TEACHER/SPECIAL EDUCATION DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING (SY 21-22) (JOB ID: 9529)
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Updates: At this point, all applicants, including those that previously applied to the early teacher pool, will need to visit the Job Listings tab in the application system and begin applying for any specific position(s) of interest. The pool application will not carry over to the specific job posting.
In addition, GCSD employees that are not under a contract teaching position, and applying for a teacher position, you may now apply using the Internal Applicant process.
Job Title: Teacher/Special Education Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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, in a traditional or virtual school setting; to provide a positive learning environment facilitated by the provision of specialized instruction, including monitoring of student equipment and aids.
- 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)
- Provide assistance in the identification and appropriate placement of hearing impaired students based on the continuum of services for students with disabilities
- Possess highly developed skills and extensive knowledge in the utilization of virtual learning platforms such as Google Classroom, Google Meets, Seesaw, Flipped Classroom, and assistive technology for use during distance learning
- Develop, review, and revise IEPs as required by state and federal law
- Provide direct/consultative instruction to supplement academic skills and instruction
- Assess and evaluate qualified hearing impaired students through formal and informal diagnosis
- Observe the hearing impaired student in a variety of settings to determine academic and social functioning within the group and with the teacher
- Obtain equipment or specialized materials required for the hearing impaired student
- 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
- Coordinate each student’s instructional program traditional or virtual with other existing service providers, and general education teachers
- Complete IEP progress reports for hearing impaired students as delineated in the IEP
- Provide educational recommendations to teachers, administrators, and parents of hearing impaired students
- 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
- Maintain special education records as designated by the District
- Participate in professional organizations, conferences, and workshops
- Maintain a positive and cooperative relationship with parents and school staff
- Recommend instruments and methods for evaluation procedures
- Report personal absences as designated in District procedures
- Perform all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Special Education administrator
Terms of Employment: Nine and one-half months
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