Speech and Language Therapists
- Click here to complete an online certificated employment application.
- Please email Patricia Eggebrecht in the Speech and Language Program to notify her that your on-line application has been completed. Please attach a current resume to that email.
- Once your application has been submitted and your resume received, you will be contacted to schedule an interview with the Speech and Language Program.
- Contact the Speech and Language Program to answer questions related to program assignments and description of job opportunities at (213) 241-6200.
(Note: To apply for a SLP-Assistant position click here.)
Educational Speech-Language Pathologists in LAUSD provide a variety of speech and language services to students between the ages of 3 and 22 years under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) including:
- Prevention: Working with school staff and classroom teachers to facilitate speech and language development for all students.
- Pre-referral: Providing individualized classroom strategies to facilitate specific communication skills.
- Assessment: Utilizing thorough formal and informal assessment methods to determine eligibility and services for students suspected of having a Speech or Language Impairment.
- Intervention: Developing and implementing educationally-based IEP communication goals using a variety of service delivery models to support the classroom curriculum.
School-based speech-language therapy focuses on oral communication activities to support the student’s ability to access his/her educational program in the following communication domains:
- Receptive/Expressive/Pragmatic Language
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication
SLPs in LAUSD enjoy both District level and Program-related benefits, including:
- Full medical, vision, and dental insurance for you and your dependents
- STRS, California's State Teacher Retirement System
- Maintenance of caseload averages
- Laptop computers and Web-based scheduling, treatment records and IEPs
- District sponsored ASHA approved CEUs
- Opportunities for participation in innovative programs
- Leadership/advancement opportunities
- CFY/RPE supervision available
- Utilize the most current assessment and therapy materials
On the Special Services Salary Table, SLPs have a daily scheduled obligation on-site of eight hours. Minimum requirements for eligibility on the Special Services Salary Table as a Speech-language Pathologist include:
- An earned Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Speech-Language Pathology or Communicative Disorders
- A California License as a Speech-Language Pathologist (Note: SLP Credential is required in addition to the RPE Temporary License)
- Valid Drivers’ License
On the Teacher Salary Table, the minimum on-site obligation for SLPs must match those of the teachers at the school sites assigned. Minimum requirements for eligibility on the Teacher Salary Table as a Speech-language Pathologist include:
- SLP Services Credential from California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or a California License as a Speech-Language Pathologist
- Valid Drivers’ License