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Work Experience Coordinator

Iowa School for the Deaf
City: Council Bluffs
State: IA
Reports To (Position Title): Principal
Salary Range: $44K - $81K
Position Start Date: August 2018
Position Description: Coordinate the Work Experience Program for the Iowa School for the Deaf’s High School DHH students, 4PLUS (transition program) DHH and B/VI students Qualifications: • An Iowa teaching license with a 5-12 special education endorsement (D/HH; B/VI; Strat I; or Strat II) • The ability to get the Work Experience Coordinator (WEC) endorsement; Will consider someone who has the ”Multioccupations” endorsement in lieu of the WEC endorsement. • Must be willing to work odd hours and during the summer; weekends; etc. – will work 189/191 days, but will not strictly follow the traditional school calendar; • Must have strong networking skills to build relationships with business community members; • Helpful to have experience working with students/young adults in the workplace; • Must have an understanding of the needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; • Experience or familiarity with Blind and Visually Impaired students a plus. • The ability to travel within the community regularly, and throughout the state occasionally including some overnights. Information on Iowa licensing requirements may be found at the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners webpage: www.state.ia.us/boee/. Applicants must possess the ability to reach the level of sign language proficiency designated for the position within the time frame established by the School's Sign Language Policy.
Benefits: Full benefit package
Application Procedure: Send resume, cover letter, credentials, transcripts, etc to Human Resources; Iowa School for the Deaf; 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.; Council Bluffs, IA 51503-7898. Or contact Human Resources at Phone: 712-366-0571; email: cbryan@iowaschoolforthedeaf.org for more information. View general school information and job description on ISD’s web page: www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org
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