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Special Ed: Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Employer
Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Location
Winston-Salem, NC, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Title
Special Ed: Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing

District Name
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Site/Department Name
EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN
475 CORPORATE SQUARE DR, WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, 27105

Posted on
Aug 16, 2021,12:01 AM EST

Expiration Date
May 20, 2022,11:59 PM EST

Job Description

Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing | Three Positions

  • Itinerant Position Serving Multiple Schools
  • Reynolds High School
  • Diggs-Latham Elementary


FUNCTIONAL PURPOSE

This employee is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program

for EC students in the total school environment as prescribed on the IEP and meeting

the duties of teaching as outlined in laws and policies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Designs the academic (basic) education program so it is consistent with the total educational philosophy of the district.

•Prepares educational plans for each group of students based on individually assessed needs in accordance with the district's philosophy, goals, and objectives.

•Uses appropriate assessment instruments pertinent to instructional areas to assess student progress.

•Works in coordination with other basic education teachers and other departments in planning and developing the basic program.

•Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.

•Provides varied instructional techniques and media through individual and/or group sessions designed to meet the educational, social and emotional needs of the students.

•Evaluates student progress on a regular basis and provides feedback to students and parents.

•Supplies progress reports to school personnel and to parents of students as necessary and requested.

•Refers those students who require further evaluation or follow-up services to the appropriate school personnel or community agencies.

•Participates in the in-school staffing and screening processes as appropriate.

•Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials

•Provides for his/her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.

•Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

•Understanding of typical language development.

•Knowledge and understanding of developmental milestones for students with hearing loss in the following areas: language development (oral and sign), audition, and self-advocacy.

•Conversational and educational skills in American Sign Language and Signed English.

•Ability to address grade level curriculum at the student's language level.

•Ability to perform consistent and detailed data collection for progress monitoring towards IEP goals in the areas of language development, audition, self-advocacy, and academic achievement.

•Familiarity with listening technology. Ability to monitor the use of said technology and troubleshoot as needed.

•Ability to work collaboratively with school staff to meet each student's general education and special education needs and targets.

•Ability to train and work with support staff (educational sign language interpreters, language facilitators, teaching assistants) to establish schedules, routines, and to ensure adherence to district and state guidelines as well as individual student IEPS.

•Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.

Job Qualification

Pay Grade Certified Schedule | Full-Time | 10 Months | Three positions

  • Itinerant Position Serving Multiple Schools
  • Reynolds High School
  • Diggs-Latham Elementary


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

•Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Deaf Education/Deaf Studies.

•Desired: Strong sign language skills (ASL, signed English)

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

Deaf Education Teaching license required.

When applying, please make sure to include all prior experience in your TeacherMatch Personal Portfolio(Application).

Please provide at least two references. One must be the current or most recent supervisor and the other a previous supervisor.
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