For nearly 90 years the National Child Research Center has served as a model for inclusive education in the greater Washington DC region and beyond. Its collaborative approach to preschool nurtures the whole child and fosters partnerships with families and educators in a richly diverse community.
NCRC is seeking a full-time experienced Speech and Language Pathologist to work in its inclusive preschool environment. NCRC offers a competitive salary and a full benefit package.
The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited institution, hold a certification through ASLHA and be able to be licensed in Washington DC.
Plan and implement developmentally appropriate auditory/oral curriculum
Integrate language and speech targets into classroom activities.
Work collaboratively with a team including occupational therapist, school counselor and educators.
Support individualized education through assessment planning.
Support families in meeting each child’s educational goals.
Master’s degree in speech-language pathology
Certification through ASLHA
State licensure through the District of Columbia Department of Health
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work in a creative and self-directed manner
Recognized widely as a model preschool, NCRC serves 177 children ages 2 1/2 to 5. The school incorporates current child development research to provide progressive preschool and parent education. A faculty of 40 that includes a speech pathologist, occupational therapist, and counselor supports an inclusion program for children with special needs. All teachers hold a bachelor's degree; several have... or are pursuing a master's. Special programs in music, motor, and library are provided. NCRC is committed to diversity of families and staff. Benefits include competitive salaries, health insurance, retirement, long and short term disability, leave, and a flex plan. An extensive program of professional development is offered.