Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

November 10, 2022

Spaulding Academy & Family Services provides a place of healing and growth, with a focus on the whole child.  Our approach is student centered and trauma informed with special emphasis on social and emotional learning through programs such as Choose Love.  Ours is a professional, non-traditional, learning community, collaborative and open, with specific emphasis on staff development and growth in an environment focused on the value of everyone’s strengths, skills, and experiences. 

Our Academic team has a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant position available in our year-round program.  Our students range from ages 4 to 21 and present with varying challenges. Classrooms are small (8-10 students) with manager support, peer support, as well as wrap around services that includes OT, PT and SLP’s.  Each person is engaged in contributing toward our goal of providing a strong foundation to support and help our students achieve the most successful outcomes. 

Education & Certification:  

  • Must hold an associate’s or a higher degree in speech-language pathology, communication sciences and disorders or communication disorders
  • Must be certified or eligible to be licensed as a Speech-Language Assistant by the New Hampshire Board of Allied Health Professionals

Responsibilities:

  • The person assuming the role of Speech-Language Assistant will adhere to the regulations of the State Department of Education and the Licensing Office of the Allied Health Professionals of New Hampshire
  • Deliver direct speech and language services to students according to individual Treatment Plans and under the supervision of a licensed Speech Language Pathologist
  • Create visual supports as outlined in IEPs or Treatment Plans
  • Program Assistive Technology devices under the direction of a Speech Language Pathologist
  • Maintain up-to-date working knowledge of assistive technology and communication systems for a variety of communication needs
  • Maintain documentation of all contacts with parents/guardians, agency representatives, administration, and colleagues regarding student progress and concerns as needed
  • Assist with supporting the school mission and goals in a positive and professional manner with a student-centered approach to maximizing each student’s potential
  • Provides exceptional customer service to students, their families, and outside stakeholders

Knowledge & Attributes:

  • Experience working with children who have communication disorders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Successful completion of PCM training, 1st Aid, CPR, PBIS, medication distributions and one-week training sequence

Staff wellness is supported through a very generous benefits package, including floating holidays and paid time off, a free coffee bar and free meals daily in our dining hall, an on-site fitness center open 24/7, a focus on an inclusive, supportive, and positive environment, and beautiful walking trails to enjoy on our spectacular campus.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@spauldingservices.org. We invite you to visit our website at www.spauldingservices.org to learn more about how we support exceptional children and families toward a successful future.

We are fully committed to maintaining a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

   

Would You Like to Apply?

If you would like to apply for this position or another current opening, start by clicking here to download our employment application which can be completed as an editable PDF or printed and completed by hand. For optimal results when using this PDF application, we recommend clicking here to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Then, submit your completed application, a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Spaulding Academy & Family Services, Human Resources, 72 Spaulding Road, Northfield, NH 03276-4608, or e-mail us at Jobs@SpauldingServices.org.