Speech Language Pathology Assistant Job at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Fitchburg, MA

  • Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
  • Fitchburg, MA

Job Description

SLPA position, Full-time role.

Flexibility in hours between 7-5pm.

Starting at $24.05/hour 

$1,000 signing bonus!




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.






  • 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


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.

Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Relocation bonus,

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