Norwood Public Schools

Norwood , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2879200
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 3, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Six week substitute position starting January 4, 2018 through an anticipated end date of March 5, 2018. Provide direct services to students who are in need of Speech/Language therapy to promote their academic success within the public school setting.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Welcome TO Norwood Public Schools!

    Norwood is a community that is committed to its children and values and respects its educational system. We currently have one early education center, five elementary schools, one middle school, one senior high school, and an administrative office building. Enrollment in our Pre-K to Grade 12 school population is over 3,400.

    A seven member School Committee, which values input and participation from parents and community members, sets policy and oversees the school budget.

    Because the Norwood Schools are committed to providing every student the opportunity to be successful, there is a rich tradition of academic excellence, outstanding achievement in the Arts and Athletics, and a strong extra-curricular program.

    Our Mission

    The mission of the Norwood Public Schools is to seek academic excellence for all children in an environment which is safe, nurturing, and supportive, to inspire in them an enduring love for learning, and prepare them to contribute as citizens of a diverse community.


  • Every child can learn.
  • Academics is the primary focus of education. In addition to Academics, Athletics, and Activities are essential for a complete education.
  • Each child is unique and has special abilities and interests that must be recognized, encouraged, and developed.
  • The home, school, and community are responsible for the education of all children
  • Teachers must engage every student in learning..
  • Students are responsible for their own learning and for their personal conduct.
  • Parents are responsible for setting values and expectations that support the learning process.
  • Lifelong learning is essential for productive and responsible participation in a diverse and changing world.
  • Teachers have the right to teach and students have the right to learn in a safe and nurturing environment.
  • A community thrives when individuals contribute to the well being of others.
  • Integrity, respect, and cooperation are essential in building trusting relationships.
  • Our community is strengthened and enriched through diversity. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Norwood Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • MUST HAVE Massachusetts Dept. of Education (DESE) Speech Language Pathologist license; thorough understanding of IDEA and related laws; demonstrated ability to perform the duties and responsibilities
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Paula Alexander , Director Student Support
    • 275 Prospect Street
    • Norwood, Massachusetts 02062
    • Phone: 781-440-5842
    • Fax: 781.255.5608
    • Email: click here

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