.4 LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Vining Elementary School

Billerica Public Schools

Billerica, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3038558
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: April 3, 2019

Job Description

This is a long-term substitute position only and does not include employee benefits. This is a .4 position (2 days per week). This position will start on approximately April 3, 2019 and the duration of this assignment is for 8 weeks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:
The speech and language pathologist is a member of the special education team, supports the education of students with communication impairments in the least restrictive environment and provides educationally and participation based services to students with disabilities who would not otherwise be able to access the educational environment of the school.

JOB DUTIES:
-Adhere to professional, ethical and legal standards of practice.
-Evaluate students using appropriate tests, skilled professional observation and supplementary information from student records.
-Interpret assessment findings and appropriately convey information to parents and school teams.
-Analyzes and interprets information to make recommendations regarding the need for-speech language services.
-Write evaluation reports that adhere to Federal and state requirements.
-Participate with the school team to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEP).
-Coordinates speech-language services with student services provided by other school personnel.
-Develop and implement intervention strategies.
-Use evidence-based methods and techniques appropriate to stated objectives.
-Collection and documentation of student progress through progress monitoring and observation data.
-Adjusts intervention strategies based on student performance.
-Report on student achievement, write progress reports.
-Participate on an as needed basis on the school RtI team.
-Communicate and consult with school staff, parents, and administration.
-Collaborates/consults with classroom teachers and other special education staff in the management of speech-language impairments.
-Serve as a resource to parents, school team, staff and administration on conditions and their effects on education.
-Assess need and recommend assistive technology necessary for function at school.
-Procure, maintain and inventory equipment, materials and supplies.
-Adheres to all Federal, state and district regulations and procedures.
-Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

Candidates must be MA certified as an SLP through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.


  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Welcome to Vining Elementary School!

    Vision Statement
    The Eugene C. Vining School Council affirms the beliefs of the Massachusetts Common Core of Learning that “all children can become lifelong learners and meet high standards.” The academic success of students is directly related to the school’s academic, physical, and social/emotional environment.

    In our present day world of conflict, the students will begin to strengthen their own level of self-respect and respect toward others by fostering positive attitudes which provide the foundation for success. With added financial resources, the school will become safe, clean, and attractive physical environment conducive to learning. Our staff will continue to develop professionally to further challenge and encourage academic success among our students. Parents and community will have access to the resources and support necessary for each to: reach his/her maximum potential, meet the future’s challenge, and succeed in the technological advances of the twenty-first century. The Eugene C. Vining School will continue to be a warm, inviting and friendly place that supports and recognizes the achievement and hard work of its students.

    The Eugene C. Vining School is the commencement of their formal education. It holds the power to create a strong, positive model for lifelong learning. The School improvement Plan is our blueprint for their future. We believe it to be a structurally sound beginning. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Billerica 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

    • CORI & FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE REQUIRED
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Christine Gibelli , Principal
    • 121 Lexington Road
    • Billerica, Massachusetts 01821
    • Phone: 978-528-8630
    • Fax: 978-436-9587
    • Email: click here

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