Speech and Language Pathologist (SY 21-22)
About the organization
Uncommon Schools is a non-profit network of 53 outstanding public charter schools in grades K-12 across New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Our mission is to start and manage outstanding urban public charter schools that close the achievement gap and prepare students from low-income backgrounds for success in college and beyond. We are accomplishing that mission every day, with a college graduation rate that is well above the national average and thousands of stories of our students and alumni achieving their dreams.
Demonstrate a relentless drive to improve the minds, characters & lives of students both in and out of school.
Show unwavering commitment to urban youth achieving greatness.
Create a positive, structured learning environment to ensure that students observe the school’s core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
Exhibit resilience to persevere and turn challenges into opportunities.
Focus constantly on student learning, thinking critically and strategically to respond to student learning needs.
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
Engage families in their children’s education.
Commit to continual professional growth.
Will participate in grade level team meetings, faculty meetings, Intervention & Referral Services meetings, and Child Study Team meetings.
Provide consistent rewards for student behavior to ensure that students observe the school’s core values, high expectations, and code of conduct.
Implement curricula and activities to meet IEP goals and objectives.
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards IEP standards.
Use assessment data to refine therapeutic intervention and inform therapy practices.
Be accountable for students’ mastery of IEP standards.
Provide small group and/or individual speech and language therapy for identified students in grades K-10
Assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent speech, language
Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom.
Proven track-record of high achievement in the therapeutic setting.
Mastery of and enthusiasm for language and articulation strategies.
Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player.
Master’s degree, Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology, current NJ DOE certification for Speech Language Specialist, and current ASHA membership required.
Minimum of two years experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred. Clinical Fellow applicants will not be considered.
Belief in and alignment with Camden Prep and Uncommon Schools’ core beliefs and educational philosophy non-negotiable.
Contact email: [email protected]
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