Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Charter School

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Employment Type
Full-time
Base Salary
$49,000 - $53,000 per YEAR
Start Date
Immediately
Valid Through
04/07/2024
Position Areas
Special Education
Specialists

Description

Looking to make a difference as a pediatric physical, occupational or speech language therapist? UCP of Central Florida provides pediatric therapy at two settings charter schools and medical/out-patient. Charter Schools are a network of 8 PreK-12th grade schools for students with and without disabilities in Central Florida. Therapy is provided as part of a multi-discipline team.

What UCP Offers

Our mission at UCP is to empower children with and without disabilities to achieve their potential by providing individualized support, education and therapy services in an inclusive environment. When you join UCP of Central Florida you partner with a team that is making a positive impact on the futures of our children. For over 60 years, we have been dedicated to enriching the lives of children of all abilities across Central Florida. We provide individualized Support, Education, and Therapy services to thousands of children at 8 campuses in: Downtown Orlando, East Orlando (near UCF), Kissimmee, Pine Hills, Lake Mary, and Winter Garden.

UCP of Central Florida offers a competitive benefit package available to all employees! Some perks to being a UCP Team Member may include: health insurance (free option after the first year), dental insurance options, free life insurance, paid time off, discounted on-site childcare, 403B/Retirement match, short & long term disability, and support in continuing your education.

Summary:

The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Charter School is a full-time (37.5 contact hours), school year position (190 days) and serves as part of the Campus Diagnostic Assessment and Individualized Education Plan (I.E.P.) Team. Provide individual diagnostic evaluation/ assessment services and deliver individual and group direct interventions for students referred in learning deficiencies and speech/language skills. Provide additional support, training, and guidance to the campus speech language therapy providers in the educational area. The work includes ensuring proper educational speech/language therapy delivery model implementation, executing, and monitoring of IEPS goals, and program compliance and quality management. Provide support and clinical expertise to teachers/education personnel, agency administrators, and staffing specialist in the area of speech/language disabilities, in collaboration with the speech therapy leadership team.

Job Summary:

The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) Charter School is a full-time (37.5 contact hours), school year position (190 days) and serves as part of the Campus Diagnostic Assessment and Individualized Education Plan (I.E.P.) Team. Provide individual diagnostic evaluation/ assessment services and deliver individual and group direct interventions for students referred in learning deficiencies and speech/language skills. The work includes ensuring proper educational speech/language therapy delivery model implementation, executing, and monitoring of IEP’S goals, and program compliance and quality management. Provide support and clinical expertise to teachers/education personnel, agency administrators, and staffing specialist in the area of speech/language disabilities, in collaboration with the speech therapy leadership team.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide direct diagnostic and therapeutic services to students Identify potential Assistive Technology needs and collaborate with agency AAC Specialist/Speech Clinical Advisor Present strategies and adapts lessons created by the teachers; provide recs for teachers. Work in collaboration with school principal/ teachers /education personnel on an on-going basis Meet/collaborate weekly during planning time to discuss lessons and individualized strategies for students Assist with training for teachers/education personnel Assist with training and monitoring interns, students, Speech Language Therapists, Speech Language Pathology Assistants, and others as assigned Complete and submit accurate daily notes at the end of each session using UCP format Provide and monitor student coverage. Ensure all students on his/her caseload receive services according to the frequency and duration on their IEP’s Report accountability data according to agency guidelines. 75% of the therapist caseload should achieve 80% of their individual goals per year Ensure compliance of UCP Confidentiality and FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) guidelines for all client files and information in therapist caseload Submit accurate and timely IEP reports, assistive technology paperwork, equipment recommendations Recommend and generate and/or pursue assistive devices or equipment for individual students Fulfill required Full Time Equivalent (F.T.E.) record-keeping responsibilities accurately and punctually Attend professional growth activities, maintain current knowledge of trends, requirements, and special education legal and procedural developments Demonstrate interpersonal effectiveness in interactions with school principal, campus and agency administrators, therapy team leadership, teachers/education personnel, other therapy providers and parents Participate in student staffing, IEP team meetings, classroom team meetings, campus wide meetings and other meetings as assigned. Plan and present in-services, as needed. Display competent knowledge, use, and interpretation of individual assessments, outcome measures, and diagnostic tests Demonstrate adequate knowledge of child and adolescent development Maintain accurate files and paperwork for individual students referred, screened and evaluated, and other diagnostic team-provided data-based services Develop care plans, goals, and treatment strategies according to the student’s needs and individualized educational plan (IEP)guidelines; maintains accurate documentation Stay current with Section 504 guidelines, as modified by the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) Create home programs to assist with generalization of skills Maintain Medicaid School Provider #. Perform other duties as assigned

Posted By

UCP of Central Florida Charter Schools - Administration

4780 Data Court , Orlando, FL 32817
 

At the following locations

UCP of Central Florida - Kissimmee Campus

1820 Armstrong BLVD , Kissimmee, FL 34741


UCP of Central Florida - Winter Garden Campus

1297 Winter Garden Vineland Rd. , Winter Garden, FL 34787