SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

BART Charter Public School

Adams, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2991993
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : December 5, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Speech and Language Pathologist will work with students in grades Pre-K through­ 12 who have challenges in communication and/or social pragmatics. We are seeking candidates who have expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Social Thinking Curriculum, behavioral interventions, hearing, expressive/receptive language disorders, articulation/phonology, voice/resonance, transition planning and services, and who are able to link direct services to classroom objectives and IEPs.

This is a shared position between two school districts: BART Charter Public School, and the Adams-Cheshire School District. Both are located in Adams, MA.

Job responsibilities will include:

- Designing and implementing appropriate and relevant speech and language treatment
- Providing individual, small group, and/or inclusion intervention addressing receptive, expressive and pragmatic language, auditory comprehension/memory/processing, and/or social communication skills to support academic and social competencies
- Consulting to general education and special education staff regarding student needs and best practices
- Completing age appropriate assessments utilizing both formal and informal tools as well as observation in order to determine eligibility for services and inform the creation of IEP goals
- Attending and presenting at initial, annual, and re­evaluation IEP meetings
- Communicating with parents/guardians and collaterals
- Monitoring student progress through the collection of data
- Creating IEP goals for students receiving services; completing IEP progress reports
- Maintaining all necessary licenses through continuing education and professional development
- Perform any other appropriate duties as requested by Special Education Director
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Welcome to BART Charter Public School!

    ABOUT BART CHARTER SCHOOL

    Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School (“BART”) is a nationally recognized, award-winning, college-preparatory, public middle and high school located in Adams, Massachusetts. As the only charter school in Berkshire County, it is consistently ranked among the top schools in Massachusetts for student academic achievement and growth.

    Committed to its mission to prepare its students for college and a lifetime of learning, BART is a community of 363 curious and creative students, devoted and innovative teachers and staff members, and families dedicated to the success of their children. The student body is richly diverse, each member with an important personal story. The School is built around a makerspace, and its academic program comprises an intense academic core curriculum enriched by ample elective courses in the arts and technology as well as opportunities for students to pursue independent creative and scholarly projects. Before they graduate, BART students must pass courses on college campuses, take and pass collegiate-skills courses each year, complete an internship within the region, and participate in a rigorous program of mock interviews, portfolio presentations, and annual science fairs.

    The success enjoyed by BART’s students and the School as a whole results from a school culture characterized by the pursuit of excellence and
    - conviction that each student can succeed in college, regardless of background or previous school performance;
    - belief that more time for learning, through BART’s longer school day and longer school year, will improve learning;
    - an emphasis on effort and reflection as keys to students’ growth; and
    - a strong, intimate community with supports in place for all members to reach, to take intellectual chances, and to
    achieve remarkable things. Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • Additional Requirements:
      - Master’s Degree
      - ASHA Certification
      - DESE License of Speech Language and Hearing Disorders (All Levels)
      - Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure as a Speech/­Language Pathologist
      - Minimum of 2 years experience as a Speech and Language Pathologist, school setting

      Please email a resume, cover letter and three references to employment@bartcharter.org addressed to James White, specifying for which position you are applying. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

      BART Charter Public School is an equal opportunity employer. BART does not discriminate in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its services, programs or activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness or age.

      For more information about BART and its programs, please visit www.bartcharter.org.

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • James White , Executive Director
    • 1 Commercial St.
    • Adams, Massachusetts 01220

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