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The Kingsbury Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kingsbury Center complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Thank you for your interest in Kingsbury! Kingsbury is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or physical or mental disability, pregnancy, parental status, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, family medical history or genetic information and political affiliation.

Competitive Salaries and Benefits

Kingsbury offers competitive salaries and benefits, including a 403(b) retirement plan; health, dental and vision insurance; life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts and paid vacations and holidays.

 

TO APPLY

Send resume, cover letter and three references to aharris@kingsbury.org – Angie Harris, Chief Operating Officer 

 

CURRENT JOB LISTING:

The Kingsbury Center is one of the oldest nonprofit educational institutions in the Washington area that addresses the special needs of young children, adolescents and adults who experience learning difficulties. The Center is seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist for the 2018-2019 school year. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and education.
 
 
Essential Duties:
  • Provide direct and indirect clinical services to students diagnosed with an academically-based communication disorder in areas of articulation, languages and/or fluency
  • Provide and complete comprehensive diagnostic assessments of speech, voice and language impairments
  • Determine the presence or absence of a specific communication disorder which adversely impacts academic progress
  • Serve as a resource to school staff members by developing a balanced program for oral communication and speech, language and literacy development
  • Provide therapy to meet the individual needs of students with diagnosed communication impairments
  • Develop and implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) goals to meet the individual communications needs of the student
  • Upload all treatment logs to Special Education Data System (SEDS) within 24 hours of a session and meet all of Kingsbury’s six-week, four-week and two-week deadlines; document all due diligence efforts made
  • Upload all assessment reports to SEDS the same day service was delivered and document all due diligence efforts made
  • Sign Student Passports within 24 hours of notification by Related Services Manager
  • Comply with internal billing system and rectify any discrepancies or questions in a timely fashion in consultation with Chief Operating Officer
  • Maintain accurate documents, including assessment reports and progress notes, destroying confidential files in accordance with federal and state law regarding student data
  • Assist and guide teachers in observing, describing and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments
  • Participate in Student Support Team and Student Review meetings
  • Provide appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual students’ needs and correct existing speech or language impairments
  • Conduct speech and language screenings
  • Coordinate assistive technology support services
  • Serve as a marketing resource at school fairs and on school outreach initiatives
 
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certification as a Speech Language Pathologist
  • Eligible for American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology. ASHA Certificate must be completed within four years of hire date
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Able to sit in a stationary position, move throughout the campus, operate a computer, ascend and descend stairs, stoop, kneel and crouch
  • Able to lift, move or transport equipment and/or furniture weighing up to twenty pounds across campus to various classrooms and events
  • Able to work in outdoor weather conditions

The Kingsbury Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kingsbury Center complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter and three references to aharris@kingsbury.org – Angie Harris, Chief Operating Officer 

The Kingsbury Center is one of the oldest nonprofit educational institutions in the Washington area that addresses the special needs of young children, adolescents and adults who experience learning difficulties. The Center is seeking a Dedicated Aide for the 2017-2018 school year. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and education.

Under the direction of the administrative team, the Dedicated Aide collaborates with the Lead Teacher to create, implement and support the daily lesson plan and classroom instruction.

Essential Duties:

  • Use information and data from a variety of sources to understand student’s instructional needs and progress against Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) goals
  • Facilitate one-on-one learning and improve student’s participation using a variety of instructional and behavior management strategies
  • Demonstrate understanding of the curriculum and knowledge of content area for the classroom/subjects to which the student is assigned. Must seek clarification if subject content or instruction is unclear
  • Support student in the transition to and from and his/her participation in special subjects, related services, lunch and recess
  • Manage student behavioral controls using positive reinforcement and positive redirection
  • Prepare student for community transitions to encourage self-sufficiency within the school environment
  • Assist students with personal hygiene (including toileting), meals and other daily activities, as per the IEP
  • Implement behavioral and academic strategies as outlined in student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/Individualized Learning Plan (ILP)
  • Meet regularly with members of the classroom teaching team, lead teacher and appropriate related service providers
  • Use appropriate teaching materials and assistive technologies to facilitate learning
  • Maintain student daily performance data
  • Meet regularly with the classroom teacher/teachers to review expectations for student performance

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related discipline or combined relevant experience and number of credits that would equate to a Bachelor’s degree
  • Must have at least one year of experience working with children with learning differences
  • Knowledge of current instructional and positive behavior management techniques, assistive aids and curriculum scope and sequence
  • Demonstrated knowledge of special education best practices
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication
  • Able to change daily routine to meet the changing needs of students
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Able to stand, move throughout the campus, operate a computer, ascend and descend stairs, stoop, kneel and crouch
  • Able to lift, move or transport equipment and/or furniture weighing up to 20 pounds across campus to various classrooms and events
  • Able to work in outdoor weather conditions

The Kingsbury Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law, The Kingsbury Center complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter and three references to aharris@kingsbury.org – Angie Harris, Director of Human Resources