Speech-Language Pathologist in Des Plaines, IL (Fall 2023- FULL-TIME)
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Position: Speech-Language Pathologist (School)
Location: Des Plaines, IL
Employment Type: Full-time (23/24 School Year)
Description: Our school system, located in Des Plaines, IL, is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Speech-Language Pathologist to join our team for the fall of 2023. This full-time position offers an opportunity to work with a caseload of approximately 38 students, ages 3-5, providing speech and language services in a supportive and inclusive environment. The successful candidate will have a strong background in pediatric speech-language pathology, experience with play-based evaluations, and the ability to write IEP goals and collect data on goal progress.
- Conduct comprehensive evaluations and assessments using play-based and standardized tools to determine students' speech and language needs.
- Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) with measurable goals and objectives.
- Provide direct therapy services to students, both in individual and small group settings, targeting various speech and language disorders.
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to ensure a team approach to student success.
- Monitor and document students' progress, collect data on goal progress, and adjust therapy plans as needed.
- Provide support and training to teachers and staff regarding communication strategies and accommodations.
- Participate in IEP meetings, providing expertise and input on students' communication goals and progress.
- Stay updated with the latest research and evidence-based practices in the field of speech-language pathology.
- Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders.
- Valid state licensure in Illinois as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
- Experience working with young children, preferably in a school or early intervention setting.
- Knowledge of play-based evaluation techniques and experience conducting assessments using developmentally appropriate measures.
- Familiarity with writing IEP goals and collecting data to track progress.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, teachers, and other professionals.
- Understanding of special education laws and regulations (e.g., Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
If you are a motivated and passionate SLP looking to make a difference in the lives of our students, we encourage you to apply for this position.
Account Executive| Soliant Health
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- Competitive Salary
- Weekly Paycheck
- Matching 401(k) Plan
- Extensive Medical Coverage
- Licensing Assistance
- Custom Housing
- Travel Assistance
- Professional Development Reimbursement