Visions In Education is seeking a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) that will assist in providing speech-language therapy services and assessments to students with communication disorders. The SLPA will follow documented treatment plans developed by credentialed Speech-Language Pathologist, and will perform other related duties as assigned.
Associate degree from a speech-language pathology assistant program and one year experience as a speech-language aide or assistant is preferred. Must possess valid registration as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.
Must submit the following documents:
2 letters of reference (if available)
This position will work from 5030 El Camino Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608
Visions In Education offers a generous medical/dental/vision benefits package and CalPERS contribution.
More information regarding our school can be found by visiting www.viedu.org and selecting the "Careers" tab at the top of the page.
Under general direction, assists in providing Speech-Language Pathology services and assessments to students with communication disorders; follows documented treatment plans developed by credentialed Speech and Language Therapist; performs related duties as assigned.
Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class.
Provides speech-language pathology services as directed and developed by a certificated therapist.
Assists the therapist in assessment of student communication skills.
Conducts speech-language screenings using a variety of tools and protocols.
Provides direct treatment assistance to eligible students.
Prepares therapy materials and/or equipment for use in therapy activities.
Compiles, maintains, and files records and documents concerning student progress toward meeting goals outlined in IEPs (Individual Education Plan), and reports this information to the supervising therapist.
Assists therapist in planning and development of schedules, materials, and activities.
Routinely checks and maintains the performance of communication devices and equipment.
Attends program related meetings, trainings, and workshops.
Attends meetings with professionals, parents, and various service providers.
Assists with departmental operations such as scheduling activities and preparing charts, records, graphs, and other displays of student performance.
Collects data for quality improvement.
May travel to conduct therapy sessions.
Provides assistance to educational staff when needed.
Complies with federal and state law, Visions In Education policies and procedures, and California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Education and Experience:
Associate degree from a speech-language pathology assistant program; one year experience as a speech aide or assistant is preferred.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations applicable to providing speech- language therapy services.
Knowledge of speech-language pathology theories and practices.
Knowledge of general techniques for working with groups and individuals with hearing, speech, language, cognitive, voice, or articulation disorders.
Knowledge of communication equipment and procedures.
Knowledge of speech-language development in children, including articulation development and learning patterns in student behavior.
Knowledge of behavior management strategies.
Knowledge of correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Knowledge of interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
Knowledge of basic math skills, record keeping and record management practices.
Knowledge of personal computer hardware and software, including work processing, learning and education software, and specialized communication devices and system.
Knowledge of modern office procedures, practices and equipment.
Knowledge of departmental educational goals and objectives.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions? Ability to use specialized communication systems and equipment.
Ability to compile program reports.
Ability to establish and maintain records.
Other Characteristics and Physical Abilities:
Communicate to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
Hearing and speaking to model clear (English).
Prepare and inspect documents and other written materials.
Operate office and communication equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination.
Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
Transport or move communicative devices and other objects up to 25 pounds.
Indoor office and classroom environment.
Ability to drive a vehicle to conduct work.
Licenses and Certificates:
Must possess valid registration as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.
Possession of or willingness and ability to obtain a valid California Driver’s License.
Internal Number: 5030
About Visions In Education
Visions In Education is one of the largest TK-12 Public Charter School serving northern California. We provide educational options for those students and families seeking alternatives to the traditional public school setting. Visions In Education has successfully supported students and families for over 20 years and is a growing, thriving organization.We have built our organization based upon hiring the most qualified people and helping them acquire the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our students and families choose us as their school because we provide great teachers, systems and technology to achieve their educational goals.