SPEECH ASSISTANT - SUBSTITUTE


District-wide Special Education
Wachusett Regional School District
Jefferson, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2880267 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 8, 2018 Starting Date: January 16, 2018

Job Description
Massachusetts Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Licensure required. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred. Prior experience providing speech services to students at the direction of a certified Speech Therapist, is preferred. Background in education and/or communications preferred.

The Speech Assistant shall work with the school staff and speech therapist 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 Assistant shall:

1. Assist the Speech Therapist in screening all referrals from Principals, Teachers, and Special Education personnel;

2. Work with principals on scheduling students with speech and language problem;


3. Assist the Speech Therapist in the evaluation and enrollment of students with speech problems in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations, as well as participate in evaluation meetings, if required;

4. Keep thorough records on all speech and language students to whom the Assistant provides services;

5. Assist the Speech Therapist in assessing student progress and preparing written reports as required;

6. Counsel with colleagues, students, and parents on a regular basis;

7. If necessary, participate in Preschool and Kindergarten Screening programs with Speech Therapists;

8. Assist the administration in implementing District goals and policies related to the educational and operational needs of the District;.

9. Attend staff or team meetings as required; and

10. 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

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, 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
Massachusetts Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Licensure required. Position is to cover an 8 week maternity leave
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Kimberly Merrick, Administrator of Special Education
    1745 Main Street
    Jefferson, Massachusetts 01522
    Phone: 5088291670
    Fax: 5088291680
    Email: kimberly_merrick@wrsd.net