ABOUT THE POSITION
As a Therapist with our school you will work on-site. We have 40 students and approximately 36 of them require speech therapy.
You'll be working with one SLPA and possibly one other SLP.
We need someone with experience in working with children with Autism and/or other related disabilities. You'll also need to possess knowledge of special education principles and strategies as applied to children with Autism and/or other related disabilities.
Another requirement for this position is knowledge of augmentative & alternative communication principles and strategies, and technology applications currently available in the field and/or current research based speech and language strategies for students with ASD.
You'll need to be trained in a Crisis Intervention Certification program and/or be required to get trained when hired.
We admit students with a diagnosis of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders) in the moderate to severe range. We will also consider other types of students with genetic and neurological challenges that can benefit from our model.
We take pride in supporting students with significant challenges in communication, social interaction and restrictive patterns of behavior, interests and activities as well as sensory challenges.
Our students are elementary and secondary students aged 5 to 22 years old. We provide a program offering a functional based foundation, not a high school diploma trajectory.
ABOUT THE EMPLOYER
We are a Pediatric functional based educational and therapeutic program which uses a collaboration between disciplines (Education, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Behavior Management & Sensory Integration).
Full benefits (medical/dental/vision), 12 PTO days, 6 to 7 weeks of paid vacation and legal holidays as well, 401K (we match up to 3 percent)
Why you should come work for us:
Our mission is to provide students with Autism Spectrum Disorders & similar learning differences a meaningful environment where they can learn functional academics, social communication & life skills and to serve as a resource to families and professionals.
We hire individuals who wish to work in a collaborative manner towards helping our students lead happy and independent lives. If you are interested in joining a community that honors on-going learning, please consider joining our team!