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Speech Language Pathologist - Mid Rio Grande Valley General Pool (23-24)

School Year: 2023-2024
Location: Headquarters-Rio Grande Valley
Region: Mid Rio Grande Valley, TX
Category: Headquarters
Job Type: Full-Time

Description

Speech Language Pathologist

 

Position Overview

We are looking for a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for the 23-24 school. This is a full-time, on-site position starting in July 2023.

 

The SLP is a key member of the Special Programs team and partners with regional instructional leaders, campus leaders, and teachers to maximize student outcomes. As the SLP, you will be responsible for setting ambitious goals for IDEA student achievement and investing students and families in accomplishing them. You will create a powerful learning environment and plan and deliver purposeful therapy in order to close gaps in communication and academic skills. You will assess for the presence of communication disorders, track student progress towards team goals, and analyze data to intervene and adjust therapy, seeking excellence as an educator and IDEA team member.

 

The SLP reports directly to the regional Lead SLP. This role involves some minor travel between assigned campuses.

 

 

Compensation & Benefits

Salaries for people entering this role typically start between $62,800 and $76,000, commensurate with relevant qualifications and experience. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment. 

 

Additionally, we offer medical, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits as well as retirement plans and a generous vacation package. You can find more information about our benefits at https://ideapublicschools.org/careers/benefits/.

 

* IDEA may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

 

Required skills/Responsibilities

  • Ability to use the accepted tests and measurements to assess communication disorders.
  • Knowledge of evaluation, habilitation, and rehabilitation of communication disorders.
  • Ability to manage student behaviors and provide recommendations to general educators, special educators, interventionists, and parents.
  • Excellent presentation, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

 

 

Required experience

  • Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from an accredited college or university
  • Valid Texas license as a Speech Language Pathologist granted by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
  • National Certification of Clinical Competence granted by the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • CFY Interns accepted

 

Preferred experience

  • Minimum of one year pediatric and/or school-based experience in evaluation, habilitation, and rehabilitation of communication disorders and conditions
  • Oral and written fluency in a second language, preferably Spanish

 

 

Goals

  • 100% of Speech-Only and Dual IEP/Re-evaluations & REEDS/Initial evaluations are completed within timelines
  • 12 errors or less on the Error Tracker in the academic school year
  • 100% completion and clearance of each quarterly audit, including 100% documentation of all counseling service minutes
  • 85% retention of Special Programs Assessment Team (LSSP, SLP, OT), Special Programs, RISE teachers/co-teachers of assigned campuses

 

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Click here to learn about IDEA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Anti-Racist and Anti-Bias commitment: https://ideapublicschools.org/dei/

 

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