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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3425567
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 8, 2021

Job Description


The Superintendent of Schools announces the following position within the Fall River Public School System:


Position:  Speech and Language Pathology Assistant


Job Description:  Assists the Speech Language Pathologist in providing speech and language therapy services for students with communication disorders, including technical assistance with equipment required for accommodating disabilities or required supports.


Performance Responsibilities:

  • Follows established Individual Educational Plans to facilitate students' progress on communication and educational goals under the supervision of the Speech Language Pathologist.
  • Collects data for monitoring services, as well as setting up and tracking assigned equipment.
  • Maintains files and records including but not limited to progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, and other required documentation.
  • Prepares, under the direction of the Speech Language Pathologist, materials necessary to provide services.
  • Schedules activities as directed.


Required Qualifications:


  • Associate's degree from college, 60 credits in related program; or
  • A minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or
  • An aggregate combination of experience and education in the field.



  • An SLPA license preferred.



  • Ability to read and understand plans for services as written in student treatment and support plan.
  • Ability to communicate and record via routine required reports, records and correspondence.
  • Able to read and interpret documents including safety requirements, instructions for operating and maintaining equipment, and procedural instructions or manuals.
  • Able to understand instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and follow accordingly.



  • Ability to calculate in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • Able to problem solve situations including complex situations with multiple variables


Additional Requirements: The employee may be used as an itinerant and required to move about within or between buildings. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 20 to 40 pounds of equipment. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to for individuals to perform the required duties and functions.


Reports To:  Supervising SLPA or Director of Special Education


Supervises:  N/A


Terms of Employment: Salary and benefits in accordance with the Fall River Educators Association Unit B Contract scale. Continued employment is contingent on work performance, program need, and funding.


Closing Date for Applications:  Until filled




  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Speech/Language Assistant
    Special Education > Speech/Language Assistant
    Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
    Student Services > Speech/Language Assistant
    Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Fall River 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

    • Megan Souza
    • 417 Rock Street
    • Fall River, MA 02720
    • Fall River, Massachusetts 02720

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