Early Learning Teacher Deaf/HH-2154, Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Early Learning Teacher Deaf/HH-2154


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April 14, 2021

Contact Information:
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
1200 W Speedway Blvd
Tucson, Arizona 85745
District Website

Jocylin Ruble
Phone: 520-770-3245
District Email

Job Description:
CLASS SUMMARY The Early Childhood Teacher provides support to families having deaf/hard of hearing and/or blind/visually impaired infants and toddlers (age 0-3) throughout Arizona. The Teacher works with the Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) and implements the services designated on the child and family IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan). The teacher will work with the family and AzEIP team in: sharing sensory specific information relative to their child's hearing or vision loss, prepare lesson plans for individual home visits, conduct and coordinate relevant assessments, contribute to and carry out outcomes on the child's IFSP, monitor child development and progress, support completion of parent surveys, network with medical providers and other community agencies and assist with the transition process from a Part C (0-3 Early Intervention) program to a Part B (preschool) program. Services are provided primarily within natural environments and throughout daily routines. The Early Childhood teacher will also: Become trained in Early Childhood Curriculum that support the development of sensory impaired infants and toddlers. Maintain required teacher certification Maintain files/reports/database to ensure compliance with Federal and State laws Continue professional growth through agency provided training and through outside coursework and workshops Monitor, track and submit caseload/assessment data to Program Director on a regular basis Monitor amplification equipment and/or assistive technology Keep informed of laws, regulations and agency policies Be privy to budget information and departmental fiscal responsibilities Needs Independent and reliable Transportation. Travel is required. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Experience or interest in Early Childhood Education Programs. Experience or interest in working directly with families. Course work and experience in early childhood development and family counseling. LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to pass FBI and State background check Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or Education of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Certified or certifiable by Arizona State Department of Education as a teacher (HI or VI). Current AERBVI certification for Visually Impaired or current CED or Dead/Hard of Hearing preferred. KNOWLEDGE OF: Communication options/opportunities available for d/hh children Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures Federal and State laws, rules, regulations, and standards related to ECE (Early Childhood Educations, AzEIP (Arizona Early Intervention Program), and IDEA Part C Regional, State, and local resources available for families of the ECFE (Early Childhood and Family Education) program AzEIP policies and procedures Early Childhood Development Agency hiring practices Leadership and training techniques DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO: Social perceptiveness Leadership and training Monitoring/assessing performance Time management Planning/organization Communicate information and ideas effectively so that others will understand Monitor speech/language development Multi-task Work with diverse cultural and ethnic groups Prepare clear and concise reports

BA with 0-20 years experience-$38,677-$58,010 BA plus 30 credits with 0-20 years experience-$40,612-$60,910 MA with 0-20 years experience-$42,642-$63,954 MA plus 30, 45, or 60 credits with 0-20 years experience-$44,744-$74,043 To apply for this or similar exciting opportunities go to www.applitrack.com/asdb/onlineapp Check us out at www.asdb.az.gov ASDB is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer