School-base Speech Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA)

  • Aurora, IL
  • Schools - SLPA
  • 9 days ago
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Job Description

We're in search of a qualified Speech Language Pathologist Assistant to join our team and collaborate with a school district in Chicago Ridge, IL. This exciting opportunity is for the current school year with posisble renewal for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. The position entails possibly working with students from 1st to 8th grade.
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Speech Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, or related field.
  • Certification as a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) or eligibility for certification in the state of Illinois.
  • Experience working with children or adolescents in an educational or clinical setting is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of speech and language disorders, therapy techniques, and evidence-based practices.
  • Ability to adapt therapy approaches to meet the individual needs and learning styles of students.
  • Commitment to professional development and continuing education in the field of speech language pathology.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist licensed Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) in conducting screenings, assessments, and evaluations to determine students' communication needs.
  • Implement speech and language therapy interventions under the guidance and supervision of SLPs.
  • Provide individual or small group therapy sessions to students based on their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) or as directed by SLPs.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers, special education staff, and parents to integrate therapy goals into students' academic and social environments.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of student progress, session notes, and therapy plans.
  • Assist in the development of materials and resources to support speech and language goals in the classroom.

Benefits

  • $33/hr +
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance offered: Health, Optical and Dental

 
If you wish to be immediately considered, please email me an updated copy of your resume and a minimum of three references to [email protected]. Once received, I will be in contact with you to confirm your availability for an interview with the school district.

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