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Speech Language Pathologist for the 2022-2023 School Year

Company: Victory Autism Academy
Location: Goodyear
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description This position starts at $75,000 depending on experience. This position comes with a $2,500 signing bonus that is paid out in two installments. Victory Autism Academy- Speech Pathologist Position Title: Speech Language Pathologist Supervisor: Principal or Designee Term of Employment: 9 months Job Summary: The person in this role will reduce or eliminate speech and hearing impairments that interfere with a student---s ability to derive full benefit from Victory Autism Academy---s educational program. Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by the Speech Language Pathologist. Essential Duties and Responsibilities generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned: Speech-Language Pathologist will work with Kindergarten-12th grade students. Supervise all SLPA(s). SLP will join a team where the vision is to push into the classroom and community while delivering services in their natural environment when appropriate. Collaborates with classroom teachers to schedule interventions using a variety of service delivery models such as classroom intervention, consultation/collaboration, and pull-out as appropriate to meet student---s needs in the least restrictive environment. Provides activities commensurate with students--- interests and aptitudes. Uses a variety of equipment, materials, devices, and aids. Uses systematic and evidence based intervention strategies to foster communication competence. Implements the service of delivery model most appropriate to the students--- degree of severity. Provides feedback and reinforcement to students. Uses language appropriate to the listener. Skill and experience working with students who use augmentative and adaptive communication strategies and devices. Writing Individual Education Plans (IEP), including working knowledge of social and behavioral language goals, specific task analysis skills, and ability to write measurable annual goals and objectives. Ability to participate as an effective member of the IEP team. Conduct meetings, such as SLP team meetings, faculty meetings, special education meetings, and parent teacher conferences. Maintain records of speech-language programs and prepare periodic reports as required. Keeps updated data for program planning and decision making for students. Submit timely reports. Presents information to school personnel about language disorders as they relate to literacy and interactive communication skills. Provides information to parents and teachers about speech and language development. Keeps updated therapy data and lists dates and times the students received therapy. Applies knowledge gained from continuing education activities. Explores and disseminates information about new and/or improved methods for serving students. Gives written information to teachers, parents, and others on ways to foster speech-language growth. Coach classroom staff on implementation of speech/language therapy goals. Talks with teachers formally and informally about individual student---s needs and progress. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of applicable Victory Autism Academy policies and procedures. College training and clinical experience in the area of speech and hearing. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with Victory Autism Academy Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications. Minimum Qualifications: MA/MS Degree in Communication Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology AZ Department of Education Teaching Certificate- Speech Language Pathologist (Pre K-12) Other Requirements: Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check. Must be able to obtain and maintain an Arizona driver---s license. May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 50 pounds. May be required to work outside normal working hours. May be required to travel to perform work functions. Company Description Victory Autism Academy specializes in providing education to students with autism, Kindergarten to 12th Grade. We have a low classroom, staff to student ratios which are maintained to maximize individual instruction and address the needs of each student. Each classroom has 12-15 students where students are grouped based on ability and needs. At any one time, you will see 3-6 staff in a classroom. The overall staff to student ratio is 3 to 1. Our program offers a multi-sensory, hands-on approach to learning with real world experiences. We look at what motivates our students and use those things to teach new skills and improve academic and behavioral success. The ultimate goal is to foster the skills needed to live a full, happy, productive life and prepare them for future success. At Victory Autism Academy, your child will learn academic content along with music, art, PE, life skills, social skills, yoga, and technology.

Keywords: Victory Autism Academy, Goodyear , Speech Language Pathologist for the 2022-2023 School Year, Healthcare , Goodyear, Arizona

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