Performs work associated with standards-based instruction (specifically EEOs): prepares lesson plans, adapts lesson materials, develops input for and presents daily instructional/learning activities based upon the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and school reform tenets under the direction of the Principal, maintains a positive learning environment utilizing appropriate positive behavior support strategies, keeps learners on task and engaged.
Demonstrates knowledge I skill in the development and use of accommodations for learners who are Deaf/ hard-of-hearing and who have additional disabilities, in the areas of: task analysis, assessment, progress monitoring, behavior management, organization I planning, curriculum development, current technology practices, parent relations and teamwork.
Utilizes technology to model, teach, and assist learners relative to instruction and activities.
Demonstrates knowledge / skill in the areas of project and technology-based learning.
Organizes the instructional environment for collaborative group work.
Works in co-teaching teams with others.
Works as part of the education / assessment team responsible for identifying, developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating individual objectives for assigned learners.
Utilizes appropriate communication skills with a commitment to literacy development for each learner.
Understands and supports learners’ social-emotional development.
Serves as a Case Manager for assigned learners.
Coordinates effectively with other staff in facilitating instruction, supporting school reform efforts, strategic planning, and positively contributing to co-curricular activities.
Positively serves as a team member in the School for the Deaf, and of the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) as a whole; and participates in regular team and departmental meetings, school and instructional meetings as required.
Provides consultation to staff members who instruct or interact with learners with multiple disabilities to include providing in-class modeling, instruction and support as needed.
Provides parent consultation; participates in selected parent-focused activities, etc.
Seeks opportunities for and participates in activities related to professional development and training/workshops as appropriate.
Performs other appropriate duties as assigned