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Speech Therapist x 2 - Akkar


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Beirut
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2024-06-20

Requisition ID: req51416

Job Title: Speech Therapist x 2 - Akkar

Sector: Education

Employment Category: Consultant

Employment Type: Part-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Qobayat, Lebanon

Work Arrangement:

Job Description


Speech Therapist

Total number of consultants


Country Program

EDPY Education Department

Proposed Dates

Projected end date: June 20, 2024


1 month and a half approximately

Scope of work:

The speech therapist is responsible for preventing, assessing, diagnosing and treating speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in children at school or under Dirasa (out of school for more than 2 years Lebanese and Syrian children enrolled in private and private free schools in Akkar). The therapists will be collaborating with the IRC inclusion officer and caregivers to develop treatment plans, implement therapeutic interventions, and support individuals in achieving their therapeutic goals.

Program’s Deliverables:

  • Identify the speech, language, communication, and swallowing difficulty or disorder.
  • Develop a suitable and individualized treatment plan, using various and evidence-based techniques to address the disorder or difficulty identified, based on the assessment findings,
  • Provide training and education to family/caregivers on how to support the child's communication development in daily life.
  • Work collaboratively and closely with caregivers, teachers other professionals involved in the child's care to ensure a coordinated approach to supporting their communication development.
  • Schedule appointments need and follow up sessions(regularly).
  • Regularly assess the child's progress towards the set goals.
  • Submit record sheets for each session conducted with the child, while maintaining detailed confidential records
  • Inform the Inclusion officer about clients who present more complex profiles, and who need further support, and more sessions and or services.
  • Providing referrals for additional care or services when required.
  • Follow IRC security measures and policies.
  • Participate in meetings, reporting, and planning meetings to ensure adherence to standards of care quality and reporting requirements.


Working days are from Monday to Thursday, from 8:00 – 2:00 PM.

Working in Dirasa schools all over Akkar until the end of the project on June 20, 2024.

# of children in need for speech therapy: 20

# of sessions/month: 8

# of months: 2.5

Requirements and Qualifications:

Bachelor's and master’s degrees in Speech and Language Pathology. (French or English, both languages are needed).

Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology, neurology, and psychology related to speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders.

1 to 2 years of accredited experience as a Speech therapist.

Previous NGO experience is a plus.

Well-developed listening and interview skills to explore children with needs and administer treatment plans.

Strong oral communication skills to counsel and advise children with needs.

Analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective treatment plans.

Coaching skills to help children with needs make positive changes.

Organization skills to maintain up-to-date, easy-to-navigate children with needs files.

Familiarity with privacy, health, and safety laws.

Fluency in verbal and written Arabic and French.

English language is requested for reporting.

Computer skills to operate record keeping, scheduling, email, and word processing software.

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