School District No. 38 (Richmond) requires a part/full time Hearing Resource teacher to join our Learning Services Department effective February 2018 on a continuing contract. The immediate teaching assignment for the Hearing Resource teacher will be working 0.6 FTE (3 days per week) with students and if interested, TTOC’ing 2 days a week for the remainder of the 2017/2018 school year to be paid as a full time teacher. Effective September 1, 2018 the position will be full time (1.0 FTE).
The Hearing Resource Teacher will provide direct or consultative services to support deaf and hard of hearing students’ development of speech, language, cognition, audition, advocacy, and social and academic development, including directly teaching students with a hearing loss, assessing the need for and troubleshooting equipment, and providing initial and ongoing support in the development and implementation of IEP’s. In addition, the Hearing Resource Teacher will liaise with, advise, and in-service school staff and parents on educational needs related to students with a hearing loss regarding alternate teaching/classroom management strategies, language development, acoustics, amplifications, and assistive listening devices. Furthermore, the Hearing Resource Teacher will provide habilitation services to students with cochlear implants.
The successful applicant must be certified by the Ministry of Education – Teacher Regulation Branch, have a diploma in Deaf Education or a Masters Degree in Deaf Education, be certified or be eligible for certification by the Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CAEDHH), and demonstrated successful and current teaching experience working with students who have hearing losses and cochlear implants.
The deadline for applications is Friday, February 2nd/18. To apply please visit: www.makeafuture/richmond.ca.
38-SS-Job Posting Hearing Resource Teacher Jan 2018