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Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Teacher of -- Great Expectations School

Posted on 2018-04-14 10:14:30 AM

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Great Expectations School is a small charter school in Grand Marais, MN serving about 100 students in kindergarten through eighth grade. We are currently looking to fill a position to teach a student who is needs instruction from a teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing. We would be willing to start this role immediately or next fall, depending on availability. Candidates must have a Minnesota teaching license; a commitment to addressing the needs of all learners; and a passionate, reflective, and collaborative approach to achieving professional excellence. More information is included below. Please visit www.GreatExpectationsSchool.com<http://www.greatexpectationsschool.com/> for more information about the school and an Application Form (under the ?Contact? tab). Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, and three letters of reference to: Peter James, Director Great Expectations School 550 E. Fifth Street PO Box 310 Grand Marais, MN 55604 or via email to: Peter.James@GreatExpectationsSchool.com<mailto:Peter.James@GreatExpectationsSchool.com> Questions may also be addressed to the email above. Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing The Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing provides unique instruction to students who meet deaf/hard of hearing criteria. The Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing educates staff and students on the effects of hearing loss on learning, collaborates with parents, teachers, and related service providers and maintains necessary due process paperwork. Duties and Responsibilities: * Develop appropriate Individual Education Program plans for deaf and hard-of- hearing students * Design and implement unique instruction appropriate to the needs of each student * Complete all due process procedures and paperwork as necessary * Evaluate student progress and adjust instruction appropriately * Develop the academic, communication, self-advocacy skills and social impact of hearing loss of individual deaf/hard-of- hearing students * Use appropriate amplification devices effectively with deaf and hard-of- hearing children * Adjust the type of communication used in the classroom to meet the needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing children * Provide in-service (formal and informal) for mainstream teachers and other support personnel as appropriate, including suggestions for environmental modifications, preferential seating, communication, understanding the impact of hearing loss, and use of a hearing aide, cochlear implant, sign language interpreter, or FM (as applicable) * Demonstrate a working knowledge of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM equipment (including use and troubleshooting) and the interpretation of audiograms.
Great Expectations School is a small charter school in Grand Marais, MN serving about 100 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.  We are currently looking to fill a position to teach a student who is needs instruction from a teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.  We would be willing to start this role immediately or next fall, depending on availability.  

Candidates must have a Minnesota teaching license; a commitment to addressing the needs of all learners; and a passionate, reflective, and collaborative approach to achieving professional excellence. More information is included below.

Please visit www.GreatExpectationsSchool.com for more information about the school and an Application Form (under the ?Contact? tab). 

Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, and three letters of reference to:

Peter James, Director

Great Expectations School
550 E. Fifth Street
PO Box 310
Grand Marais, MN 55604

or via email to:

Peter.James@GreatExpectationsSchool.com

Questions may also be addressed to the email above.


Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
The Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing provides unique instruction to students who meet deaf/hard of hearing criteria. The Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing educates staff and students on the effects of hearing loss on learning, collaborates with parents, teachers, and related service providers and maintains necessary due process paperwork.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  •  Develop appropriate Individual Education Program plans for deaf and hard-of- hearing students
  •  Design and implement unique instruction appropriate to the needs of each student
  •  Complete all due process procedures and paperwork as necessary
  •  Evaluate student progress and adjust instruction appropriately
  •  Develop the academic, communication, self-advocacy skills and social impact of hearing loss of individual deaf/hard-of- hearing students
  •  Use appropriate amplification devices effectively with deaf and hard-of- hearing children
  •  Adjust the type of communication used in the classroom to meet the needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing children
  •  Provide in-service (formal and informal) for mainstream teachers and other support personnel as appropriate, including suggestions for environmental modifications, preferential seating, communication, understanding the impact of hearing loss, and use of a hearing aide, cochlear implant, sign language interpreter, or FM (as applicable)
  •  Demonstrate a working knowledge of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM equipment (including use and troubleshooting) and the interpretation of audiograms.