Job Description


TITLE: Specialist - Hearing Impaired


To work on an educational team developing, implementing, and monitoring programs favorable to
learning and personal growth for auditory impaired students (preschool through 8 grade) in the least
restrictive environment.


1. Arizona Special Education Teacher certification with Hearing Impaired special area
2. Master Degree in special Education (preferred)
3. C.E.D (Council on Education for the Deaf) National certification (preferred)
4. Ability to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day as assigned
5. Ability to assess needs, develop and implement the IEP, and evaluate outcomes in specialty


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by the incumbents of this class.)


- Conduct appropriate language and academic evaluations; develop, implement and monitor
appropriate Individual Education Plans (IEP’s).
- Confer and consult with regular classroom teachers regarding student needs and progress.
- Maintain accurate records for documentation of student progress.
- Participate in the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) process.
- Plan, conduct and/or participate in in-service professional development activities.
- Maintain on-going communication (verbal and written) with parents of special education students.
- Direct activities of certified sign language interpreters and/or instructional assistants if applicable.
- Provide input to performance evaluation for certified sign language interpreters to administrators.
- May be required to participate in student’s meetings which occur beyond the staff’s work
assignment schedule.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Student Support

SALARY: Specialist Schedule

WORK YEAR: Specialist Calendar

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of Student Support and/or Director of Student Support

EVALUATION: Special Area Teacher Evaluation
SUPERVISES: Sign Language Interpreter and/or Instructional Assistant

DATE: June 2005

REVISED: 4/4/12

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