Presbyterian Ear Institute, a non-profit organization, dedicated to diagnosis, research and oral education for individuals who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, is seeking a highly motivated speech-language pathologist (SLP). The SLP will provide therapy related to pre-reading and pre-writing skills for preschool children with speech delays and/or hearing loss. This person must take a hands-on approach to directly support instruction, intervention, English language development and preparing children to transition to Kindergarten with the ability to listen, learn, and speak well.
Support the development of high-quality/effective pre-literacy instruction by strengthening language structures
Ensure that children are able to detect and produce phonemes for literacy development (auditory training)
Conduct baseline evaluations and repeat evaluations annually using assessments including, but not limited to CELF, OWLS, PLS-5, and Vineland; and write reports
Create goals, document progress and complete billing sheets
Work with various teams (administrators, teachers, and families) to facilitate acquisition and analysis of data provided by diagnostics, common assessments, and formative assessments
Continuously monitor, track and analyze student achievement data in order to identify needed supports and strategies for all students
Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology/Sciences or Communication Disorders from an ASHA accredited university program is required
Ability to demonstrate clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive treatment Willingness to learn Listening and Spoken Language techniques and principles
Strong interest in working with young children with hearing loss to develop listening and spoken language, emerging play skills, and social interaction skills Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
Must work well in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative, and structured environment
Ability to start immediately or as soon as possible
Presbyterian Ear Institute offers a competitive suite of benefits for our full time staff including: Paid Time Off, 403(b) Retirement Savings & Matching Program, and Affordable Health Insurance.
To be considered:
(1) submit a resume demonstrating the above experience AND (2) write a cover letter demonstrating your personality and listing reasons why you are the right person for the job.
*Please do not send a cover letter that has been copied and pasted for other job applications. We want to meet you through your initial writing.
Internal Number: 1
About Presbyterian Ear Institute
Presbyterian Ear Institute (PEI) is New Mexico's premier center for hearing solutions for adults and children.
Here at PEI, we help deaf and hard-of-hearing adults and children develop and strengthen auditory and oral communication skills. Using the most advanced technology available, PEI helps children and adults realize their unlimited potential and actively participate in the hearing and speaking world. The world becomes a much bigger place when deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals can participate more fully in all aspects of life.