Hearing Impairment Teacher
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively with the total staff. 2. Demonstrate ability to relate positively to parents and other community representatives. 3. Demonstrate appropriate use of written and verbal communication; thorough knowledge of English grammar and usage. 4. Demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills. 5. Demonstrate classroom management strategies appropriate to the learning situation. 6. Demonstrate knowledge of the special education process and current legal mandates as related to special education. 7. Demonstrate ability to assess individual student needs and performance and develop individualized education plans. 8. Demonstrate ability to provide appropriate adaptations and instructional programs as outline in IEP. 9. Demonstrate ability to address criticism in an appropriate manner and develop constructive outcomes. 10. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of his/her field and provide students, staff members and parents with appropriate methods and strategies. 11. Demonstrate ability to confront difficult situations and manage a crisis in a calm and reasonable manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Complete required records and reports promptly and accurately. 2. Accept responsibilities outside the classroom as they relate to the school. 3. Assume responsibility for care of materials, equipment and facilities. 4. Assume responsibility for a neat, safe environment for students committed to the teacher’s care. 5. Practice and promote positive interaction with and among students. 6. Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning. 7. Demonstrate interest in students. 8. Encourage self-direction and self-motivation in students. 9. Adapt and adjust instructional presentation of subject content to students’ needs and interests. 10. Maintain an organized program of instruction based on effective long-range plans. 11. Exhibit evidence of effective lesson planning. 12. Utilize a variety of appropriate materials and resources. 13. Communicate the lesson objective and its importance to students. 14. Utilize appropriate and varied teaching techniques and learning activities both in class and out of class. 15. Maintain an effective system of monitoring student progress and to inform appropriate persons of such progress. 16. Maintain a record of appropriate attendance and punctuality. 17. Adhere to guidelines of confidentiality as outlined in federal and state laws and School Board Policies and Procedures. 18. Serve as an optimal role model for students, colleagues, and the general public. 19. Must work in close harmony with colleagues, supervisors, and co-workers 20. Maintain a clean, neat appearance, appropriate to position. 21. Comply with all district and school policies and regulations. 22. Actively pursue professional growth activities. 23. Perform other duties as assigned.