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Coordinator- Statewide Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Christina School District | Wilmington DE 19801 USA | Revised: 09/20/2017

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 Position:                    Coordinator – Statewide Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing #2789

Location:                   Administering district is Christina; position is statewide

Closing Date:          September 29, 2017

Reports To:              Director of Statewide Programs for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind


  • Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or related field     

  • Must hold or be eligible for Delaware School Principal/Assistant Principal Certificate

  • Administrative experience preferred; minimum five years of teaching experience

  • Knowledge of current research and best practices in the development and education of children who are deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind, including the continuum of educational services

  • Knowledge of the language and communication needs of deaf children, including critical factors in the educational placement and provision of programming and services

  • Fluency in American Sign Language preferred

  • Willingness to travel      

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide instructional leadership to Statewide Programs for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • Coordinate and/or provide coaching and technical assistance regarding best practices for instruction of students who are deaf, hard of hearing/partially deaf or deaf/blind

  • Develop and communicate support to statewide school districts and charter schools to promote best practices with students’ Individualized Education Programs (IEP)

  • Plan and lead professional development for the Statewide Programs staff and state of Delaware stakeholders who work with children who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind

  • Coordinate the development of statewide events for students who are deaf, hard of hearing and deaf-blind

  • Coordinate birth-21 year referrals for services, including birth to five identification, diagnosis and service provisions

  • Communicate effectively with local education agencies, state agencies, parents, and staff in an effort to streamline services for students

  • Evaluate assigned staff members using the DPAS II-R process and procedures outlined by the state department or approved evaluation tool identified by the respective employee group

  • Promote the development of leadership among the professional and supporting services staff

  • Follow all district processes, procedures and protocols outlined for administrators 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants must apply online and upload a letter of interest, resume, proof of certification, and three (3) dated letters of recommendation (within the last year) by September 29, 2017. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position. Apply online: FRINGE BENEFITS: Twenty-four (24) days vacation per fiscal year; Life Insurance; Health Insurance; Blood Bank; Benefit Stipend to assist with the cost of prescription, vision and/or dental insurance.

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Location Wilmington, DE, United States
Categories Director/Manager/Coordinator
Organization Type Public School
Teaching field Special Education

Location Maptop

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Job Code 5200005535