Speech Language Pathologist/Clinical Fellow

Washington, DC, US
May 11, 2019
The Opportunity: Chavez Parkside is seeking a passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic Speech Language Pathologist to join our dynamic Special Education department. Under the direction of our Special Education Coordinator who is a licensed SLP, the Speech-Language Pathologist will provide targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and speech and language performance within the school environment.

The Organization: Chavez Parkside is a public policy, college preparatory charter high school in Ward 7. An anchor in the Parkside/Kenilworth community, our school has 500 students in grades 8-12. Chavez Parkside students achieved over 5 million dollars in scholarship and a 100% college acceptance rate. Parkside has a first-rate athletics program with champion basketball, volleyball, track and cheerleading teams. And we have over 50 community partners hosting students in the fellowship program. Chavez Parkside serves a high needs population of students and is committed to giving them the resources and support they need to be successful in college and in life.

Chavez Parkside is looking for educators who are committed to doing whatever it takes to get results. We believe positive, respectful relationships between teachers, scholars and parents are the foundation of the school's success. We believe all students can learn and that all adults commit themselves to professional growth. Ultimately, Chavez Parkside believes that our role is to empower students to be agents of change in the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provide targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and speech and language performance within the school environment.
•Evaluate students' ability and formulate students' speech/language profiles through skilled observations and a variety of functional, behavioral, and standardized assessments.
•Synthesize evaluation results into a comprehensive written report which reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the educational environment, direct program development; and guide evidence-based interventions.
•Collaborate with colleagues to ensure team understanding of students' speech and language strengths and needs, through evaluation, educational program planning, and service delivery.
•Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to review evaluation results and integrate findings to develop individual education plans to achieve IEP goals.
•Provide professional development for educators, service providers and families.

Why Should You Apply?
•You share our beliefs and are committed to the mission of Chavez Parkside.
•You desire to serve the students of Wards 7&8 and their families.
•You are committed to educating diverse learners with a variety of needs.
•Impactful hours with built in planning time, generous benefits and Flex Fridays.
The Applications Process
•Complete the online application on our website HERE or send your resume to recruitment@chavezschools.org.
•HR Team will schedule a phone interview and performance task.
•Qualified candidates will be invited to an onsite 360-degree interview process.

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