(Detailed Position Description provided upon request)
Frequent communication with the Superintendent, daily communication with other KSD personnel (especially teachers and paraprofessionals), and regular communication with parents and other professionals in the field will be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the job.
Supervises the work of classroom teachers and paraprofessionals:
-Assists with the recruitment, selection and assignment of personnel.
-Prepares class schedules and plan extra-curricular activities that provide for the safety, health, and well-being of students and staff.
-Provide for adequate supervision of students when classroom teachers are unable to work-reschedules and arranges for substitutes, etc.
Maintains direct contact with parents, students, teachers, and other staff members:
-Discuss and interpret educational information through meetings, correspondence, and telephone conferences.
-Counsel students, staff, and parents.
-Utilize discipline measures, when necessary, in a positive manner consistent with school policy.
Assume leadership for providing a continuous program of student development:
-Assist the Superintendent in the development and implementation of school curriculum.
-Plan and/or facilitate activities for students.
-Arrange for the safe transportation of students.
Performing other related duties as needed or assigned:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in education with emphasis on the deaf/hard of hearing, special education, administration or related field. Fluency in manual communication (ASL). Ability to use and understand written English, signed English and ASL. Fluency in manual communication; ability to understand & use English & ASL in appropriate modes; ability to make verbal and written reports; knowledge of basic human physiological needs. Ability to obtain Kansas Certification by KSDE in appropriate teaching area and administration, K-12. Minimum of 5 years in an educational setting for the D/HH. ASL/English assessments will be given at the interview.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Upon offer of employment a background check will be conducted via the KS Bureau of Investigation & KS Dept. of Social & Rehabilitation Services. Also a Tuberculosis test & Health Certificate must be passed upon offer of employment (cost borne by employee).