Speech Language Pathologist - Clinical Fellow, San Lorenzo

Student Services San Lorenzo, California


Position Summary
In cooperation with other service providers and clinical supervisors, the CF will conduct assessments, provide recommendations, organize and implement services for the students of KIPP Public Schools Northern California.  The CF-SLP will support our schools in the San Francisco area.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Required Professional Experience (RPE) Temporary License
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the administration of a Speech and Language program.
  • Knowledge of federal and state special education law and best practices for special education.
  • Bilingual (Spanish or Vietnamese) preferred.
  • Demonstrated success with students from educationally underserved areas.


  • M.A. or M.S. in Speech Language Pathology

Knowledge/skills required:

  • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills.
  • Ability to perform diagnostic evaluations according to CA law and ASHA guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple constituencies.
  • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP  Public Schools Northern and our students.
  • Ability to travel within Northern California with own transportation (mileage reimbursed beyond usual commute). 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Individual Education Program Process

  • Appraise the speech and language needs of students to design and implement appropriate remediation, instructional plans and strategies.
  • Analyze assessment results to drive and inform instruction and Individual Education Program development.
  • Attend and serve as a member of the IEP team to determine eligibility of students.
  • Prepare thorough, accurate and legally defensible reports in a timely manner.
  • Explain nature and purpose of assessment in an understandable manner to IEP team members.
  • Assist teams in the development of IEPs that address communication and literacy needs of students.
  • Develop a variety of instructional activities to meet the student’s individual language and speech goals/objectives.
  • Ensure student achievement and progress towards IEP goals and adjust intervention strategies based on student performance.
  • Complete progress reports in accordance with KIPP Public Schools Northern California and school-specific guidelines.
  • Serve as case manager for speech-only students; develop IEP documents in accordance with federal, state, SELPA and KIPP standards, coordinate and facilitate IEP meetings, and ensure timelines are met.


  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to support students in general education classes, interpreting the abilities and disabilities of these students to the entire staff, and assisting the student’s core curriculum instructional needs.
  • Be willing to provide in the classroom support as needed.
  • Consult with special education and general education teachers, other KIPP personnel and parents to recommend intervention strategies to facilitate student communication and literacy achievement and to model scaffolding strategies. 
  • Support and facilitate professional development activities and objectives for general education staff and school administrators as needed.
  • Counsel students, parents and other professional and paraprofessional personnel regarding the social and educational needs of the students within the speech and language programs.
  • Develop parent education programs to assist parents in the understanding and remediation of speech and language needs when appropriate.

Interpersonal and Agency Relations / Communications

  • Consult with supervisor regularly regarding service delivery needs and expectations.
  • Consult with community agencies, medical personnel, parents, and other professionals, and act as a liaison among these groups for children with communicative disorders.
  • Keep attendance records, computerized IEP records and all other records pertinent to the special education program for the state reports and program accountability.
  • Participate in KIPP Public Schools Professional Development Activities.

Physical, Mental and Environmental Demands

Sitting, walking, reaching, bending, use of both legs; use of both hands, wrist/arm motion, grasping/holding, use of all fingers; lift, carry/push objects 1-20 lbs.; use of both eyes, color vision, near vision; sense of smell, normal hearing, distinguish sounds in transmission, speaking.

Stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and general alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, read, calculate, perform routine math problems, memorize and recall objects and people.

Office environment subject to constant interruptions and distractions.  Occasional classroom/school environment and travel.

Full-time, non-exempt position

About KIPP Public Schools Northern California
We are a thriving nonprofit network of 16 free, public charter schools open to all students. At KIPP, we believe all children should grow up free to create the future they want for themselves and that schools can and should be a critical factor in making that vision a reality. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. 

Our student community consists of over 6,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City. 79% qualify for free or reduced price lunch, 23% are English language learners, and 10% have special needs.  We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.

We are dedicated to you and your family's well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits. 

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking apply on this page.

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