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Contract Speech Therapist

Contract Position

Contract Speech Therapist

Description of Service

The Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Speech Language Pathologist (SPL) provides evaluation, program planning, and direct services to infants and toddlers, 0-3 years old, who have developmental delays, certain medical diagnoses, or atypical development. All services are based on the family’s concerns and priorities and are provided in the child’s natural environment. All interactions with families and children use Trauma Informed Care principles and use the Coaching Model in the provision of services. The Coaching Model provides strategies and interventions, educational information, material, and emotional support to families while allowing families to have a voice and choice in the services. In ECI, the SLP is a member of an interdisciplinary team and may be the primary service provider or act as consultant to the family and other team members. Intervention is embedded in the typical activities of daily living for the child and family. This position requires travel, independence, and skills in oral motor, feeding, autism, and alternative communication as well as language acquisition and articulation. The SLP for this position may work in any of the 6 counties ECI serves. The philosophy of the program and this position is to provide educational, material, and emotional support to families so the child can learn throughout the day in a variety of typical activities, and to support the attachment between the parent or primary caregiver and child.   Services are provided in the setting where the child lives, learns, and plays. Services are provided in a hybrid model of in-person and telehealth.

Rate of Payment

$95 per hour for therapy visits. $120 per evaluation.

Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County


Master’s Degree in Speech Therapy from an accredited college or university.
Current licensure to practice speech therapy in Texas.
Valid Texas driver’s license.
Knowledge of and experience working with infants and toddlers with developmental needs.

Additional preferred qualifications:
• 1+ years of experience providing speech therapy to young children and coaching families
• Comprehensive knowledge of typical and atypical development in children birth to three years old
• Performance of job duties requires independent navigation and travel to locations across the county (s) and provision of services in a variety of locations under a variety of conditions.
• Comprehensive knowledge of typical and atypical development in children birth to three years old
• Comprehensive knowledge of childhood conditions that relate to the provision of early intervention services
• Comprehensive knowledge of and understanding of team and family dynamics.
• Ability to contribute as a leader and facilitator on teams which include parents, caregivers, and other professional staff.
• Ability to perform under minimal supervision with considerable requirements for initiative, discretion, independent thought, judgment and self-motivation in matters of significance to families as well as the agency.
• Well-developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, time management/organization skills, and basic computer skills.
• Ability to comprehend and adhere to family-centered, activity-based early intervention practices.
• Ability to work sensitively with families from a variety of cultural orientations.

To Apply: If you are interested in applying for a contract with Bluebonnet Trails Community Services, please email and include position you are applying for.

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Round Rock, Texas 78664

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