||July 12, 2021
||K-12: Public Schools
STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION TEACHER OF DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and manage programs and instruction for deaf and
hard of hearing students to meet proficiency or appropriate differential standards; provide instruction specific to
the disability; facilitate inclusion of students into activities/instruction in general education classrooms.
Counsel and communicate with parents relative to education of their children. Counsel and communicate with
parents relative to education of their children. Counsel and communicate with parents relative to education of
Select, administer and interpret formal and informal assessments.
Participate in the planning of appropriate programs for deaf and hard of hearing students as a member of the
Participate in the preparation of the IEP and implement written instructional plans for students.
Plan and conduct lessons to implement special and district core curriculum.
Provide instruction specific to students' disabilities including training of students in appropriate communication
modes and methods.
Collaborate with general education teachers to maximize inclusion of students into school and classroom
activities. Collaborate with general education teachers to maximize inclusion of students into school and
Collaborate with appropriate support personnel to maximize language and communication skills of students.
Provide information/training to people in the educational setting who have limited knowledge of special needs
of deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
Maintain ongoing communications with program personnel that have students being served by this program.
Develop and maintain appropriate files and records.
Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE OF:
Unique learning and communication needs of children with significant hearing losses.
Language and communication systems used with deaf and hard of hearing individuals. ABILITY TO:
Effectively communicate with staff, students, parents, community and school officials.
Assess students educational and communication needs.
Use sign language at appropriate level of students being served.
Relate to a wide variety of professional staff. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Successful experience as a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing students is desirable. LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California credential authorizing service as a teacher of the deaf or hard of hearing students.
Must meet or be willing to participate in employer supported training/education necessary to meet highly
qualified teacher requirements for the assignment.
Pass an employer-paid pre-employment physical/drug screening.
Department of Justice clearance.
Employee must arrange their own transportation. If using their own vehicle in the course of employment, must
provide proof of insurance. ENVIRONMENT:
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Seeing to read instructional materials, rules and policies and other printed matter.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform sign language and fingerspell.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
Walking over rough and uneven terrain, play yards and school grounds.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light-medium weighted objects.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.
September 14, 2001 Revised:
July 1, 2013
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