.8 SCHOOL ADJUSTMENT COUNSELOR FOR DEAF/HARD OF HEARING PROGRAM

READS Collaborative ( learn more )

Middleboro, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3475198
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : May 28, 2021
  • Starting Date: September 1, 2021

Job Description

This is a .8 position with potential for full time employment

***Fluency in American Sign Language required***

The DHH Counselor will coordinate with student home school liaisons; provide support to identified families; provide counseling as a direct services to students; collaborate with classroom teachers to embed Social Emotional Learning curriculum; co-teach SEL; attend IEP meetings and fully implement all aspects of the IEP; assist teachers with developing intervention plans for students; coordinate transition planning; and provide consultation to DHH and school district staff as needed.

Excellent communication skills required.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Hard of Hearing
    Student Services > Adjustment Counselor
  • Employer Description

    Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), READS Collaborative will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. The request for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact Michelle Holden, Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director via email miholden@readscollab.org or 508-947-3634 x103.

    READS Collaborative reaffirms that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, homelessness, status as a veteran, limited English-speaking ability or any other protected class under the law in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its program or activities. Consistent with M.G.L. Chapter 76, Section 5, READS Collaborative also affirms the commitment to maintain a school and work environment free of harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, homelessness, status as a veteran or limited English-speaking ability. Any harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, homelessness, status as a veteran or limited English-speaking ability will not be tolerated and will be punishable to the full extent of the law. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    READS Collaborative reaffirms that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, homelessness, status as a veteran, limited English-speaking ability or any other protected class under the law in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its program or activities. Consistent with M.G.L. Chapter 76, Section 5, READS Collaborative also affirms the commitment to maintain a school and work environment free of harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, homelessness, status as a veteran or limited English-speaking ability. Any harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, homelessness, status as a veteran or limited English-speaking ability will not be tolerated and will be punishable to the full extent of the law. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), READS Collaborative will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. The request for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director via email reads@readscollab.org or 508-947-3634 x103.

    Job Requirements

    • ***Fluency in American Sign Language required***
      Master’s Degree
      Excellent written communication skills required
      Knowledge of the unique supports and interventions for children who are Deaf or children with reduced hearing
      Knowledge of human service agencies and processes for accessing services
      Excellent collaborator with families, school personnel, and DHH program staff
      Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders
      Experience supporting students and families
      Experience with Transition Planning
      Ability to drive to multiple locations as services require
      Physical ability and willingness to execute job responsibilities
      Knowledge of appropriate technology necessary for accessing services, communicating with families and coordinating with school personnel
      Knowledge of current trends and best practices in promoting the social and emotional well-being of children
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Shannon Allen , Assistant Program Director/ READS DHH Program
    • Henri A. Yelle Elementary School
    • 64 West Main Street
    • Norton, Massachusetts 02766
    • Phone: 508 947-3634 Ext 301
    • Fax: 508-286-2641
    • Email: click here

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