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Speech Pathologist

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HeartShare First Step, 1825 Bath Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11214 - Brooklyn, NY
Masters Degree or Equivalent
$68,000.00 - $78,000.00 Salary/year


About HeartShare  

For over 100 years, HeartShare has dedicated itself to improving the lives of people needing special services and support. The HeartShare team, now 2,100 employees and growing, helps individuals develop to their fullest potential and lead meaningful and enriched lives. 


Heart Share Human Services of New York has four preschools located in Brooklyn and Queens focused on maximizing the potential of every student no matter the learning disability. Through the use of the creative curriculum and symbolic play each student is provided with an education experience geared towards their individual needs. The Heart Share First Step Early Childhood Centers also provide speech, occupational and physical therapies. The school also includes the family, the most important component of a child’s life, in the educational and therapeutic planning for each student enrolled. Our goal is to work with each child to make them as independent as possible and succeed on their own in their futures. The school operates as a 12-month program including a 6-week summer program. 


The Speech Therapist is an important part of the Behavior Support Team at The HeartShare School. The 

Speech Therapist reports to the Educational Director and will provide music therapy services to the 

children in conjunction with support from the Special Education Teacher. Some of the duties the Speech 

Therapist has includes: 


  • Assess current level of communicative functioning, and preparation of written reports as outlined in the policy and procedures. 

  • Participate in Annual Review Process and Transdisciplinary determination of IEP goals base on the criteria of present and future environment. 

  • Design and implement goals for individual and classroom therapy. 

  • Provide therapeutic intervention using a push in and a pullout method. 

  • Provide therapy as mandated on the IEP. 

  • Implement a variety of activities and methods in a child friendly manner to facilitate speech and language goals during therapy session. 

  • Design and integrate appropriate nonverbal communication devices (ex. PEC’s, communication board, signing, etc.) throughout the child’s daily program, if appropriate.  

  • Prepare and implement classroom based activities weekly in conjunction with the classroom teacher. 

  • Arrange overall therapy schedule. 

  • Consult with teachers and teacher assistants regarding elicitation and generalization of speech and language goals in the classroom to maintain consistent programming. 

  • Consult with other clinicians (ex. OT, PT, Psych., SW) to discuss and implement appropriate therapeutic intervention within session. 


At HeartShare we offer a comprehensive benefit package based on full-time/part-time status. You can 


Paid time off (holidays, vacation in accordance with school calendar, sick and personal) 

Professional development opportunities 

Team environment 

Medical and dental benefits 

Employer-paid life insurance 

Optional insurance (life, disability, etc.) 

403(B) retirement plans 

Flexible spending account (dependent care, medical, parking, and transit) 

Employee assistance program 

HeartShare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). If you need to request accommodation during the 

recruiting process, please reach out to


Currently holds TSSLD and pursuing a Clinical Fellowship or Currently holds NYS SLP license 

and Certificate of Clinical Competence.