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SPEECH and LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Job Details

Central Team-Bala - Bala Cynwyd, PA

Description

What makes us unique? Belmont Charter Network equips students with the knowledge and skills to succeed wherever their talents, diligence, and heart take them. Serving as a network of community schools, we strive to ensure that each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. We believe that teaching and learning should be joyful!

Are you ready to create an impact and celebrate your students successes? If you are interested in showing what is POSSIBLE, apply today for our Speech/Language Pathologist Opportunity (Grades Pre-K-8)

Summary

This position is responsible for providing speech/language services to meet the individual needs of students with oral communication and speech/language impairments in accordance with their Individualized Education Plans.

Must be credentialed in PA to work in schools

Responsibilities

Evaluates and assesses the students functional status to identify and determine needs for speech/language therapy.

Serves a member of an interdisciplinary team and participates in the student support

team, IEP, staffing, and eligibility meetings as required.

Develops individualized education plans for students receiving speech/language therapy services and implements therapy sessions that target IEP goals.

Chooses appropriate activities for developing the students speech, voice, fluency, and

language skills.

Instructs students on how to monitor their own speech and provides ways to practice

skills.

Provides consultation to teachers and staff members to ensure the integration of

speech/language development techniques into the students classroom routine.

Monitors student progress, reevaluates IEP objectives, and adjusts delivery of

speech/language services as appropriate.

Conferences with parents/guardians and provides them with support and information regarding their child.

Serves as a resource to staff members and conducts workshops at the assigned school(s) regarding speech/language services and proper procedures for the identification and referral of students.

Adheres to legal and ethical standards and guidelines regarding the provision of

speech/language services.

Maintains thorough records for each student receiving speech/language services at the assigned school(s) and provides related reports.

Attends staff development programs, curriculum

development meetings and other professional activities.

Participates in various student and parent activities which occur in school

Qualifications

  • Must be credentialed in PA to work in schools
  • Degree from accredited institution;

  • 2+ years of classroom experience, preferably in urban education;

  • Valid and active Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate;

  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check Clearance (Act 34)

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Record Check Clearance (Act 114)

  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Clearance (Act 168)

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