Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Job Description

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Summary: Programming and delivering SLP goals within each student’s educational and behavioral program.

The Aurora School is a 12-month day program that provides a collaborative and innovative learning environment for students 5-22 years of ages with Autism and other developmental disabilities. [This position may also be available for part-time/no benefits for the right candidate.]

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement direct and indirect therapy services
  • Attend meetings, such as IEPs, weekly team meetings, staff meetings
  • Incorporate the Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis into therapy session
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other team members, such as BCBAs, OTs, ABA Therapists, and parents
  • Being flexible about schedule changes
  • Record and track IEP progress through session data collection
  • Manage student service logs, including data sheets and billing
  • Provide input on student progress in quarterly progress reports to parents and/or school systems
  • Create and carry-out speech and language goals and objectives for students’ IEPs
  • Implement use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Training all team members, including parents, on any speech and language concern, procedure, and/ or mode of communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • Other job related duties and responsibilities assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications (Essential Experience /Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Experience as a VA certified Speech Language Pathologist
  • Knowledge of ABA Principles and Verbal Behavior
  • Experience working with individuals with autism and/or other special needs who are verbal and/or non-verbal with behavioral issues
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Well organized
  • Experience with data collection and analysis

Education Requirements

Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology preferred

Certification/License: VA Speech Language Pathology License (through the VA Department of Health Professions); ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) preferred

Professional Development and Training

  • Attend monthly trainings and professional development opportunities presented by the school, as required
  • Complete Aurora Specific trainings during an initial 90-day probationary period from start date
  • Complete other trainings related to field as assigned by the supervisor

Physical Requirements

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Effectively implement and physically implement PCM procedures (if trained)
  • Frequent change in position from sitting to standing to walking
  • Ability to bend, reach, and hold objects
  • Ability to communicate effectively; able to converse with students, staff, and parents

Benefits (if applies; 30 or more hours eligible)

  • Full employee covered health and dental insurance, and voluntary vision plan
  • Employer paid Life/AD&D, Short- and Long Term disability
  • Flex spending accounts with employer contribution to healthcare FSA (eligible if 20+ hours)
  • Employee sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid sick and personal days, along with paid school holidays and closures (we follow LCPS holidays)

Contact Information

Interested in being our Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)? Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining why you are a great fit for this role, along with salary requirement. We will reach out to those whose qualifications best meet our requirements. Thank you!

The Arc of Loudoun is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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