Summary: Provide Speech-Language Pathology services in collaboration with Guild educational, clinical, and residential staff for students aged 6 – 22 with intellectual impairments, including those with autism and challenging behaviors, within the School and Residential Programs. 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Write goals and objectives, collect and analyze data to determine progress on communication-related goals. 
  • Plan and provide direct individual and group speech services to students.
  • Conduct evaluations of speech, language, pragmatic, and augmentative communication skills as part of a comprehensive evaluation team.
  • Provide consultation and staff students’ communication programming.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job, including inclement weather situations.
  • Demonstrated evidence of mature judgment, good interpersonal skills, a desire to enrich individuals' lives, and a willingness to learn from skilled professionals.
  • Organization and time management skills to meet deadlines set by the Guild, school districts, and other reporting agencies.
  • Physical and mental capacity to work in stressful situations and de-escalate individuals who have limited cognition and complex needs.
  • Supervision of student(s) that may require the ability to keep up with a running student and/or assist with physical interventions (CPI).
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is an essential function of the job.
  • Pass Guild Driving test to access Guild vehicles for transportations of individuals.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology
  • ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence required
  • Licensed (in good standing), or eligible for licensure in Speech-Language Pathology by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2-3 years of directly related clinical experience with persons on the autism spectrum and other developmental disabilities (required)
  • Experience with behavioral/mental health needs (preferred)
  • A valid driver's license
  • Must meet Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check requirements.

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