Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.
Currently Charles Armstrong School is looking for a full-time Speech Language Pathologist for Lower and Middle School.
The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for identifying students with communication disabilities, planning and implementing appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success, and recommending treatment plans. Services provided in both pull out and push in model.
Informally assess students’communication skills (e.g., articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) and developing recommendations for treatment.
Collaborates with a variety of groups (e.g., parents, teachers, administration) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.
Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorder with regulatory requirements.
Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist’s experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.
Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g., training, grade and team level meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the position.
Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.
Researches resources and methods (e.g., intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students’ needs.
Responds to inquiries (e.g. parents, teachers, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.
Charles Armstrong School offers:
Competitive salaries commensurate with experience
Attractive medical, dental and vision package, 403b plan
Professional development program
Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals
Direct resumes and cover letter to Jessica R Miller
Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area with a national reputation for excellence. Charles Armstrong School is a non-profit, independent, coeducational day school of approximately 240 students in grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:
Knowledge of social thinking concepts preferred
Knowledge and understanding of working with children with language based learning difference
Knowledge/experience working with students with Central Auditory Process Disorder (CAPD)
Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
Applying assessment instruments (informal only)
Operating standard office equipment including pertinent computer software
Preparing and maintaining accurate records
Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the position include:
Anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing mechanisms and disorders
Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the function of the position include:
Adapting to changing work priorities
Meeting deadlines and schedules
Working as part of a team
Working with detailed information/data
Maintaining effective working relationships
Translating therapy data into meaningful educational activities
Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology or Communicative Disorders
Certificates & Licenses
California License in Speech/Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence (C.C.C.)
Demonstrate the ability to work with Lower and Middle School children, who have a language based learning difference
Excellent teaching skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work on a team
Ability to partner with parents
Knowledge of relevant technology
Ability to multi task and manage competing priorities
Internal Number: 2018
About Charles Armstrong School
Charles Armstrong School serves high potential students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, empowering them to thrive as learners in school and life. Our faculty, staff, board and community are dedicated to our mission and the values of Charles Armstrong School.