The Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant works as a member of multi-disciplinary team and is a direct service provider in the implementation of the Speech and Language Individualized Educational Plan. The Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant also acts in a consulting capacity around the delivery of an enriched language program to all students.
Seneca seamlessly interweaves special education services with rich therapeutic and behavioral supports. It is our goal to provide an enriching and successful environment where students' strengths are celebrated and their needs addressed with a variety of targeted interventions.
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Provide consultation and professional development to support school staff in experiencing success with all students.
Conduct screenings of students to determine the need for further assessment and assist SLP supervisor in completion of full assessments.
Implement research-based speech and language interventions to individuals and groups per students' IEPs and/or intervention plans for the purpose of implementing goals for remediation of speech and language deficits.
Engage in progress monitoring to guide instructional planning and decision-making.
Prepare IEP paperwork and maintain files.
Participate and chair IEP meetings and act as IEP case manager for assigned students.
Engage caregivers in the educational process, providing frequent opportunities to discuss student growth and needs.
Participate in professional learning communities to enhance practice and create coherence.
Bachelor's degree required
Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant Certification
At least 21 years of age
Valid California Driver's License with ability to be insured by Seneca's automobile policy
Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other state or federal requirements
Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents.
Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
7 weeks of school breaks
1 week of PTO, and 4 weeks of teacher days off
We provide a 403b retirement plan