SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ASSITANT

Wakefield Public Schools ( learn more )

Wakefield, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3369639
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 21, 2020

Job Description

The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant completes a variety of tasks such as activities designed to develop pre-language and language skills, oral-motor control for speech production, vocalization, and use of assistive technology devices for communication; works with students who have identified speech and language disorders as well as other disabilities; performs related duties as assigned.

 

 A Speech-Language Pathology Assistant will perform the following tasks under the supervision of a Supervising Speech-Language Pathologist:

  • Assist speech-Language and hearing screenings (without interpretation);
  • Assist with informal documentation as directed by the supervisor;
  • Follow documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the supervisor;
  • Document patient/client performance ( e.g., tallying data for the Speech-Language Pathologist to use; preparing charts, records, and graphs) and report this information to the supervisor;
  • Assist the speech-Language Pathologist or Audiologist during assessment of patients/ clients;
  • Assist with clerical duties such as preparing materials and scheduling activities as directed by the supervisor;
  • Perform checks and maintenance of equipment;
  • Collect data for monitoring quality improvement;
  • Attend and participate in IEP meetings as directed by the supervisor;
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wakefield 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.

    Contact Information

    • Karen Fitzpatrick , Admin. Asst. to the Superintendent
    • 60 Farm Street
    • Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

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