Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, Special Education - $5,000 hiring bonusYOLO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, Special Education
Requirements: Valid California teaching credential authorizing Deaf and Hard of Hearing; Valid California Drivers License.
$44,096 - $72,883 plus one-time $5,000 hiring bonus and $1000 Master's stipend
Yolo County Office of Education E.O.E.
For a job description and On-Line Application please visit: https://www.edjoinadmin.org
Under the direction of an Assistant Superintendent, Coordinator, Director, Principal, Vice Principal, instruct alternative education, special education, and Career Technical Education students individually, and in small groups, and whole class direct instruction in accordance with Yolo County Office of Education policies and procedures; develop and implement Individualized Education Plan (IEP), Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), and Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) goals, assess students, and coordinate programs to increase independence and functioning in society, socially, vocationally and academically.
- Design and implement curriculum and lesson plans based on state content and performance standards; provide for individualized and group instruction; schedule instructional periods; assess student progress; teach various subjects utilizing specialized software as necessary; maintain related records.
- Instruct students with special needs regarding individualized tasks to implement and achieve IEP/IFSP goals.
- Participate as a member of multi-disciplinary IEP/IFSP/ILP teams; attend IEP/IFSP/ILP meetings; provide input to goals; conduct pre- and post-assessments and perform other data collection; prepare reports and maintain inter-agency and district contacts regarding IEP’s, IFSP’s and ILP’s.
- Perform specialized physical health care procedures as trained and assigned and in accordance with specialized training provided by a health specialist; as trained and qualified, operate and instruct students and staff in the use of various apparatus to assist in mobility and to lift and position students.
- Assure the proper implementation of objectives for each student by trained individuals in accordance with IEP’s and IFSP’s, including positioning and range of motion activities.
- Provide for the personal hygiene of students with special needs including toileting, diapering, feeding, and care giving.
- Teach self-help skills involving personal hygiene; teach recreational/leisure skills.
- Design and implement appropriate behavior management techniques for use in instructional and disciplinary purposes.
- Plan and supervise field trips to the community for shopping, enrichment, or self-help teaching purposes or to other sites consistent with instructional objectives.
- Arrange with other teachers and monitor the integration of students in regular school classrooms. Interact with parents; conduct initial interviews and conferences with parents; discuss student progress with parents on an on-going basis.
- Administer and monitor state and local student assessments.
- Train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned assistants and specialists. Participate in a variety of special project teams and committees; participate in teacher and staff meetings and other in-service training programs.
- Prepare a variety of reports for parents, police, probation departments, community agencies, administration and others.
- Provide job coaching, vocational training and other skills.
- Provide CPR and first aid as necessary.
- California State Adopted Standards and assessment instruments.
- Principles, theories, practices, methods and techniques used in curriculum development and classroom instruction for assigned program.
- Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct.
- Child guidance principles and practices related to children and adult students with special education needs.
- Problems and concerns of students with special needs.
- Curriculum and lesson plan development to meet IEP/IFSP/ILP or other educational goals.
- Equipment operation related to special education students.
- Terminology involved in special education or alternative education programs.
- Principles of training and providing work direction.
- Proper lifting techniques.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
- Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.
- Research methods and report writing techniques.
- Basic computer operation.
- First aid and CPR. IEP/IFSP/ILP process.
- Behavior modification techniques.
- Student and parent rights with respect to alternative education and special education programs.
- Perform specialized procedures to assist high-risk students.
- Instruct special education or alternative education students in individualized tasks to achieve IEP/IFSP/ILP goals.
- Understand and relate to children with special needs.
- Operate and demonstrate the use of laboratory materials and equipment.
- Monitor and evaluate student progress.
- Train and provide work direction to others.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Maintain records and prepare reports.
- Compile and verify data and prepare reports.
- Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
- Interact effectively and sensitively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and demonstrate an understanding, patient and receptive attitude toward children.
- Maintain confidentiality of student information.
- Work independently with little direction.
- Meet schedules and time lines.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree and additional certification related to students served.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid appropriate California Teaching Credential.
Some positions within this classification may require specialized skills such as sign language or Braille.
Some positions in this class may be itinerant and travel from site to site.
Valid California driver's license.