STAGES, Speech Language Pathologist- CONTRACTOR at Stride, Inc. in Dover, Delaware

Posted in Other 2 days ago.





Job Description:

Job Description

This is a Part-Time 1099 Contractor role
Over 20 years ago, Stride was founded to provide personalized learning - powered by technology. We reached students where they were in their own journeys. We knocked down their barriers to great education. And we gave every learner equal opportunity to succeed - however they defined success. Stride innovated the learning experience with online and blended learning that prepared them for their lives ahead.


Stride is a community of passionate leaders. Whether teachers, engineers, curriculum writers, or financial managers - whatever your expertise or role, we all work to empower futures through learning. And changing the trajectory of learning itself is one of our greatest missions. Join us in developing more effective ways to learn and helping learners build the skills and confidence they need to make their way forward in life.


The Speech-Language Pathologist Contractor is a state certified therapist responsible for screening, assessing, and treating students experiencing communication problems that affect classroom activities, social interaction, literacy and learning. The Speech-Language Pathologist Contractor will focus on students' individual needs as defined by each student's Individualized Education Program. The Speech-Language Pathologist Contractor may be asked to obtain licensure in multiple states and serve students across multiple schools as well as supervise Speech-Language Assistants as they provide services to students.



This is a Part-Time Independent Consultant position (1099).




You must upload the following to your application:




ASHA licensure and state licensure




ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


  • Screen and/or evaluate students with suspected speech-language impairments

  • Provide case management of speech-only caseload

  • Ensure all speech and language services are provided as determined by the IEP team by:

  • Communicating with parents and teachers to develop a schedule that encourages regular attendance and participation by the student

  • Developing progress reports and other state-specific required special education documentation

  • Using provided resources to ensure accommodations and modifications for students with disabilities such as assistive technology, supplemental curriculum, and accessible text are made available

  • Monitoring assigned speech-language pathology assistant caseload, schedule and services

  • Maintain compliance with state, school, and company regulations

  • Instruct students/families/teachers in the use of appropriate communication strategies and technologies for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders and improving student success in the classroom

  • Maintain files and/or records using specified systems, e.g., progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, reports, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance

  • Collect data and work samples to monitor student progress toward Individual Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives

  • Document all contact with parents and interventions with students

  • Provide rich and engaging therapy experiences for students

  • Commitment to personalizing learning for all students

  • Demonstrate a belief in all students' ability to succeed and meet high expectations

  • Understand that a primary responsibility is to establish and maintain a positive rapport with families and regularly communicates with and responds to students and learning coaches/parents in a timely manner

  • Provide support to student support team (SST)/response to intervention (RTI) processes;

  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information




Supervisory Responsibilities:



May supervise up to 4 Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs) or Speech Language Pathologists in their Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
:



  • Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology or related field

  • Three (3) years of speech/language work experience within a public-school setting or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to work independently, with availability during typical school hours of at least 20 hours per week is required. Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9 - 5 as defined by the school and time zone

  • Knowledge regarding Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) due process requirements

  • Ability to conduct and interpret comprehensive speech-language evaluations

  • Ability to provide speech-language therapy services

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members to plan and deliver speech-language services to children

  • Receptive to receiving coaching on a regular basis with administrators

  • Ability to embrace change and adapt to ensure excellent student outcomes

  • Ability to create and deliver staff development

  • Exceptionally strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new technologies and teaching platforms

  • MS365 Proficient

  • Ability to clear required background check




Certificates and Licenses: Speech-language pathology license issued by the state department of education or state board and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Speech-Language Pathologist Certificate of Clinical Competence (ASHA SLP CCC).



You must upload the following to your application:




ASHA licensure and state licensure




PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
:



  • Management experience

  • Online therapy experience

  • Experience with documentation for purposes of Medicaid claiming

  • Experience evaluating and working with students who require alternative and augmentative communication




WORK ENVIRONMENT
: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position is remote and open to residents of the 50 states and D.C. This is an Independent Consultant position (1099).



Compensation & Benefits:Stride, Inc. considers a person's education, experience, and qualifications, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value when determining a new employee's salary level. Salaries will differ based on these factors, the position's level and expected contribution, and the employee's benefits elections.


  • We anticipate the pay rate to be $55.00 - $70.00 per hour. Eligible employees may receive a bonus. This salary is not guaranteed, as an individual's compensation can vary based on several factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Stride offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off.




The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.



Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.



You must upload the following to your application:




ASHA licensure and state licensure




Job Type

Contractor



The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.



Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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