Speech and Language Specialist

Midland School | Branchburg, NJ

  

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CountySomerset
Posted Date 9/15/2021
Expiration Date10/15/2021
Description

Speech and Language Specialist

Part-Time: 3 hours/day M-F (ideally 10 am - 1 pm, during lunchtimes)

The Midland School, in North Branch (Somerset County) NJ, a private special education school serving developmentally disabled students aged 5 to 21 is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking candidates.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have experience managing feeding needs.
  • Must have experience with students with multiple disabilities.
  • Provide speech and language sessions according to the dictates of the IEP.
  • Schedule speech sessions for assigned students or groups.
  • Promote speech and language programming within the classroom by demonstrating or sharing effective techniques to staff members.
  • Evaluate therapy sessions to ascertain their effectiveness.
  • Recommend materials and equipment for the speech and language programs.
  • Coordinate activities with classroom teachers to enhance speech and language skills.
  • Perform audiometric screenings.
  • Provide complete and appropriate supervision of all students assigned.
  • Maintain appropriate and professional communication with parents of assigned students.
  • Participate in student staffings and IEP meetings of the children being served.
  • Remain cognizant of the latest innovations in the field of special education and continually revise and upgrade programs to reflect these changes.
  • Maintain a log of planned speech activities and submit on a timely basis.
  • Develop and implement effective behavior management programs for students in conjunction with Support staff.
  • Prepare, update, and evaluate Progress Reports for each child served.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Speech/Language Coordinator or Principal.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MA or equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • New Jersey Certification - Speech & Language Specialist
  • New Jersey Criminal Review Clearance

Job Type: Part-time

County
Somerset

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