Capital City Public Charter School

Washington, District of Columbia (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3927065
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: July 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 15, 2022

Job Description

Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate staff members for the school year 2022-2023.

At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!

The Speech and Language Pathologist role is a 10-month position, which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Why speech pathology at Capital City?
•Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, related service providers work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.
•Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture.
•Invest in your own learning. Capital City prioritizes the professional growth and learning of our staff through weekly internal professional development and opportunities to learn from experts around the country. Campus and school-wide leadership opportunities are available for teachers who want them.
•Make your classroom and curriculum your own. Our staff values the autonomy they have at Capital City to design services that are dynamic, personal and exciting. There is a culture of innovation that is supported by our Director of Special Populations and our Directors of Student Services.

Speech and Language Pathologists at Capital City:

The Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for delivering services to identified students as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and working with inclusion teachers and classroom teachers to provide speech services that support student progress and access to the general education curriculum. While the SLP has primary responsibility to identified students (see below), they are expected to support the success of all Capital City students. The SLP reports to the LEA Director of Special Populations.

The SLP at Capital City is expected to:

•Deliver related services as specified in student IEPs. The SLP is expected to start service delivery during the first week of school. Be present, timely, and prepared for instructional periods. Notify teachers in advance if you will not be present for class periods or meetings.
•Plan for service sessions. This may require researching and developing IEP goal-specific service delivery approaches and lessons.
•Keep daily contact notes of work with students. Prepare monthly progress notes to document progress towards IEP goals. Generate finalized monthly service trackers in SEDS to document related service. Maintain personal system of contact notes and ensure progress notes and reports become part of students’ files.
•Conduct assessments to track student progress towards IEP goals at regular intervals.
•Conduct screenings and evaluations of referred students according to a schedule mutually agreed upon with the Directors of Student Services. Adhere to legal timeline requirements for evaluation completion, using SEDS as a guide.
•Provide written progress reports to parents four times per year (November, February, April, June) with information from monthly progress notes.
• Participate in Inclusion Team Meetings with all Inclusion Teachers as determined by the DSS.
•Check-in regularly (at least bi-weekly) with the LEA Director of Special Populations to review contact notes and discuss student progress.
•Communicate regularly with inclusion and classroom teachers. Support teachers in providing modifications and supports for students with speech and language needs. Make suggestions and recommendations for instructional delivery as needed.
•Present one-two professional development sessions for entire staff.
•Participate in staff development institute held two weeks in August before students return.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Location Description

    Capital City was founded in 2000 and now serves 993 students in grades PK-12. In 2012, the entire school relocated to a newly renovated single campus in Ward 4. Capital City has been a model for school reform in the District. The school implements the EL Education model ( Through this model teachers craft expeditions that incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Capital City’s program also emphasizes a strong social curriculum, a commitment to diversity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Capital City Public Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Capital City seeks to employ experienced, credentialed service providers. Ideal candidates have a Master’s degree and 2+ years of experience.

      Minimum required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least one of the following:
      •Masters degree in Speech and Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, or related field
      •ASHA certification preferred
      •2 or more years experience as a school-based or youth Speech and Language Pathologist

      Additionally strong candidates have:
      •Experience working in urban environments with diverse populations
      •Experience working with English learners
      •Knowledge of SEDS or similar education databases
      •Proven ability to work as a member of a team
      •Strong leadership capabilities
      •A commitment to their own learning and development
      •Spanish language proficiency

      In addition to the above requirements, related service providers must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check and a negative TB test.

      This position is subject to the DC Mayor's Order 2021-109, requiring all adults regularly in schools to be up-to-date on all vaccinations for Covid-19.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • CCPCS Jobs
    • 100 Peabody Street NW
    • Washington, District of Columbia 20011

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