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Speech Language Pathology Assistant


Company: Aspire Public Schools
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Location: Oakland, CA – Richmond, CA
Vaga de Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Job description: About Aspire:
Aspire Public Schools operates a network of high-performing, college preparatory charter schools serving TK-12 scholars in communities across California. Founded in 1998—in an effort to transform the inequitable racial, social, and gender outcomes that our communities persist through—Aspire is one of the largest and most forward-thinking open-enrollment public charter school systems in the nation.

Our purpose is to prepare our scholars for success in college, career, and life. At Aspire, we set a foundation for our scholars to gain knowledge, skills, and power to access and make choices for their families and post-secondary lives. Every day, our community of students, families, teachers and staff comes together to learn, work, and play in an environment grounded in our values of Bienestar (Well-Being), Culture of Belonging, Community Partnership, Agency & Self-Determination, and Joy.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of a Speech and Language Pathologist or Program Specialist, the Speech and Language Pathology Assistant will perform services and consultation with teachers at a school site, provide activities designed to develop language skills and articulation skills, including speech production, vocalization and social pragmatics in students with speech/language disorders. Other duties may include administrative work, meetings, and collaborations with staff and parents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Conduct speech-language screenings using a variety of screening tools and techniques

Follow documented therapy plans

Support the SLP with contacting families to arrange IEP meetings.

Document student progress in IEP system

Prepare therapy materials for use in pullout small group setting or in classroom setting

Adapt or modify instructional materials as determined by student need and abilities for teacher-use in the classroom

Consult with general ed teachers to co-plan instructional materials or implement strategies

Track performance data using progress monitoring tools and report progress on IEP goals

Assist with IEP progress monitoring under the supervision of the SLP.

Creates and maintains safe, positive environment for students

Collaborates with members of IEP Team, Special Education team and School site teams

Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior

Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Additional:

Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, the Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements including antiracism, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

Comfortable with utilization of technology in a remote environment.

Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum educational level:

Associate’s Degree and completion of a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Program

Registration as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant with the State of California

Experience required:

1+ year working with students with special needs in an educational setting

Valid California Driver’s License

Physical requirements:

Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.

Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.

Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.

Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Communicating with others to exchange information.

Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

Work authorization requirements:

Clear the Department of Justice background screening.

Authorized to work in the United States.

Provide health (TB) clearance (renewed every four years).

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics are representative of those in a normal office, classroom/school setting which one might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation:

Aspire Public Schools is dedicated to our teammate’s well-being! Aspire offers its full-time employees a competitive salary and benefits, including paid time off, 100% core health benefits coverage on select plans, life insurance/long-term disability, participation in a CA state retirement plan, tuition reimbursement plan, and adoption assistance program. Our salary schedule based on years of experience for this position type is reflected here:

Aspire Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Aspire promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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