Speech Language Pathologist, Arizona Virtual Academy


Position:
Speech Language Pathologist

Type:
Public


Location:
Urban


Job ID:
123680

County:
Northwest Maricopa


Posted:
May 27, 2024




Contact Information:
Arizona Virtual Academy
5323 N. 99th Avenue, Suite 210
Glendale, AZ 85305
District Website

Contact:
Chaika Hale
Phone: 571) 662-5661
Fax:
District Email


Job Description:

Job Description

Required Certificates and Licenses: Arizona Speech-Language Pathology license, Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card

Residency Requirements: Must reside in Arizona

The Speech-Language Pathologist assesses, diagnoses, treats and helps to prevent communication and swallowing disorder in children experiencing communication problems that affect classroom activities, social interaction, literacy and learning.

K12, a Stride Company, believes in Education for ANY ONE. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

Passionate Educators are needed at the Stride K12 partner school, Arizona Virtual Academy. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of Arizona Virtual Academy is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Screens, evaluates, and provides speech-language therapy for students with identified speech-language impairments; Documents student performance;
  • Provide support to student support team (SST)/response to intervention (RTI) processes;
  • Provides case management of speech-only caseload;
  • Monitors compliance for speech-only case managers;
  • Monitors compliance with regulations;
  • Instructs students/families in the use of appropriate communication technologies (specifically alternative augmentative communication devices) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders and improving student success in the classroom;
  • Maintains files and/or records, e.g. progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, reports, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance;
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.

Certificates and Licenses: Arizona Speech-Language Pathology license.

Residency Requirements: Arizona

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Master's degree in speech language pathology AND
  • Three (3) years of speech/language work experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Highly knowledgeable about Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) due process requirements
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in conducting/interpreting comprehensive speech-language evaluations
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in providing speech-language therapy services
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members to plan and deliver speech-language services to children
  • Ability to create and deliver staff development
  • Exceptionally strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Computer Software:  Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Web proficiency.
  • Ability to travel 25% of time for meetings, professional development, etc.
  • Ability to pass background check requirements
  • Management experience (if applicable)
  • Etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is a home-based position


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