Speech Therapist (Part-Time) Job – Training & Consultation

The Watson Institute’s Training and Consultation Program which supports area school district partners is hiring a part-time Speech Therapist. This part-time position will work 16 to 25 hours per week.

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Employment Type: Part-time

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate student and develop treatment plan
  • Follow through on classroom management plans and positive behavior support
  • Develop and complete all processes within established timeframe – which includes strengths/needs and educationally relevant long- and short-term goals for IEPs, etc.
  • Provide motivating, relevant activities and modify when necessary
  • Communicate effectively with team members (staff, district, and parents)
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Work cooperatively with others
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree or above
  • Current PA teaching certificate in speech
  • Current PA Speech Therapist License and ASHA certificate of clinical competence required
  • Three years’ experience in school setting preferred
  • Most tasks require oral communication, visual and hearing perception, and the ability to get around the classrooms, cafeteria, gym, campus, etc.
  • Experience with augmentative and alternative communications systems is highly preferred
  • The essential functions of the job described herein require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling, crouching, and brisk walking, and which may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and material of moderate weight (40 pounds)
  • Current Act 34, 114, and 151 clearances
  • Pre-employment medical examination, including a tuberculosis test required

Job Benefits:

  • Company-provided life and AD&D insurance
  • Paid time off based on hours worked
  • 403b retirement plan with employer contributions and match after 1 year of employment
  • Ongoing professional development through continued education opportunities, training, and direct staff support
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