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Speech Therapist (SLP)

Company: Pacific Autism Center Of Education
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

SLPs - $5,000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE) is a nonprofit agency located in Santa Clara, CA which provides high quality programs for individuals with Autism and associated developmental disabilities living in the South Bay Area. Come be a part of our team and make a difference!
PACE is searching for a caring and self-motivated Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to be a part of our K-12 School campus in Santa Clara.

By choosing to join our team, you will have the opportunity to:

Improve the quality of life for students with moderate to severe autism, ages 6-22
Enjoy more work/life balance
Collaborate and work alongside other dedicated professionals, including other SLP's, Occupational Therapists, Special Education Teachers, and behavioral support specialists
Grow as a professional by accessing our continuing education budget to obtain CEUs
Work in a supportive environment without the bureaucracy of a District job
403b Retirement plan with 5% match!*
Supportive and caring environment

*Sign-on bonus may be subject to acceptable performance and a waiting period.

Essential Functions Include:

Conduct screening and testing of students to determine goals
Prepare assessment reports
Actively participate in the development of the students' Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals
Consult with teachers on follow-through activities for students within their caseload
Observe and work directly with students either on an individual or group basis towards their communication goals
Develop curriculum for student based on assessment of communication goals
Modify the students' program based on periodic evaluation to help curve behaviors and promote communication goals
Maintain students' speech records
Participate in staff development programs
Meet with parents regarding their student's progress as requested

Desired Skills and Experience

Must have CCC; CFY and SLPA candidates are encouraged to apply
Must have appropriate California Credential
At least 1 year experience with autism and other developmental disabilities preferred
Must be able to understand the principles and techniques of language, speech and hearing services with emphasis on Moderate to Severe DD populations
Knowledge of AAC and/or visual structure is highly preferred
Must be able to work in a dynamic environment which requires thinking on your feet
Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment
Must have proven organizational capabilities

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

The candidate must possess the following minimum requirements for consideration as a certified Speech Language Pathologist

Age - 21 years of age or older

Education - Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology

Certifications - A valid California license from the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Speech Pathologist.

Experience -. Four or more years working in the field with at least 1 year of direct experience with individuals in special education affected by severe Autism or similar developmental disability.

Communication Skills - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including speaking, writing, listening, motivating, inspiring, collaborating, delegating. Self-starter and team player.

Organizational Skills - Strong organizational skills with the ability to track and follow-up with multiple, simultaneous projects.

Technical Skills - Proficiency in understanding and utilizing Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) methods.

Driver - Posses a valid California driver's license with a good driving record and proof of insurance.%599411%

Keywords: Pacific Autism Center Of Education, Santa Clara , Speech Therapist (SLP), Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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