Performs work associated with standards-based instruction: prepares lesson plans, 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 / skill in the development and use of accommodations for learners who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing, and further, in the areas of: task analysis, assessment, progress monitoring, behavior management, organization / 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 an Advocate 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 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.