Speech and Language Pathologist

Courage Schools is in search of a Speech Language Pathologist.

Courage Schools is committed to educating students in kindergarten through 5th grade with language-based learning differences. The goal of Courage Schools is to enrich the inherent gifts these students bring to the classroom while supporting their language development through a multisensory approach.

We are in search of an SLP that envelopes the same values that will drive the success of both our school and its students.

  • Courage to learn
  • Courage to be yourself
  • Courage to celebrate others
  • Courage to take a risk
  • Courage to persevere

Courage Schools is looking for an individual who has a passion for working with children with language-based learning differences and are always seeking new ways to meet the needs of their students.

To be successful in the role the candidate must have the ability to teach, and should possess the following traits:

  • Empathy – for both students and when engaging with parents
  • Loving of all their students
  • Encouragement
  • Collaborative spirit – a commitment to collaborative teaching
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Unwavering commitment to the education of their students
  • Comforting communication style when engaging parents while discussing the students’ performance.

Courage’s SLP will be responsible for co-teaching with classroom lead teachers and working with students in all grade levels. This position will create an environment that enriches and encourages the continued growth of the analytical and creative skills that Courage students bring to the classroom. This position will provide 1:1 support as needed. Courage’s SLP will be able to work 1:1 with students after 3:15 for additional compensation.

This position will require the SLP to be available Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 3:00 pm. This position is required to work onsite directly with students.

This position is not required to work during summer break and reports directly to the Head of School.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work in collaboration with support personnel (Grade level lead teacher, STEAM teacher, OT, and Director of Support Services).
  • Administer formative assessments that will assist the grade level teacher in their lesson planning so that each child’s needs are being met.
  • Provide timely and consistent feedback to parents regarding student progress.
  • Develop relationships with students that support a restorative practices approach to classroom management.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Hold a valid ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech and Language Pathology and hold a valid State of Georgia Speech and Language Pathologist license
  • Experience working as an SLP in a classroom and school environment
  • Ability to administer and interpret formal assessments
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of certain milestones needed to guarantee a successful education of the child
  • Loves working with elementary-aged children
  • Experience with and commitment to collaborative work as a team
  • An unwavering commitment to students and their future

To apply, submit your resume and list of references to hr@courageschools.org.
No phone calls, please.

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Courage Schools admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. These inclusions are further extended to all persons regardless of sex, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.