Are you looking for a supportive educational environment where you will have the ability to make a significant impact on student outcomes? Do you want to join a multi-disciplinary team with a strengths-based approach, emphasizing applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health.
The SLPA position is a part-time (flexible schedule, up to 30 hour/week) position.
Working at Devereux has its advantages!
As a SLPA, you will work with other dedicated education professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Unique programs that go beyond basic academic curriculum, such as: art therapy, animal care therapy, yoga, drama, life-skills and more.
Tuition assistance and Loan Forgiveness Program
Devereux's Massachusetts Day School is a private, fully approved, special needs day and residential school for students ages 6-21. Located in Rutland, MA, we provide educational services to children with behavioral, emotional and learning disabilities. As a Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant (SLPA) you may execute specific components of a speech and language program as specified in the Individual Education Program (IEP) developed by the Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP). Goals and objectives listed in the Individual Education Plan and implemented by the SLPA are only those within their scope of responsibilities and are tasks the SLP has determined the SLPA has the training and skill to perform.
Our classroom structure is designed to match students’ needs. Through an interdisciplinary approach, an individual plan is designed for each student. Our school is prepared to meet the academic requirements of local educational agencies, as well as other states where our clients are from. Our curriculum is aligned with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and coordinated through a collaborative working relationship with referring school districts. Flexibility in academic programming and creativity to meet students’ needs is the strength of our organization.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
An SLPA must complete an approved course of academic study, field work under the supervision of an ASHA-certified and/or licensed SLP, and on-the-job training specific to SLPA responsibilities and workplace behaviors.
SLPA license required; required coursework,
Bachelors degree in communication disorders or related fields is preferred but not required.
Previous experience in remedial speech/language difficulties in a hospital or school treatment facility preferred.
Valid driver's license must be maintained.
Posted Date 4 weeks ago (9/20/2021 11:31 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-20072
Position Type On-Call