Role of a Teacher of the Deaf
As a Teacher of the Deaf at Shenton College Deaf Centre, you will have responsibility for a designated group of students.
- Provide academic support on an individual or small group basis (within or withdrawn from the classroom);
- Provide guidance, information and resources to the class teacher to empower the teacher in catering for the additional needs of students within the classroom setting;
- Collaborate with each subject teacher regarding special provisions/accommodations and the construction of specific educational activities or programs to enhance the learning of case managed students within the classroom setting;
- Construct IEPs in collaboration with each subject teacher and parents of assigned students –
- conduct pre and post-intervention assessments;
- use pre-assessment to set intervention goals and guide intervention implementation
- use post-assessment tools to gauge progress and report to parents and classroom teachers and make recommendations;
- Implement appropriate direct instruction programs for small groups of students;
- Participate in weekly staff meetings and report on the status of assigned students;
- Liaise with external agencies to co-ordinate education support efforts within and outside the school;
- Implement appropriate social/emotional programs or guidance for individuals or small groups of students;
- As necessary, communicate with parents to address issues as they arise;
- Seek and participate in professional development relevant to the position.