Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Job Code: 3631826

Job Details

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Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

(TEMPORARY 0.5 FTE)

School District No. 42 (SD42) meets the learning needs of approximately 16,000 students of all ages in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, and is defined by its determination to keep student learning and growth at the heart of all its decisions. With an annual budget of over $200M and over 2,000 staff, the school district provides K-12 educational services in 22 elementary schools, six secondary schools, and two alternate schools. It also provides a variety of certificate programs and relevant quality life-long learning opportunities through Ridge Meadows College and Continuing Education.


SD42 is accepting applications for a 0.5 FTE Temporary position as a qualified Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, effective as soon as possible to June 30, 2024. As part of our Learning Services Team, the Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will report to the Director, Learning Services and will work as part of a team to serve K-12 who are deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind. The Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will work directly with deaf and hard of hearing students who require assistance in their auditory, speech, language, academic, social and emotional development; have a willingness to continue professional development in order to meet the ever-changing technological and intervention needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing; build capacity of school-based teams that include classroom teachers, support teachers, and education assistants so they may use effective approaches to inclusive education of Deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind students in the classroom; coordinate and direct services of media captioner, classroom transcriber, Interpreter, Intervenor, Communication Facilitators, and Education Assistants.

The applicant will possess:

  • Graduate diploma or master’s degree in education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing or equivalent, and eligibility for certification by the Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing,
  • Valid BC Teaching Certificate, membership in the BC Teachers Regulation Branch, and eligibility for a TQS Card,
  • Be able to philosophically and pedagogically meet the needs of a broad range of students with varied hearing abilities and varied communication modes,
  • A valid BC Drivers License and a reliable vehicle for transportation during the workday,
  • The following skills would be considered assets; experience with cochlear implants, experience working in an itinerant teacher role, training in auditory-verbal techniques, ASL, classroom teaching experience, experience in Deafblind Intervention.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below. Posting will remain open until filled.

In your application, please include your:

  • Resume and Cover Letter (preferably in PDF format),
  • District Application form,
  • All Supporting Documentation,
  • Please reference posting #T2324-382 in your application.

The district appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information about our School District please visit sd42.ca/our-district/

Our staff members are the foundation of our system. When you join our school district, you become part of a talented community of educators and support staff dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them achieve success.

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Posted On
February 08, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
1

Job Type
Part Time, Contract
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
Maple Ridge
School/Location
Multiple locations
Salary
$57,972-106,217 annually plus comprehensive benefits package.
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
End Date
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
  • Certificates & Diplomas