Speech And Language Therapist Full Time
Greensprings School

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 3 - 5 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Education/Teaching/Training | Education

Job Summary
  • Keeping abreast of best practices in speech and language therapy and language development
  • Providing high quality direct speech-language therapy services to students
  • Assisting and guiding teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language delays/disorders. (Identification of students at risk for later problems)
  • Consulting with teaching teams to develop and implement of curriculum modifications and appropriate classroom strategies such as visual supports, oral motor exercises, language strips, topics of conversation, and data collection.
  • Ensuring students’ skills are generalized across settings by collaborating with teaching teams and related service providers.
  • Completing treatment notes and progress reports in timely manner and according to school policy
  • Assessment of students’ communication skills
  • Valuation of the results of comprehensive assessments  and Documentation of outcomes
  • Collaboration with teachers and other professionals
  • Planning and providing appropriate treatment
  • Giving advice and support to family members and teachers
  • Performing controlled therapy sessions with individuals, groups and/or families.
  • Maintaining appropriate, confidential, records and provide timely reports.
  • Keeping abreast of best practices in speech and language therapy and language development
  • Engaging parents and families in their student's learning and acting as an ambassador for the school in the community
  • To undertake, where appropriate, other roles, which may arise either in the department or in the wider school environment.
  • Any other duties relating to the job as required from time to time by the Head of School /Principal.
Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Qualification in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Masters or Post Graduate qualification in a related subject is an added advantage
  • 3- 5 years professional experience in the field

Essential Values, Behaviors and Attitudes.

  • Teachers are expected to actively promote and demonstrate the five core values of the school:
  • Child centeredness
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Service
  • The school expects teachers to uphold themselves in a manner that inspires and encourages outstanding behavior within the student body.
  • The school reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the school.
  • In some circumstances, the job holder may be required to undertake other duties and responsibilities of a similar post in order to support workload peaks and skill shortages to ensure priorities are met.
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