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Anticipated Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

Company: Wayne NJ Public Schools
Location: Wayne
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

TITLE: Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

QUALIFICATIONS:

NJ Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Certificate

Knowledge of assistive listening devices and technology specific to the needs of the hearing impaired

REPORTS TO:

The teacher of the hearing impaired is directly responsible to the building principal and reports to the Director of Student Support Services.

JOB GOAL:

To assist and support students with hearing impairment meet with academic, social and emotional success in academic and other school settings.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that New Jersey Administrative Code citations 6A:14-1 (f) 2.5 (6) and 3.7 (c) specific to the D/HH students are implemented.
  • Develop IEP goals and objectives for the hearing impaired student population
  • Oversee proper implementation of IEP goals and objectives as appropriate for students with hearing impairment.
  • Provide in-service to staff and students to ensure proper use and care of assistive listening devices (ALD) including but not limited to: personal FM systems, classroom sound-field systems, desktop FM systems, hearing aids, cochlear implants.
  • Provide in-service to staff regarding strategies for working with students with hearing impairment.
  • Order, maintain, and inventory assistive technology equipment for the hearing impaired.
  • Communicate with audiologists to ensure proper us of assistive technology.
  • Maintain lesson plans and daily log.
  • Collaborate with school nurses regarding hearing equipment utilization and maintenance.
  • Consult with staff and parents as needed.
  • Attend, contribute, and participate in Individualized Education Program planning and meetings.
  • Observe and monitor progress of students with hearing impairment in out of district programs.
  • Provide sign language interpreting when necessary (maintain Education Interpreter Certification requirements if applicable).
  • Maintain knowledge of and instruct students with hearing impairment in their primary mode of communications including but not limited to American Sign Language, Pidgin Signed English, Signed Exact English, Cued Speech or Oral/Aural Communication.
  • Facilitate student self-advocacy skills, development of social skills, and communication skills appropriate to daily living.
  • Teach student with hearing impairment the basics of hearing loss, the function of the ear, and its parts to provide students with an understanding of their own hearing loss and needs.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed and assigned by the Director of Student Support Services.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education.

ANNUAL EVALUATION:

Performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with New Jersey State law and the provisions of the Board's policy on the evaluation of certified staff, which includes specified performance standards in the evaluation model approved by the Board of Education.

Approved: 12/19/13 Item # H-14-11

Keywords: Wayne NJ Public Schools, Wayne , Anticipated Teacher of the Hearing Impaired, Other , Wayne, New Jersey

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