.
* Providing speech-language therapy according to the needs of the students.
* Consulting with the interdisciplinary team regarding the speech-language program, general information as well as specific information on students in therapy.
The speech-language pathologist shall adhere to state, federal, and local laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.
The speech-language pathologist shall perform other duties required by the supervisor, as assigned.
Master’s degree required; CFY Considered; Certificate of Clinical Competence
Must hold a Delaware certificate with endorsement in speech-language pathology; master’s degree required
The Pilot School Unlock the Potential. The Pilot School's mission is to uncover the unique educational challenges of each student, and to give each child the specific developmental tools, guidance, and attention needed to learn, achieve, and ultimately to feel comfortable and be successful in the academic environment that is most appropriate.Pilot's Belief Statements - Unlock The Potential • Each... student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.• Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.• Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.• A small group setting is fundamental in meeting our students’ learning needs.• Students’ self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff.• Students who participate in service-oriented activities within the school and world community develop a greater sense ofcompassion for others and a better understanding of their roles in society.• Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.• Students benefit from the understanding of their individual strengths and weaknesses.• Appropriate placement, upon transition from The Pilot School, is an important factor in our students’ continuing educational experiences.• A collaborative community of home and school fosters a safe, supportive environment where children can thrive.• A commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident and independent lifelong learners.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.