SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

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Hoosac Valley Regional School District
49 Park Street
Adams,, MA 01220
Phone:(413)743-2939
Fax:(413)743-4135
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SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Cheshire
Full Time
Education/Training
Master's Degree
Required

              SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST -  2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR




GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Working in cooperation with appropriate district supervisors, teachers, parents and students, shall be responsible for providing diagnostic and intervention services for students with speech, language and hearing disorders helping students to adjust and access the general education curriculum.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Planning and implementing day-to-day speech/language therapy activities for students; sets up equipment for student assignments individually or in small groups; serves as an appropriate speech and language model;  Screening students for potential communication remediation needs; Plan and adapt appropriate materials and intervention activities; Evaluates and report on students’ day-to-day progress; gathers information from students, parents, and staff; maintains continuous communication with speech language pathologist regarding student progress and program effectiveness; Participates in parent conferences as required; attends departmental, building, and IEP/504 meetings; create IEP/504, and understand the processes associated; Provides speech/language activities for students at single or multiple sites, as assigned; travels between schools for therapy sessions; plans travel times; informs building staff of therapy schedule; Prepares and maintains speech/language therapy files; completes and files required forms.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Appropriate licensing by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Massachusetts State Certification and Licensing Bureau.
  • Possession of a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from a program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Has experience working with students in a school setting.
  • Strong knowledge of the IDEA and MA Regulations.
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required