Jan 13, 2024

Deaf/Blind Intervener

  • TrulyHired
  • Danville, VT, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Caledonia Central Supervisory Union consists of 7 schools with an approximate student population of 1200. Within some of those schools we have a few students that are hearing and/or visually impaired. We are seeking to hire a Deaf/Blind intervener to join our student services special education team to work full-time in one school. We are willing to pay for the training if you are not already certified. Working under the direction of a student's classroom teacher or other individual responsible for ensuring implementation of a student's IEP, an intervener's primary roles are to: -Facilitate the development and maintenance of trusting, interactive relationships that promote social and emotional well-being -Provide primary access to the receptive and expressive development and communication skills. -Identify (access) and maximize the opportunities for further educational progress and overall development (i.e., motor, sensory, social/emotional). -Provide support for the consistent and ongoing modification of instruction and development of associated educational materials. -Document the education progress of an individual student with HI/Deaf as directed by the Teacher of the Hearing Impaired or Director of ESS. -When needed, develop appropriate educational materials relative to the needs of the individual student as directed by the student's teacher(s). -Provide consistent access to instruction and environmental information usually gained by typical students through vision and hearing, but unavailable or incomplete to an individual who is deaf- blind Required Competencies: *Excellent written and verbal communication skills *Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality *Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite software programs and other programs as it relates to the position *Ability to operate most standard office equipment The rate of pay will be based on experience and education. The position has paid time off of 15 sick days, 4 personal days, bereavement and professional development days. Free dental insurance, free life insurance, college tuition reimbursement, BCBS health insurance and may other benefits.

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