Speech and Language Pathologist

Kids Services Seattle, Washington


Northwest Center is now hiring a Speech Language Pathologist to join our Early Supports team!

Are you passionate about empowering caregivers to promote their child's development in the community from the start? Are you looking for a rewarding career working with an innovative and supportive team while also maintaining a healthy work-life balance? Therapist caseloads and schedules are mindfully designed to prioritize and support a healthy work-life balance.

As a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), you will provide evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services to children who have delays or disorders in language, cognitive, social, emotional, and speech abilities. We offer a flexible schedule and invest in our employee's professional development. We have a business model that gives us latitude for innovation, cross-training, a variety of specialist programs, and career development.

As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we're invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences. If you meet some of the requirements, share Northwest Center's values, and support our mission, we encourage you to apply.

Location:  Greater Seattle Area

Schedule: Part-time working 20 hrs per week (opportunities for more hours possible)
Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 5 pm 

Wage: Starting at $32.69 - $46.00 per hour DOE + $2,000 hiring bonus!
*$500 to be paid out after 60 days of employment, and $1,500 to be paid out after 90 days of employment*


  • Competitive and affordable Medical (including hearing & hardware coverage!), Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance  
  • Salaried, full time-position including documentation time with generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid professional development and continuing education
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP), including six free therapy sessions per year
  • Inclusive, highly collaborative, innovative team
  • 401K with company match
  • Physical Wellness Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Full-time or hourly position, including documentation time
  • Mileage, CPR, and Department of Health License Reimbursement
  • Paid professional development and continuing education
  • Reflective Supervision
  • Highly skilled, well-established collaborative team
  • The opportunity to lead programs, get involved in research, participate in specialty teams and innovative projects

Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here: http://www.nwcbenefits.com/


About the Role: 
We serve children in their homes, childcare locations, and community settings and use a strength-based coaching model to build family capacity through information sharing, modeling, and reflection. We support professional development financially and with time and are committed to our staff reaching their full potential.

Our nine specialty Early Supports programs have been developed by dedicated staff being supported to innovate based on family/child needs. These programs include our EPIC team, feeding team, hospital-to-home transition team, CHERISH replication team, infant mental health team, and parent programming. 

You will work alongside a team of people with decades of experience and have opportunities to pursue your special interests, share your knowledge, and receive reflective supervision. We are a highly-skilled, dedicated, collaborative, and innovative multidisciplinary team serving a diverse caseload of children aged from birth to three. 


  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Licensed in the State of Washington
    • We are currently unable to provide fellowship hours for Clinical Fellows
  • Reliable transportation, auto insurance, and a WA driver’s license required
  • One or more years of experience working in pediatrics or training that includes a pediatric affiliation required
  • Must have or obtain current CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Experience in early support or working a caseload including client's birth to three preferred
  • Experience with an understanding of family involvement in therapy preferred
  • Experience in feeding is a plus

Northwest Center is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need any assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process, please contact us at [email protected].

At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.