NORTHEAST METRO 916 INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Date Posted: August 31, 2018
Position Title: Intervener - Long Term Substitute (2018-2019 School Year)
Assignment: Deaf/Hard of Hearing & Blind/Visually Impaired Services
Hours Per Day: 7.5
Expected Starting Date: As soon as possible
Provide individual support to students who are DeafBlind, which refers to a combination of hearing and vision loss that affects the way a student is able to access information and function in the educational environment. Promotes the development of communication skills and supports educational enhancements to the student.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides visual and auditory information to Deaf-Blind students. Follow and supports the communication plan as described in the assessment or Individual Educational Plan (IEP).
Guides student through activities and hands-on exploration of materials as appropriate. Provide access to information, environments, and materials for the student who may otherwise be unable to access or understand due to sensory impairments. Provides ongoing input and suggests modifications to lessons as needed for the student and as specified in the IEP under the direction of licensed staff.
Reports any significant behavioral or academic concerns and maintains a daily log of student goals and behaviors.
Participates in IEP meetings to address areas of improvement in facilitating the education process.
Proficient with use of assistive technology. Adapt to various policies and regulations of individual member districts.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned, such as assists with student personal care and feeding.
High School Diploma or GED, 1 to 3 years experience working with school children and/or special needs populations and completion of, or the ability to complete, an Intervener training program.
Knowledge in deaf-blindness, orientation and mobility, language development and various communication systems and methods (calendars/schedules, object cuing, coactive and interactive signing, tactile signing, etc.) ASL experience and experience intervening/working with deaf-blind individuals preferred.
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