SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - SCHOOL (TEMPORARY)

Meeting Street - School Age Programs

Meeting Street

Providence , Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2879266
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 3, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Meeting Street is where children of all ages and abilities receive individualized attention from highly trained, dedicated educators, therapists, and staff who work as a team, sharing strategies and identifying solutions to bring out the best in each and every child. At Meeting Street, we believe in the power of inclusion and foster it in all we do. Our goal is to create an environment, and ultimately a world, where individuals of all abilities learn, play, work, and live together.

The Grace School is truly unique as is the only fully inclusive K-8 school program in the United States. We foster both academic excellence and individual growth in children of all abilities. Our inclusive classrooms combine rigorous academics with a culture of compassion.

The Carter School is a Middle and High School for students with special needs. Our innovative approach to education extends far beyond the classroom door. Our programs support education, vocational opportunities, and recreational and social activities tailored to each student's specific interests and abilities.

About this Role:

This is a temporary position lasting approximately twelve (12) weeks beginning in late February 2018.

This position is scheduled for thirty (30) hours weekly: Tuesday 8:00am - 4:00pm, Wednesday & Thursday 8:00am - 3:30pm, Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm.

Our Speech Language Pathologists evaluate and treat students in grades K-12 to strengthen their communication abilities. They are an integral part of our school program, supporting students both individually and in groups throughout the day. Working with students who have multiple or severe disabilities, they often use augmentative communication devices in evaluations and treatment.

Key Qualities:
  • Patient
  • Fun
  • Creative
  • Energetic

    Key Skills:
    • Attention to detail
    • Teamwork and flexibility
    • Knowledge of and interest in emerging related technologies
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Welcome TO Meeting Street - School Age Programs!

    Meeting Street is where infants, preschoolers and children of all ages and abilities receive individualized attention from highly trained, dedicated educators, therapists, and staff who work as a team, sharing strategies and identifying solutions to bring out the best in each and every child.

    The word we hear parents use most often to describe us is, “caring” — caring that continues throughout the day and extends beyond our campus into neighborhoods and homes where we forge strong partnerships with families to help them best meet the challenges in their children’s lives.

    We help kids of all abilities.
    We’re known for helping children with multiple and severe challenges, however, we also work with children who have minor or no delays at all. Children in our school programs also benefit from the high teacher-to-student ratio and focus on individual goals. We work closely with parents. After all, families count on us for support and answers, and we have over 65 years of experience.

    The Power of Inclusion.
    At Meeting Street we believe in the power of inclusion and foster it in all we do. Our goal is to create an environment, and ultimately a world, where individuals of all abilities learn, play, work, and live together. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Meeting Street is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications:
      • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist in Rhode Island
      • Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology
      • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) is preferred
      • 1 year of experience working in a pediatric setting is preferred

        Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage, low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly. Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more.
      • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
      • Master degree preferred
      • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

      Contact Information

      • Dayna Brown , Talent Acquisition Specialist
      • 1000 Eddy Street
      • Providence, Rhode Island 02905
      • Phone: 401-533-9162
      • Fax: 401-533-9101
      • Email: click here

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