How to find a speech therapist at school
The specifics of the speech therapist's work in the school and in pre-school educational institutions is very different. After all, the work of the school speech therapist is to correct not only oral speech, but also oral pronunciation. In addition, the speech therapist at school is engaged in the development of written speech.
In connection with the wide range of duties of a speech therapist, it is worth starting to work out your program for working with children. It should be clear and understandable. Your program should be designed in such a way that the choice of the employer fell on you during the interview. The employer is interested not only in the benefits that children receive, but also in the benefits they receive for the general educational institution.
Pay attention to the moments that will bring the school the most popularity when working with you as a speech therapist. After all, any achievements of the school reflect the work of the director himself.
Think about the tools with which you will conduct classes, as well as the pattern of classes. The plan of classes, for convenience, must immediately be observed.
Drafting and placement of resume
When the program is ready, you can proceed directly to the job search. First, make a resume. In it, state your work experience, your personal achievements and do not forget to mention the merits of working with you. You can place a resume on the job search sites, as well as on the electronic portals created specifically for speech therapists.
You can also go on scouting to the nearest schools and find out about the vacancy that interests you.
Take the initiative and look for the work on the websites on the Internet. At your favorite vacancies, send a response with your resume and cover letter. In the cover letter, very briefly indicate the advantages of your candidacy and your contact information.
At the interview, be prepared to demonstrate the process of engaging with the child.
Take with you a visual material for the work, whether it be speech cards or other tools for conducting classes.
Be careful when writing a program and resume, as well as in an oral conversation with the employer. After all, the work of a speech therapist consists in the correct oral pronunciation and written writing, and errors are not allowed here. An illiterate speech therapist can not teach anything to children, it's absolutely certain.
Most importantly - do not worry and calmly answer all questions.