Speech Language Pathologist, 2017-2018 School Year

Deadline: 
Friday, June 30, 2017
District/Organization: 
Michigan Connections Academy
Position Details: 

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Founded in 2001, Connections Education is a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable online education solutions for schools, school districts, and students in grades K–12. It serves families and schools with a variety of digital learning and online school solutions including Connections AcademyInternational Connections Academy, and Pearson Connexus. In 2017, Connections Education brings full-time online and blended school to 65,000 students across the U.S. and abroad, and delivers online courses to over 340,000 students. In total, over 400,000 students in the U.S. and 48 countries will receive online learning from Connections Education in 2017. Connections Education is based in Baltimore, Maryland and was named a “Top Workplace” by the Baltimore Sun for the third consecutive year and a 2013 “Best Place to Work” by Baltimore magazine. Regularly recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Education is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Education is part of the global education company, Pearson.

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

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Email: 
careers@connectionseducation.com
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