Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - Esperanza Cyber Charter School
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech & Language Pathologist
Job Location: Esperanza Cyber Charter School 4261 N 5th St. Philadelphia, PA 19140
Beginning: Aug 19, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Esperanza Cyber Charter School
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Telephone: 215-420-0205
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Job Description:
Esperanza Cyber Charter School (ECCS) is located in North Philadelphia and is currently seeking mission-driven Speech-Language Pathologist applicants for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The ideal candidate will align with ECCS’s mission and enthusiasm for an excellent and equitable educational experience for all students.
 
Esperanza Cyber Charter School Mission
Esperanza Cyber Charter School (ECCS) prepares students in grades Kindergarten through 12 to meet the challenges of living creatively and productively in an increasingly technologically sophisticated and interconnected world. ECCS will provide students with an academically rigorous, yet flexible, online learning program that tailors learning experiences to each child through a combination of curriculum choices and virtual and in-person tutoring and counseling. ECCS is targeted toward underserved and at-risk students who have not always found success in traditional schools. ECCS places students on a pathway to post-secondary success. 

 BENEFITS:
  • 100% Remote
  • Will not be writing IEPs
  • Will not need to handle Medicare paperwork
  • Technology Provided
  • Professional Development
  • Training for the cyber environment
  • Paid time off 
  • 403b contribution matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology is required
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred
  • PDE Certification School Speech and Language Pathologist (PK-12)
  • A certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) required
  • Demonstrated knowledge and adherence to HIPAA legislation and other patient privacy laws
  • Minimum of two years experience in an urban setting with high percentages of ELD and SPED students
  • A passion for education and a belief that your zip code does not dictate your destiny.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Support diverse learners through initial evaluations, diagnosis, and treat students with varying degrees of speech impairments.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to identify and provide diagnostic recommendations for students who require special education interventions within a time-sensitive period.
  • Work closely with the Special Education Coordinator in the identification of proposed IEP goals and treatment plans for each student.
  • Serve as the resident expert to school staff members regarding the development of a balanced program for oral communication, speech, language, and literacy development.
  • Collect and analyze data related to school improvement, student outcomes, and accountability requirements
  • Support teachers and families in identifying ways to differentiate instruction to provide increased opportunities for student engagement
SKILLS:
  • Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Proficiency in computer software commonly used for documentation and report preparation
  • Proficient in troubleshooting common software and hardware challenges in relation to the regular use of speech pathology tools
  • Commitment to supporting and empowering students with diverse backgrounds, including an understanding of at-risk children, gifted children, and children with disabilities. 
  • Possess effective decision-making, managerial, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Accountability and attention to detail are essential when handling and documenting important medical information
All applicants must have current FBI fingerprints, PA Criminal, and Child Abuse background checks, as well as the appropriate instructional certification.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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