Speech Language Pathologist

Los Angeles, CA
School Support – Student Services /
Full-Time 2024-2025 School Year /
Who We Are

KIPP SoCal Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that operates 23 tuition-free, open-enrollment charter public schools, within 20 Local Education Agencies (LEA), educating more than 10,000 students and supporting 6,800 alumni to and through college and beyond.

What We Believe

KIPP SoCal believes that the purpose of education is for liberation. This means that we see, develop, and inspire the limitless potential in each and all of our KIPPsters.

What We Do

At KIPP SoCal we build trusting relationships that are strengthened by high expectations and collaboration alongside laughter and joy. We set ambitious goals and hold each other accountable for students achieving their greatest potential. We work together with each other and in partnership with families and communities in the active pursuit of a more equitable world. We do the right thing, even when it's not always comfortable standing up and speaking out against anti-blackness, racism, oppression, and injustice. We persevere through obstacles and treat failure as an opportunity to learn and grow.

You Should Apply If

You have previous experience as a Speech Language Pathologist providing speech support to children in grades K-8; especially in a school environment. You are an excellent communicator who enjoys working with teachers, administration and other school staff. You are passionate about developing students' oral communication skills to support their ability to access their educational program.

Please note: This is a full-time, in-person position (non-contracted)

What You'll Do

    • Provide direct treatment to students with speech-language impairments
    • Develop and implement educationally-based Individualized Education Program (IEP) communication goals using a variety of service delivery models to support the classroom curriculum
    • Conduct speech and language screenings
    • Follow and implement treatment plans
    • Document student progress towards meeting established goals and objectives
    • Conduct formal assessments
    • Participate in IEP meetings of students on assigned caseload
    • Collaborate with teachers to ensure that students meet the goals outlined in their IEPs
    • Provide individualized classroom strategies to facilitate specific communication skills
    • Communicate with families of students on assigned caseload regarding progress toward IEP goals
    • Participate as a member of the regional Special Education team
    • Manage special projects as they relate to Special Education.

You'll Be Qualified If You Have

    • Master’s Degree from an ASHA accredited university is required
    • Valid California Speech-Language Pathologist license/credential is required 
    • Certificate of Clinical Competency is preferred
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with students in a school setting is preferred
    • Demonstrated results working with students
    • Knowledge of IEP present levels and goal-writing

Joining KIPP SoCal Means the Following

    • Working at an organization committed to the hard work necessary to ensure education is for liberation 
    • Spending time with students and families in the best communities of LA, Compton, and San Diego
    • Support and care from fellow regional team members
    • Ongoing professional development and coaching from manager 

Benefits & Compensation

    • Very competitive and transparent  compensation package (follow link and refer to slides 8/9 for salary scale. This role is in Group SS4), where we can honor up to 4 years of prior experience as an SLP to start on step 5 of the scale. This is also inclusive of a generous benefits package.
    • This position is signing bonus eligible
    • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of the cost
    • Employer-paid KIPP SoCal life insurance
    • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP SoCal
    • Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
    • Generous paid time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave, and vacation
    • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, etc.)
$98,000 - $114,000 a year
KIPP SoCal Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

KIPP SoCal strives to ensure that our careers website is accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please contact us. You can find our contact information on our website, http://www.kippsocal.org/. Information will be sent to a talent acquisition representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the hiring process.