JobID 412 : Teacher Consultant - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (#2022617)

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Bay-Arenac ISD Position Description

JOB TITLE:            Teacher Consultant – Deaf and Hard of Hearing
DEPARTMENT:     Special Education
REPORTS TO:       Director, K-26 Special Education
PREPARED BY:   Becky Smith                                    DATE: 6/21/17                               FTE:  1
APPROVED BY:   Bruce Curtiss                                  DATE:  6/21/17

The Teacher Consultant for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides direct and consultative services for students who are deaf and hard of hearing enrolled in regular or special education programs to facilitate the student’s educational program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Provide direct specialized instruction to students with disabilities.
  • Provide consultation services to local district staff for assigned students.
  • Work collaboratively with evaluation team members and/or local school staff to evaluate students with suspected disabilities and develop effective academic and behavioral strategies.
  • Prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for improved student performance.
  • Communicate assessment findings and recommendations to parents, and school staff; assist the school staff in developing appropriate interventions for improved student performance.
  • Monitor performance and progress of assigned students; update the student’s academic and behavioral plans as needed.
  • Attend MET and IEP meetings and provide assistance in developing IEP goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate the acquisition of appropriate assistive materials and equipment for assigned students.
  • Maintain knowledge of current state and Federal mandates related to instruction of students with disabilities.
  • Provide in-service training.
  • Serve as a resource to parents, families, school personnel, community service providers, professional organizations and others.
  • Attend various internal and external meetings relating to special education programs and services.
  • Serve as a liaison to various local, state and national educational and governmental organizations which focus upon instruction of students with disabilities.
  • Work collaboratively with various community stakeholders, child serving agencies, regional and state organizations, and others to coordinate development and delivery of services provided to students with disabilities.
  • Attendance and punctuality.
  • Follow all Board Policies and Guidelines.
Supervises students.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Master’s degree in education.
A minimum of three (3) years of satisfactory teaching experience, not less than two (2) years of which shall be teaching in a special education program.
Valid Michigan teacher certificate.
Eligible for approval through the Michigan Department of Education as a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing or eligible to be temporarily approved by the State of Michigan.
Valid driver’s license.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently sitting and standing while performing the duties of this job. The employee may occasionally bend or twist at the neck and back while performing the duties of this job.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read typewritten material.  The employee may occasionally lift up to 90 pounds to assist students in bath rooming, positioning or to assist disruptive students and equipment and wheelchairs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  The employee is frequently required to interact with the public and other staff.  The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work out- put of students.
Policy Against Discrimination and Retaliation (Title II, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504)
The District Board of Education complies with all federal, state and local statutes and laws prohibiting discrimination and retaliation and expressly prohibits unlawful discrimination or unlawful retaliation in any form.  Specifically, Bay-Arenac ISD provides equal employment opportunity and treatment regardless of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, or any other orientation status protected by federal, state or local law.
Grievance Procedure:  If any person believes the Bay-Arenac ISD or any part of the school organization is in some way discriminating on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, handicap or disability, height, weight, marital status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in providing instructional opportunities, job placement assistance, employment practices, policies governing student conduct and attendance, or in any other services provided by the Bay-Arenac ISD, he/she may bring forward a complaint which shall be referred to as a grievance, to the Bay-Arenac ISD Civil Rights Coordinator at the following address:  Director of Human Resources, Civil Rights Coordinator, Bay-Arenac ISD, 4228 Two Mile Road, Bay City, MI  48706, 989-667-3201.

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Bay-Arenac Intermediate School District

4228 2 MILE RD, BAY CITY, MI 48706-2324
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$44,316 (USD)

State Average: $12,292 (USD)

% ELL Students

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 199