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Educational Therapist (Bilingual)

Location: Los Angeles, CA Job Number: 955641 Date posted: 06/04/2021

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Under the supervision of the Manager of Educational Therapy, provides direct and indirect educational services to children with learning difficulties. These services include psycho-educational evaluation and assessment, diagnostic and prescriptive interventions to remediate specific auditory and visual processing disorders, various academic challenges, provide educational advocacy support and coordination of school/home/therapy continuity and

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct and indirect educational services and support to children and adolescents with learning disabilities or difficulties, one to one and in group settings, utilizing various learning methodologies and modalities.
  • Administer diagnostic evaluations, analyze and interpret educational data to develop student's learning profile.
  • Develop and implement prescriptive learning plans to address outlined learning objectives established through various forms of assessment.
  • Maintain on-going progress monitoring notes and evaluation to determine student's response to interventions.
  • Educate and assist parents or guardians in advocating for appropriate educational placement, instruction and services, utilizing both state and federal special education laws.
  • Relate and communicate with children, parents, school personnel, and other allied professionals as it pertains to social emotional well-being and prevailing educational needs.
  • Provide formal trainings and presentations to small and large, internal/external audiences.
  • Provide community outreach and consultation within the purview of core competencies to schools, and/or community organizations.
  • Maintain Educational Therapy/ Professional (ET/P) level designation.
  • Perform other duties to assist in implementation and execution of the Center's mission and vision as assigned.

  • Basic Qualifications:


    • N/A


    • Eligible candidate must achieve and maintain Educational Therapy/Professional (ET/P) designation within 18 months of employment

    • Master's Degree in Special Education, Educational Therapy, or Reading Instruction or

    • Reading Specialist Certification (this certification also requires a master's in education) or

    • Pupil Personnel Service Credential in School Psychology (this credential also requires a master's in education, educational psychology, or school psychology)

    • OR

    • Master's Degree in a related field with Educational Therapist/Professional (ET/P) designation

    License, Certification, Registration

    • N/A


    Additional Requirements:

    • Bilingual may be required- - if so, must pass QBS1 with a passing score..

    • Eligible candidate must pass or have passed the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Written Examination as a condition of employment

    • Eligible candidate must clear health screening report, Livescan clearance, child abuse index check, criminal record statement.

    • Ability to organize and implement multiple projects, tasks and learning opportunities

    • Experienced in administering both formal and informal academic assessments for K-12 population within the last two years.

    • Experienced in prescribing and administering evidenced-based reading interventions for K-12 population within the last two years.

    • Knowledge of various learning methodologies and modalities.

    • Knowledge of both state and federal special education laws.

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) QBS Level I required.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Board Certified Educational Therapist (BCET)

    • Two (2) years of Educational Therapy experience

    • Five (5) years experience working as a special education teacher, resource specialist, reading specialist or intervention teacher

    • Master's Degree in Special Education with Educational Therapist/Professional (ET/P) designation



    • Must successfully have passed the bilingual test (within the last 12 months), or be active in the QBS program.



    Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,Watts Counseling Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B11-PSC|NUHW|NUHW Psych Social Chapter Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Watts Counslng & Lrning Cntr 1 - LC-WattsCounselng&Learng - 0801 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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