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Speech & Language Pathologist-Full time or Part Time

Speech & Language Pathologist-Full time or Part Time

School: Swift School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Swift School is an independent school serving grades 1-8 located in Roswell, GA 20 minutes north of Atlanta. Serving a population of approximately 165 students, Swift’s mission is to prepare students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Our core values include community, excellence, individuality, nurture, and potential. Our teachers are passionate about teaching children with learning differences. We recognize that each child is unique, and our teaching approach, time frame, and expected outcomes reflect the student’s individuality. Given that students have a variety of needs, our teachers and administrators often interact with external support professionals to ensure the best overall academic plan for each student. A Speech and Language Pathologist is responsible for assessing areas of difficulty, working with students, and supporting teachers in such a way that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Swift School policies.

Qualifications:
● A Master’s degree or higher in Speech-Language Pathology

Responsibilities Include:
● Teach language learning strategies in small and large group settings to students throughout the school
● Collaborate with and serve as a resource for teachers to support the speech and language needs of the students
● Provides speech and language recommendations, as well as speech and language intervention when recommended
● Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate
● Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures according to school policy
● Creates and fosters relationships, both orally and in writing, with all constituents of the school on a regular basis and as required by school policy
● Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with all constituents of the school
● Prepares and delivers student assessment data effectively according to school policies
● Participates in professional development opportunities offered by the school
● Sets goals that are aligned with Swift’s mission and values
● Consistently meets professional obligations such as: meeting various deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating efforts and timely attending required meeting
● Serves the mission of the Swift School as an ambassador and participates in community-building
● Perform other duties as assigned by Lower & Middle Division Director and the Head of School


Contact name: Ellen Ascher
Contact email address: eascher@theswiftschool.org


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