Kennedy Krieger Institute

Speech and Language Pathologist (Special Education Lower/Middle School: Fairmount) $2500 Sign-On Bonus

Vacancy ID
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Speech Language Pathology
Job Location : Street
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
# of Hours
Job Locations
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time
Department : Name
Special Education - Lower/Middle School


Exciting opportunity to work with a collaborative team of SLPs.  Work with lower and middle grade students in this specialized non-public school program.   Support our students with complex communication needs as they develop their skills in this specialized setting and build readiness skills for next steps in their school careers. AAC/AT learning and opportunities for growth and leadership.


  1. Offer functional communication, speech and language, and feeding/oral motor assessment to determine presence of a disability in these areas and (where detected) determine the current level of functioning, with consideration to the student and family needs as well as the impact of the deficit on the student’s ability to derive educational benefit.
  2. Develop and implement intervention programs focused on resolving any identified condition or diminishing its functional and/or educational impact.  Deliver intervention services in settings and formats appropriate to the needs and placement of the student (e.g., pull out, classroom setting, co-teaching).
  3. Maintain documentation of all contacts with parents/guardians, agency representatives, administration, ACT Office and colleagues regarding student progress and concerns as needed, adhering to KKI and departmental expectations, as well as guidelines established by MSDE and ASHA.
  4. Develop, modify and implement IEPs in cooperation with the ACT office and the LSS as prescribed at the Annual Team Meeting (ATM).
  5. Participate in intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary activities relative to student services (e.g., team meetings) and professional training (e.g., staff development activities).
  6. Assist with supporting the school mission and goals in a positive and professional manner with a student centered school culture and climate as designed by the administration as specified in school and KKI policies and procedures.


  • *Individual must demonstrate competence across all age groups due to the diversity of the children and families served by KKI.
  • *Clinical care focus is on the neonate, pediatric, and adolescent populations, as well as some adults with disabilities.


  • Must have successfully completed Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology, with related clinical requirements.
  • Must have Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology granted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Must be have or be eligible for Maryland State Licensure in Speech Language Pathology.



  • Must have experience working with children who have communication disorders.


Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies! In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities. Now offering a New Student Debt Relief Program!



We require full COVID vaccination or documentation of medical and/or religious exemption(s) approval for this job as we are a healthcare institution committed to putting health and safety first for our patients, students, employees, and the communities we serve.


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