Ohio Valley Voices, a listening and spoken language program for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, is seeking a full-time coordinator in the school aged program, for the 2021-2022 school year. The position is a 12 month salaried position. The Program Coordinator leads a team of teachers, speech-language pathologists and assistants, providing individualized speech and language therapy and academic content in a therapeutic school setting. Candidates should be motivated, and team-oriented as well as dedicated to working in an environment where they can make a difference in the life of a child. Come join our team as we help children, who are deaf or hard of hearing, communicate and learn through listening and spoken language.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Ensure spoken language outcomes for children within each center are met, through weekly observations, meetings, and progress reviews.
Supervise and mentor center team, comprised of teachers, aides and speech-language pathologists.
Coordinate program logistics, including staffing and scheduling.
Communicate effectively with parents and families, including providing individual and large group parent education sessions, facilitating parent teacher conferences and attending IEP and other meetings as needed.
Work collaboratively with the administrative team to develop, maintain and update program curriculum.
The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Program Director.
• Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, Speech-Language Pathology, or Audiology. • LSLS Cert AVEd. or LSLS Cert AVT attained or in progress. • Minimum of four (4) years experience working with hearing impaired children and their families in a listening and spoken language setting. Five (5) years preferred. • Experience teaching or supervising in a Listening and Spoken Language Program. • Exceptional planning and organizational skills. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Ability to effectively and energetically lead a collaborative team.
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About Ohio Valley Voices
Ohio Valley Voices is an early intervention, preschool and early elementary center serving children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Ohio Valley Voices is a highly qualified program whose mission is to teach children who are deaf or hard of hearing to talk. Our staff is made of loving and dedicated teachers who understand each child’s needs.