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


SLPA position, part-time role at 24 hours/week Firm. Flexibility in hours, create your own schedule.

Starting at $24.05/hour

Devereux's Massachusetts Day School is a private, fully approved, special needs day and residential school for students ages 6-21. Located in Rutland & Fitchburg, 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.

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  • 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

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 2 days ago (5/15/2024 7:57 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-37320

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.