Nov 21, 2020

Speech-Language Pathologist- One Year Position at Driscoll School

  • TrulyHired
  • Brookline, MA, USA
Full-time

Job Description


Job description:

The speech and language pathologist will work with students in grades K through 8 who have challenges in language, literacy, memory and processing, executive functioning, and/or social pragmatic communication difficulties. We are seeking candidates who have expertise in autism spectrum disorders, who have expertise in Social Thinking Curriculum, and who are able to link therapy to classroom objectives and to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.

Job responsibilities will include:
  • Providing speech and language therapy to students with this service on their IEPs
  • Consulting to general education and special education staff regarding student needs and best practices
  • Providing service and consultation to hearing-impaired students
  • Completing and presenting speech and language assessments
  • Attending IEP meetings Monitoring student progress through the collection of data Completing IEPs and progress reports
  • Designing and implementing small group and/or inclusion intervention and instruction focused on listening, speaking, reading, writing, auditory memory/processing, executive functioning, and social thinking/pragmatic skills to support academic and social competencies.
  • Working with students with augmentative communication devices

Required Qulaifications
  • Must have a current Massachusetts license (CCC-SLP)
  • Must have experience working in schools and/or with children ages 5-13
  • Must be willing and able to provide remote teleservice to students indiviudally or in groups Must be willing and able to conduct in-person evaluations with COVID-19 precautions in place

  • Position Type: Full-time
Employer Description
The Public Schools of Brookline provide education to PreK through Grade 12 students in eight elementary schools , one comprehensive high school, and three Early Childhood Education sites with vision that guides education in all our schools. Brookline provides an extraordinary education for every child. Each child's unique path to achievement is supported in academically exciting and programmatically rich environments. A dynamic, diverse community of teaching professionals works collaboratively, innovating and inspiring each other and their students. Staff gets to know students intellectually, developmentally and culturally. Students are encouraged to question and challenge ideas and participate as active citizens. Schools use a variety of assessments to get the fullest picture of student learning and growth over time. These data are shared regularly with the community, and they form the basis of how we understand and improve student, teacher and administrator performance. Parents are partners with the schools in supporting their children's education, and schools communicate effectively so that parents are confident of the response to their child's circumstances and needs. The community, well informed and involved in the schools, supports these efforts that continue a tradition of challenging ourselves to do better, efforts that ensure the enduring value of a Brookline education. Learn more about us...

Location Description
The Public Schools of Brookline provide education to PreK through Grade 12 students in eight elementary schools , one comprehensive high school, and three Early Childhood Education sites with vision that guides education in all our schools. Brookline provides an extraordinary education for every child. Each child's unique path to achievement is supported in academically exciting and programmatically rich environments. A dynamic, diverse community of teaching professionals works collaboratively, innovating and inspiring each other and their students. Staff gets to know students intellectually, developmentally and culturally. Students are encouraged to question and challenge ideas and participate as active citizens. Schools use a variety of assessments to get the fullest picture of student learning and growth over time. These data are shared regularly with the community, and they form the basis of how we understand and improve student, teacher and administrator performance. Parents are partners with the schools in supporting their children's education, and schools communicate effectively so that parents are confident of the response to their child's circumstances and needs. The community, well informed and involved in the schools, supports these efforts that continue a tradition of challenging ourselves to do better, efforts that ensure the enduring value of a Brookline education. Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer
Brookline Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Contact Information
  • Jill Lawrence, Human Resources Manager
  • 333 Washington Street
  • Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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