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Speech and Language Therapist

school
The Paradise Valley Private School
location
Muscat, Oman
salary
US 3000 - 3250 a month
Start August 2019
2 years
1
  • Early Childhood, Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Speech- Language Pathology and Certificate of Clinical Competence.
  • Other Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Speech- Language Pathology from an accredited school of speech- language pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Minimum 3 years in working with young children, preferably in a school setting
  • Working experience with young children, preferably in a school setting
  • Native English speaker preferred
  • Proficiency in Arabic or any additional language is an advantage
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current best practices in the area of speech therapy
  • Be committed to the highest possible levels of inclusive education for every child
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and an ability to work in a multi  -disciplinary team
  • Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population
  • Have a track record of being a team player and community minded
  • Be committed to their own learning
  • Have excellent time management skills, flexibility, and ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Adhere to a high level of professional and ethical standards
  • Tax Free Salary* as per the existing laws of the Sultanate of Oman. In case at any point of time, a personal income tax is levied, the employee will need to pay the same
  • Medical Insurance for employees only, EXCLUDING Dental and Prescription glass
  • Annual Airfare to home town in Economy class for employee, spouse and two children upto 18 years if they are on the school visa and staying with the employee
  • Relocation airfare provided at the beginning and end of contract for employee, spouse and two children up to 18 years
  • Relocation allowance provided only for employee at beginning and end of contract for additional 20 kgs over and above the airlines free baggage allowance
  • Annual Leave: 45 days total annual paid leave for candidates with a 2 year contract   
  • 30 days for candidates with less than 2 year contract          
  • Candidates who start in January: 45 days full paid leave at the end of the second contract
  • Dependent’s School Fees : Children of teachers will be eligible to get a 50% subsidy on the tuition fees, if studying in Paradise Valley Private School
  • The Visa/medical fees done in Oman will be paid in full  for employees only. For dependents, employee has to bear the expenses
  • End of Service Benefits: For each 2 years of full service, school will pay 1 months basic salary as gratuity  
  • The employer will arrange for the employee to be picked up from the airport on arrival and taken to a guest house/ service apartment where they will be put up for a maximum period of one month, during which they will have to finalise their accomodation with the help of the school authorities
  • * The salary package is Cost to Company(CTC) - Tax free salary inclusive of HRA / Utilities, Lunch and Transport. If choose to stay in company provided accommodation then HRA  would be deducted from the CTC

Benefits for international teachers applying from Oman

  • Tax Free Salary as per the existing laws of the Sultanate of Oman. In case at any point of time, a personal income tax is levied, the employee will need to pay the same.
  • Annual Leave: 45 days total annual paid leave for candidates with a 2 year contract
  • Dependent’s School Fees : Children of teachers will be eligible to get a 50% subsidy on the tuition fees, if studying in Paradise Valley Private School.
  • The medical fees done in Oman will be paid in full  for employees only.
  • End of Service Benefits: For each 2 years of full service, school will pay 1 months basic salary as gratuity

Reports to: Director of Inclusion

Scope of Work

Reporting to the Head of Inclusion, the Speech and Language Therapist will be responsible or providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language and hearing disorders to help students to adjust and access the general education curriculum. It may involve co-teaching a whole class for language development or supporting children individually but a very important role will be to ensure that all children learn together. He or she will collaboratively develop curriculum, activities and assessments that ensure individual student progress to be the best that they can be.

Responsibilities

  • Providing high quality speech and language therapy services to students with needs
  • Conducting assessments, analyzing results, and writing reports to determine strengths and concerns in the areas of speech, voice, fluency, pragmatics, language, and oral motor skills
  • Developing IEPs and interventions that are strength- based as well as child and family centered for overall educational improvement
  • Assisting and guiding teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language delays/disorders
  • Consulting with teaching teams to develop and implement curriculum modifications and appropriate classroom strategies
  • Ensuring students’ skills are generalized across settings by collaborating with teaching teams and related service providers
  • Completing treatment notes and progress reports in a timely manner
  • Documenting all aspects of work with students
  • Communicating and coordinating with Head of Inclusion to ensure school’s inclusive philosophy in practice
  • Designing and conducting training for teachers, parents and families
  • Attending staff meetings, in- service training, and continuing education courses as appropriate or required
  • Attending and participating in school events and contributing productively to the school as a whole

 

Candidate should upload the following information along with a letter of interest to their Teach Away profile

  • A complete resume with a current photograph and passport copy
  • A document outlining the candidate's philosophy of education and how it relates to the role applied for (maximum 1500 words)
  • One page summary of what the candidate has accomplished professionally in the past three years and plans for the near future
  • Photocopies of the candidate's educational certificates 
  • Names of two professional referees including the person you report to and their contact details
  • Most recent Criminal Background Check
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