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Speech Pathologist

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Houston, TX, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our educational institution and provide exceptional services to students with communication and language disorders. As a Speech-Language Pathologist in a school setting, you will work closely with students, teachers, and parents to assess, diagnose, and treat speech and language impairments. Your expertise will contribute to improving students' communication skills, academic performance, and overall quality of life.



  • Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited program.

  • Valid license or certification in Speech-Language Pathology (state-specific requirements may apply).

  • Experience working with children or adolescents with speech and language disorders, preferably in a school setting.

  • Strong knowledge of various communication disorders, assessment tools, and therapy techniques.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with students, parents, and colleagues.

  • Ability to work independently, manage caseloads, and prioritize tasks efficiently.

  • Proficiency in maintaining accurate documentation and using relevant technology/software.

  • Dedication to professional growth and a commitment to ethical and evidence-based practice.

Note: This job description provides a general outline of responsibilities and qualifications. Specific duties and requirements may vary depending on the school district, grade level, and student population.


  1. Conduct comprehensive assessments:

    • Perform thorough evaluations to identify speech, language, and communication disorders in students.

    • Administer standardized tests, observation, and interviews to gather relevant information.

    • Analyze assessment results and develop individualized treatment plans.

  2. Develop and implement treatment plans:

    • Create customized treatment plans tailored to each student's needs, goals, and abilities.

    • Utilize evidence-based techniques and therapy approaches to address speech and language impairments.

    • Employ a variety of therapeutic activities, exercises, and resources to facilitate skill development.

  3. Provide direct therapy services:

    • Deliver individual and group therapy sessions to students with communication disorders.

    • Use a range of modalities, such as articulation therapy, language intervention, fluency therapy, and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems.

    • Monitor progress and adjust treatment strategies accordingly.

  4. Collaborate with educators and parents:

    • Consult and collaborate with teachers, special educators, and other school personnel to support students' educational goals.

    • Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and contribute to the development of student learning plans.

    • Communicate regularly with parents, sharing progress updates, providing recommendations for home-based activities, and addressing concerns.

  5. Maintain accurate records and documentation:

    • Document evaluations, progress notes, and treatment plans according to school policies and legal requirements.

    • Maintain confidential student records and ensure compliance with privacy regulations.

  6. Stay updated on research and best practices:

    • Continuously expand your knowledge base through professional development activities, workshops, and conferences.

    • Stay abreast of current research, advancements, and best practices in speech-language pathology.

About the Company

Desired Communication provides speech therapy services to improve the quality of life for clients with communication disabilities. Our goal is to empower individuals with communication disabilities, helping them unlock their potential and achieve meaningful progress in their communication skills. Established in Houston, Texas three years ago, Desired Communication is a professional company compromising highly qualified professionals including Certificate of Clinical Competence Speech-Language Pathologists (CCC-SLPs), Clinical-Fellow Speech-Language Pathologists (CF-SLPs), and Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs).

Our team of therapists possesses exceptional skills in evaluating and treating clients across various settings, including schools, daycares, clinics, homes, and through telepractice. We understand the unique needs of our clients and strive to provide individualized and effective therapy solutions. At Desired Communication, we believe in the power of collaboration and work closely with families, educators, and other professionals to ensure a comprehensive and holistic approach to therapy.

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