School Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) & SLPA Jobs  in Decatur, Georgia

What is a School Speech Language Pathologist?

We recognize the importance of having school speech therapy professionals who not only love what they do but strive to make the most out of their careers. For almost three decades, we have partnered with a wealth of schools across the country that believe in providing each child with the best possible resource – qualified school speech therapists just like you! Whether you are looking for a school job as a speech language pathologist (SLP), speech language pathology assistant (SLPA), or clinical fellow (CFY), we have opportunities stretching from coast to coast. Browse our school therapy jobs to find your perfect contract, substitute, or direct hire position.

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School Speech Language Pathologist Duties

Some responsibilities of school speech language pathologists include:

  • Treat children with communication, language, and swallowing issues
  • Ensure students’ needs are adequately met
  • Diagnostic evaluations
  • Providing services in either individual or group settings
  • Developing strategies with the students’ other education professionals and family members
  • Maintain documentation of the student’s progress
  • Play an essential role in Individual Education Plans.

Becoming a school SLP requires obtaining your bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and a master’s degree in audiology or speech language pathology, accredited by the CAA. Additionally, following your education, you must complete 400 hours of supervised clinical experience, and then a CFY or clinical fellowship year. After those are completed, you must take and pass the Praxis exam to gain an ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology and a teaching certificate.

School Speech Language Pathologist Job Outlook & Salary

Speech Language Pathologist roles are projected to be on the rise over the next few years. As the awareness of speech and language disorders increases, SLPs can anticipate a greater demand for their services as well. Because SLPs play such a critical role in elevating speech, language, and social skills from a young age, we will likely continue to see these roles within school systems specifically.

School Speech Therapy Jobs Available Now

Browse our school therapy jobs to find your perfect contract, substitute, or direct hire position. With our wide variety of school speech language pathologist jobs, our team can place you in the perfect assignment that meets all of your needs. Whether your personal and professional ambitions are to work with specific grade levels or your assignment location is the top priority, partnering with Sunbelt ensures a career journey you will love.

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