Speech Therapist

College Achieve Charter School - Paterson | Paterson, NJ


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Posted Date 2/12/2024
Expiration Date3/05/2024

Speech Therapist Job Description 

We are searching for a flexible, resourceful speech therapist to join our team. The speech therapist's responsibilities include performing scholar  assessments, developing individual treatment plans, case management speech only IEP, liaising with teachers, family members, and other educational professionals, administering therapy and monitoring progress, and ensuring scholars and their families are informed of new treatments and therapy techniques. You should also be able to work with scholars  from different backgrounds and be willing to participate in IEP meetings. The position is for the reaminder of the 23-24 school year with the potential for employment opportunities beyond this school year. 

Speech Therapist Responsibilities:

  • Assessing, diagnosing, screening, and preventing language, speech, and swallowing disorders.

  • Communicating with the scholars, and liaising with their family members, physicians, and teachers to design effective treatment plans.

  • Using tried and tested therapies in combination with new, innovative techniques to provide the best care.

  • Keeping up-to-date with advancements in the field by attending conferences, conducting research, and expanding professional and academic networks.

  • Educating patients and their families on speech disorders and available therapies.

  • Taking detailed notes on patient history and progress.

  • Providing mentoring and workshops to speech therapy students.

  • Evaluating scholars' progress and implementing changes to therapy programs as required.

Speech Therapist Requirements:

  • Master's degree in speech therapy or speech-language pathology.

  • Relevant license and certification.

  • Experience with certain disorders and age groups may be required.

  • Sound understanding of speech-related disorders and treatments.

  • Familiarity with database management software.

  • Excellent relationship-building skills.

  • Resourcefulness and strong problem-solving skills.

  • Willingness to conduct research and travel to conferences.

  • Attentive and caring with the ability to develop individualized education plans (IEPs).


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