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The iHOPE school community strives to provide comprehensive services for our students, who present with a variety of diagnoses including Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain Injury, and other brain-based disorders. Our students participate in academic instruction with appropriate modification and adaptation, as well as therapeutic services, based upon a collaborative, researched-based model that integrates current technology. iHOPE is committed to learners with complex needs and to their social, emotional, adaptive and educational advancement. Accessibility and integration into the larger community are at the core of our belief system.
The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for providing direct services to the students as well as supervising CFYs, graduate students.
Key/Essential Functions & Responsibilities
- Provides intensive speech and language therapy and feeding therapy services.
- Assesses and develops therapeutic plans that will address the communication, AAC, oral motor, and feeding needs of the students based on their individual strengths and challenges.
- Documents progress on daily session notes, quarterly progress notes, and yearly evaluations and updating of IEPs.
- Communicates and collaborates with parents and medical professionals as needed specifically as they impact upon the student’s educational plan.
- Collaborates with the teachers and other related service providers within the school setting to ensure that a comprehensive educational plan is in place to meet the child’s individual needs.
- Performs all other duties, as assigned
Minimum Qualification Requirements
- Graduate Degree in Communication Disorders or Speech and Language Pathology.
- Current NYSED registration as a Speech/Language Pathologist required.
- NYSED certificate as a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSHH) or Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD) required.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence required.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Strong writing and organizations skills.
- Experience and knowledge of AAC/AT and communication applications.
- Experience and knowledge of oral motor structures and function.
- Experience and knowledge about swallowing and feeding issues.
- Experience and knowledge of working with children with complex physical and communication needs.
- Experience with speech motor disorders and/or training in PROMPT a plus.
- Experience and knowledge of writing IEP goals and performing SLP assessments.
- $68,000 to $83,500 per year
YAI/iHope has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for its staff. If hired, you will be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine pursuant to this policy from a provider of your choice, unless you are granted a reasonable accommodation based upon disability or religion pursuant to federal, state, or local law.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam or disabled veteran. YAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.