Speech and Language Pathologist
Friendship Public Charter Schools - Washington, DC

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Friendship Public Charter School is the area's largest non-profit public school, serving nearly 8,000 students from grades pre-school to 12, on ten campuses. Friendship operates public charter and partnership schools with Baltimore City and DC Public Schools. Since its inception in 1997, Friendship has enabled thousands of students in underserved communities to become serious achievers. The Friendship Team proudly applies its unique educational model with winning results to improve academic performance, educate the "whole child," and offer families support services with the goal of preparing 100% of its students to enter and complete college. Do you have what it takes to be part of our exceptional Team?

The Speech and Language Pathologist is a clinical service professional with an expertise in speech/ linguistic diagnosis, treatment, support and development. This individual is a critical stakeholder in our educational community and possesses an unwavering commitment to ensuring the holistic well-being and success of our children.

Responsibilities

Conducts evaluations and re-evaluations for students as requested or warranted
Acts as an interdisciplinary team member in the special education eligibility process, administering Speech and Language assessments as required
Articulates test results to parents and MDT members in clear, understandable language attending to cultural sensitivity
Delivers group and individual therapy sessions as indicated on student IEPs
Maintains monthly progress notes as required by Medicaid regulations
Makes recommendations for purchasing assessment materials to ensure that the clinical adequately equipped with state-of-the-art resources
Keeps abreast of advances in diagnostic materials
Maintains compliant IEPS, including contact logs and reports progress accordingly to parents and team members

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in applicable field of education from an accredited College or University (Master’s degree preferred)
Must be eligible to acquire or must possess DCPS Certification as a Speech Pathologist however, Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology from the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is preferred

FPCS’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

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