Mar 23, 2021

.8 School Adjustment Counselor for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program

  • TrulyHired
  • Middleborough, MA, USA
Part-time School Support

Job Description

This is a .8 position with potential for full time employment

***Fluency in American Sign Language required***

The DHH Counselor will coordinate with student home school liaisons; provide support to identified families; provide counseling as a direct services to students; collaborate with classroom teachers to embed Social Emotional Learning curriculum; co-teach SEL; attend IEP meetings and fully implement all aspects of the IEP; assist teachers with developing intervention plans for students; coordinate transition planning; and provide consultation to DHH and school district staff as needed.

Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Categories: Special Education > Hard of Hearing
Student Services > Adjustment Counselor
Employer Description
Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), READS Collaborative will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. The request for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact Michelle Holden, Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director via email [email protected] or 508-947-3634 x103. Learn more about us...
Equal Opportunity Employer
READS Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • ***Fluency in American Sign Language required***
    Master's Degree
    Excellent oral and written communication skills required
    Knowledge of the unique supports and interventions for children who are Deaf or children with reduced hearing
    Knowledge of human service agencies and processes for accessing services
    Excellent collaborator with families, school personnel, and DHH program staff
    Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders
    Experience supporting students and families
    Experience with Transition Planning
    Ability to drive to multiple locations as services require
    Physical ability and willingness to execute job responsibilities
    Knowledge of appropriate technology necessary for accessing services, communicating with families and coordinating with school personnel
    Knowledge of current trends and best practices in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Shannon Allen, Assistant Program Director/ READS DHH Program
  • Henri A. Yelle Elementary School
  • 64 West Main Street
  • Norton, Massachusetts 02766
  • Phone: 508 947-3634 Ext 301
  • Fax: 508-286-2641
  • Email: click here

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