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Maternity Leave Speech Language Pathologist

Start Date: Oct 21, 2019

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Speech-Language Pathologist is committed to the application of professional expertise in order to facilitate learning and to promote the cognitive, social and personal development of all students at the Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter Public School Grades 5 — 12.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Service Delivery, Assessment and Interpretation 
  • Screens students whose speech, language, hearing or auditory processing is of concern to teachers, administrators or parents through observation, consultation, review of child’s history and administration of screening and evaluation instruments.
  • Evaluates and re-evaluates the speech, language and auditory processing of children by the administration of diagnostic tests and other clinical procedures.
  • Writes diagnostic summaries of evaluations and consults with parents and teachers so that diagnostic information can facilitate appropriate remediation and management of disabilities at school and at home.
  • Provides remediation for speech, language, hearing and auditory processing difficulties through individual and small group therapy, as well as providing in class services to support with accessing the curriculum. Supports students from grades 5-12.
  • Participates as a member of the Evaluation Team including the writing of Individualized Educational Plans for students who will receive speech and language services.
  • Consults and coordinates with parents, teachers and other professional workers.
Professional Practice
  • Meet biweekly with the Director of Student Support
  • Meet weekly with learning specialists to coordinate counseling support for students on IEPs, 504 Accommodation Plans, and other students of concern
  • Collaborate with colleagues, including teachers, deans, other service providers, and administrators, to ensure the success of each student
  • Regularly communicate effectively with school staff, students, and families and demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diverse issues
  • Maintain an updated schedule
  • Submit Service Delivery Logs monthly
  • Uphold and support all school policies and procedures
  • Observe federal, state, and local policies and regulations in the delivery of services
  • Deliver services consistent with the ASHA ethical principles and professional standards of practice
Development
  • Attend all department meetings 
  • Consistently seek out and apply ideas for improving practice
 
Position Type and Hours of Expected Work
  • This is a full-time position in a school environment that requires onsite presence during the academic school year. This position works primarily daytime hours Monday through Friday; however, some evening and weekend work may be necessary on occasion. The school’s normal hours are 7:30 am —3:30 pm.
  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
  • External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.
Job Requirements 
  • Licensed and certified in Massachusetts as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • Master’s Degree (60 graduate hours of academic credit in communication disorders).
  • ASHA C.C.C. Certification.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

To Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to

[email protected]

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

Address:

1 Westinghouse Plaza, Building B, Hyde Park, MA 02136
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