Speech Language Pathologist
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4 Year Degree
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Speech Language Pathologist

Westchester Lower and Middle Schools

 

The Windward School is currently seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist for grades 1-9. This position is a classroom-based model which includes supporting, mentoring, and evaluating classroom teachers on a daily basis. A Windward SLP is also a staff developer, responsible for presenting current research and strategies to enhance the school’s multisensory program. In addition, Windward SLPs present lectures and workshops to parents and other groups on topics of importance to language development.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Director of Language Arts and Instruction
  • Consults and works collaboratively with Division Heads and Coordinators
  • Trains teachers to adapt classroom methods and materials to meet the language needs of students
  • Observes and evaluates the language demands of curriculum and classroom activities
  • Provides and disseminates information to promote the development of student language skills
  • Develops and reviews instructional techniques which promotes the development of student oral language skills and conversational strategies
  • Assesses and monitors the students’ performances within classroom contexts
  • Interprets and analyzes test results and student evaluations
  • Identifies specific language skills and strategies required of students in Grades 1-9
  • Participates in curriculum planning meetings and language arts meetings
  • Observes and describes the use of teacher language to convey curriculum content
  • Develops lessons to facilitate students’ language in language arts, social studies, and science
  • Provides staff development for faculty
  • Presents seminars and serves as a resource to parents
  • Embodies Windward’s core values of Commitment, Growth, Impact and Community
  • Actively supports the DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging) initiatives of the school.

 

Specific Requirements

  • BA Degree; MA preferred
  • Completion of Three C certification
  • School experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in presenting professional development preferred

About Us

The Windward School is the preeminent school for the remediation of language-based learning disabilities for students in Grades 1-9.  Through a multisensory, direct instruction curriculum, Windward helps students thrive academically, while enabling them to understand their learning styles, build confidence, and develop self-advocacy skills. 

 

The Windward School's vision is a world where every child with a language-based learning disability is empowered to achieve unlimited success. 

 

Windward currently employs more than 450 faculty and staff members across four divisions and three campuses, giving employees a small, tight-knit community at their campus while feeling part of a larger organization. Two Westchester campuses are located in White Plains, NY, and the Manhattan campus is located on the Upper East Side. 

 

The Windward School also has two divisions that support its mission — The Windward Teaching Training Program and The Windward Institute.

  • The renowned Windward Teacher Training Program recruits, hires, trains, mentors, and retains teachers at The Windward School. 
  • The Windward Institute offers professional development to all educators, forms partnerships with research and educational institutions, and advocates for students with language-based learning disabilities.

 

The Windward School truly transforms students' lives, and our faculty and staff all contribute daily to the School's mission. The friendly, hard-working, and collegial Windward community provides a supportive professional environment in which all members are encouraged to develop into outstanding educational professionals. 

 

Our Mission

The School is an independent, coeducational day school dedicated to providing an excellent instructional program for children with language-based learning disabilities.  The multisensory curriculum is designed for students of average to superior intelligence who can benefit from the unique educational experience provided.  Through direct instruction in small class settings, a trained staff assists students to improve their language skills.  Academic success, combined with opportunities for social and emotional growth, enables students to understand their learning styles, build confidence, and develop self-advocacy skills. Windward is committed to helping students achieve their full potential in preparation for a successful return to the mainstream educational environment.  To meet these goals, the School provides ongoing training to its faculty based on the most current research and also shares its expertise with the parent body, other educators, and the broader community.

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