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Job opporunity as ECE Sign Language Instructor

ECE Sign Language Instructor June 22, 2017



BC FAMILY HEARING RESOURCE SOCIETY Early Childhood Educator and ASL Sign Language Instructor Permanent: 0.6 FTE position; required as soon as possible Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada Work Site: BC Family Hearing Resource Society Join a dynamic, dedicated, and supportive team of professionals. A recent accreditation survey noted the following strengths about our organization: “Teamwork and dedication to service delivery, to meeting the needs of persons served, and to the organization are evident. There appears to be a strong rapport among management personnel, staff members, and families, with mutual respect being the focus of the relationships. Family members and other stakeholders who were interviewed were extremely satisfied and complimentary of staff performance, staff dedication, and the program’s professionalism.” Job Summary: ECE: Primary responsibilities will include: assisting group facilitators in the planning and development of appropriate resource materials (including culturally appropriate activities) for children who are deaf/hard of hearing; supervising children in the classroom/day trips; ensure facility is a clean, safe and healthy environment, administer first aid as required, & to supervise ECE students during externship placements as requested. Sign Language Instructor: Communicates effectively and clearly with staff and families when in an individual or group sign language/ASL setting, provide services and teaches sign language/ASL instruction to families and professionals with varying degrees of skills and expertise in using signs, sign supported speech, ASL, whenever requested, work cooperatively with other staff to set sign language/ASL goals for families to encourage communication with their children, and on a regular basis evaluates progress of sign language skills in families. Successful candidate will work with a team of speech/language pathologists, teachers of the deaf/hard of hearing, an auditory verbal therapist and many support staff. Candidates should have a strong interest in working in close partnership with parents of young children and with other community professionals. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with families with young children who are deaf/hard of hearing. You must have: An ECE Certificate, a valid BC driver’s license and First Aid certificate Salary: $28,392.00 Please forward resumes to: Dr. Noreen R. Simmons, Executive Director BC Family Hearing Resource Society 15220-92 Avenue Surrey, BC V3R 2T8 Fax: (604) 584-2800 nsimmons@bcfamilyhearing.com

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