Mainstream Teacher of the Deaf provide direct and consultative services to students in preschool through high school in mainstream settings. Services are provided as stipulated in a student’s IEP and can include consultation with professionals, direct service to students support to families, program observations and training. Duties include:
- Communicate effectively with parents, clients and Clarke Schools staff.
- Assists in identifying services that are consistent with state and federal laws for families and mainstream schools, as specific in a child’s IEP.
- Provide direct service to students individually or in small group settings as indicated in the IEP.
- Participates in the planning and presentation of informational and training workshops on issues related to hearing loss.
- Monitor the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, FM systems and other assistive devices
- Ability to write reports and correspondence including quarterly reports, newsletter articles, handouts and contracts
- Master’s Degree certification as a Teacher of the Deaf trained in listening and spoken language
- Preferably 3 years’ experience however new graduates may be considered.
- Knowledge of how public school systems operate.
- Ability to function as an effective team member.
- Work collaboratively with others and independently as appropriate.
- Skilled at participating in IFSP/IEP meetings and helping to write goals.
Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination: Clarke Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Clarke Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Director, Human Resources, Andrea Harkins, BS. SHRM-CP, 45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060, telephone number 413-582-1155, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Clarke Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Clarke Schools may be referred to Andrea Harkins or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone number 800-421-3481.