Licensed Speech and Language Pathologist
Come be part of the team at New Way Academy this coming fall for the 2023-2024 School Year! We are an independent, Arizona State approved and accredited school for bright children with learning differences. Our Speech and Language Pathologist adheres to the school’s mission to educate children with learning differences to fulfill their potential. New Way Academy students are unique not only in their learning styles, but in their perseverance, resilience, and skills they develop to overcome their learning challenges. Our students deserve a rigorous, differentiated and empowering education to help them realize their full potential.
- Collaborate with our multidisciplinary team of special education teachers, speech and language pathologist assistants, psychologists and executive function specialists.
- Assess students using appropriate evaluation tools including standardized tests, clinical observations, and review of medical and educational reports to determine need for therapy intervention plans.
- Document screenings, evaluations, progress reports, and classroom integration strategies.
- Lead collaborative consultations with classroom teachers and other school staff regarding student needs in a range of school environments (classroom, playground, cafeteria, etc..)
- Consult with parents/guardians regarding students’ therapy programs.
- Collaborate with the Head of School and Executive Director to provide professional development training to teachers.
- Maintain clinical and administrative records in accordance with state guidelines and New Way policy.
- Attend integrated cohort meetings to contribute speech related insights specific to student needs.
- Contribute to the academic therapeutic model by engaging with students in the classroom and offering expertise to staff.
- Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles and methods of speech therapy, as well as current literature, trends and developments in the field.
- Thorough knowledge of appropriate evaluating tools, equipment, and assistive technology available to use in therapy.
- Ability to effectively supervise and manage SLPAs while building a culture that reflects our school’s core values.
- Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and to develop reports from those records.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships amongst our team of educators.
- Effective communication skills while working alongside students, staff members, and parents.
- Have excellent time-management skills, be attentive to detail, and have the ability to work independently as well as alongside others.
- A current speech and language pathologist license.
- Competitive salary based on experience
- Complimentary school lunch program
- Full benefits including health, vision and dental
- Competitive 401K package
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