For the 2020-2021 School Year
For over 50 years, The Gateway School has transformed the lives of bright children who experience academic difficulty as a result of language-based learning disabilities (e.g., dyslexia, reading and writing disorders), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), executive function disorder, visual-spatial or auditory processing difficulties, and/or gross and fine motor coordination issues. Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Gateway enrolls 205 students between the ages of 5-14. In small classes with a low student-to-teacher ratio, faculty and therapists meet students where they are, individualize instruction accordingly, and develop them into skilled, strategic, independent learners who are capable of advocating for themselves and who are prepared to transition into mainstream schools.
The Gateway School is seeking an experienced Language Therapist to provide therapeutic intervention and educational instruction to students in a cognitive-linguistic framework. The Language Therapist teaches with a focus on academic language and strategy instruction in a group setting according to Gateway’s integrated curriculum. Further, the Language Therapist collaborates with teachers and other professionals on how to best meet students’ language learning needs. The position also involves conducting language screenings and other assessments and submitting progress reports. The ideal candidate is an experienced Language Therapist with a strong desire to work in a collaborative environment and a commitment to teaching students with language-based learning disabilities.
- Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology and current NYS license in Speech-Language Pathology
- ASHA CCC
- A minimum of five years of related experience, which includes experience working with school-aged children
- Strong CF candidates may be considered
- Independent school experience preferred
- Interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
The Gateway School offers a competitive compensation package and a comprehensive professional development program. Applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter, and two reference letters. Please submit by email to: Posting185@gatewayschool.org and indicate position of interest in the email subject line. The Gateway School is an equal opportunity employer.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
It is the policy of The Gateway School to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, age, disability (including pregnancy-related conditions), marital status, familial or caregiver status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses, or stalking, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, criminal history, arrest record, veteran or military status (disabled, recently separated and other protected and armed forces services veterans), or any other characteristic protected by law.