Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3039145 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #75 (Mission) Posted on: Jul 30, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
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School: All Schools
Start Date:  Sep 07, 2021
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Job Description & Requirements
 

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We invite applications for the position of:

 

School

Position

FTE

Grade

Status

Start Date

Student Services Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing   1.0  K-12  Continuing September 7, 2021

Applicants looking to work part-time may be considered.  Please note on your application if you are looking for part-time. 

The teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing (TDHH) is a vital member of the school team. The TDHH supports the educational needs of students with significant hearing differences. The role includes case management for students meeting ministry of education criteria for a designation, ensuring appropriate documentation and programming are in place, consultation with parents, school and district staff to provide services to students. Having a broad knowledge of inclusive classroom practices, including fostering equity, diversity, and belonging, is required.  Reporting to the Director of Instruction for student services, the TDHH will be an itinerant position as a team member of the Student Services Department and assigned schools.

 

Qualifications:

  • A Valid B.C. Teaching Certificate

  • Master's degree or diploma in the education of the deaf and hard of hearing or Certification by the Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CAEDHH)

  • Experience in working with personal and classroom amplification

  • Knowledge of relating to current practice and research in education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing

  • American Sign Language (A.S.L) fluency preferred

  • Valid Driver’s License

     

    General Duties:

  • Work directly with students to set goals, develop student agency and ensure student centered programing

  • Provide direct support to students with a category “F” ministry of education designation

  • Consult with and assist teachers with effective instructional strategies to support students with hearing differences

  • Meet with and provide consultation to families

  • Monitor the transition from grade to grade, year to year, ensuring supports are in place and appropriate for the identified student

  • Identify and order materials and equipment

  • Monitor use of hearing aids, amplification, FM systems and other auditory equipment

  • Coordinate the designation of students meeting ministry criteria for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (including student referrals, documentation and identification)

  • Assist with the interpretation of audiology reports

  • Administer and interpret level A, B, interpret level C testing instruments as well as medical documentation regarding diagnosis of hearing impairments.

  • Design, implement and monitor IEP goals that are student centered and competency based

  • Provide on-going direction, training and in-service to personnel at the school and district level.

  • Design appropriate functional learning programs for students requiring replacement curriculum

  • Respect First People’s Principles of Learning and Indigenous knowledge and perspectives, while

  • modelling culturally competent pedagogy

  • Liaise with outside agencies such as Public Health Audiology, BC Children’s Hospital Audiology and Cochlear Implant Services, CI-AO PRP, POPDHH, BCDED, POPDB to organize support for students.

  • Provision of Instruction as required

 

 

 

About Mission Public Schools

 

The Mission Public School District acknowledges that our community is located on the Traditional, Ancestral, Unceded, and Shared lands of the Stó:lō people, of Qwó:ltl’el, Leq’á:mel, Matheqwí, Sq’éwlets, who have been inhabitants of this land since time immemorial. We benefit from local knowledge keepers and thriving Indigenous communities.

 

Mission, British Columbia is nestled on a southern coastal mountain slope, overlooking the lush valley of the mighty Fraser River. Ideally situated, Mission is located an hour east of Vancouver and just a 15-minute drive from the U.S. border. Come see why Mission is “the Jewel in the Valley”.

 

We are committed to a safe, equitable, and inclusive educational system for all students.  Mission students benefit from our diverse community, skilled staff, natural environment, and local history. We are dedicated to honouring student voice and empowering our students to reach their potential.  We work collaboratively with all schools to ensure that Indigenous students are successful in Mission Public Schools. While promoting and respecting the traditional territory of the Stó:lo People, we help foster an awareness and respect for all Indigenous peoples for all students and staff in Mission Public Schools.

 

Our values:

  • Working together

  • Lifelong Learning

  • Thinking Beyond Today

  • Doing the Right Thing

 

 

Thank you for your interest. Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



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