Seeking licensed Speech-Language Pathologist to join our team in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire at Spaulding Youth Center, a leading provider of educational, residential, therapeutic and foster care programs and services for children and youth with autism, neurological, and/or behavioral challenges ages 6 to 21.
The Speech-Language Pathologist will provide direct services, consultation, supervision, and support to a diverse group of students. This individual will implement and document the services as outlined in the IEP of each student, addressing the needs of students, their families, and any impact the student's speech and language disability has on his/her ability to derive educational benefit; maintain records to comply with specified standards; and participate in intra- and interdisciplinary training and meetings. This expert will be working closely with our Speech and Language Assistant. Services provided would range from assessment to treatment and include an exciting variety of individual and group modalities.
The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant will work under the direction of a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist assisting with generation of low tech materials and programming of assistive communication devices and high tech visual supports for students with diverse communication needs. Efficient time management skills to work in conjunction with an interdisciplinary team, and effectively document services provided. Experience with Board Maker software and high tech communication software is preferred however, training will be provided by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. Associate's or higher degree in speech-language pathology, communication sciences and disorders or communication disorders, and be certified or eligible to be certified as a Speech-Language Assistant.
Must demonstrate competence across pediatric and adolescent age groups due to diversity of the children and families served by Spaulding Youth Center. Experience working with children who have communication disorders, outstanding supervisory skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Candidates must have completed Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology, with related clinical requirements. In addition to a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology granted by American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and must currently have or be eligible for New Hampshire State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology.
Additional Salary Information: Health, life and LTD coverage begins on the first of the month following completion of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of the employee's first day of work; Excellent leave time benefits, Voluntary and Employer-paid Retirment 403(B) program, Employee Assistance Program(EAP),Credit Union participation, Direct Deposit; Wellness program and other voluntary insurance & STD opportunities.
Our Mission: Leverage our professional expertise to help young people with autism or other developmental and/or behavioral challenges learn the academic and life skills needed to be successful in their homes, schools and communities. Our Vision: Spaulding Youth Center exists to assist young people to achieve their dreams. Spaulding Youth Center will be a recognized leader working with public a...nd private partners to provide financially secure, high quality programs and services designed to foster the promise of young people with specific developmental and behavioral challenges.Our Values & Principles:• We value the core principles of respect, responsibility and safety for our children, their families and staff.• We have a passion for our students and their families.• We offer our programs and services in quality, unique facilities designed to encourage excellence at every level.• We are committed to celebrating the uniqueness of each child, teaching them self-respect and to become responsible citizens of society.• We work in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration.• We encourage a culture that promotes an appreciation of our natural resources and environment.• We believe that each child deserves a childhood which includes opportunities to learn, grow and play.• We are committed to professional development and growth of all staff.• We embrace inclusivity and diversity. Our History: Founded in 1958 with the merger of the Daniel Webster Home (1871) and the Golden Rule Farm (1914), Spaulding Youth Center is one of the oldest childcare facilities in the nation. For more than 140 years, Spaulding Youth Center, a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving and enriching the lives of emotionally and/or intellectually challenged children, youth and their families, has turned the tide on what has gone wrong for tens of hundreds of at-risk children in our community and region. Spaulding’s origins include the NH Orphans’ Home (1871), the Daniel Webster Home and Golden Rule Farm, which merged in 1958 to become Spaulding Youth Center at its present 470-acre site in Northfield, NH. Spaulding continuously develops programs, services and expertise in response to changing needs of children and youth who need a place where they can learn, grow, play and heal. The professional staff instills study skills, social skills, independent living skills, vocational skills, and an appreciation of learning that help a child reach his or her full potential. At Spaulding, all believe that every child deserves a childhood.