League School of Greater Boston
The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking a Speech Language Pathologist for our program in Walpole.
*Master’s Degree in Speech-Pathology from an accredited program.
*Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the *American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year.
*Massachusetts Educator’s licence and license from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology required.
*Experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum and knowledge of alternative and augmentative communication systems preferred.
*CPR; First aid; CPI; Valid Driver’s License
Supervision Received: Speech Language Dept. Head, Coordinator of Clinical & Family Services
Supervision Exercised: none
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1. Performs in a professional manner at all times in all aspects of work; including developing a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: using appropriate tone of voice, setting reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
2. Participates in the intake screening of potential new students to League School of Greater Boston. If the student is accepted, reviews evaluation materials to develop goals and objectives for upcoming Individual Education Program meetings. This may include observations, review of records, information lessons and/or beginning of his/her own assessment if an outside evaluation within the last year is not available.
3. Develops goals and objectives for the IEP in consultation with the educational team for each student on the caseload.
4. Collects and records data and/or provides data sheets to teachers regarding student performance on speech and language goals. Monitors student progress and collaborates with classroom head teacher on goals to facilitate quarterly report writing for IEPs.
5. Consults with the head teacher and classroom team around programming including developing curricula and/or group lessons as they relate to speech and language needs, as they impact the student and the classroom.
6. Develops curriculum content and materials, as needed for the implementation of communication programs/social programs, classroom lessons, etc.
7. Has curriculum materials prepared and ready for review that are appropriate for students and/or classroom on the caseload.
8. Participates in meetings with parents/guardians, meetings with public school systems personnel, and annual reviews as needed.
9. Attends classroom meetings, program meetings, staff meetings, and department meetings. Comes prepared with agenda and/or ready to discuss issues and solutions.
10. Participates in residential meetings. Provides consultation and/or trainings regarding communication-based IEP goals and strategies to the residential staff as needed.
11. Conducts formal assessments of students’ speech and language skills and generates data-based written reports upon written consent from parent/guardian and school district.
12. Completes written reports, as needed, in a timely manner: Individual Education Programs, re-evaluation reports, Incident Reports, Accident Reports and Restraint reports.
13. Provides input into the development of behavior intervention strategies, academic goals, and daily living techniques for individual students based on the student’s language capabilities.
14. Supports the implementation of student behavior programs: positive reinforcements, breaks, time outs, etc., as designated by the Behavior Department and the team.
15. All SLP Staff will be the in house trainers for SCERTS and responsible for training all new employees in conjunction with the Program Coordinators.
16. Performs other related duties, as assigned by the SLP Department Head, Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services, or Principal, which are deemed necessary for the operation of the school.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google mail, and the entire Microsoft Office suite.
The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes 75% employer paid health and dental, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance of up to $2000 per school year, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as paid Sick and Personal days in addition to school vacation weeks off. In addition, League assists individuals who are engaged in the licensure process to obtain their MA license not only through tuition assistance but also through mentoring and the DESE Structured Guidance and Supports process. The League School also will work with staff to access available Public Service Loan Forgiveness options as well as other loan forgiveness options.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by federal and state laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who challenge such discrimination and harassment, or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and other supporting documentation such as transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter(s) of reference, etc. to HR@leagueschool.com or by mail to:
League School of Greater Boston
Attn: Human Resources
300 Boston Providence Turnpike
Walpole, MA 02032
A link to all current job openings is also available on our website www.leagueschool.com; click Work at League.