Special Education Assistant - Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Job Code: 3516298

Job Details

SUMMARY: Reports to the Hearing Resource Teacher/School Resource Teacher, and provides assistance and support to the teacher in the implementation of individual education programs for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Interprets in sign language for deaf and hard of hearing students for a variety of school functions including classroom activities, assemblies, and integration into regular classes.

• Works with students one to one or in small groups to learn previously taught concepts through review, repetition, demonstration and drills.

• Works with students on social interaction and understanding of their hearing impairment.

• Implements and monitors behaviour management programs including observation, record keeping and follow-up.

• Tracks student's progress, specific and signing to the Hearing Resource Teacher.

• Advises regular class teachers and students regarding the presence of hearing impaired students and an interpreter in the classroom.

• Ensures proper functioning of hearing aids and F.M. auditory equipment.

• Checks cochlear implant equipment.

• Marks student assignments and tests, using a key, if required.

• Assists with student supervision, which includes, but is not limited to, crosswalk supervision, when and where required

• Prepares teaching materials such as display charts, flash cards, worksheets and bulletin boards.

• Operates equipment such as F.M. auditory equipment, close-captioned video camera, and computer. Performs other assigned comparable duties which are within the scope of knowledge, skills and abilities required by this class specification.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

• Grade 12 graduation and possession of a Special Education Teacher Assistant Certificate.

• Must be proficient in sign language at a minimum of intermediate level 6 - Ability to discuss with some confidence routine social work topics within a conversational format with elaboration; generally 3 to 5 sentences.

• Ability to communicate effectively using tact, discretion and diplomacy in contacts of a difficult or specialized nature.

• Completion of crosswalk supervision training

• Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within limits of established methods and procedures.

• Ability to be flexible to meet the varying academic, social, emotional and behavioural needs of students.

• Knowledge of behaviour management techniques.

• Ability to interact with students in an effective manner.

• Basic knowledge of computers.

• Physical ability to perform the required duties.

Please include the following in your application:

  • Resume, Cover Letter and 3 professional references
  • Special Education Certificate and transcript
  • Completion of grade 12 (transcript/Dogwood)
  • Signing coursework
  • POPARD ABA/ASD certificates
  • Practicum Reports (If completed in the last year)
  • Valid first aid certificate

We appreciate all interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful Applicant(s) will be subject to a criminal records check.

Posted On
February 28, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
2

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
City
Langley
School/Location
Multiple locations
Salary
$30.67/hour
Employment Start Date
September 05, 2023
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Additional Documents
  • Certificates & Diplomas