SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (#KOG2021S)


Kevin O'Grady School
Beverly, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3434102 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 26, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Position Summary:
Interim Speech-Language Pathologist to provide for the evaluation of communication, speech, receptive/expressive language, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) needs, and Feeding/Swallowing deficits with implementation of appropriate treatment programs within KOG. SLP will evaluate students to determine their functional levels, identify strengths and weaknesses, and recommend therapeutic interventions and accommodations. Design and implement therapeutic programs in order to assist students to access the educational environment and to develop to their fullest potential. Working in collaboration with our therapists, special education teachers and paraprofessionals, the Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for delivering comprehensive speech and language services, including assessments, to students with a broad range of disabilities.

This is an interim position through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

Specific Duties: Evaluate students’ therapy needs and develop goals and objectives (to be considered – as part of the Team process). Assess students’ needs for access to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) including Speech Generating Devices. Program Speech Generating Devices, design light tech communication supports, and design/implement specialized materials and activities related to students’ communication needs. Knowledge of Social Thinking strategies and curriculum a plus.

Qualifications: Please refer to CBA for complete job description.

Education/Training/Experience: Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders. MA DESE Certification: Specialist Teacher, Speech/Language/Hearing Disorder, All levels; MA State License as a Speech-Language Pathologist granted by the Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (CCC holders)

Strongly Preferred: Experience working with students with special needs and who are behaviorally challenged.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


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Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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    Contact Information
    Nancy Macedo, HR Coordinator
    112 Sohier Road
    Beverly, Massachusetts 01915
    Phone: 978-232-9755
    Fax: 978-232-9449
    Email: nmacedo@nsedu.org