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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Atlas Preparatory School
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are

  • Atlas prepares and empowers all students for success on their post-graduate paths through educational excellence, character development, and community engagement.
  • Atlas students are outpacing national average growth across all grade levels.
  • Atlas student proficiency has surpassed the district and state.
  • Atlas provides family-centered support services that consistently lead to over 90% participation in our parent advisor conferences.
  • Atlas teachers engage in ongoing professional development targeted towards instructional best practices and academic data analysis.Who We Serve
    • Tuition free and open enrollment public schools serving 1,200 students in K-12th grades
    • 92% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
    • 78% Hispanic, 12% African American, 9% White, and 1% Asian
    • 56% English Language LearnersWho You Are
      • Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology or higher
      • Must hold a valid Colorado SLP license
      • Must hold a valid specialized service provider (SSP) license by the Colorado Department of Education
      • Must be familiar with and understand the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Exceptional Children Education Act (ECEA)
      • Ability to apply Trauma Informed Care practices
      • Have a holistic mindset willing to consider a student's school and home life
      • Possess a self-starter mentality and offer high enthusiasm for student successWhat You'll Do
        • Works with K-12 students to prevent, screen, identify, assess, diagnose, refer, provide intervention
        • Counsel students with, or who are at risk for, articulation, fluency, voice, language, communication, swallowing, and other related disabilities
        • Will employ intervention strategies and support students throughout their learning cycles
        • Advising and working with Atlas educators and administrators
        • Ensures that students' communication challenges are addressed holistically with an overall goal to not disrupt any learningPhysical Requirements
          • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
          • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
          • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the school and other facilities as neededCompensation
            • $50,000- $60,000 annuallyAnnual Calendar and Start Date
              • 10 flex days per year
              • Can be full-time or part-time for the right candidate
              • Approximately 211 workdays per school year
              • The ideal candidate will begin in July 2022Benefits
                • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits.
                • Flexible Spending Account (Medical or Child Care)
                • Employer paid short and long-term disability
                • Employer paid life insurance benefit with additional voluntary option
                • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing up to four free counseling sessions annually
                • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k contribution option.
                • Approximately 8 weeks of paid time off for holidays, scheduled breaks during the year and summer break,
                • 48 hours of personal flex timeWNA1xIvLMU

Keywords: Atlas Preparatory School, Colorado Springs , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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