Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Northwest Colorado BOCES   Steamboat Springs, CO   Full-time     Education
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Posted on February 17, 2021

Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Position available August 1, 2021.
Application Deadline is until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Review available medical/audiological information pertaining to the student’s performance and probable use of hearing; obtaining updated medical/audiological information and share with parent, teacher, and other appropriate staff
2. Communicate with Consultant and Diagnostic staff as appropriate
3. Monitor the condition and use of appropriate amplification equipment for each student
4. Provide instruction to each hearing impaired student on the class list, as appropriate
5. Develop lesson plans for implementing instruction
6. Make regular contact with parents of students and keep records of contacts, including updating short range objectives and other appropriate records
7. Provide emotional support for students and families to promote understanding and coping skills for children’s hearing loss
8. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the areas of language development and language refinement needed by hearing impaired children
9. Demonstrate skills necessary to communicate effectively and to provide a complete English model for hearing impaired children using a Total Communication approach

Northwest Colorado BOCES

Steamboat Springs , CO