POSITION: Part Time Teacher of
the Deaf, Parent Infant Program
QUALIFICATIONS: New York Certification as Teacher of the Deaf or Special Education
Earned Master’s Degree from an accredited program
REPORTS TO: Parent-Infant Program
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 3 day part-time position (8 AM - 1:30
PM) Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
10 month position, Possibility
of part-time 6 week summer program
PERFORMANCE: Classroom Observations
Abides by personnel
policies of the school
effectively with infants, toddlers, their parents, and other staff
quality, nurturing care to infants and toddlers enrolled in the program
Demonstrate skills to properly address
developmental needs of infants and toddlers
Conduct and document developmental screenings
and assessments of children
effective, working relationships with children, parents, and staff
Essential Job Functions:
1. Train parents
of deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers in understanding the impact of
the disability, child development and intervention activities.
2. Communicate effectively and regularly with parents
regarding the ongoing goals of the child.
developmentally appropriate objectives in regards to the relevant domains
(cognitive, social, motor, language)
4. Evaluate the
infant and/or toddler for developmental planning every three months using
5. Has current
knowledge of technology and participates in in-service training (when
needed.) ie: hearing aids, cochlear implants, camera, soundfield
system; FM trainers, iPad, Google)
6. Work with the
Parent Counselor/Trainer in teaching developmentally appropriate practices for
caregivers both individually and during support group sessions.
7. Provide home
visits for the families when appropriate.
audiologist in evaluation of program students when necessary.
Individual Educational Planned (IEP) goals and observations of students when
appropriate. (Meeting on CPSE,
Transition periods, Pre-MDT)
10. Attend CPSE (Committee on Pre-School Special
Education) meetings as the program representative when necessary.
11. Manage and
maintain the safety and appearance of the program. (cleaning toys, bulletin
boards, student art, organizing materials) in order to promote learning through
active exploration and interaction.
12. Assist with the
organization and scheduling of community activities for students and their
13. Assist with the
development, organization and implementation of new program curricula.
14. Maintain an
ongoing profile of each student.
15. Maintain accurate records and submit in a
16. Work with other
members of the department in a coordinated team effort in a variety of
17. Attend weekly
department and supervisor meetings.
cooperatively with community agencies in coordination and delivery of
services. (Early Intervention,
audiologists, cochlear implant centers, pediatricians)
19. Submit goals and
objectives to supervisor as required.
20. Participate in
Professional Development in order to remain current in the position
21. Attend staff
meetings as required.
22. Will assist, as
necessary, in meeting the child’s medical, toileting and hygiene
23. Perform any other task deemed necessary by
demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to lift infants and toddlers
weighing up to thirty-five (35) pound
• Ability to sit on the floor, bend at
the waist, kneel and/or stoop 75% of the time
Submit cover letter and resume to:
C/O Cleary School for the Deaf
301 Smithtown Blvd.
Neconset, NY 11767
Ellen McCarthy email@example.com