Current Openings

Interested applicants can send their cover letters and resumes to hr@hasa.org.

Speech Language Pathology Assistant

Under the direction and supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP), the Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) assists in supplementing, enhancing, and extending speech/language therapy services by completing a variety of tasks such as, but not limited to, direct activities with students designed to develop pre-language and language skills, oral-motor or articulation skills for speech production, vocalization, and/or use of assistive technology devices for communication. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct speech and language screenings, without clinical interpretation, and using screening protocols developed by the supervising SLP.
  • Follows and implements documented IEP plans or protocols.
  • Documents student progress toward meeting established objectives and reports the information to the SLP.
  • Assists the SLP during assessments, assisting with formal documentation, preparing materials, and performing clerical duties.
  • Prepares therapy materials and/or equipment for use in the classroom and therapy activities.
  • Adapts or modifies instructional materials and/or equipment as determined by student needs and abilities for teacher use in the classroom.
  • Assists in maintaining student records, tallying data, preparing charts, records, graphs, and reports.
  • Assists in organizing classroom activities such as displaying educational materials, arranging furniture to facilitate instructional requirements, and creates an orderly and clean learning environment.
  • May implement behavior management programs for students as designed by certified staff, observes and reports significant student behavior, behavioral patterns, and/or other problems to the SLP.
  • Attend all staff meetings as required.

Qualifications

  • Masters or Bachelors degree in Speech Language Pathology, preferred.
  • Maryland Limited License required, full license preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proven endeavors toward professional growth and learning
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull 25 lbs.; sit, stand, or bend for long periods of time

School Administrative Assistant

The School Administrative Assistant is responsible for the administrative duties within Gateway School. This individual should have outstanding administrative and communication skills, as well as a desire to learn and grow professionally.

Responsibilities

  • Supports internal and external inquiries and requests.
  • Assists with the planning and execution of Gateway School events and activities.
  • Records bus arrival and departure times and submits to the Compliance Officer.
  • Sets up tours for prospective families.
  • Provides additional support for school, such as subbing in classrooms with students or creating materials.
  • Manages correspondence with current and prospective families.
  • Processes invoices electronically and maintains purchase orders of materials
  • Maintains and orders inventory of supplies for classrooms and offices.
  • Liaison between parents and guests of Gateway School.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience working in an administrative role or in a school environment.
  • Compassion and understanding for people with disabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Collaborative with team members and positive communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull 25 lbs; sit, stand, or bend for long periods of time.

This position will start at the beginning of the school year, July 6 2022.

Hearing Instrument Specialist

The Hearing Instrument Specialist performs exams, takes ear impressions, fits, cleans, adjusts, and orders hearing aid products and supplies. Performs front desk duties and provides a high level of customer service while maintaining electronic medical records.

Qualifications

  • Strong ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • High School diploma or equivalent; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • MD License for Hearing Aid Dispensing, required by State Law.
  • 2-3 years of work experience in a medical office setting
  • Experience with EMR systems, insurance terminology and accurate data entry is essential
  • Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge of firm products and services in the practice area, and a general knowledge of products and services in other practice areas
  • Ability to manipulate 25 lbs.; sit, stand, or bend for long periods of time

Audiologist

We are currently seeking a full-time Audiologist in our Speech, Language, and Hearing Health Clinic to assess, diagnose, and treat patients from newborn through geriatric. The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Audiological evaluations; newborn through geriatric.
  • Electro-physiologic & other tests of the peripheral and central auditory system, including Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing, & assessment for Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD).
  • Selection, sales, & dispensing of hearing aids (all major manufacturers), as well as programming adjustments & verification through Real Ear and RECD.
  • Hearing aid maintenance & repair, earmold impressions, & cerumen management.
  • Providing off-site diagnostic & hearing aid services for contracted residential nursing home facilities.
  • Following protocols for obtaining hearing aids through Maryland Medicaid for eligible recipients.
  • Counseling patients and/or caregivers about treatment options for hearing loss; Making appropriate recommendations and medical referrals when warranted.
  • Documenting patient history, test results, and recommendations for follow-up.
  • Maintaining clinic equipment and supplies, adhering to accepted universal precautions.
  • Participating in scheduled marketing efforts and community outreach.

The qualifications for this position are:

  • Currently licensed in the state of Maryland with ASHA Certification in Audiology.
  • Holds a Doctorate or Master’s degree in Audiology from an accredited college or university.
  • Prior experience working with both pediatrics and adults are preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and sales skills.
  • Motivated to work independently, but comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Experience with cochlear implants is a plus, but not required.

1:1 Instructional Assistant

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. The 1:1 Instructional Assistant will work one-to-one with students with special needs, collect data to monitor progress, prepare materials, and implement behavior intervention plans. The position requires:

  • Experience working with children diagnosed with autism, communication disorders, developmental disabilities, or special needs.
  • ABA, Verbal Behavior, or Behavior Technician experience.
  • College coursework in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are currently seeking a BCBA that will plan, oversee, and implement behavioral intervention programs for all students in the school. This individual will support staff in implementing BIP’s with fidelity, oversee the implementation of the data collection system for Gateway School, and serve as the lead of the crisis prevention team. The Behavior Specialist will also provide support and professional learning to staff, parents, and caregivers in proper behavior intervention techniques. The position requires:

  • Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of MD.
  • 2+ year’s experience working with children with communication and behavioral needs; experience working in a school setting is preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and staff.
  • CPI training and experience writing IEP’s is a plus.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are currently seeking a Registered Behavior Technician that will provide 1:1 behavioral intervention services to students. This individual will be responsible for implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based programs and protocols, as directed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Program Specialist.

A Gateway School RBT is responsible for pairing with student(s), implementing play-based therapy techniques, supporting student(s) throughout the day including transitioning in halls, lunch, recess, and toileting, collecting daily data, and supporting student during non-therapy times. The position requires:

  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification.
  • 2+ years experience working in special education.
  • College coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism Studies, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.
  • Competence with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

Speech-Language Pathologist

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are currently seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to join our team. This individual will plan and provide speech-language treatments for students, implement techniques and strategies for assistive technology for student needs, collaborate with staff to ensure carry over of speech-language skills to the classroom environment, develop and implement appropriate IEP goals, and maintain student records and therapy logs. The position requires:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence and license to practice in the state of Maryland.
  • Experience working with a pediatric population.
  • Strong leadership skills, organization, and decision-making capabilities.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively with people, parents, staff, related service providers, and various community and professional groups.
  • Computer literacy; experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office.

This position can work part-time or full-time hours depending on the candidate’s availability.

Substitute Instructional Assistant

Gateway School, a program of HASA, is a non-public school for students ages 5 – 15 with autism, developmental disabilities, and communication disorders. We are seeking individuals to add to our substitute roster to help in the classroom as a 1:1 Instructional Assistant. On an as-needed basis, these individuals will work one-to-one with students with special needs, collect data to monitor progress, prepare materials, and implement behavior intervention plans. The position requires:

  • Experience working with children diagnosed with autism, communication disorders, developmental disabilities, or special needs.
  • ABA, Verbal Behavior, or Behavior Technician experience.
  • College coursework in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Hearing and Speech Science or related field; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong ability to work effectively with caregivers and related-service staff.

The hours for this position are 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m; individuals can accept assignments based on the availability of their schedule and the school’s needs.

ASL Teacher (part-time, hourly)

The ASL Teacher should possess sign language teaching experience, be familiar with teaching sign language pedagogy, be a good role model of clear signing abilities, be encouraging and supportive to students’ learning, and exhibit professionalism at all times. The position requires:

  • Teaches basic noncredit sign language classes to individuals from the public.
  • Modifies lesson plans to fit students’ needs, introduces new material effectively, reviews previously taught material, and uses interactive signing activities during classes.
  • Comfortable with students of diverse backgrounds, including children who may have language delays or behavioral issues.
  • Familiar with deaf community events that are appropriate for sign language students to attend.
  • Collaborates with HASA’s professionals.
  • Maintains necessary records.
  • College coursework in a related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Preferred minimum of two years of relevant experience.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Suite and or Google Suite.
  • Video conferencing platform experience (e.g., Zoom).

Qualified candidates should send their interest to: dcoyne@hasa.org