Wachusett Regional School District

Jefferson, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3048096
  • Application Deadline: February 18, 2019
  • Re-posted : February 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Speech Therapist shall work to reduce or eliminate speech, language, and hearing impediments that interfere with the individual student's ability to derive full benefit from the school's educational program. In order to meet this responsibility, the Therapist shall:
1. Screen all referrals from Principals, Teachers, and Special Education personnel;
2. Work with principals on scheduling students with speech and language problems;
3. Evaluate and enroll students with speech problems in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations, as well as participate in evaluation meetings;
4. Keep thorough records on all speech and language students;
5. Keep an annual inventory of equipment;
6. Assess student progress and prepare written reports as required, but at least quarterly;
7. Counsel with colleagues, students, and parents on a regular basis;
8. Participate in Preschool and Kindergarten Screening programs;
9. Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct;
10. Assist the administration in implementing District goals and policies related to the educational and operational needs of the District;
11. Attend staff or team meetings and serve on staff committees as required;
12. Maintain and improve professional competence; and
13. Perform any other related task or duty at the direction of the building principal, supervisor of special education or designee.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Welcome to Wachusett Regional School District!

    The Wachusett Regional School District includes eleven schools in Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland, and Sterling. There is a deep commitment within the District to provide ALL students with a quality education that is truly "World Class." With the advent of Education Reform and K-12 regionalization, our students have been the beneficiaries of a new vision for education, broad support for improving public education shared by the parents and community and exemplary gains in student achievement. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wachusett Regional School District 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

    • The Speech Therapist shall possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. The Therapist shall hold a valid Massachusetts teaching certificate with endorsement(s) in speech, as well as a valid license.

      March - June position to cover a medical leave absence
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Liz Garden , Principal
    • 351 Bullard Street
    • Holden, Massachusetts 01520
    • Phone: 508-829-3203
    • Fax: 508-829-5216
    • Email: click here

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