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Holding English speaking speech language pathologist jobs is one thing, but if you can speak more than one language fluently, all the better. All across America, schools are filled with students whose first language isn't English and they need as much help from a speech therapist as anybody else. Time to sit back and take some inventory of your personal skills! When you apply for speech therapy travel jobs with PPR Healthcare Staffing, they will be happy to place you with the best schools and clinics in America. Make sure when you're filling out your job skills checklist that you mention the fact that you are fluent in different languages. The more skills you have, the more places you can find speech therapist travel jobs!
Sometimes people underestimate the value that their culture and language can bring to school based SLP jobs and that's a shame. It's especially important for kids struggling with speech and language disorders to be able to identify with someone of their own ethnicity. Of course, it's not absolutely necessary, but it's easier to break down barriers and really get to the heart of the problem when you can show someone that you're a lot like them.
Disclosing your nationality, ethnicity, culture, religious faith, etc, is by law a voluntary practice to help eliminate discrimination in the hiring process. But, you know what? In order to get the best school based SLP jobs, it just might be in your best interest to disclose as much as you feel comfortable with. It might mean the difference in finding SLP jobs where you can make the most of your life experience and skills, or SLP jobs where you feel disjointed and not fully valued. By opening up to your PPR Healthcare Staffing recruiter and telling him or her where you'd most like to work, and with the type of clients you'd like to work with, they will do everything in their power to make that come true for you.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|