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STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION FULL INCLUSION TEACHER - DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Full Inclusion Teacher –
Deaf and Hard of Hearing BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, organize and implement services for pupils with hearing loss
including assessment of pupils' auditory skills; evaluate and recommend appropriate assistive technology and
modified materials for pupils' use; instruct pupils in skills necessary to utilize recommended assistive
technology and skills unique to hearing loss; collaborate with teachers, parents, other support personnel and
administrators to facilitate inclusion of pupils in the least restrictive learning environment.
Receive referrals of pupils and plan for completion of assessment process within defined special education
Collaborate with classroom teachers as well as other support personnel when appropriate
Select and administer formal and/or informal assessments of pupils.
Evaluate pupils' need for and, if needed, recommend appropriate assistive technology and specialize materials.
Locate and assemble information necessary for purchase of recommended assistive technology.
Counsel and communicate with parents regarding hearing loss and possible adaptations/modifications.
Prepare written assessment reports.
Prepare and implement Present Levels of Performance, Annual Goals and Short-Term Objectives for review at
IEP Team Meetings.
Attend IEP meetings as necessary.
Plan and implement instructional activities for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students.
Collaborate with and give guidance to teachers, other support personnel and instructional assistants to maximize
language and communication skills of students.
Provide information/training to people in the education setting regarding the special needs of Deaf/Hard of
Document student progress toward achievement of annual goals and report same to parents and school staff on
the schedule followed by the school site.
Maintain accurate records and files.
Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE OF:
The unique learning and communication needs of children with significant hearing loss.
Language and communication systems used with Deaf/Hard of Hearing children.
General Education curriculum and standards.
Accommodations and modifications needed for Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals.
Assistive technology such as TTYs, cochlear implants, FM systems, augmentative devices and hearing aids.
Locating reliable sources and suppliers of specialized materials and equipment.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as it pertains to Assistive Technology. ABILITY TO:
Assess students educational and communication needs.
Use appropriate communication mode at students' level.
Relate with a wide variety of professional staff.
Communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written form.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Successful experience as a teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing is desirable.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California Education Specialist Instruction credential authorizing service as a teacher of the deaf or hard
of hearing student.
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:
Outdoor and indoor environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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.
Ability to communicate effectively by hearing and speaking or by other means.
Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling light weighted object.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.
July 1, 2013
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