Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Speech Language Pathology Assistant in Rutland, Massachusetts

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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 position.

Starting at $23.24/hour + additional compensation for higher education/years of experience in the field

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.

Keywords: Day School, Private School, alternative school, PBIS, SpEd, Speech Therapist, assistant, administrative, slp, iep, hiring, part-time, clerical,

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. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Valid Drivers License

  • 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

  • SLPA License required

  • 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.

  • 2 weeks of paid orientation daytime training from 8am - 4pm, in person

  • Completion of the Diana Screening

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.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/9/2022 5:37 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-27417

Category Education

Position Type Part-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

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