School Based SLPA Job Opening 24/25 School Year

  • Merced, CA
  • Schools - SLPA
  • 2 days ago

Job Description

Contract Speech Language Pathologist Assistant 

ProCare Therapy is working with a school district in Merced, CA that is looking to hire a compassionate Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant for the 2024-2025 school year with the opportunity to renew for the following school year.

The SLPA will work under the supervision of a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist to provide direct support to students with communication disorders or delays. 

The selected candidate will be hired on as a full time contracted employee through ProCare Therapy. A full school year contract will be awarded for you to complete. While undergoing your assignment, you will be provided with: competitive compensation, weekly paychecks, and superior healthcare benefits through United Healthcare.


  • Full time: 40 hours per week
  • Monday - Friday
  • August 12th, 2024 - June 6th, 2025
  • Hours: 7:30 - 3:30
  • TK-12th grade
  • Assisting SLP with caseload


  • Conducting assessments to identify speech and language disorders in students. Administering standardized tests and informal evaluations to gather information on communication abilities.
  • Collaborating with the SLP to develop individualized treatment plans based on assessment results.
  • Implementing therapeutic activities and interventions to address communication goals.
  • Providing direct therapy to students individually or in small groups. Using various techniques and tools to improve communication skills, including speech sounds, language development, fluency, and pragmatic skills.
  • Regularly monitoring and documenting students' progress in meeting communication goals. Communicating with the SLP to adjust treatment plans as needed.
  • Working closely with teachers and parents to integrate speech and language goals into the classroom and home environments. Providing guidance and strategies for supporting communication development outside of therapy sessions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Speech Pathology or Communication Disorders
  • SLPA license in California
  • Previous school experience is preferred
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check


  • Competitive compensation
  • Weekly pay on Friday
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance through United Health Care: Medical, dental and vision
  • Reimbursement for continuing education 
  • Relocation assistance

Interview Process:

  • 10 –15 minute screening call with a ProCare Therapy Recruiter
  • 20-30 Minute virtual interview directly with the school district
  • Offer is typically within 24-48 hours of the virtual interview

If you have additional questions, my contact information can be found below.

I look forward to speaking with you!

Sarah Hawes
Senior Director of Educational Resources
[email protected]


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