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Speech Language Pathologist (Work From Home)
Oregon Connections Academy
Connections Academy
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Position Information
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled
Start Date: ASAP
Position Description: Speech Language Pathologist (Work From Home)
Home-based
 
Company Summary:
Connections Education is a leading, fully-accredited provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual education solutions for students in grades K–12.  Since 2001, the company’s Connections Academy division has delivered individualized learning to students through virtual public schools and a private online academy.  In the 2011-2012 school year, 23 Connections Academy virtual public schools will operate in 22 states and expect to serve more than 40,000 students from across the U.S. The Connections Learning division meets the needs of schools, school districts, and other institutions looking to develop and enhance their online learning programs.  Connections Learning delivers a full range of targeted digital learning solutions to the K-12 education community including online courses, a program for homebound students, a digital learning platform, and more.  More than 300 schools, school districts, state departments of education and other educational institutions, serving tens of thousands of students throughout the United States and beyond, are already utilizing Connections Learning products and services. Connections Education is committed to expanding quality education through technology and helping students achieve both academic and personal success.
 
Connections Learning is an online learning provider that delivers a full range of quality, affordable, and turnkey online learning solutions to institutions and individuals. Bringing personalized and flexible learning to students everywhere, Connections Learning products combine a proven curriculum, the latest instructional tools, certified teachers skilled in online instruction, and state-of-the-art technology. Feature products include: online courses; online summer school; homebound student solutions; credit recovery; the Connexus™ digital learning platform; 21st Century Skills courses; a STEM package; online speech therapy; blended/hybrid programs; and virtual private and public school programs. More than 300 schools, school districts, state departments of education and other educational institutions, serving tens of thousands of students throughout the United States and beyond, are already utilizing Connections Learning products and services.  Connections Learning is a division of Connections Education LLC. For more information, call 888-440-2890 or visit www.ConnectionsLearning.com.
 
Connections LiveSpeech is a groundbreaking program that is taking online speech therapy out of the clinic and into schools and homes nationwide. Be a part of a team of skilled, experienced therapists who are eager to utilize distance learning technology to reach more students in need of support. Receive training and support from therapists with experience in online service delivery. We can’t wait for you to join us!
 
Position Summary:
Working from their home, the Speech Language Pathologist will provide virtual speech therapy to students K-12 throughout various Connections Academy schools, in addition to special education case management duties for select students receiving speech services only. They will connect with students using webcams and web conferencing software, while using the company's Education Management System to manage their caseload and minimize paperwork. They will enjoy flexible hours and no commute!
 
Responsibilities:
The Speech Language Pathologist will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:
 
  • Planning and implementing individual and group therapy in a virtual environment;
  • Timely and complete documentation of therapeutic interventions;
  • Communicate regularly with parents/learning coaches of students with speech/language needs to insure that their IEP goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate fashion;
  • Consult with teachers and coordinate the implementation of specially designed instruction as defined in the IEP regarding students with speech/language needs and potential learning issues;
  • Schedule, organize and conduct IEP related meetings in a virtual environment, as needed;
  • Assist, as needed, with the organization and proper implementation of all paperwork, documentation and procedures for the IEP process for select students;
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the company’s Education Management System and special education software;
  • Assist the Speech Services Program Manager with special projects related to improvement of the LiveSpeech Program;
  • Occasional travel to local Connections Academy office for meetings or assessments as needed; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
This is a full-time work-at-home position. 
 
Requirements:
  • MA or MS in Speech Language Pathology and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • State  and Department of Education Licensure in Speech Pathology as required
  • 2+ years experience in school setting
  • Strong technology skills
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
 
www.connectionsacademy.com
Grade Level(s): K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Schedule: Full Time
Positions Available: 1
FTE (if part-time): 0
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Qualifications Desired
Subject Area(s): Speech Pathologist
Special Requirement(s):
Education/Degree(s): MA, MS
Skills/Specialties: Special Education - Speech / Language
Documents Needed to Apply:
License State(s): Oregon
License Title(s):
License Endorsement(s): Speech - General -- Endorsement Grades: 3, 6, 9, K, 4, 7, 10, 1, 5, 8, 11, 2, 12,
 
Community and Employer Information
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Employer Website: www.connectionsacademy.com
Community Description: Connections Academy, a “school without walls”, is an innovative public virtual educational program serving K-12 students throughout various states in a non-classroom-based environment. A learning team, consisting of Parent/Learning Coach, a Certified Teacher and educational specialists, work collaboratively with students using a standards-based hybrid curriculum that includes both online and offline options. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an exciting new public schooling model that creates alternative teaching and learning options for students, parents and teachers by leveraging the latest technologies, capitalizing on recent policy initiatives and embracing a cutting edge approach to education. 92% of all CA employees rated the company an A or B on the annual employee satisfaction survey.
EEO and ADA information: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
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Local Contact: Anne Liles

, Maryland
Work Phone:
aliles@connectionsacademy.com
 
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