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We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Student Interns and Volunteers are welcome to submit requests.
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST OPENING
Working as a member of a therapeutic educational team the speech-language pathologist establishes an individualized therapeutic program which supports the development of communication skills for each student. The speech-language pathologist develops programs with an emphasis on total communication. The plan could include the need for augmentative and alternative communication strategies and systems including dedicated voice output devices and the iPad. The speech-language pathologist is also responsible for training the instructional assistants who are assigned to students as well as colleagues and parents so that the approach to student communication is comprehensive and integrated into their total program.
In addition to the full-time vacancy, there will be an anticipated interim assignment covering a 4-month maternity leave starting in April 2017 for interested applicants.
M.A. or M.S. degree in speech-language pathology. Licensed according to the Connecticut state requirements. Experience with children with autism and related neuro-integrative disorders. Holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association or is in his/her clinical fellowship.
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Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. AIND/Giant Steps offers competitive benefits, opportunities for professional development, and tuition reimbursement.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Education
Special Education Teachers and Therapists
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: under the direct supervision of certified Special Ed Teachers and Therapists IAs will have the opportunity to support students in a variety of activities including:
- Working one to one with students in a multi-disciplinary setting
- Providing carryover activities for student’s individualized Educational program
- Participating in OT, Speech, ADL, Music, PT, Social Skills, Pre/Vocational, Gym, Art with assigned student
- Helping teachers and therapists with preparation of curriculum materials
AIND / Giant Steps offers Competitive benefits, opportunities for professional development, tuition reimbursement.
Send cover letter and resume to: Mary Ellen Betzler, Director of Education
After School Program: One to One Positions
The GS After School program runs on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3 – 5 PM from September to June, and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1- 3 PM July to August, and is not in session during school vacations.
Students participate in recreational group activities, arts, cooking, sports, and community trips.
This position provides a great opportunity to learn more and be inspired by our unique students. Candidates should be responsible, reliable, patient, and caring.
Experience with students with special needs preferred, but high school and college students interested in the field will be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Giant Steps School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.