This is a full-time temporary Hearing Resource Teacher position anticipated to extend until the end of June, 2021.
The Hearing Resource Teacher will provide direct or consultative services to support deaf and heard of hearing students' development of speech, language, cognition, audition, advocacy and social and academic development, including directly teaching students with a hearing loss, assessing the need for and troubleshooting equipment, and providing initial and ongoing support in the development and implementation of IEPs. In addition, the Hearing Resource Teacher will liaise with, advise, and provide inservice to school staff and parents on educational needs related to students with a hearing loss regarding alternate teaching/classroom management strategies, language development, acoustics, amplifications and assistive listening devices. Further, the Hearing Resource Teacher will provide habilitation services to students with cochlear implants.
The successful applicant must be certified by the Ministry of Education - Teacher Regulation Branch, have a diploma in Deaf Education or a Masters Degree in Deaf Education, be certified or be eligible for certification by the Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CAEDHH) and demonstrate successful and current teaching experience working with students who have hearing loss and cochlear implants.