School-Based Speech and Language Pathologist

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Tacoma and South King County



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Seneca Family of Agencies, a nonprofit mental health agency located in California and Washington is seeking an experienced Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) to be a valued member of our assessment and treatment multidisciplinary team. We are hiring a full time SLP who uses evidence based practices and data driven interventions to meet the varied needs of students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) at our TK-12 schools or students receiving MTSS support. Our SLP is encouraged to be creative and to collaborate with teachers and school staff around the delivery of an enriched language program to all students, and are accountable for taking into consideration cultural and linguistic differences of diverse students. The SLP will provide in-person services with flexibility for virtual at home work for documentation days. This position follows a traditional school schedule with time off during school breaks, and additional PTO days off to use throughout the school year.

Seneca is a non-profit organization who partners with schools to provide services and supports to students in public charter schools grades K-12. Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!


  • Provide speech and language services (language, fluency, articulation and pragmatics) to identified students.
  • Assess students who appear to be in need of speech and language treatment.
  • Attend IEPs and evaluation meetings to monitor student progress as required by the IEP review process.
  • Work effectively as a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary school based intervention team.
  • Communicate effectively and collaboratively with other Seneca team members (School Psychologists and OTs).
  • Provide consultation and support to school staff regarding the language needs of all students.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians, classroom and support staff.
  • Requires occasional travel to schools in Tacoma and South King County.


  • Master’s degree in Speech Pathology or related field required
  • Washington Educational Staff Associate (ESA) for public schools (Can obtain after hire)
  • Washington State License DOH license
  • ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence
  • Ability to supervise SLPAs
  • Valid driver’s license and insurability through Seneca’s automobile policy
  • Fulfillment of TB test, fingerprinting and state clearance, and any other mandatory state/federal requirements
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination


  • Full-time
  • Monday – Friday, school hours
  • School year calendar with paid school breaks


  • Competitive salary DOE
  • 12 total weeks off (7 weeks of school breaks & 5 weeks of Paid Time Off)
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Mileage reimbursement and material reimbursement
  • Company cell phone provided to contact families during working hours
  • Annual performance evaluations provide the potential for a generous salary increase each year
  • Stipend of up to $500 for continuing education and licensure reimbursement annually
  • Supportive supervision model with weekly meetings with supervisor
  • Close knit multi-disciplinary team environment with opportunity to frequently collaborate with other disciplines who work at Seneca (School Psychs and OTs)
  • Opportunity for upward mobility within a non-profit company
  • Ability to work within a close knit multi-disciplinary team
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Additional compensation upon passing bilingual language exam
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), including 10 in-person sessions per incident
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness may be available for qualified employees

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