Speech-Language Pathologist

Rockville, MD, US
Jun 03, 2021
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Job Location: Ivymount School - Rockville, MD

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Job Shift: Day


For over 55 years, the hallmark of Ivymount has been the ability to meet the complex needs of a diverse student population. Our mission is to help individuals with autism and developmental disabilities reach their fullest potential. Joining the Ivymount community as a speech-language pathologist is a unique opportunity to work with hundreds of people dedicated to making a meaningful impact on the lives of the individuals we serve and their families. Become part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team striving to provide individualized, specialized, and current evidence-based speech and language services for our students.

As a leader in special education, Ivymount provides exceptional training and professional development opportunities. Ivymount provides a unique opportunity to be a part of a close and collaborative Speech Therapy Department, in addition to working with skilled professionals across the fields of special education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, mental health, and behavior analysis. Full-time position available in our Multiple Learning Needs Program. Clinical Fellows are welcome to apply and receive high-quality individualized support. June 2021 start date.

Ivymount is committed to recruiting, training and supporting staff to continue our journey in delivering exceptional special education services. Our speech therapists access a range of personal and professional benefits including small caseloads (approximately 20 students), a comprehensive benefits package, exceptional training and professional development opportunities, annual tuition and workshop/conference reimbursement, access to journal and research databases, onsite trainings and workshops, and opportunities for promotion within Ivymount, as well as a school calendar.

Summary: Responsible for providing speech-language therapy services to a unique and diverse student population, including assessment, treatment, and documentation according to each student's Individual Education Plan (IEP); as well as collaborating with classroom teams on the communication needs of the students.

  • Provide speech and language services to a unique and diverse student population in accordance with the IEP and IDEA and COMAR regulations
  • Develop IEPs and recommendations reflective of evidence-based practices
  • Conduct observations and assessment for programming recommendations and IEP development
  • Collaborate with team members and provide coaching and consultation to teachers and parents on the communication needs of the students
  • Attend classroom team, parent, and IEP meetings

  • Master's degree in the field of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Maryland State licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Knowledge of current trends in delivery of school-based speech-language therapy services
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work as a collaborative team member
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Cooperative participation within an interdisciplinary team
  • Computer skills related to common office tasks such as email, conducting internet searches, and using MSOffice (e.g., MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working in a school-based setting preferred
  • Experience developing and writing Individual Education Plans (IEP) and attending IEP meetings preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with assistive technology preferred
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practices for Speech-Language Therapy preferred

Ivymount offers:

Professional Development
  • We provide exceptional initial and ongoing training in the field of speech pathology, annual tuition and workshop/conference reimbursement, access to journal and research databases, onsite trainings and workshops, and opportunities for promotion within Ivymount!

Supervision for Clinical Fellows

Growth at Ivymount
  • Ivymount has a strong culture of growing and promoting talented employees from within our organization!

Health Benefits
  • We provide access to health & wellness benefits, including Medical & Dental insurance for employees working over 15 hours per week
  • 403(b) Plan
  • We provide a retirement savings plan including both Traditional and Roth contribution options

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