Speech and Language Pathologist (Part-time)

Philip's Education Partners | Paterson, NJ

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Posted Date 5/17/2019
Expiration Date8/31/2019


Nature and Scope of Job: Under the supervision of the Principal, the Speech and Language Pathologist shall be responsible for providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language and hearing disorders, helping students to adjust and have access to the general education curriculum. Philip’s educators participate in extensive professional development, collaborate with other faculty and staff, promote rigorous learning opportunities, and look out for the collective and individual interests of Philip’s students as well as the schools’ greater community.


Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct speech and language therapy to students on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Provide consultation and professional development to general education teachers on best practices for supporting students with speech and language needs within their classrooms. 
  • Maintain consistent communication with parents regarding students' progress in speech and language therapy.
  • ?Conduct speech and language assessments with students and present results at Team meetings. 
  • Develop IEP goals and track progress towards those goals. 
  • Support during other times of the day, including but not limited to providing supervision during recess, lunch, and hallway.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice from the Principal.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice from the Principal.



  • A master’s or higher degree in speech-language pathology, or its equivalent, from a regionally accredited college/university.
  • Hold a valid NJ State Speech Language Specialist
  • At least two years of full-time experience as an SLP (elementary experience preferred).
  • Commitment to ensuring academic success for all students.
  • Shared dedication to Philip’s Academy’s philosophy and mission.
  • Excellent teamwork, work ethic, and organizational skills.
  • Communicate effectively in English, both orally and verbally. Bilingual a plus.
  • Possess excellent integrity, a gentle spirit, and demonstrate strong moral character and initiative.
  • Demonstrate technological abilities: word processing, data management, and informational retrieval.
  • Maintain ongoing professional development.
  • Submit a background checks through the New Jersey Department of Education.
  • Be CPR, First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogen certified or obtain certification upon hire.
  • Complete a Tuberculosis test and physical and provide a physician’s documentation of both.
  • Be able to kneel, bend, squat, lift, push, pull, and carry students up to 70lbs.
  • Have dependable transportation.


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