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Speech/Language Therapist -- Paterson NJ in Paterson, NJ at Catapult Learning

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Provides intervention in areas of articulation, language, fluency, and voice as identified in a formal speech language evaluation. May provide screening and comprehensive evaluation if requested.  Serves students enrolled in nonpublic schools in Paterson, New Jersey.  Small assignment in Newark, NJ also possible.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designs and implements intervention programs which remediate deficit speech/language skills of identified students.
  • Works with school personnel and parents to design and implement the student’s intervention plan, individual service plan, or individual student plan most appropriate to address the student’s need.
  • Offers consultation and collaboration with school staff and parents in support of student’s speech language goals.
  • Acts as a resource to parents, school personnel and other caregivers in the area of speech/language development.
  • Administers appropriate screening and/or diagnostic tests to determine child’s speech/language competency, if requested.
  • Interprets diagnostic tests, identifies strengths and weaknesses in areas of speech/language skills and generates reports providing feedback to school personnel and parents.
  • Is knowledgeable concerning all policies and procedures as established for these services by the Company's Program Manual, the funding source, and the individual school(s).
  • Completes required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.

Job Requirements


Master’s degree and NJDOE certification as a Speech/Language specialist required by contract.  Experience in a school setting in New Jersey preferred.