SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

 The Speech-Language Pathologist functions as a member on a student’s educational team to provide comprehensive assessment of communication skills in pre-school and school age children. The SLP assists in the determination of eligibility to provide speech, language, voice, and fluency therapy to students identified as Speech and Language Impaired. The candidate must possess a working knowledge of assessment and treatment practices, evidence based research, recommended best practices, technologies available for augmentation of the communication process, and expected roles and responsibilities of an SLP within a school environment. The SLP will:.

 Qualifications  . 

  •  A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  •  A valid Speech-Language Pathology license issued by Virginia BASLP is REQUIRED
  •  ASHA CCCs preferred, may consider a strong CF.
  • Applicant must have valid driver’s license and be willing to travel with dependable transportation

 

Responsibilities:

1. Assess and diagnose communication disorders through test selection (including formal, informal, and dynamic), administration, interpretation, and formal report writing.
2. Implement the entire referral process to determine a student's eligibility for special education services within federal state/county procedural guidelines.
3. Develop IEP's for those students identified as SLI or participates in the development of IEP’s for those students receiving speech as a related service.
4. Develop evidence-based therapeutic plans for intervention within a range of therapy service models (push-in/pull-out), and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
5. Provide ethical and skilled speech and language treatment in accordance to the student’s current Individualized Education Plan.
6. Complete ethical and accurate evaluation reports, data collection, and documentation within a given time frame.
7. Participate in necessary meetings (IEP, Eligibility, Triennial, etc.).
8. Communicate and consult orally and in writing with students, parents, educators, administrators, and outside agency professionals.
9. Demonstrate commitment to improving professional competence, while pursuing professional development.

 

The benefits in working with AIS

  • Excellent compensation
  • Ability to set your own schedule – you can determine the amount of time you want to work from a few hours a week to full time
  • Paid travel time
  • Paid materials preparation/documentation time
  • Access to AIS Resource Staff knowledgeable in your field
  • Being part of a team that has an excellent reputation for delivering quality services and respects the knowledge that you bring to the job.

Come put your skills to work with a company that appreciates your talents and together we can make a difference in the life of a child. If you are interested in learning more about this rewarding position please respond with a current resume.

 

 

 

Teacher of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (DHH) in Virginia:

Qualifications:

Must hold a Collegiate Professional License with endorsement in Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and successful teaching experience working with students that are deaf or hard of hearing. 

The successful candidate will have:
  • Experience serving students utilizing auditory-verbal techniques as well as those using manual communication.
  • Excellent human relations, interpersonal communications, conflict resolution, organizational and planning skills are required.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of Federal and State mandates and requirements as related to the provision of educational services and supports for students with hearing impairments.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of characteristics of individuals with hearing impairments and other disabilities to include developmental, cognitive, socio-cultural influences and health related problems.
  • The ability to recognize and respond to individual student differences.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner with parents, co-workers, school staff and service providers.
  • Experience with window based computer and related software applications.
  • A valid driver’s license.

The benefits in working with AIS

  • Excellent compensation
  • Ability to set your own schedule – you can determine the amount of time you want to work from a few hours a week to full time
  • Paid travel time
  • Paid materials preparation/documentation time
  • Access to AIS Resource Staff knowledgeable in your field
  • Being part of a team that has an excellent reputation for delivering quality services and respects the knowledge that you bring to the job.

Come put your skills to work with a company that appreciates your talents and together we can make a difference in the life of a child. If you are interested in learning more about this rewarding position please respond with a current resume.

Teacher of the Visually Impaired and/or Orientation and Mobility Specialist -  various locations in Virginia & Maryland

AIS is looking for a Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, or dual TVI/O&M to provide services in various locations thouhout Virginia and Maryland -positions in or near,

In Virginia- Richmond, Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Washington DC, Northern VA, Charlottesville, Farmville

In Maryland - Annapolis, Baltimore, Southeast 

In West Virginia

Qualifications:

Must hold a Collegiate Professional License with endorsement in special education, vision impairment, and successful teaching experience working with students that are blind or visually impaired. All O&M postions require COMS or NOMC.

The successful candidate will have:
  • Excellent human relations, interpersonal communications, conflict resolution, organizational and planning skills are required.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of Federal and State mandates and requirements as related to the provision of educational services and supports for students with visual impairments.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of characteristics of individuals with visual impairments and other disabilities to include developmental, cognitive, socio-cultural influences and health related problems.
  • The ability to recognize and respond to individual student differences.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner with parents, co-workers, school staff and service providers.
  • Experience with window based computer and related software applications.
The benefits in working with AIS
  • Excellent compensation
  • Ability to set your own schedule – you can determine the amount of time you want to work from a few hours a week to full time
  • Access to a Benefits Broker
  • Paid travel time
  • Paid materials preparation/documentation time
  • Access to AIS Resource Staff knowledgeable in your field
  • Being part of a team that has an excellent reputation for delivering quality services and respects the knowledge that you bring to the job.

Come put your skills to work with a company that appreciates your talents and together we can make a difference in the life of a child. If you are interested in learning more about this rewarding position please respond with a current resume.

School Based Physical Therapist (PT)  - Virginia

AIS is accepting applications for a Physical Therapist (PT) to provide Physical Therapy services in a school based setting in various locations throughout Virginia.

Qualifications:

The applicant must have a degree in physical therapy from an approved and accredited physical therapy program and must hold a current Virginia license to practice as a Physical Therapist as issued by the Virginia Department of Health Professions.

The successful candidate will have:
  • A demonstrated knowledge of the ethics, concepts, principles, and methodologies of physical therapy in the educational setting.
  • Experience providing physical therapy services in a school based environment – new graduates with the right skill set will be considered.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of technology and trends related to the field.
The benefits in working with AIS
  • Excellent compensation
  • Ability to set your own schedule – you can determine the amount of time you want to work from a few hours a week to full time
  • Access to a Benefits Broker
  • Paid travel time
  • Paid materials preparation/documentation time
  • Access to AIS Resource Staff knowledgeable in your field
  • Being part of a team that has an excellent reputation for delivering quality services and respects the knowledge that you bring to the job.

Come put your skills to work with a company that appreciates your talents and together we can make a difference in the life of a child. If you are interested in learning more about this rewarding position please respond with a current resume.

School Based Occupational Therapist (OT) or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Virginia

AIS is accepting applications for an Occupational Therapist or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to provide Occupational Therapy services in a school based setting in various locations throughout Virginia.

Qualifications:

The applicant must have a degree in physical therapy from an approved and accredited physical therapy program and must hold a current Virginia license to practice as an Occupational Therapist or COTA as issued by the Virginia Department of Health Professions.

The successful candidate will have:
  • A demonstrated knowledge of the ethics, concepts, principles, and methodologies of physical therapy in the educational setting.
  • Experience providing occupational therapy services in a school based environment – new graduates with the right skill set will be considered.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of technology and trends related to the field.
The benefits in working with AIS
  • Excellent compensation
  • Ability to set your own schedule – you can determine the amount of time you want to work from a few hours a week to full time
  • Access to a Benefits Broker
  • Paid travel time
  • Paid materials preparation/documentation time
  • Access to AIS Resource Staff knowledgeable in your field
  • Being part of a team that has an excellent reputation for delivering quality services and respects the knowledge that you bring to the job.

Come put your skills to work with a company that appreciates your talents and together we can make a difference in the life of a child. If you are interested in learning more about this rewarding position please respond with a current resume.