Intervenor Technician- 2741 Phoenix

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support



Location: Phoenix Campus
Employee Status: Limited Time Appointment
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Calendar: 10-Month
Pay Rate: $16.7838
Other: Willingness to attend Intervener Training presented by the Arizona Deaf/Blind Project.
Advanced ASL Skills required. 
This position provides direct support to a student with deafblindness; follow the IEP, implement modifications  
and instructional techniques recommended and become proficient in the students' communication methods
and strategies.  

Working under the direction of a student’s classroom teacher or other individuals responsible for ensuring implementation of a student’s IEP, an intervener’s primary roles are to:
  • Provide consistent access to instruction and environmental information using the student’s mode of communication which could be auditory, visual or tactual.
  • Facilitate concept development
  • Provide access to and/or assist in the development and use of receptive and expressive communication skills
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of trusting, interactive relationships that promote social and emotional well-being
  • Provide support to form relationships with others and increase social connections and participation in activities
  • Provide assistance in lifting and caring for students which may include: toileting, feeding and hygiene
  • Communicate with teachers or other IEP team members on modifications made for the student and updates on student progress
Minimum Qualifications:  Associate’s (or higher) degree or completion of two years (60 semester credit hours) of study at an institution of higher education or passing score on nationally recognized para-educator exam.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Intervention Training certifications or ability to obtain within required timeline.
  • Participate in ongoing training such as Open Hands Open Access intervener training modules or other training provided by the AZ Deafblind Project.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • ASL (American Sign Language) skills if working with students/staff who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Braille Skills if working with students who use Braille.
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check or Fingerprint Clearance Card as position requires by policy or Statute
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Instructional methods and learning strategies for students with combined vision and hearing loss
  • Behavior management techniques
  • Use of technology to modify materials for the student
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively so that others will understand
  • Work with minimal supervision with the ability to problem solve, prioritize and maintain good organization of materials and tasks
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.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
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.


Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

School for the Deaf-Phoenix

7654 North 19th Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85021