SPED - Deaf, Hard of Hearing Communication Paraeducator

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Special Education

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SPED Deaf, Hard of Hearing Communication/Signing Paraeducator

Hiring Manager: Peter Clarke
email: pclarke@alpinedistrict.org
phone: 801-610-8210

Position Starting: 10/1/2021
Hourly Pay: $13.22

Description:
Assist special education students with a variety of disabilities one on one in pre school, K-12 or post high in developing signed communication skills. Students may be non verbal and hearing or deaf/ hard of hearing with the goal of sign to eventually be used as the student's primary mode of communication. Communication skills include development of American Sign Language vocabulary,  social skills/ appropriately interacting with peers and teachers, and finally expanding their language  from pointing, to labeling objects with the sign, to two words, and eventually sentences. 
  • Works under the direction of the ASL Deaf & Hard of Hearing specialist supporting the student’s signing goals throughout the week. 
  • Assists the student’s classroom/ special ed teacher daily helping student attend to activities, and work on academic goals such as sight words, reading, writing etc. May also be asked to help with a behavior chart/reward system to help the student be successful.
  • Assists student in working with other service providers on the IEP team such as occupational therapy, speech ,adaptive PE Or physical therapy as needed.  
  • Ability to take data on what was worked on each day in a computer system is required as well as the flexibility in working at different schools.
  • Must be comfortable working with students with a variety of disabilities such as autism, Down syndrome etc. 
  • If applicant is not yet fluent in sign, must be taking an ASL class or actively learning more. (Online resources available) 

*This is not an interpreting position. 
Hourly, max 29 hours a week. 

Posted By

Alpine School District

575 N. 100 E , American Fork, UT 84003
 

At the following locations

Special Education

490 N State , Lindon, UT 84042