Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Are you a licensed Speech Language Pathologist who is interested in working with individuals with special needs? Do you have experience and a high level of patience and understanding for behavioral issues? If you have interest in working to support individuals with special needs/ neurological and developmental disabilities, this may be the job for you! Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and meaningful organization! We have full-time or part-time positions available.

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

Summary: Programming and delivering SLP goals within each student’s educational and behavioral program.

The Aurora School is a 12-month day program that provides a collaborative and innovative learning environment for students 5-22 years of ages with Autism and other developmental disabilities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement direct and indirect therapy services
  • Attend meetings, such as IEPs, weekly team meetings, staff meetings
  • Incorporate the Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis into the therapy session
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with other team members, such as BCBAs, OTs, ABA Therapists, and parents
  • Being flexible about schedule changes
  • Record and track IEP progress through session data collection
  • Manage student service logs, including datasheets and billing
  • Provide input on student progress in quarterly progress reports to parents and/or school systems • Create and carry-out speech and language goals and objectives for students’ IEPs
  • Implement the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Training all team members, including parents, on any speech and language concern, procedure, and/ or mode of communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • Other job-related duties and responsibilities assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications (Essential Experience /Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Experience as a certified Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Knowledge of ABA Principles and Verbal Behavior
  • Experience working with individuals with autism and/or other special needs who are verbal and/or non-verbal with behavioral issues
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Well organized
  • Experience with data collection and analysis

Education and Certification Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology preferred
  • VA Speech-Language Pathology License (through the VA Department of Health Professions); ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) preferred

Professional Development and Training

  • Attend monthly training and professional development opportunities presented by the school, as required
  • Complete Aurora Specific training during an initial 90-day probationary period from the start date
  • Complete other training related to the field as assigned by the supervisor

Physical Requirements

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Effectively implement and physically implement PCM procedures (if trained)
  • Frequent change in position from sitting to standing to walking
  • Ability to bend, reach, and hold objects
  • Ability to communicate effectively; able to converse with students, staff, and parents

Benefits (30 hours/week eligible)

  • Full employee covered health and dental insurance, and voluntary vision plan
  • Employer-paid Life/AD&D, Short- and Long Term disability
  • Flex spending accounts with employer contribution to healthcare FSA (eligible if 20+ hours)
  • Employee sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid sick and personal days, along with paid holidays and school closures

COVID-19 Considerations

To keep our employees safe, we strictly adhere to CDC, VDH, and The Arc of Loudoun guidelines for safety and sanitation.

How to Apply

Interested in being our Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)? Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining why you are a great fit for this role, along with salary requirements and interest in full or part-time to Amy Metaxa at ametaxa@thearcofloudoun.org. We will reach out to those whose qualifications best meet our requirements. Thank you!

The Arc of Loudoun is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind, whether it regards age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender and gender identity, language, national origin, physical and mental disability, political affiliation, race, religion, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. The Arc of Loudoun makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs.