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Speech Language Pathologist

Position Overview

KIPP St. Louis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) to become part of our vibrant educational community. This role may travel between our school locations and work with a variety of age groups. 

Position type: Full-time

Key Outcomes of the role…

Implement IEP goals for speech and language students.

Score a 90% or higher on compliance audit for special education

What you will do...

Under the leadership of the Director of Special Education, and in collaboration with School Leaders and Teachers, the Speech-Language Pathologist will use effective strategies to serve the needs of students with communication disorders at KIPP St. Louis.  The position will include the following roles and responsibilities:

Planning and Oversight:

Determine and use procedures for referrals, identification, diagnosis, case termination and follow-up of Speech/Language Pathology students.

Establish daily schedules for assigned students according to service minutes established in the IEP.

Screening, Testing, Diagnosing and Advising

Perform initial evaluations and re-evaluations as required by federal, state, and district guidelines.

Analyzes and interprets information to make recommendations regarding the need for speech-language services.

Determines the effects of the student’s impairment in regard to accessing the general curriculum

Utilize allocated coordination time to perform additional professional responsibilities including developing and updating therapy plans, holding parent conferences, staff consultations, and classroom observations.

Schedules interventions using a variety of service delivery models, including classroom intervention, consultation/collaboration, and pull-out as appropriate to meet student needs in the least restrictive environment

Consult and collaborate with members of students’ teams to monitor academic progress and

design/implement IEP accommodations/modifications.

Managing and Conducting Therapy

Develop and implement an IEP (and other supporting paperwork) for each student within mandated timelines

Attend and serve as a member of the IEP team to determine the eligibility of students

Complete progress reports for each student served.  

Maintain an individual folder for each student that contains all forms required by federal and state mandates.



What you bring to the table:

Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology required

Missouri Speech and Language Pathology License required for the position 

Experience in pediatrics/school-based speech and language therapy strongly preferred

Dedication to helping children grow and learn

A passion for working with students from underserved communities

Ability to take and quickly implement feedback