Speech Language Pathologist I, 2017-2018 School Year

Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
District/Organization: 
Michigan Connections Academy
Position Details: 

To be considered for this position, please apply here!

Company Summary:

Michigan Connections Academy (MICA) is a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades K–12 throughout Michigan. MICA is authorized by Ferris State University Charter Schools Office and governed by an independent Board of Directors. The school is operated by Michigan Connections Academy, a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with CA of Michigan, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services.. Connections Academy, a division of Connections Education, is accredited by AdvancED.

Position Summary:

Working from the MICA office, the Speech Language Pathologist I will provide virtual speech therapy to students K-12 from MICA. He/she will connect with students using webcams and web conferencing software, while using the company's online Education Management System to manage his/her caseload and minimize paperwork.

Responsibilities:

The Speech Language Pathologist I will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

  • Planning and implementing individual and group therapy in a virtual environment;
  • Timely and complete documentation of therapeutic interventions;
  • Conduct screenings and formal and informal evaluation of all students’ communication needs;
  • Communicate regularly with parents/learning coaches of students with speech/language needs as well as school special education staff to insure that their IEP goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate fashion;
  • Consult with teachers and coordinate the implementation of specially designed instruction as defined in the IEP regarding students with speech/language needs and potential learning issues;
  • Special Education case management of select students whose only special education need is speech therapy; this will include scheduling, organizing and conducting IEP related meetings in a virtual environment, as needed;
  • Develop, write and help implement IEPs and 504 plans
  • Communicate regularly with parents/learning coaches of students with special needs to insure that their IEP goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate fashion;
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the company’s Education Management System and special education software; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • MA or MS in Speech Language Pathology and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Valid state and Department of Education Licensure in Speech Pathology as required
  • 2+ years of experience in school setting
  • Strong technology skills
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

To be considered for this position, please apply here!

Email: 
christina.mcclellan@pearson.com
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