Speech and Language Pathologist for Caliber Schools in Richmond, CA

Speech and Language Pathologist

Caliber Schools - Richmond, CA - Full time

Caliber Schools - Richmond, CA - Full time

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About Caliber Schools

Caliber’s Mission is to achieve educational equity by shifting the experiences, expectations and outcomes for students in historically underserved communities. Our strengths-based educational program validates, affirms, respects and supports students, families and staff members to reach their full potential. Caliber graduates will be academically college ready; have emotional intelligence or ‘EQ’; be critical thinkers, and have the skills and desire to be changemakers in their communities and the world.

Caliber’s four graduate pillars--Heart, Smart, Think, Act--guide our work. Caliber teaches computer science as a core academic subject K-8th grade to directly challenge the inequitable presence of women and underrepresented minorities in the computer science industry. We are a community-basedorganization and celebrate the diversity of the communities we serve. Our parents are active partners; frequently engaging through school events, restorative practices, and academic support.

We are looking for educators and leaders who want the opportunity to use their voice to build something new; to be a part of a team that's building something from the ground up. Our first school, Beta Academy in Richmond, CA, opened in 2014 and is now a fully grown K-8 serving 800 students. ChangeMakers Academy in Vallejo, CA opened in fall 2016. ChangeMakers now serves almost 500 students, TK-4th and 6th/7th grades and will be fully grown in 2018. We plan to open additional schools in 2018-2021 as we grow to nearly 4,000 seats K-12 in the Bay Area.

Position Summary

The Speech and Language Pathologist serves as a resource for the implementation of the Special Education program for Caliber Schools. The SLP provides support for elementary teachers across Richmond and Vallejo sites. S/he will uphold the mission and values established by Caliber Schools. This position is a full-time position, but part-time status will be considered if necessary

You will also receive weekly training and support through high-quality professional development and tailored one-on-one coaching.

*Please note that this role is for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis according to need and candidate experience.


  1. Provide direct, individual or small group instruction to identified students on a regularly scheduled basis as required in the IEP.
  2. Collaborate with other personnel working with Special Education students.
  3. Participate in developing and implementing Individual Educational Plans for students who qualify for Designated Instructional Services (DIS).
  4. Implement and monitor IEP of students who qualify for Speech and Language services, and case-manage students whose only services in IEP are Speech and Language related.
  5. Screen, assess, and provide specialized speech and language services to students who qualify for services as established by State standards.
  6. Consult with school and home office staff.
  7. Develop instructional materials and strategies for Special Education students in the mainstream classroom, including, when appropriate, social-skills instruction.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Caliber Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
  9. Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

What We Look For

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong communication and community-building skills
  • Bilingual/Bi-literate—English/Spanish (preferred)
  • Outstanding training and presentation abilities
  • Experience in performance assessment
  • Strong problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed
  • Proficiency with MS Office and Google work platforms


Caliber staff…

  • are committed to a culture of feedback, development and continuous improvement.
  • validate and affirm the identities, strengths and passions of each person.
  • know that It is everyone’s collective responsibility to work in service of and alongside our school communities.
  • approach situations and people with empathy and kindness.


  • Bachelor's Degree; Masters preferred
  • Valid California Clinical or Rehabilitative Services credential

Experience required:

  • 3+ years as a Speech and Language Therapist (interns considered for the right candidate)

Salary scales are based on years of experience and expertise. Scales are competitive with other charter school organizations and local districts.

More information about Caliber Schools can be found at www.caliberschools.org.

Caliber Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws

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