Childhaven Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist in Seattle, Washington


You're ready to take on responsibility for working with a multi-disciplinary team in our therapeutic child care setting. You're passionate about serving vulnerable populations and see early intervention as a way of collaborating with families to create social change.

As Speech Language Pathologist you'll provide speech therapy to children in natural environments, including their homes, classrooms, and other community locations. You will draw upon your educational and practical experience with the following background:

  • A Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, licensed by Washington State

  • A verifiable safe driving record; a valid driver’s license; the state required minimum auto insurance; ability to use your own vehicle for the job

  • You have a cleared Portable Background check through Department of Early Learning.

  • You are able to pass Childhaven's background check and drug screen.

  • You have a TB test by the Mantoux method.

  • Your certifications are current in Pediatric/Adult CPR, first aid and AED, HIV and blood borne pathogens.

  • Bilingual English-Spanish speakers are highly encouraged to apply!

  • Note: at this time we are unable to offer Clinical Fellowships with this role.


You will have the opportunity to create a positive impact every day with the following responsibilities.

  • Evaluate, assess, and provide speech therapy to children from birth through three years.

  • Collaborate with the Early Intervention team, Family Resources Coordinators (FRCs), and Childhaven program staff on interdisciplinary IFSPs, goal-setting, and case review.

  • Maintain documentation of case records and ensure compliance with Part C and other policies.

  • Communicate with insurance providers, school districts, and other outside resources as needed.

  • Engage and empower parents in all individual and group sessions, providing training and support that allow them to meet the needs of their children.

Childhaven lives its values by investing in its employees!

  • We strive to offer salary ranges that are market-competitive and dependent on experience.

  • We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance.

  • Expanded benefits include a flexible spending account, education reimbursement and a 403(b) savings program with employer contributions. A full listing of benefits is available.

  • Childhaven supports your professional development; an educational stipend is one of several ways we promote your career path.

You are ready to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Your resume and application must be accompanied by a cover letter in which you address the following:

  • The value you’ve gained from collaborative internal and external partnerships, especially state and local family resources

  • Your ability to make sound decisions in emergency situation

  • A foundational knowledge of early childhood development and healthcare needs

  • Highlights of areas where successes in your background will serve you in this role