Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - KIPP St. Louis
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Job Location: KIPP Victory Academy
Beginning: Jul 22, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: KIPP St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63118
Telephone: 314-865-2535
Job Description:
KIPP St. Louis is seeking a part-time Speech Language Pathologist for the 2019-2020 School year (25-30 hours per week). Please apply online at www.kippstl.org/apply

KIPP St. Louis is a growing network of free, open-enrollment, public charter schools offering a choice to families and a college-preparatory education to children in St. Louis city. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for education reform by establishing and supporting a world class network of public schools that develop in all of our students the knowledge, skills, character, and pursuit of excellence necessary to succeed in high quality high schools and colleges and the world beyond. 
KIPP St. Louis currently educates 2,000 students and at full growth, we will serve nearly 3,300 students and hundreds alumni. Today, our St. Louis network is comprised of two middle schools, three elementary schools, and a high school:

Position Overview
Every day, it is great people at KIPP that prove the possible. KIPP St. Louis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) to become part of our vibrant educational community. The SLP will be responsible for serving students in grades K-10 within KIPP St. Louis’ five schools. This is a part-time exempt position reporting to the Director of Student Support.
Position type: Part time (approximately 25-30 hours a week), exempt
What you will do...
Under the leadership of the Director of Student Support, and in collaboration with School Leaders and Teachers, the Speech Language Pathologist will use effective strategies to serve the needs of students with communication disorders at KIPP St. Louis.  The position will include the following roles and responsibilities:
Planning and Oversight:
  • Determine and use procedures for referrals, identification, diagnosis, case termination and follow up of Speech/Language Pathology students.
  • Establish daily schedules for assigned students according to service minutes established in the IEP.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Screening, Testing, Diagnosing and Advising
  • Perform initial evaluations and re-evaluations as required by federal, state and district guidelines.
  • Analyze and interpret information to make recommendations regarding the need for speech-language services.
  • Determine the effects of the student’s impairment in regard to accessing the general curriculum.
  • Utilize allocated coordination time to perform additional professional responsibilities including developing and updating therapy plans, holding parent conferences, staff consultations and classroom observations.
  • Schedule interventions using a variety of service delivery models, including classroom intervention, consultation/collaboration and pull-out as appropriate to meet student needs in the least restrictive environment.
  • Consult and collaborate with members of students’ teams to monitor academic progress and design/implement IEP accommodations/modifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Managing and Conducting Therapy
  • Develop and implement an IEP (and other supporting paperwork) for each student within mandated timelines.
  • Attend and serve as a member of the IEP team to determine eligibility of students.
  • Complete progress reports for each student served.  
  • Maintain an individual folder for each student that contains all forms required by federal and state mandates.
  • Other duties as assigned.
You will love this job if you...
  • Have exceptional organization and communication skills.
  • Are self-reflective and humble, committed to feedback and continuous improvement.
  • Enjoy working alongside a group of dedicated, hard-working and passionate educators who will become your team and family.
  • Believe deeply in the mission and values of the region and subscribe to KIPP's five pillars.
What you should have...
  • A master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology (required).
  • A Missouri Speech and Language Pathology License (required)
  • Experience in pediatrics/school-based speech and language therapy (strongly preferred).
  • Dedication to helping children grow and learn.
  • A passion for working with students from underserved communities.
  • Ability to take and quickly implement feedback.

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