Los Angeles, CA – Speech-language pathologist – Clinical fellow

About the Role

Presence invites recent graduates in Speech-Language Pathology to start their career as an SLP alongside our talented network of Clinicians.  Apply for our Clinical Fellowship (CF) program working on-site at one of our partner schools, and work with our amazing team while you build the skills that you need for a fulfilling career in speech and language therapy .  

This is a full-time mentored, professional experience designed to help you bridge the gap between graduate school and joining Presence as an ASHA-certified Speech-Language Pathologist. You’ll work with a diverse range of students under the supervision of an ASHA-certified Speech-Language Pathologist, gaining valuable experience and fulfilling requirements towards your Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).  Upon completion of your CFY, you’re positioned to join our fully remote team, working a flexible, remote opportunity.


  • Conduct assessments and evaluations to determine eligibility or continued eligibility  for  special education and related services in the areas of speech and language. 

  • Develop and implement individualized education programs in collaboration with your mentor and Individualized Education Program (IEP) team members including multi-disciplinary team members (where applicable).

  • Provide direct therapy to students in person and via tele-therapy, if needed.

  • Maintain accurate student records, progress notes, and documentation in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), state regulations, organizational regulations  and ethical guidelines.

  • Maintain confidentiality of student data as outlined in Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. (FERPA)

  • Participate in professional development, continuing education, in-services, and additional training to enhance your clinical skills.

  • Collaborate with your mentor to set goals, receive regular feedback, and track your progress toward CF completion.

What does the Presence CF Program Offer?

Mentorship & Network of Clinical Support 

  • Clinical fellowship mentorship from experienced ASHA-certified SLPs, dedicated to your training and success

  • An online community of over 2,000 clinical professionals that you can connect with

  • Opportunity to gain clinical experience in serving students

  • Support and reimbursement in obtaining licensure, certification, and credentialing during the CFY

Exclusive Access to Proprietary Content 

  • A proprietary platform designed by clinicians, for clinicians that provides documentation assistance to streamline your workflow, access to online assessments, and curated session materials 

  • A digital library full of goal-directed materials including games, flashcards, worksheets, videos, and other helpful tools

Professional Development 

  • A comprehensive orientation to learn your district’s tools and systems

  • Clinical workshops tailored to your developmental needs

  • Access to continuing education courses at no cost


  • Company sponsored medical, dental and vision plan

  • Sick leave, per applicable state law

  • 401k

  • Upon completion of the CFY access to fully remote and flexible caseloads

What are we looking for? 

  • Speech Language Pathologist, Clinical Fellow in California

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders from an accredited institution.

  • Eligibility for CA state (provisional licensure in Speech-Language Pathology and additional credentials that may apply.)

  • Exposure to IEP meetings, case management, comprehensive report writing and educational eligibility determination 

  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills

  • Strong computer and technology skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion pertinent to a school setting

  • Ability to meet all school-specific requirements (e.g., fingerprinting, drug testing, tuberculosis testing, etc.) 

  • CPR and First Aid certifications, preferred

  • Proficiency with Google Workspace, preferred

Other information:

  • Pay: Salary range of $67,680- $74,880 ($47-$52 per hour)

  • Relocation assistance available

  • Paid for both direct and indirect time (Example: Indirect includes specific documentation, therapy planning, IEP development and case management , and more)

  • This position will be on-site at one or more of our partner schools

  • This position will be 35+ hours per week, Monday through Friday 

  • Must reside in California 

***Please note that this is a non-exempt, W2 hourly position. While total compensation for the full Clinical Fellowship can vary based on the total number of hours actually worked, on average we expect CFs will work 40 total hours per week for the 36 weeks required to complete the Clinical Fellowship Year.***

About Presence

Presence is the leading provider of teletherapy solutions for children with diverse needs. Through our award-winning technology, Presence connects speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and behavior and mental health specialists to schools, districts, and organizations nationwide. Our growing network of 2,000+ clinicians has delivered more than 6 million teletherapy sessions to students across 47 states.

Acknowledgement Statement – 

I understand that I am applying to an on-site position in a school district in or around Los Angeles, CA. 

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