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 JOB POSTING

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (SY22-23) (#217)

Two Rivers Public Charter School (learn more)

Washington, District of Columbia (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3806872
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: September 15, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

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Job Description

Speech-Language Pathologist

 

The Speech-Language Pathologist reports to the Director of Student Support and works to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in a diverse group of students.

 

Background Two Rivers Public Charter School serves a diverse group of over 970 students in preschool through eighth grade. Staff at Two Rivers create an exciting educational environment in which students and staff become a community of learners on a journey of discovery. Two Rivers uses Expeditionary Learning, an educational model that emphasizes interactive, hands-on, project-based learning. The school focuses on the whole child, recognizing the importance of character education and social-emotional needs of children while helping them achieve academic excellence. 

The Two Rivers staff share a strong belief that all children can learn and be high achievers. The curriculum at Two Rivers is rigorous, standards-based, and provides opportunities for students to excel in all areas. An integrated arts program and a content-based Spanish program augment the school’s demanding academic program. These elements come together through learning expeditions that allow students to incorporate and apply their classroom learning through real-world experiences. 

For more information about Two Rivers, please visit tworiverspcs.org and learnwithtworivers.org. 

We are Crew, not Passengers 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Collaborate with other disciplines to ensure team understanding of student speech and language strengths and needs, through evaluation, educational program planning, and service delivery.
  • Evaluate the student’s ability and formulate the student’s speech/language profile through functional and standardized assessments, skilled observations, checklists, histories, and interviews; and a variety of functional, behavioral, and standardized assessments
  • Synthesize evaluation results into a comprehensive written report which reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the educational environment; direct program development; and guide evidence-based intervention
  • Develop speech and language intervention plans based on student needs and evaluation results
  • Participate in multidisciplinary meetings to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations, and develop individual education plans and intervention plans to achieve IEP goals
  • Provide targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and speech and language performance within the school environment
  • Provide professional development for educators
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor 

 

Qualifications

  • This position requires a Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and licensure to practice in DC.

Benefits 

Two Rivers values its team of amazing educators. Teachers at Two Rivers receive: 

  • A competitive salary and benefits package 
  • The support of a welcoming and appreciative group of families 
  • A class of diverse students who are eager to learn and grateful for their school 
  • A team that values teachers and provides feedback, encouragement, and accountability
  • Colleagues with varying backgrounds and experiences, from all walks of life, who care about their work, work hard, and want to have a good time while they’re doing it. 
  • An administrative team that provides support for children with challenge
  • Professional growth opportunities on-site and off-site 
  • Membership in a professional learning community that will challenge and excite eager educators—the staff’s work was featured in the book Data Wise in Action from Harvard University 
  • A strong, established school culture that supports academic and social learning
  • A network of schools that is committed to diversity and inclusion and being an anti-racist organization

 

All employees of the District of Columbia working in a school or child care center must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a religious or medical exemption.

 

 

Two Rivers is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 99
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Laura Sparks
    • 1227 4th Street NE
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20002

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