Early Childhood Teacher Birth-3-2405, Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind


Position:
Early Childhood Teacher Birth-3-2405

Type:
Public


Location:
Urban


Job ID:
107810

County:
Pima


Posted:
March 14, 2022




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

Contact:
Jocylin Ruble
Phone: 520-770-3245
Fax:
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



Other:

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

 

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