Speech Therapist-Preschool Program

The Eden II School for Autistic Children, Inc. - Staten Island, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $58,000 - $73,000 a year
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Speech Therapist Position --------- Preschool Program**

S*taten Island, NY*

Eden II Programs is a non-profit organization that has been providing services to children and adults on the autism spectrum in the New York City area since its opening in 1976. We provide empirically supported treatments, based on an applied behavior analytic framework across all of our programs and services. We provide services to families within the boroughs of NYC as well as Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. We employ professionals across a wide range of disciplines including board certified behavior analysts, speech pathologists, certified special education teachers, licensed psychologists, Medicaid service coordinators and direct support professionals. Our reputation in the field of autism and applied behavior analysis spans nationally and internationally. Learn more about us on our website www.eden2.org

  • Are you seeking to make a difference in the life of a child on the Autism spectrum?**
  • Are you interested in learning or enhancing your ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) skills?
  • We may be just the right fit for you!

We are currently seeking a certified speech therapist to join our team in our preschool program. A Full-time position is available with a small caseload.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Possess or qualify for NYS certification as Teacher of Students with Speech and Language

Disabilities (TSSLD).

  • Experience with augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) systems and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred; however, training will be provided.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide speech services to students across various mandates; e.g., 1:1, 2:1, small group.
  • Provide formal and informal speech-language assessment of each student on caseload.
  • Develop each student’s speech and language curriculum in conjunction with the classroom teacher.
  • Attend clinical meetings and IEP meetings as appropriate.
  • Write IEP goals, objectives and updates annually for each student.
  • Maintain daily data collection.
  • Apply data collection and behavior management interventions and reinforcement procedures during therapy sessions in accordance with each child’s behavior management plan and school policies.
  • Participate in parent training program.

Reports to: Coordinator of Speech Services

You may also visit our benefits website at www.eden2employeebenefits.org

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Susan Ribaudo

You may also fax to (718) 273-5207

Job Type: Full-time