Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TDHH)
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2876634 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #36 (Surrey) Posted on: Sep 01, 2020
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Start Date:  Sep 07, 2020
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements






The Teacher of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing will need:

a) the ability to cope with ambiguity and rapidly changing demands;

b) to be knowledgeable of current curriculum goals and instructional practices;

c) to participate in on-going professional development/in-service in both regular and
    special education;

d) to be committed to inclusion.

         The Itinerant District Hearing Teacher will:     

a) participate as members of a collaborative team and consult with school-based, District and
    outside agency personnel to assist with the integration into regular or special classes of
    learners with identified significant hearing differences;

b) interpret the learner's hearing levels and the implications of these hearing levels;

c) assess the level of support required;

d) coordinate and prepare Individual Education Plans (IEP's);

e) coordinate hearing assessments, hearing aid repair, British Columbia Deaf Education
    Committee (BCDEC) referrals, etc.;

f) provide curriculum-based instructional support through language development activities for
   learners requiring direct service;

g) participate in the yearly placement review process;

h) identify and order materials and equipment;

i) monitor learner use of hearing aids, FM systems/other auditory equipment;

j) provide the classroom teacher with information regarding the role of Education Assistants
   in the implementation of strategies for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing;

k) provide or arrange professional development/in-service surrounding hearing and hearing
    differences for learners, teachers and paraprofessionals;

l) provide consultation for parents of learners with hearing differences;

m) model and provide information regarding inclusive practices. 


a) valid B.C. Teaching Certificate;

b) a Diploma in Education of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing;

c) minimum of two years satisfactory teaching experience. 


a) satisfactory experience as a Teacher of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing;

b) satisfactory teaching experience in either a regular or special  setting where inclusion was
    a significant focus;

c) a Master's Degree with a concentration in Deaf and Hard of Hearing.


The personnel in this position are accountable in the execution of their assigned duties to a Director of Instruction, Student Support.

Qualified candidates can apply by clicking "apply online" below.  Be sure to upload resume, cover letter and any relevant certificates.  This posting will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

Note: In accordance with the Criminal Record Review Act, all successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Record search prior to employment. 

The Surrey School District thanks all those who apply, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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