CLASSROOM RESPONSIBILITIES: - planning, preparing and executing lessons based on child’s needs, IEP goals, CASLLS, ELCC,curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices etc - maintaining all required documentation for attendance, parental communication, IEP observance, health and safety, etc -Supervising children throughout the day -Supervise recording, transcribing and analyzing language samples - Facilitate children’s interaction with a curriculum that reflects the basic principles of child development - Maximize opportunities for listening and spoken language development in the classroom - Facilitate children’s communication in the classroom and ensure carryover of activities between the classroom and individual speech-language sessions - Engage individual and small groups of children, on a daily basis, in activities which contribute to the development of auditory and spoken language skills -Provide a comfortable and supportive environment that welcomes parents and caregivers into the school community -Perform any other tasks as assigned by the director to support the functioning of the school -Direct/supervise teacher assistant
MEETINGS AND PLANNING: -Participate in meetings with educational team to discuss children’s progress -Participate in staff meetings, weekly -Participate in parent meetings as needed -Participate in CASSLS conferences -Participate in parent workshops or Clarke community events
WRITTEN PLANS AND REPORTS: -Create written plans that are designed to meet the needs of the children in the class and that reflect NYS Learning Standards and IEP goals -Communicate with parents through various modes such as communication notebooks and school blog -Prepare progress reports and IEP proposals -Daily assessment of progress -Promote Clarke’s Mission and Goals
NYS certification in Deaf/HH Education/Master’s degree NYS certification in a related area- Early Childhood Education, TSSLD, Early Childhood Special Education, etc. preferred Experience and commitment to the listening and spoken language approach to education of deaf and hard of hearing children required LSL Cert AVT or AVEd certification or willingness to pursue Excellent written /spoken English communication
Clarke provides children who are deaf and hard of hearing with the listening, learning and spoken language skills they need to succeed. Annually, more than 1.000 children and their families benefit from programs and services at our five campus locations: Boston, Jacksonville, New York City, Northampton and Philadelphia.Clarke impacts the lives of children and adults through educational and early c...hildhood programs, hearing services, mainstream services, research, curriculum development and the teachers and professionals trained by Clarke who take their special skills to all parts of the world.Formerly Clarke School for the Deaf / Center for Oral Education, in 2010, we changed our name to Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. This change reflects our distinct mission of teaching children who are deaf and hard of hearing how to listen and talk using the latest technology; and it also highlights our multiple locations - which continue to grow! Our new logo is a vibrant mark celebrating the growth and success of Clarke children. Each day, we watch and listen as they blossom - gaining confidence and acquiring the ability to reach their full potential.As Clarke reaches more children than ever before, our mission remains unchanged: Providing children who are deaf and hard of hearing with the listening, learning and spoken language skills they need to succeed. Today, the possibilities for children who are deaf and hard of hearing are greater than ever before. We work with families and professionals to ensure that every child has the chance to reach their full potential.Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.