Speech Language Pathology Assistant:

We are looking for an Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) to serve as a classroom assistant, to provide therapy out coverage, and to serve as an occasional substitute teacher.  This is a part-time position (8 am – lunchtime) 5 days per week for the 2018-2019 school year.  The position starts immediately.

The ideal candidate will have Early Intervention (Birth to Age 5) experience.  Knowledge about working with deaf and hard of hearing children using a listening and spoken language (LSL) approach is strongly preferred.  We are in search of someone who has a bachelor’s degree so that he/she can take the CBEST exam and obtain a sub credential.

The primary job responsibility will be to serve as an assistant in a preschool special day class.  The SLPA will support the teacher of the deaf with set up/clean up in the classroom, preparing lessons and special projects that fit with our thematic curriculum, helping with “special day” activities, taking/uploading photos for lessons, providing speech/language input and modeling to individual students as needed, recess and lunch supervision, encouraging/modeling social interactions in the classroom and on the playground, assisting teacher with behavior management, assisting teacher/therapists with data collection, supervising students at drop off/pick up, assisting with transportation/transfer of children from class to therapy, and bathroom duty.       

Our Center serves children birth through kindergarten on campus.  We are looking for an individual who enjoys working with young children, who embraces variety on his/her caseload, and someone who is flexible and a team player. 

Join a highly collaborative, enthusiastic team comprised of speech-language pathologists, deaf educators, an occupational therapist, an audiologist and para-professionals at a Center of Excellence/Option School that has a strong emphasis on parent involvement and parent coaching. 

If you are interested, please email your resume along with a cover letter to Jennifer Aguilar, Director of Student Services and Joy Kearns, Director of Teleintervention at the following addresses:

 jaguilar@weingartencc.org
 jkearns@weingartencc.org