Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)- Katy Texas Job at The SPEAK Center for Language and Learning, Katy, TX

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  • The SPEAK Center for Language and Learning
  • Katy, TX

Job Description

Job Description: Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant - Katy, TX

Compensation: 1099 Contract

Company Overview:

The SPEAK Center for Language and Learning is a distinguished pediatric speech therapy company devoted to providing top-quality services to children with speech and language disorders. We offer a comprehensive range of therapies and programs designed to enhance effective communication skills and support children in reaching their full potential. Our school-based team is dedicated to fostering nurturing and inclusive therapies that empower our students and their families.

Position:

Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant, School- Based

Role Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and skilled Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant to join our Katy, TX team at The SPEAK Center. As a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting licensed Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) in evaluating and treating students with IEPs for speech and language services. You will work directly with children, assisting in therapy sessions, implementing treatment plans, and providing vital support to facilitate their progress and development.

Responsibilities:

1. Therapy Support:

- Assist licensed SLPs in conducting therapy sessions with students, both individually and in group settings.

- Implement treatment plans and therapy techniques as directed by the supervising SLP.

- Monitor and document students' progress and responses to therapy activities.

- Collaborate with SLPs to adjust treatment strategies based on individual student needs.

2. Student Interaction and Engagement:

- Interact with students in a warm, caring, and child-friendly manner to create a positive therapeutic experience.

- Engage students in therapy activities and exercises to stimulate communication and language development.

- Foster rapport with students and their families to build trust and ensure a comfortable and supportive experience.

3. Administrative Support:

- Assist in maintaining student records, progress notes, and documentation in compliance with TEA standards.

- Coordinate with SLP for scheduling students' therapy sessions.

4. Communication and Collaboration:

- Work closely with SLPs, providing them with regular updates on students' progress and responses to therapy.

- Collaborate with other school staff to facilitate a multidisciplinary approach to student therapy.

- Communicate effectively with patients' families, offering guidance and support to reinforce therapeutic strategies at home.

5. Professional Development:

- Participate in regular professional development opportunities to expand knowledge and skills in pediatric speech therapy.

- Stay updated on the latest research, advancements, and best practices in the field of speech-language pathology.

Qualifications:

- Associate's degree in Speech-Language Pathology Assistant program or related field. Bachelor's degree is preferred.

- Certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) or eligibility for SLPA certification.

- Experience working with pediatric populations and a passion for helping children with speech and language challenges.

- Knowledge of speech therapy techniques and methodologies, including experience with therapy materials and tools.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to connect with children and their families.

- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a dynamic therapy team.

- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail in documentation and record-keeping.

- Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude to create a supportive environment for patients.

Joining The SPEAK Center as a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant provides a fulfilling opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children and families. If you are a dedicated and compassionate individual with a desire to work in pediatric speech therapy, we encourage you to apply. Your contributions as a valued member of our team will play an essential role in helping children overcome speech and language challenges and achieve success in their communication skills.

Job Tags

Full time, Contract work,

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