Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

  • Speech and Language Pathologist

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2019 4:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2015
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Administrator
  • Overview

    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

    Speech and Language Pathologist

     

     

     

    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a community of high-performing public schools that utilizes a comprehensive approach to prepare students from preschool through high school for success in college and in life. We integrate academic rigor, community, family, and wellness to empower students to thrive in a culturally connected and changing world. Founded in 2000, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy students represent the neighborhood of MacArthur Park west of downtown Los Angeles, a community that is one of the most under-resourced and densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Currently, CNCA has eight campuses that serve over 3,500 students from pre-K through 12th grade.

     


    Description: Utilizing leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the school Speech and Language Pathologist will provide prevention, assessment and remediation services to students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice and fluency. These services are designed to help children meet their educational goals. The Speech and Language Pathologist will work with children across multiple sites in grades Prek-12.

    Responsibilities

    • Create a positive, structured learning environment to ensure that students observe the school’s core values, high expectations and code of conduct.
    • Provide small group and/or individual speech and language therapy for identified students in grades pre-K through 12 as indicated on the IEP.
    • Focus constantly on student learning, thinking critically and strategically to respond to student learning needs.
    • Be accountable for student’s mastery of IEP goals.
    • Collaborate with colleagues and families in regard to supporting with speech and language deficits.
    • Act as an interdisciplinary team member in the special education eligibility process administering Speech and Language assessments as required.
    • Serve as the case manager for students with Speech-Only IEP’s.
    • Articulate test results to parents and IEP members in clear, understandable language attending to cultural sensitivity.
    • Assess, diagnose, treat and help to prevent speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, fluency and other related disorders.
    • Present levels of speech and language functioning and speech and language goals and objectives for students’ IEP annual reviews.
    • Maintains compliant IEPS, including service tracking and progress to goal reports accordingly to parents and team members.
    • Commit to continual professional growth.
    • May be required to participate in grade level team meetings, faculty meetings, intervention and Student Success Team Meetings.
    • Other duties as needed and/or assigned.

    Essential Knowledge and Skills

    • Ability to define and articulate a philosophy aligned to CNCA’s mission and vision.
    • Ability to exemplify the respect and humility required to work effectively with all stakeholders, including families and members of the community.
    • Ability to handle confidential information discretely and professionally.
    • Ability to use discretion and exercise sound judgment.
    • Critical thinker and problem-solver.
    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
    • Ability to partner collaboratively with stakeholder across the organization.
    • Ability to exercise appropriate initiative and work independently.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s degree required, MA degree preferred
    • CA Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential required or
    • A CA state license and MA degree
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish written and verbal preferred
    • At least 2 years of experience working in a urban setting or in a charter school setting.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication

     

    Salary-$75,000-$89,000

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