Function: The person in this position is responsible for assessing, planning, developing, and implementing individualized educational programs (IEP) for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, to provide a positive learning environment facilitated by the provision of specialized instruction, check student equipment and aids.
Provide assistance in the identification and appropriate placement of hearing impaired students based on the continuum of services for students with disabilities.
Develop, review, and revise IEPs as required by state and federal law.
Provide direct/consultative instruction to supplement academic skills and instruction.
4 Assess and evaluate qualified hearing impaired students through formal and informal diagnosis
5 Observe the hearing impaired student in a variety of settings to determine academic and social functioning within the group and with the teacher
6 Obtain equipment or specialized materials required for the hearing impaired student
7 On a routine basis, check personal hearing aids of students to ensure proper use and function in order that each student receive optimum benefit from amplification.
8 Coordinate each student’s instructional program with other existing service providers.
9 Complete IEP progress reports for hearing impaired students as delineated in the IEP
10 Provide educational recommendations to teachers, administrators, and parents of hearing impaired students
11 Prepare and present in-service training to general education teachers to develop an awareness of students with hearing impairment or deafness. Provide instruction in hearing aid checks.
12 Maintain special education records as designated by the District
13 Participate in professional organizations, conferences, and workshops
14 Maintain a positive and cooperative relationship with parents and school staff
15 Recommend instruments and methods for evaluation procedures
16 Report personal absences as designated in District procedures
17 Perform all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Special Education administrator.
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
Valid South Carolina teacher's certificate with certification in Deaf Education/Hearing Impairment
Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) proficiency level of 3.5 or greater preferred
Knowledge of nonverbal communication techniques and systems (picture symbols, American Sign Language, Total Communication)
Terms of Employment: Nine and one-half months
Immediate Supervisor: Special Education Administrator
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on degree level and years of experience. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Sj0EUxupCZhVNKe7zRZkU_DazVMfqcPn/view
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