The Center School

Holyoke, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3418929
  • Application Deadline: February 2, 2021
  • Re-posted : January 25, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Center School, a Full-Year (12 month) private Special Education day school located in Holyoke, MA, seeks candidates for a Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) opening.

The Center School provides a unique and rewarding opportunity to serve students with a wide variety of moderate to severe special needs. We assist schools, agencies, families & communities and provide considerable resources to staff in order to meet the needs of individual students. Staff participate in such activities as therapeutic horseback riding, pet therapy, swimming, community outings, field trips, life skills & vocational activities and enjoy collaborative work with a dedicated team of professionals.

The SLPA provides services to classrooms as a communication specialist, by way of (1) adding to our curriculum learning that reflects the therapeutic language requirement of our students, (2) trains and mentors Interventionist staff to implement the curriculum, and (3) teaches these skills in a classroom setting.

Position Responsibilities:

- Provides mentoring and training for all staff delivering communication services in the school.

- Collaborates with Teachers and other allied health staff to provide comprehensive and appropriate services to students.

- Maintains daily progress notes on students.

- Prepares daily lessons under the direction of the Speech Language Pathologist.

- Implements treatment plans under the supervision of a Licensed Speech Language Pathologist, including use of the school’s swimming pool as a therapeutic environment.

- Attends school meetings and trainings and maintains a commitment to professional development.

- Plans and provides training for school staff as needed or requested.

- Adheres to professional license standards while upholding the school model of treatment.

- Maintains professional licensure and participates in conferences, workshops or other courses for professional development.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Instructional Support > Speech/Language Assistant
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Location Description

    Holyoke Center School is a Full-Year private day school serving students ages 5-22 with a variety of special needs. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Center School 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

    • Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders or a related field and licensure by the MA Division of Professional Licensure as a Registered Speech Language Pathology Assistant.

      **All candidates who are offered employment will be subject to screening through the following agencies: CORI, SORI, DCF, SAFIS (Fingerprinting).**>
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Khadija Husain , HR Generalist
    • 1913 Northampton Street
    • Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
    • Phone: 413-538-6860
    • Fax: 413-538-4806
    • Email: click here

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