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Duties

Purpose: The Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides individual, direct and consultative services to students who are deaf or hard of hearing in the least restrictive environment as required by the Individual Educational Plan (IEP).

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists general education teachers in planning differentiated instruction that meets the needs of individual students who are deaf and hard of hearing for the purpose of allowing individual students who are deaf and hard of hearing to access the core curriculum.
  • Collaborates with parents, teachers and other specialists for the purpose of planning appropriate educational programs for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.
  • Collaborates with the audiologist and audiologist assistant for the purpose of determining the needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing and for the maintenance of equipment.
  • Evaluates personal professional growth needs and attends in-service/training as appropriate for the purpose of remaining current with present trends in instructional materials and practices that can be implemented to enhance daily instruction of students who are deaf and hard of hearing.
  • Maintains student records for the purpose of compliance of state and federal laws pertaining to students with a disability requiring special education services.
  • Provides appropriate individual assessments of problems resulting from a hearing loss for the purpose of making recommendations for program placements and services.
  • Provides individualized instruction to students who are deaf and hard of hearing based on the current IEP goals for the purpose of allowing students who are deaf and hard of hearing to access the core curriculum.
  • Provides in-service/training to students and teachers of individual and classroom amplification systems used by students who are deaf and hard of hearing for the purpose of allowing students who are deaf and hard of hearing to access their educational program.
  • Support students’ development of personal and social skills by fostering student’s self- advocacy skills.
  • Proficiently implements technology to enhance and provide access to students’ instructional program, communicates, collects and analyzes data, and compiles reports for the purpose of efficiently reporting information and communicating in a timely manner.
  • Collaborative with Individual Education Plan (IEP) team in developing student IEPs, including goals and supplementary aids and services. 
  • Compiles and analyzes data on student progress and uses response to intervention to adjust interventions or strategies as indicated.
  • Proficiently implements technology to enhance and provide access to students’ instructional programs, communicates, collects and analyzes data, and compiles reports.
  • Maintains appropriate student behavior control and establishes a productive classroom or learning environment.
  • Participates in team meetings and parent conferences.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assumes appropriate roles as adult model, behavior manager and educator.
  • Assumes responsibility for continued professional growth.
  • Assumes other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Supports NESSEO policy, NSSEO and governing board goals and objectives, and the The School Code of Illinois.

Qualifications

  • Valid Professional Educators License (PEL) with an endorsement for a Teacher of Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
  • Ability to visually and auditorily monitor student performance and behavior.
  • Ability to model good language and vocabulary.

Salary/Benefits

FLSA: Exempt
Salary Range: NSSEA Salary Schedule - Lane I Step 0 
Starting at $44,076 per year depending on education and experience

How to Apply

To apply please visit our webpage 

www.nsseo.org --> Employment --> Teacher

Job ID 1085

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/nsseo/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Teacher

Job Posting Date

4/22/2022

Start Date

N/A