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Intervener - St. Cloud Area School District 742

Posted on 2018-01-11 5:46:16 PM

Listing expires 2018-02-08 12:00:00 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://www.applitrack.com/isd742/OnlineApp/JobPostings/View.asp?AppliTrackJobId=4076> Date Closing: 01/17/2018 TYPE OF POSITION: Monday-Friday, 6.5 hrs/day, specific hours to be determined Hours may vary based on program needs REPORTS TO: Director of Special Education Programs, Special Education Supervisors, Building Principals SUPERVISION: None QUALIFICATIONS: Education * Associate Degree in ASL or completion of beginning and intermediate ASL courses through Community Education or other program (coursework to be completed within 1 year of date of hire) * Enrollment and completion of an approved Intervener training program (program to be completed within 1 year of date of hire) * Ability to refresh and build upon ASL (American Sign Language) skills Experience * Training in (1) the overall impact of vision and hearing on human development and learning; (2) strategies to facilitate interactions and communication with others; (3) strategies of basic instruction of students who are deafblind; (4) American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency Preferred * Background and experience working with students who are deafblind OTHER SKILLS: Excellent organization and interpersonal skills; strong communication skills including writing, speaking and listening; creativity and able to think &#8220;outside of the box&#8221; to assist in meaningful programming; ability to work with diverse groups; skill in team building and collaboration with a demonstrated ability to involve others in work and to inform others of processes, decisions and events. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the deafblind student&#8217;s case manager, Teacher for Blind/Visually Impaired (TBVI), Teacher for Deaf Hard of Hearing, provides a direct 1:1 link between the learner and his or her world. The intervener provides specialized communication support and critical connections to other people and the environment. As a support to the instructional staff, the intervener has both direct and indirect responsibilities for the deafblind student. SALARY: $19.32/hr-$24.05/hr (dependent on qualifications and experience) APPLICATION PROCESS: Online application, www.isd742.org<http://www.isd742.org/>; attach documentation supporting required degree ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Helps the student gather information, learn concepts/skills, develop communication and language, and establish relationships that lead to greater independence * Facilitates access to the environmental information that is usually gained through vision and hearing, but which is unavailable or incomplete to the student who is deafblind * Facilitates the development and/or use of the student&#8217;s receptive and expressive communication skills * Develops and maintains a trusting, interactive relationship with the student who is deafblind that promotes social and emotional development and well-being * Assists in implementing the student&#8217;s individual plan in various settings/environments/locations including general and special education, lunchroom, hallway, and buses * Assists in creatively preparing instructional materials for meaningful access for the student with a dual sensory loss * Participates in team and department meetings in order to contribute valuable day-to-day knowledge of the student * Facilitates the student&#8217;s connection to others by explaining and modeling the student&#8217;s specific communication system, acting as a bridge to the world, and creating a safe and supportive environment that encourages successful interactions * Evaluates the physical setting in the classroom so as to position the student in an optimal learning situation * Works to establish and maintain open communication with the mainstream and Special Education staff * Demonstrates cooperation within the education team which serves the student * Provides information to the classroom teacher, in collaboration with the student&#8217;s case manager, as to the role of the intervener in the classroom * Other duties as assigned TECHNOLOGY AND TRAINING: * Engages in continual professional development in all areas of dual sensory loss * Ability to operate office equipment, assistive technology, orthopedic aids/equipment, medical equipment, and maintain amplification equipment SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: * Will work with students ranging in age from three to 21, who are deafblind and may also have a variety of secondary disabilities * Frequently required to work in different settings including special education settings, general education, lunchroom, hallways, playgrounds, buses, field trips, and community settings * Duties may include personal cares procedures PHYSICAL FACTORS: * Frequent: walking, standing, bending, sitting, lifting All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment. Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement. Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work. It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District. It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District. St. Cloud Area School District 742 uses the applicant tracking<http://www.applitrack.com/?r=MNEdPost> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date Closing: 01/17/2018


TYPE OF POSITION:
Monday-Friday, 6.5 hrs/day, specific hours to be determined 
Hours may vary based on program needs
 
REPORTS TO:
Director of Special Education Programs, Special Education Supervisors, Building Principals
 
SUPERVISION:
None
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Education
  • Associate Degree in ASL or completion of beginning and intermediate ASL courses through Community Education or other program (coursework to be completed within 1 year of date of hire)
  • Enrollment and completion of an approved Intervener training program (program to be completed within 1 year of date of hire) 
  • Ability to refresh and build upon ASL (American Sign Language) skills
Experience
  • Training in (1) the overall impact of vision and hearing on human development and learning; (2) strategies to facilitate interactions and communication with others; (3) strategies of basic instruction of students who are deafblind; (4) American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency
Preferred
  • Background and experience working with students who are deafblind 

OTHER SKILLS: 
Excellent organization and interpersonal skills; strong communication skills including writing, speaking and listening; creativity and able to think “outside of the box” to assist in meaningful programming; ability to work with diverse groups; skill in team building and collaboration with a demonstrated ability to involve others in work and to inform others of processes, decisions and events.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the general direction of the deafblind student’s case manager, Teacher for Blind/Visually Impaired (TBVI), Teacher for Deaf Hard of Hearing, provides a direct 1:1 link between the learner and his or her world. The intervener provides specialized communication support and critical connections to other people and the environment. As a support to the instructional staff, the intervener has both direct and indirect responsibilities for the deafblind student. 

SALARY: 
$19.32/hr-$24.05/hr (dependent on qualifications and experience)
 
APPLICATION PROCESS:
Online application, www.isd742.org; attach documentation supporting required degree
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Helps the student gather information, learn concepts/skills, develop communication and language, and establish relationships that lead to greater independence
  • Facilitates access to the environmental information that is usually gained through vision and hearing, but which is unavailable or incomplete to the student who is deafblind
  • Facilitates the development and/or use of the student’s receptive and expressive communication skills
  • Develops and maintains a trusting, interactive relationship with the student who is deafblind that promotes social and emotional development and well-being
  • Assists in implementing the student’s individual plan in various settings/environments/locations including general and special education, lunchroom, hallway, and buses
  • Assists in creatively preparing instructional materials for meaningful access for the student with a dual sensory loss
  • Participates in team and department meetings in order to contribute valuable day-to-day knowledge of the student
  • Facilitates the student’s connection to others by explaining and modeling the student’s specific communication system, acting as a bridge to the world, and creating a safe and supportive environment that encourages successful interactions
  • Evaluates the physical setting in the classroom so as to position the student in an optimal learning situation
  • Works to establish and maintain open communication with the mainstream and Special Education staff
  • Demonstrates cooperation within the education team which serves the student
  • Provides information to the classroom teacher, in collaboration with the student’s case manager, as to the role of the intervener in the classroom
  • Other duties as assigned  

TECHNOLOGY AND TRAINING:
  • Engages in continual professional development in all areas of dual sensory loss
  • Ability to operate office equipment, assistive technology, orthopedic aids/equipment, medical equipment, and maintain amplification equipment 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:
  • Will work with students ranging in age from three to 21, who are deafblind and may also have a variety of secondary disabilities
  • Frequently required to work in different settings including special education settings, general education, lunchroom, hallways, playgrounds, buses, field trips, and community settings
  • Duties may include personal cares procedures 

PHYSICAL FACTORS:
  • Frequent:  walking, standing, bending, sitting, lifting 

All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work. It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.   

It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.
    

St. Cloud Area School District 742 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online