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Careers at A Step Ahead

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Since 2001, A Step Ahead has been one of the region’s most progressive early intervention programs for children who have one or more developmental delays.

Our team of talented and tenacious professionals work with you and your family as partners, advocates and a support system of care. Our pledge is to unlock the full potential in every child we see.

If you’re inspired by children and motivated by tenacious and talented peers, apply today. We promise you’ll find joy and laughter working with amazing families and children – and a team that supports you and each other.

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Marti

"What I love about A Step Ahead is that we are innovative and have a collaborative approach to supporting family needs and concerns both with our staff and the community. There is a climate of good humor and genuine regard among work mates, making A Step Ahead a Happy place to work!"

- Marti Cates

"Of all the places I have been employed at, this is the most collaborative environment I have ever experienced. I'm able to brainstorm and talk with colleagues daily who are wholly invested in the same families and children I care so much about. ... I could not imagine doing this job without my coworkers to rely on, lean on and team up with."

- Jaime Jones

Marti

Current Open Positions

Pediatric Speech / Language Pathologist

A Step Ahead is recruiting a fun-loving Speech and Language Pathologist to join our growing team of early intervention providers. Work with infants and toddlers and their caregivers in the home environment to improve speech, language, and feeding skills. Servicing the Bethel, Franklin Pierce, Puyallup, Orting Eatonville & Tacoma School Districts, we offer a flexible and positive working environment, where you'll be part of a dynamic, committed multidisciplinary staff. Duties include: Assessment and evaluation, development of treatment plans and home programs, assisting in the development of Individual Family Service Plans, participation in multidisciplinary planning and teams.

Minimum Requirements

  • Will Consider both ASHA certified, and Clinical Fellow for this position
  • Experience with children under the age of 5 and a wide range of diagnoses including: Autism, genetic disorders, medically fragile, and motor-speech disorders, strongly preferred
  • Valid Washington Drivers License & Current Auto Insurance
  • Current First Aid/CPR
  • Must Pass Criminal Background Check

Personal Attributes & Responsibilities Needed Include:

  • Flexibility
  • Good Time Management & Organizational Skills
  • Fun-Loving
  • Enjoys working with parents and children
  • Evaluation
  • Development of Treatment Plans, and Home Programs
  • Completion of SOAP Notes
  • Assisting in the development of Individualized Family Service Plans

Details & Benefits: This is a salaried position that includes: paid time off after 6 month orientation period. Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Simple IRA contributions matched after one year. Cell Phone Allowance. Mileage Reimbursement. Part-Time position would be considered for the right candidate.

To learn more about A Step Ahead browse our website asapc.org or call 253.471.2727. To apply, please send your resume & cover letter to David at davidp@asapc.org