Speech and Language Therapist

Speech and Language Therapist
Position Type
Speech and Language Therapist Full Time

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses and identifies speech, language and functional communication needs in children with Autism
  • Assesses formally and informally an student's current profile and the influence of the communication partner and the learning environment across everyday situations
  • Participates in a Collaborative Consultation Model with the members of AITC team, teachers, families, etc. for the purpose of providing requested information, reviewing/revising student's communication therapy goals/objectives, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations to implement goals
  • Implements evidence-based therapeutic activities and instruct students, teachers, parents and other involved persons for the purpose of facilitating effective communication for students and/or supporting the student's IEP plan for use in the classroom
  • Presents information (e.g. student assessment findings, coaching feedback, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, gaining and providing feedback to others
  • Makes necessary referrals to external speech language therapy services when intervention needs exceed classroom intervention scope
  • Provides AAC training, consultation and instruction to teachers on the use of alternative/augmentative communication supports
  • Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing student's functional goals
  • Maintain files and/or records (e.g. assessment notes, progress reports, coaching logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or follow standard operational procedures
  • Maintain inventory equipment and supplies in clean and proper working condition for the purpose of implementing therapy goals

 

Requirements:

  • Possess a Bachelor or Master's Degree in Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Relevant working experience as a Speech and Language Therapist in a school or hospital setting is preferred
  • Evident proficiency in English Language
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Qualifies to be registered with the Allied Health Professional Council as a Full-time Registered Therapist
  • Desire to learn about Autism and expand knowledge base
  • Passion to work with young children and their families to maximize their talents and potential

 

Apply for this Position:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Last modified on Saturday, 09 April 2016 14:06