Remote School Based SLP in Texas

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Job Details

Location Austin, TX
Discipline SLP
Date Posted May 14, 2024

Job Description

Job Overview: As a Remote School-Based Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), your primary responsibility will be to provide speech and language services to students in a virtual learning environment. You will collaborate with teachers, parents, and other educational professionals to assess, diagnose, and treat communication disorders in school-aged children. This role requires strong communication skills, knowledge of teletherapy platforms, and a passion for helping students reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Assessment and Evaluation: Conduct comprehensive assessments and evaluations of students' speech and language skills using appropriate standardized tests, clinical observations, and parent/teacher input.
  2. Treatment Planning: Develop individualized treatment plans based on assessment results and student goals, incorporating evidence-based practices and strategies.
  3. Therapy Sessions: Conduct virtual therapy sessions using teletherapy platforms, engaging students in activities to improve speech production, language comprehension, social communication, and other areas as needed.
  4. Progress Monitoring: Regularly monitor and document students' progress towards speech and language goals, adjusting treatment plans as necessary to ensure meaningful outcomes.
  5. Collaboration: Collaborate with school teams, including teachers, special education staff, and administrators, to support students' overall academic success and social-emotional development.
  6. Parent/Teacher Consultation: Provide guidance and training to parents and teachers on strategies to support students' speech and language skills in the classroom and at home.
  7. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate and timely documentation of assessment results, therapy sessions, progress reports, and other required paperwork according to school and regulatory guidelines.
  8. Professional Development: Stay current with best practices, research findings, and trends in the field of speech-language pathology through professional development activities and continuing education.

Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders.
  2. Valid state licensure or certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
  3. ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) certification (CCC-SLP) preferred.
  4. Experience working with school-aged children, preferably in a school-based or pediatric setting.
  5. Strong understanding of speech and language disorders, assessments, and intervention strategies.
  6. Proficiency in using teletherapy platforms and technology for remote service delivery.
  7. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, for effective collaboration with students, parents, and educational teams.
  8. Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage caseload efficiently in a remote setting.

Benefits:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Opportunity to work from home or a remote location
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Meaningful impact on students' lives and academic success

This job description outlines the core responsibilities, qualifications, and benefits of a remote school-based SLP position. Adjustments may be made based on specific school requirements and the needs of the student population served.

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