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Verified Pay $29-$39/hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Spanaway, Washington

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Job Title: Full-Time Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA)
Location: Spanaway, WA
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary (23/24 School Year)

Job Description: We are currently seeking a dedicated and qualified Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) to join our team for the 23/24 school year. As an SLPA, you will be responsible for providing direct support to our Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) in delivering speech and language services to students in the Spanaway, WA area. This is a full-time, temporary position, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children and contribute to their educational success.


  • Assist SLPs in implementing individualized therapy plans, as outlined by the IEP (Individualized Education Program), to address speech and language goals of students.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group therapy sessions, under the supervision of an SLP, to facilitate language development, articulation skills, and communication abilities.
  • Collaborate with SLPs, teachers, and other members of the educational team to develop and implement appropriate strategies for students with speech and language needs.
  • Monitor and track student progress, documenting observations and maintaining accurate records of therapy sessions.
  • Support students in the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices and assistive technology, as required.
  • Encourage and foster communication skills in social settings through structured activities and interventions.
  • Participate in team meetings, parent conferences, and IEP meetings to provide input on student progress and contribute to goal-setting processes.


  • Minimum of an Associate's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field.
  • Certification as a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) from an accredited program.
  • Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as an SLPA in the state of Washington.
  • Strong knowledge of speech and language disorders, therapy techniques, and best practices in intervention.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with students, parents, teachers, and other professionals.
  • Ability to work independently, follow directions, and implement therapy plans under the supervision of an SLP.
  • Experience working with children in an educational or clinical setting is preferred.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or licenses to Please include "SLPA Application - Spanaway" in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Note: This is a temporary position for the 23/24 school year, with the possibility of extension based on need and funding.

We appreciate all applications, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for considering this opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students in Spanaway, WA.

Pay Rate: $29-$39/hour