About KIPP Bay Area Public Schools
KIPP is a non-profit network of 224 college-preparatory, public charter schools across the country educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP schools are united by a common mission, a commitment to excellence, and a belief that if we help children develop the academic and character strengths they need for college and choice-filled lives, they will be able to build a better tomorrow for themselves, for their communities, and for us all.
There are currently 15 KIPP schools across the Bay Area educating nearly 6,000 students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City and supporting over 3,000 alumni around the country.
The KIPP Bay Area Public Schools Special Education Department is seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist. The Speech and Language Pathologist will be working with elementary through high school students in screening and treating disorders of communication. These disorders of speech and language may include issues with articulation, fluency, voice, verbal and spoken language, auditory comprehension, and cognition communication. This position will execute specific components of a speech and language program as specified in an individualized educational plan (IEP). This position is available for both full-time and part-time benefits and mileage is included for San Jose and San Lorenzo.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Conducting student screenings and/or assessments of language, voice, fluency, articulation, or hearing. (without clinical interpretation of results)
- Implement treatment plans or protocols
- Remediate or development of speech and language skills.
- Collect and compile data to document students' performance and/or assess program quality
- Document students' progress toward meeting established goals and objectives
- Clerical duties such as preparing materials and scheduling activities
- Perform checks and maintenance of speech aids, devices, equipment, as needed
- Support the Supervising Speech and Language Pathologist in research projects, in-service training, and public relations programs
- Manage time efficiently, follow a schedule and inform appropriate personnel of departures from the schedule
- Exhibit compliance with regulations, reimbursement requirements, and Speech and Language Pathologist job responsibilities
- Demonstrate sensitivity and skills needed to work with families, students, and staff from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
- Practice professional renewal through a variety of means such as attending conferences, workshops, and seminars and through participation in professional growth opportunities provided by KIPP Bay Area.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Desired Characteristics
- Completed coursework and training specific to speech-language pathology job responsibilities and workplace behaviors (must be through a program accredited by ASHA)
- Ability to demonstrate the skills necessary for fulfilling the job responsibilities of a Speech and Language Pathologist
- Master's degree required
- California state board licensed
- Bilingual (Spanish or Vietnamese) preferred.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members (educators, school administrators, senior management)
- Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills.
- Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
- Detail-oriented team player willing to roll up sleeves and get the job done.
- Demonstrated success with students from educationally underserved areas.
- Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP Bay Area Public Schools and our students.
- Ability to travel within the SF Bay Area with own transportation (mileage reimbursed beyond usual commute).
We are dedicated to you and your family's well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits
Minimum Education Required