Willow Oak Montessori is a collaborative community of professionals passionate about engaging
every child in an inspirational and equitable individualized learning journey. The Speech
Language Pathologist (SLP) is an integral member of the Diverse Learning Community team and
partners with classroom teachers and DLC specialists to monitor the social/emotional growth and
speech/language needs of students at Willow Oak. The SLP is responsible for the assessment
and treatment of those students demonstrating difficulties in the areas of expressive/receptive
language, pragmatics, speech, voice and fluency in accordance with federal and state laws,
guidelines, rules, and regulations, and in keeping with the school’s culture, mission, vision, and
values. The SLP exhibits a positive, optimistic attitude; treats all students in a fair and equitable
manner; and communicates effectively with parents, colleagues and the community. They
embrace diversity, create a learning environment that fosters respectful interactions with peers
and adults from all cultures and belief systems, and prepares students to become independent and
responsible global citizens.

Classification: Instructional - Related Services

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: 10 months / .75 FTE

Reports To: Diverse Learning Community Director

* Master's degree in Communication Disorders / Speech Language Pathology
* Experience working with children in a public school setting
* Holds or is eligible to hold a valid NC State License as a Speech Language Pathologist

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
* Excellent attention to details are critical to ensure accurate record-keeping.
* Understanding of and alignment with Willow Oak Montessori’s educational philosophy,
policies, and procedures
* Comfort with ECATS and Google platforms
* Knowledge of federal and state statutes and regulations regarding the provision of
services to students with disabilities, specifically those with Communication Disorders
and Autism Spectrum Disorder
* Knowledge of EC record-keeping requirements


Delivery of Services
* Consult with school leadership and assist classroom teachers implementing lessons to
meet the social/emotional learning needs of students based on social thinking principles.
* Provide small group interventions as part of a multi-tiered system of support to meet the
social/emotional learning needs of groups of students
* Conduct speech language screenings and evaluations based on federal and state
guidelines and regulations.
* Provide a written report of evaluation results within timelines established by the school
and federal/state regulations.
*Participate in meetings to make decisions regarding the educational placement of the
student in the least restrictive environment and document decisions in an IEP.
* Develop and maintain accurate records for each identified student served in accordance
with federal and state statutes and regulations.
* Provide speech language services to identified students in accordance with each student’s
IEP or speech intervention plan..
* Monitor student progress and communicate progress with parents and teachers via written
* Assist with the collection and analysis of data required for planning and reporting

Parent Relations
* Establish effective working relationships with all students and their families, paying
particular attention to the barriers that students and families from traditionally
disempowered populations face in fully participating in our community.
* Maintain regular communication with parents through email, progress reports, parent
conferences, and phone calls.
* Respond to communications from parents within 24 business hours.
* Participate in the planning and delivery of parent education events as requested

* Maintain a professional attitude toward students, parents, faculty, and the community at
all times.
* Strive to be a desirable example for students in attitude, action, speech, and dress.
* Maintain confidentiality regarding all children, families, faculty, and the school as stated
in the Willow Oak Montessori Confidentiality Agreement.
* Comply with all policies and procedures included in the Personnel Handbook, Student
Handbook, and any other policies and procedures that may be adopted by the Willow
Oak Montessori Charter School Board of Directors.
* Abide by the American Montessori Society Code of Ethics, the Code of Ethics for North
Carolina Educators and the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
*Engage in a continuing education program of study.

Primary Contact: 
(919) 542-3862