Speech-Language Pathologist in Des Plaines, IL (Fall 2023- FULL-TIME)

Des Plaines , IL 18 days ago

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Category Schools - SLP - CFY
Job Type Contract

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.

Taylor Resh 
Account Executive| Soliant Health 
470-286-1096| [email protected] 

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement