Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Job Code: 3622251

Job Details

Children's Hearing and Speech Centre of BC is an independent Listening and Spoken Language Centre providing services to children and their families from birth through Grade 3 (on site) and to mainstreamed students in grades K-12 throughout BC. www.childrenshearing.ca.

We are hiring two experienced, full-time listening and spoken language trained teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing to be a part of our team that provides in-person services in our on-site classes, and in-person and tele-therapy itinerant services to students in grades K-12. These are permanent, full-time positions, beginning as soon as possible. Part-time positions could be considered for the right candidates.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Masters degree in deaf education with an emphasis on listening and spoken language
  • BC Teacher's certificate
  • Classroom teaching experience; general education and specialized classes for children who are deaf and hard of hearing an asset
  • Minimum two years experience
  • Car and valid driver's license (only required for Itinerant position)
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

Job Description - Classroom:

  • Develop individual goals for children and their families in collaboration with the SLP
  • Facilitate language-rich learning activities that support growth in all areas, including audition, receptive and expressive language, speech, cognition, social pragmatics and pre-academics
  • Preparation of regular progress reports/report cards

Job Description - Itinerant:

  • Assessment of auditory, language and speech skills
  • Goal setting and direct services for auditory, language and speech skills, as well as academics and pragmatics/social skill building when required
  • Curriculum support
  • Recommendations to school staff on ways to make appropriate adaptations in the classroom
  • Assist the enrolling school team in developing, writing and updating IEP's
  • Preparation of semi-annual progress reports

Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive, based on experience ($74,000 to $106,000)
  • Includes pension and comprehensive benefits package
  • Ample paid vacation time - position follows school calendar (September to June) with 2 weeks off for winter break, 1 week for spring break, 5 break days during the year, and July/August off
  • Funding available for professional development (5 professional development days per year)
  • Opportunities for ongoing mentorship

CHSC has been providing listening and spoken language programs for children with hearing loss since 1963. Come join our highly trained, multi-disciplinary team and help build our programs throughout the province.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Children's Hearing & Speech Centre of BC
3575 Kaslo Street, Vancouver, BC V5M 3H4
T: 604-437-0255
E: info@childrenshearing.ca

Posted On
June 22, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
2

Job Type
Full Time, Part Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
City
Richmond
School/Location
Multiple locations
Salary
$74,000 - $106,000
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter