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iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist

JOB TITLE: iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

LOCATION: St. Louis

STATUS: Contract Full-Time

Position Scope:

The iHear/ Molloy Teacher-Therapist works with students who have a hearing loss, to develop communication skills using the iHear or Early Intervention program. The iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist interprets test findings, diagnoses specific errors, makes appropriate recommendations, and develops outcome plans.  Each student’s progress regarding the specific outcomes will be recorded according to iHear/Molloy policies by the Teacher-Therapist. When appropriate, the Teacher-Therapist will make recommendations for referral to another professional as needed. The iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist collaborates and communicates effectively with staff members and others.   This position works on the Molloy schedule, including the possibility of some evenings and weekends, and reports to the Director of Early Intervention and Internet Therapy.

Results Expected:

Students will demonstrate improvement in their listening, language and speech development through appropriate therapeutic intervention.  Each child will make appropriate progress based on the individual needs and outcomes set forth for the child. Families will be supported in their development of effective interactions to promote the development of spoken language skills in their young children with hearing loss. Act as Teacher-Therapist and counselor to the family during each session observing development of child’s communication, response to child’s communication attempts, frequency and quality of family’s attempts to initiate communication with child, and ease or discomfort with hearing aid or other sensory device.  Develop good rapport with family members, allowing them to become advocates for their child.  Educate parents about child development, types and degrees of hearing loss and their relationship to communication development.  Assist parents in developing parenting skills and appropriate behavior management strategies.  Educate parents in the area of effective strategies for the development of communication in young children with hearing loss. Provide information to parents on child development, audition, language and speech development, and other topics.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses, analyzes and determines child’s current level of auditory, language and cognitive development.
  • Creates measurable long-term and short-term outcomes based on child’s assessments.
  • Designs individualized outcomes and specifies targets for eachiHear/Molloy session.
  • Establishes strategies for effective carryover weekly.
  • Plans for parent or coaches’ education in each session.
  • Selects materials/activities that are well organized, and appropriate to the student’s present level of functioning.
  • Keeps accurate data in conjunction with outcomes derived from assessments. and individualized outcomes.
  • Uses good communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Collaborates, relates well to others and has good interpersonal abilities.
  • Records timely and maintains accurate progress notes.
  • Utilizes appropriate motivational strategies in order to fully engage student in therapy.
  • Performs other duties related to the iHear/Molloy program as requested.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Maintains professional standards (including ASHA certification, MO SLP license, DESE teaching certification, MO Medicare provider status, First Steps provider) through attendance in workshops, participation in appropriate professional development opportunities and reading professional literature.
  • Ability to meet annual CEU requirements as established by the MO State Board, ASHA and LSLS Cert.AVEd.
  • Active participant in presentations, workshops, and seminars promoting professional development of others.
  • Writes and publishes with supervisor approval.
  • Keeps abreast of current research and best practice in therapeutic approaches to listening, language and speech development.
  • Comfortable with computers and the internet at a minimum; curious and excited to learn new teaching strategies using the computer.
  • Collaborates with department to ensure that current best practices are being used.
  • Upholds the professional, moral and ethical standards of SJI and actively supports the mission and values of the SJI.
  • Maintains professional demeanor at all times, and works cooperatively with all staff, students, and parents.
  • Collaborates in a positive way with supervisor, and therapists to ensure continuity of program outcomes.
  • Actively participates in faculty, department and committee meetings, as well as other meetings as requested. Actively participates in meetings designed to ensure each child’s needs are appropriately addressed within the context of the therapy session.
  • Understand and strictly adhere to Intellectual Property guidelines and policies.
  • Ensures confidentiality of student information following guidelines set forth by SJI and strictly adheres to HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Deaf Education or in Speech/Language with Certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and/or hold a Missouri License in Speech/Language Therapy or in Deaf Education or eligible for same under Missouri Law.
  • Maintains credential requirements for First Steps of Missouri.
  • Ability to use computers and is comfortable with computers for instructional use.
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience with hearing-impaired children and experience in providing therapy to children with cochlear implants. Scope of experience may include both professional experience and experience obtained during clinical practicum.
  • Must demonstrate a desire for ongoing professional development.

Highly Desirable:

  • Certification in Listening and Spoken Language (LSLS Cert.AVEd.), or in the process to apply for certification.
  • Experience with one-on-one therapy with active participation from parents and caregivers.
  • Experience with a coaching model of service delivery.
  • Experience in interpreting formal or informal assessments to develop measurable outcomes.

Please contact Cheryl Broekelmann, Executive Director, St. Louis, to learn more about this opportunity, at cbroekelmann@sjid.org or call(314) 918-1369.

St. Louis Openings

iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist

JOB TITLE: iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

LOCATION: St. Louis

STATUS: Contract Full-Time

Position Scope:

The iHear/ Molloy Teacher-Therapist works with students who have a hearing loss, to develop communication skills using the iHear or Early Intervention program. The iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist interprets test findings, diagnoses specific errors, makes appropriate recommendations, and develops outcome plans.  Each student’s progress regarding the specific outcomes will be recorded according to iHear/Molloy policies by the Teacher-Therapist. When appropriate, the Teacher-Therapist will make recommendations for referral to another professional as needed. The iHear/Molloy Teacher-Therapist collaborates and communicates effectively with staff members and others.   This position works on the Molloy schedule, including the possibility of some evenings and weekends, and reports to the Director of Early Intervention and Internet Therapy.

Results Expected:

Students will demonstrate improvement in their listening, language and speech development through appropriate therapeutic intervention.  Each child will make appropriate progress based on the individual needs and outcomes set forth for the child. Families will be supported in their development of effective interactions to promote the development of spoken language skills in their young children with hearing loss. Act as Teacher-Therapist and counselor to the family during each session observing development of child’s communication, response to child’s communication attempts, frequency and quality of family’s attempts to initiate communication with child, and ease or discomfort with hearing aid or other sensory device.  Develop good rapport with family members, allowing them to become advocates for their child.  Educate parents about child development, types and degrees of hearing loss and their relationship to communication development.  Assist parents in developing parenting skills and appropriate behavior management strategies.  Educate parents in the area of effective strategies for the development of communication in young children with hearing loss. Provide information to parents on child development, audition, language and speech development, and other topics.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses, analyzes and determines child’s current level of auditory, language and cognitive development.
  • Creates measurable long-term and short-term outcomes based on child’s assessments.
  • Designs individualized outcomes and specifies targets for eachiHear/Molloy session.
  • Establishes strategies for effective carryover weekly.
  • Plans for parent or coaches’ education in each session.
  • Selects materials/activities that are well organized, and appropriate to the student’s present level of functioning.
  • Keeps accurate data in conjunction with outcomes derived from assessments. and individualized outcomes.
  • Uses good communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Collaborates, relates well to others and has good interpersonal abilities.
  • Records timely and maintains accurate progress notes.
  • Utilizes appropriate motivational strategies in order to fully engage student in therapy.
  • Performs other duties related to the iHear/Molloy program as requested.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Maintains professional standards (including ASHA certification, MO SLP license, DESE teaching certification, MO Medicare provider status, First Steps provider) through attendance in workshops, participation in appropriate professional development opportunities and reading professional literature.
  • Ability to meet annual CEU requirements as established by the MO State Board, ASHA and LSLS Cert.AVEd.
  • Active participant in presentations, workshops, and seminars promoting professional development of others.
  • Writes and publishes with supervisor approval.
  • Keeps abreast of current research and best practice in therapeutic approaches to listening, language and speech development.
  • Comfortable with computers and the internet at a minimum; curious and excited to learn new teaching strategies using the computer.
  • Collaborates with department to ensure that current best practices are being used.
  • Upholds the professional, moral and ethical standards of SJI and actively supports the mission and values of the SJI.
  • Maintains professional demeanor at all times, and works cooperatively with all staff, students, and parents.
  • Collaborates in a positive way with supervisor, and therapists to ensure continuity of program outcomes.
  • Actively participates in faculty, department and committee meetings, as well as other meetings as requested. Actively participates in meetings designed to ensure each child’s needs are appropriately addressed within the context of the therapy session.
  • Understand and strictly adhere to Intellectual Property guidelines and policies.
  • Ensures confidentiality of student information following guidelines set forth by SJI and strictly adheres to HIPAA standards.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Deaf Education or in Speech/Language with Certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and/or hold a Missouri License in Speech/Language Therapy or in Deaf Education or eligible for same under Missouri Law.
  • Maintains credential requirements for First Steps of Missouri.
  • Ability to use computers and is comfortable with computers for instructional use.
  • Minimum of two years of professional experience with hearing-impaired children and experience in providing therapy to children with cochlear implants. Scope of experience may include both professional experience and experience obtained during clinical practicum.
  • Must demonstrate a desire for ongoing professional development.

Highly Desirable:

  • Certification in Listening and Spoken Language (LSLS Cert.AVEd.), or in the process to apply for certification.
  • Experience with one-on-one therapy with active participation from parents and caregivers.
  • Experience with a coaching model of service delivery.
  • Experience in interpreting formal or informal assessments to develop measurable outcomes.

Please contact Cheryl Broekelmann, Executive Director, St. Louis, to learn more about this opportunity, at cbroekelmann@sjid.org or call(314) 918-1369.

Indianapolis Openings

Full Time Speech-Language Pathologist

 2020-21 School year

 

JOB TITLE:              Speech-Language Pathologist            LOCATION: Fort Wayne, Indiana

STATUS:                   Contract Full-Time                                                     

 St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf (SJID) is proud to provide LSL services to families in Indianapolis and surrounding areas.  We are the only preschool for deaf and hard of hearing students in the state of Indiana. We provide a structured environment for learning in a self-contained preschool classroom. Our need for full-time Speech-Language Pathologists is the result of continued growth.  We prefer a master’s level teacher to add to our group of highly trained professionals.

Are you ready to get your LSL’s certification?  We provide mentors and cover the fees.

We will consider candidates in their CFY year.

We offer a competitive benefit package which includes very affordable health, dental and vision coverage. Long term disability and life insurance are fully paid by SJID.  We also offer short term disability, flex 125 health / dependent care, and a 403b retirement plan with matching contributions.

Please contact Teri Ouellette, Executive Director, Indianapolis, to learn more about this opportunity, at touellette@sjid.org or call (317) 471-8560.

Full Time Teacher of the Deaf

2020-21 School Year

JOB TITLE:              Teacher of the Deaf                           LOCATION: Fort Wayne, Indiana

STATUS:                   Contract Full-Time                                                     

St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf (SJID) is proud to provide LSL services to families in Indianapolis and surrounding areas.  We are the only preschool for deaf and hard of hearing students in the state of Indiana. We provide a structured environment for learning in a self-contained preschool classroom. Our need for full-time licensed teachers of the deaf is the result of continued growth.  We prefer a master’s level teacher to add to our group of highly trained professionals.

Are you ready to get your LSL’s certification?  We provide mentors and cover the fees. 

We offer a competitive benefit package which includes very affordable health, dental and vision coverage. Long term disability and life insurance are fully paid by SJID.  We also offer short term disability, flex 125 health / dependent care, and a 403b retirement plan with matching contributions.

Please contact Teri Ouellette, Executive Director, Indianapolis, to learn more about this opportunity, at touellette@sjid.org or call (317) 471-8560.