Speech and Language Pathologist (Part-Time)

Rocketship is reinventing elementary school from the ground up. We are building a national network of high-performing schools serving more than 7,000 students from low income communities. Our teachers, school leaders, and network support staff are united in our mission to eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime. Rocketship Education ( www.rsed.org ) is a network of public K through 5 charter schools serving primarily low-income students in neighborhoods where access to excellent schools is limited. Using a
blend of traditional instruction, adaptive technology and targeted tutoring, Rocketship strives to meetthe unique needs of each and every student. But we believe that truly transformative schools do more than educate students; they empower teachers, engage parents and inspire communities. Together, we can eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime.

Rocketship was founded in San Jose, but we realize the achievement gap stretches across the nation.We’re opening new schools every year to help reach the millions of students striving in underperforming schools every day. We serve primarily low income students (87% of Rocketeers are socioeconomically disadvantaged) from Pre-K to 5th grade.

The Speech and Language Pathologist will work under the direction and supervision of the Associate Director of Integrated Special Education, and will work with elementary school students in screening, evaluating, diagnosing, and treating disorders of communication. These disorders of speech and language may include issues with articulation, fluency, voice, verbal and written language, auditory comprehension, and cognition communication. This position will develop and execute specific components of a speech and language program as specified in an individualized educational plan (IEP) as well as support the larger Rocketship community.

This position will be a school-based role in the designated region. This is a part-time position.

Key Responsibilities

• Address child’s speech production, vocal production, and language needs through speech

• Deliver direct services via pre-referral interventions; monitor student progress in pre-referral

• Document and collect data on all consultation sessions and provide regular assessments
including documentation progress

• Conduct student screenings and/or assessments of language, voice, fluency, articulation, or

• Develop and implement high quality, legally compliant IEPs

• Maintain compliance with all special education policies and regulations

• Maintain client files and treatment logs in an organized manner to include as well as provide
appropriate documentation to interdisciplinary team.

• Communicate with the program manager with regards to any changes in status, problems, or
intent to change any aspect of the education program

• Attend and participate in meetings as required (team, staff, and IEP meetings)

• Develop instructional materials and evaluate commercially available material for treatment

• Keep current on the latest development in the field of speech therapy by attending professional seminars, reading current literature, and participating in professional organizations as assigned.

• Provide professional development support to school staff and families

• Manage time efficiently, follow schedule and inform appropriate personnel of departures from

Required Qualifications
• Valid Wisconsin Speech Language Pathology License; Master’s Degree required

• Bilingual in English and Spanish (strongly preferred)

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members (educators, school administrators, senior management)

• Commitment and passion for Rocketship’s mission, vision, and goals

• Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

• Ability to demonstrate the skills necessary for fulfilling the job responsibilities of a Speech and Language Pathologist

Employment Classification

Full time or Part time
Part time

If temporary or consultant, duration of

Travel Required


Salary or Hourly Position

Compensation Package
Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Number of Positions

Company: Rocketship Education

Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016

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