JobID 1616 : Early Childhood Teacher-1616 Phoenix (#1177310)

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EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER (DEAF/HH)
 
Location: Phoenix
Employee Status: Temporary
Hours Per Week: As Needed
Work Calendar: As Needed
Pay Rate: $24.1793-$46.2882
Other: Travel is required
 
CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION
 
 CLASS SUMMARY
The Early Childhood Teacher provides support to families having deaf/hard of hearing and/or blind/visually impaired infants and toddlers (age 0-3) throughout Arizona.
The Teacher works with the Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) and implements the services designated on the child and family IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan). The teacher will work with the family and AzEIP team in:  sharing sensory specific information relative to their child's hearing or vision loss, prepare lesson plans for individual home visits, conduct and coordinate relevant assessments, contribute to  and carry out outcomes on the child's IFSP, monitor child development and progress, support completion of parent surveys, network with medical providers  and other community agencies and assist with the transition process from a Part C (0-3 Early Intervention) program to a Part B (preschool) program.   Services are provided primarily within natural environments and throughout daily routines.
 
The Early Childhood teacher will also:
Become trained in Early Childhood Curriculum that support the development of sensory impaired infants and toddlers.
Maintain required teacher certification
Maintain files/reports/database to ensure compliance with Federal and State laws
Continue professional growth through agency provided training and through outside coursework and workshops
Monitor, track and submit caseload/assessment data to Program Director on a regular basis
Monitor amplification equipment and/or assistive technology
Keep informed of laws, regulations and agency policies
Be privy to budget information and departmental fiscal responsibilities
 
Needs Independent and reliable Transportation. Travel is required.
 
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
 
  • Experience or interest in Early Childhood Education Programs.
  • Experience or interest in working directly with families.
  • Course work and experience in early childhood development and family counseling.
 
LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
 
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or Education of the Blind and Visually Impaired,
  • Certified or certifiable by Arizona State Department of Education as a teacher (HI or VI).
  • Current AERBVI certification for Visually Impaired or current CED or Dead/Hard of Hearing preferred.
 
KNOWLEDGE OF:
 
  • Communication options/opportunities available for d/hh children
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Federal and State laws, rules, regulations, and standards related to ECE (Early Childhood Educations, AzEIP (Arizona Early Intervention Program), and IDEA Part C
  • Regional, State, and local resources available for families of the ECFE (Early Childhood and Family Education) program
  • AzEIP policies and procedures
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Agency hiring practices
  • Leadership and training techniques
 
DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO:
 
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Leadership and training
  • Monitoring/assessing performance
  • Time management
  • Planning/organization
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively so that others will understand
  • Monitor speech/language development
  • Multi-task
  • Work with diverse cultural and ethnic groups
  • Prepare clear and concise reports
BENEFITS
 
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
CONTACT INFORMATION
For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
 
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 
 
 

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Arizona State School For The Deaf And Blind

1200 W. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85745
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $8,651 (USD)

% ELL Students

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 143