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DB Outreach Teacher – Education Consultant

DEPARTMENT: Outreach
POSTING #:  22-064
TWC JOB ORDER #:  15330242
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience
SHIFT:  Day Shift
OPENING DATE:  6/1/2022
CLOSING DATE:  6/14/22
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  T021 / N/A

Ways to Apply

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan with other members of the Outreach team and TSBVI staff to provide technical assistance to families of students who are deafblind and local schools and programs providing services.
  • Collaborate with Education Service Centers, TWC, HHSC, RDSPDs, and local education agency personnel regarding needed services for students who are deafblind; assist with the design and implementation of appropriate programming.
  • Develop, collect, and maintain appropriate materials that may be used in consulting, providing technical assistance, or other aspects of the duties of the position.
  • Interact with families and family organizations.
  • Carry out Deafblind Grant activities.
  • Coordinate and provide training at other agencies on an individual, small group, or formal workshop basis.
  • Participate with other members of the Outreach team in the development and implementation of statewide conferences on topics related to programming and assessment.
  • Participate in development of systems-oriented guidance to the field of deafblind education at national, state, regional, and local levels.
  • Maintain documentation of outreach activities and records to justify requests for and expenditure of grant money, including pre/post assessment of training impact and rosters of participants.
  • Assess and develop professional expertise through participation in a variety of activities, including conferences, workshops, course work and personal research.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy and procedure.
  • Complies with all agency policies, procedures and handbooks.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of four years’ experience with education of deafblind students in public school settings, with experience as an itinerant teacher.
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of interview), and graduate coursework completed in the area of deafblind education.
  • Have or be eligible to receive Texas Teacher of Students with Visual Impairment endorsement or Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing certificate.
  • Have or be eligible for a Teacher of Students who are Deafblind graduate certificate.
  • Evidence of strong organizational, interpersonal and presentational skills.
  • Evidence of strong collaborative skills in working successfully with professionals, paraprofessionals, families, local schools, and staff at other agencies.
  • Evidence of skill in planning and organizing varied and complicated tasks.
  • Ability to plan and organize varied and complicated tasks. Ability to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with supporting educational approaches frequently used with students who are deafblind such as the use of calendars and routines, Active Learning approach, Interaction strategies, etc.
  • Experience in presenting training and workshops.
  • Demonstrated skills in providing coaching to professionals and families.
  • Spanish language and/or ASL proficiency.
  • Experience using and creating online learning resources webinars, videoconferencing, website development and management, and social networking.
  • Strong expertise in adaptations and instruction to support students in the academic core curriculum (literacy, science, math, etc.).

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