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Teacher of the Deaf -Public School Outreach Consultant

Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
City: Falmouth
State: ME
School Website URL: http://www.mecdhh.org
Reports To (Position Title): Director of Public School and Community Outreach
Position Start Date: August 2017
Position Description: The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/ Gov. Baxter School for the Deaf has an opening in the fall for a full time, 185-day, school year Public School Outreach Consultant/ Itinerant within the Public School Outreach and Community Services program. Position will be located in southern Maine. Job Requirements: • Provides ongoing educational consultation and technical assistance to professionals working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing in public and private schools throughout designated areas in Maine. • Provides in-service training to public school professionals • Writes Student Observation Summary reports. • Participates in periodic program sponsored family activities. • Provides itinerant services for a limited number of students. • Work with the Public School Outreach Team to develop educational webinars. • Co-facilitate regional “Kids Like Me” programs. • Serves students in public school settings using all communication modalities. • Communicates regularly with a broad variety of professionals. • Works collaboratively with parents and professionals to develop positive and successful educational programs for students. Minimum Qualifications: • Eligibility for Maine Teacher of the Deaf certification. • Strong knowledge base in language and literacy development. • Prior teaching experience with children who are deaf or hard of hearing, (K-8th grade). • Knowledge of hearing assistive technology (HAT) such as cochlear implants, hearing aids, and remote microphone systems • Knowledge of the variety of communication modalities used by students who are deaf or hard of hearing. • Experience in monitoring and supporting the development of listening and spoken language skills preferred. • Experience using social media and digital technology or a willingness to learn. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of teams. • Ability to communicate in American Sign Language or a willingness to learn. • Masters Degree in Deaf Education preferred.
Application Procedure: Please send cover letter and resume to: Doreen Spear, HR Generalist MECDHH/GBSD One Mackworth Island Falmouth, ME 04105 Email: doreen.spear@mecdhh.org
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