Speech & Language Pathologist (Full-Time) - 2018-2019 School Year - Largo
The Foundation Schools is a special education day school which delivers innovative school programs and support services for children and adolescents with emotional disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and other learning challenges. The Foundation Schools is currently accepting resumes for a Full-Time Speech Language Pathologist for the 2018-2019 school year.
The mission of The Foundation Schools is to provide a highly specialized educational and therapeutic program for students with emotional and other disabilities and social emotional and learning challenges, preparing them to be productive and successful in their future academic and career paths.. For over 40 years, The Foundation Schools’ mix of academic support and therapeutic services has given our students a chance to reach their full potential.
The Foundation Schools is currently approved by the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia to provide services to students who have not been successful in their home school’s environment. The Foundation Schools has schools in Gaithersburg and Largo, Maryland that serve over 200 students in grades K-12. Our Core Values’ provide a strong foundation for our programs, are integrated into our positive behavior intervention system, drive our actions and guide our staff and students daily to TWIRL (Teamwork, Work Ethic, Integrity, Respect, and Leadership). We offer a supportive working environment with small class sizes and excellent resources.
The Foundation Schools offers a comprehensive benefit package including tuition assistance and a generous retirement package. Visit our website at www.foundationschools.org for more information.
Speech and Language Pathologists at The Foundation Schools provide speech and/or language therapy to students in the school as prescribed by the student's Individualized Education Program. The Speech Pathologist assesses and provides speech and language remediation to students as referred. As a resource person, the Speech Pathologist works in collaboration with the classroom teacher, the Diagnostic Prescriptive Teacher and as a member of the full multidisciplinary team, to address students' educational and clinical needs.
As needed, the Speech Pathologist communicates with parents/guardians and representatives of agencies with whom students are involved. They document the delivery of all services according to state and local guidelines. The Speech Pathologist participates in Foundation Schools meetings, committees and in the full community milieu.
Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology and a valid Maryland license required. Three years experience in providing diagnostic assessment and therapy to children and adolescents who manifest a variety of speech and language disorders and related symptoms preferred.