Havern School creates confident learners by nurturing the potential of students with diagnosed
learning disabilities through specialized, small group instruction and integrated therapies.

This position is for a speech-language pathologist at Havern School, serving students with
learning disabilities. The SLP provides services to support the instructional program through their
unique contribution which complements and augments those made by other professionals who
also have unique perspectives and skills. Working collegially with lower and middle school faculty,
occupational therapists and the school psychologist, is essential. This is a ten month, full time
position for the 2021-2022 school year. Starting salary range for this position is $55,000-$58,000
annually, commensurate with experience.

● Providing high-quality direct speech-language therapy services to students
● Conducting assessments, analyzing results, and writing reports to determine strengths and
concerns in areas of speech, voice, fluency, pragmatics, language, and oral motor skills
● Developing treatment plans that are strength-based as well as child and family-centered
for overall educational improvement
● Assisting and guiding teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and
identified speech and language delays/disorders
● Consulting with teaching teams to develop and implement curriculum modifications and
appropriate classroom strategies such as visual supports, oral motor exercises, language
strips, topics of conversation, and data collection
● Ensuring students’ skills are generalized across settings by collaborating with teaching
teams and related service providers
● Planning for and teaching, weekly social skills classes
● Completing progress reports in a timely manner
● Communicating and coordinating with the Lower and Middle School coordinators and
Associate Head of School to ensure school mission, philosophy, and procedures are
● Designing and conducting training for parents and families if needed
● Maintaining an inventory of materials, assessments, and supplies
● Maintaining appropriate, confidential, records
● Keeping abreast of best practices in speech and language therapy and language
● Engaging parents and families in their student’s learning and acting as an ambassador for
the school in the community
● Collaborating with the partner speech-language pathologist at Havern
● Maintaining professional relationships with outside therapists
● Contributing productively to the school as a whole
● Attending and participating in school events outside of regular school hours
● Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Competencies:
● Masters in Speech-Language Pathology required
● American Speech-Language Hearing Association credentials required
● Commitment to mission and philosophy of Havern School
● Sensitivity to intellectual, physical, and emotional needs of students
● Excellent verbal, written communication skills and strong organizational and management
● Believe in each individual’s ability and potential to learn and succeed
● Maintain current knowledge of techniques and best practices in education and desire and
willingness to take advantage of professional development opportunities
● Collaborative team plan and student-centered problem-solver
● Minimum two years clinical experience in school setting, preferred
● Experience with language-based learning disabilities, preferred


Havern School offers a full package of benefits including health, dental, life insurance, and retirement. 

Please look at our website for more information about our school: www.havernschool.org  If you are interested in the position please submit a cover letter and resume to Molly Buttitta, Interim Head of School at mbuttitta@havernschool.org.

Havern School is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications with a passion for engaging audiences through multiple channels and campaigns to communicate the compelling story about our unique school and its educational mission of serving children with learning disabilities. This position is a 32 hours-per-week, twelve-month position, reporting directly to the Interim Head of School and serving as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. 

Specifically, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop an annual marketing and communications plan that will increase brand strength with current and future families, alumni and alumni families, and network of professionals and community members
  • Manage projects including outbound email marketing campaigns, organic and paid social media campaigns, website content updates, the managing of print and digital collateral, media relations, thought leadership (awards/speaking opportunities) and content marketing, as well as new opportunities to support our internal and external branding campaigns and admission/retention and philanthropy strategies. 
  • Track and measure the success of the marketing and communications plan annually
  • Ensure brand integrity, quality, and consistency across all communication and marketing efforts
  • Support internal departments and Havern Center LLC business entities on collateral, campaigns and initiatives to provide effective marketing services and communication support
  • Oversee timely and consistent communication with current families through newsletters and the FACTS Family Portal and Mobile App 
  • Strategically create content and manage the school’s social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) to share our story and engage with audiences
  • Maintain and update Havern School’s website — including content management, Google analytics and SEO — to optimize the experience for viewers
  • Manage online digital advertising campaigns, including Google and Facebook ads, and all digital marketing initiatives
  • Participate in weekly administrative meetings and bi-weekly advancement meetings  

Key Qualifications 

  • BA/BS or equivalent in marketing, communications, or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in an independent school 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Strong communication and creative skills across multiple mediums, ranging from written words to video and graphic design
  • Experience and interest in social media marketing and analytics to measure engagement 
  • Experience maintaining website content, publishing updates, and reporting on performance 
  • Familiar with basic photography 
  • High comfort level working with educators and children with learning disabilities
  • Proven ability to collaborate with others, meet deadlines, and manage several projects simultaneously 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Project management and budgeting skills 
  • Organizational skills, ability to manage a broad scope of activities with multiple deadlines 
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to maintain collaborative, collegial working relationships 
  • Discretion, ability to maintain confidentiality where appropriate
  • High ethical standards, sense of integrity and respect for all constituents 
  • Sensitivity to economic, cultural and familial situations embedded in the enrollment of a diverse student body 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities  

Starting Salary: $58,000.  Salary is negotiable based on experience and/or additional qualifications. (32 hours per week) 

Please look at our website for more information about our school: www.havernschool.org.  If you are interested in the position please submit a cover letter and resume to Molly Buttitta, Interim Head of School at mbuttitta@havernschool.org.

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

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