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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3048242
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : March 25, 2019
  • Starting Date: March 29, 2019

Job Description

REPORTS TO: School Principals and Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel

JOB GOAL: To help reduce or eliminate speech and hearing impediments that interferes
with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.

1) Serves as resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication, language development, and speech improvement.

2) Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.

3) Assists the Child Evaluation Team in assessing speech, voice, hearing, and language impairments.

4) Assists the Child Evaluation Team in the development of an appropriate speech and language education plan for students requiring speech and language therapy.

5) Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual student’s need and correct existing speech or language handicaps.

6) Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the students’ daily activities.

7) Provides inservice education and serves as a consultant to teacher and school staff members concerning speech, language, and hearing impairments.

8) Reports to parents and school personnel regarding student progress in therapy.

9) Assumes responsibility for requisitioning and maintaining needed equipment and supplies.

10) Administers appropriate diagnostic instruments to determine progress made toward goals and the effectiveness of therapy methods.

11) Prepares annual speech and language educational plan reviews which outline progress made toward goals and establishes new goals for future therapy sessions.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Equal Opportunity Employer Holbrook 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 or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

    Job Requirements

    • MGL Chapter 459 of the Acts of 2012
      An Act Relative to Background Checks

      On January 10, 2013, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law H.4307, an act relative to background checks. The new law requires all newly hired employees, beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, to submit to state and national fingerprint-based criminal background checks.

      As a new employee of the Holbrook Public Schools, you will be subject to a Massachusetts criminal background check (CORI). In addition, you will be required to submit to a National Criminal Background Check by fingerprint.

      The fee charged is $55.00 for licensed educators and $35 for all other school personnel.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Kathleen Turner , Director of Pupil Personnel
    • 245 So. Franklin Street
    • Holbrook, Massachusetts 02343
    • Phone: 781-767-1226
    • Fax: 781-767-1312
    • Email: click here

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