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Teacher of the Deaf

Weingarten Children’s Center (WCC) has full and part-time position immediately available for a Teacher of the Deaf whose expertise is in teaching Listening and Spoken Language (LSL), particularly with young children birth through kindergarten age. WCC is an energetic, fun and highly collaborative environment where students also learn critical thinking and social emotional skills. WCC has classes for infants and their caregivers, toddlers, preschoolers, pre-kindergarteners and kindergarteners. Classes are small (6 – 12 students) with very favorable adult to child ratios (typically one to 3 or 4). WCC also enrolls typically hearing peers. As an OPTION Center of Excellence, our school and clinic provide high-quality, intensive services to promote and support the return of students to the mainstream school setting. The qualified candidate thrives working with an interdisciplinary team and is knowledgeable about all types of hearing devices, including cochlear implants, hearing aids and DM systems and embraces a growth-mindset. Your interdisciplinary team at WCC includes an audiologist, occupational therapist, teachers of the deaf, paraprofessionals, speech-language pathologists and a social worker. Solid assessment, data tracking, written and verbal communication skills, along with experience with IFSPs and/or IEPs are required. Responsibilties include all aspects of teaching including but not limited to conducting annual assessments, lesson planning, teaching using a LSL based approach, data tracking, preparing documentation for and attending IFSPs/IEPs, participating in organization fund raisers and taking part in leadership activities that help the center run smoothly. We offer professional development opportunities and LSLS mentoring for applicants in pursuit of their LSL AVT/AVEd certification. Requirements: California issued Education Specialist Instruction Credential/Teacher of the Deaf. Resume and three references required. Please apply to Jennifer Aguilar, Director of Student Services at jaguilar@weingartencc.org

Paraprofessional

Weingarten Children’s Center (WCC) is looking for an exceptional full-time or part-time Special Education Paraprofessional/Instructional Aide who has experience working with young children in a toddler/preschool and kindergarten classroom setting. Become part of an energetic, fun, and highly collaborative environment where students learn critical thinking and social emotional skills through our unique curriculums. Your guidance and coaching will help prepare them to one day transition into a mainstream school. • The qualified candidate understands early childhood development, uses effective techniques for promoting play, facilitates spoken language, encourages creative problem-solving and, manages behavior in positive ways to foster student participation and independence. • This professional works in a highly collaborative manner with a team of professionals including teachers of the deaf, speech language pathologists, early childhood educators, an occupational therapist, and an audiologist serving families from a variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds. • This professional is enthusiastic about adult learning opportunities (e.g., regarding WCC’s cognitive curriculum approach, Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) methodology and basic troubleshooting for hearing devices and other professional development topics to support children with hearing loss) and has a growth mind-set (always open to positive feedback). • This professional demonstrates reliability, punctuality, and leadership to support the fast-paced demands of a school schedule such as: pre and post classroom prep and cleanup, supervising recess and lunch, facilitating student play and conversation during class and recess, assisting with bathroom breaks for children, some of whom are not potty-trained (may include changing diapers), assisting with the management of hearing equipment (e.g., replacing batteries), transporting children (e.g., walking from one building to another or to bus/taxi after school), for example, light office work (e.g., filing, creating Word documents, shredding, etc.). • Full-time hours are 8:00 – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week. Qualifications • None required. A Bachelor’s degree with CBEST preferred • Resume and three references required. To apply, please email your resume to the Director of Student Services jaguilar@weingartencc.org. Scholarship Opportunity: WCC offers academic funding for paraprofessional staff members who hold a BA and are interested in becoming Teachers of the Deaf. Qualified candidates would have their online master's program paid for by WCC or by scholarship while working and completing practicums on site.

About WCC

WCC is both a school setting and a clinic, where collaboration and effective communication are key to the success of the team and student outcomes. As an OPTION Center of Excellence, WCC strives for high-quality, intensive services to promote and support the return of students to their mainstream school system. Our center offers continued support for alumni students after school, as well as, for families just beginning the hearing journey through our teleintervention program.
You’ll join our current team of six SLPs and five Teachers of the Deaf/DHH Specialists that are highly supportive of one another, flexible and positive problem-solvers. We offer professional development opportunities and LSLS mentoring to applicants in pursuit of their LSL AVT/AVEd certification.
The full-time position is 35 hours per week, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. Ideally, the part-time hours are 25 hours per week, but negotiable. We operate on a traditional school schedule through June 12, 2020, plus a three-week summer school program in July. The salary is competitive and commensurate with your experience. WCC offers a comprehensive health and 403B (non-profit) benefits package.

Teacher of the Deaf

Weingarten Children’s Center has a full or part-time position immediately available for a Teacher of the Deaf whose expertise is in working with young children (Birth through Kindergarten) learning to listen and use spoken language. WCC has classes for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, pre-kindergarteners and Kindergarteners.
The qualified teacher candidate has experience working with an interdisciplinary team to support children who use a variety of hearing devices, including cochlear implants and FMs. The interdisciplinary team at WCC includes an audiologist, occupational therapist, teachers of the deaf, paraprofessionals, speech-language pathologists and a social worker. Experience with preparing IFSPs and/or IEPs, including solid assessment and report-writing skills, required.

How To Apply

Qualified, interested candidates can contact Jennifer Aguilar, Director of Student Services or Bill Doyle, Executive Director at:

WEINGARTEN CHILDREN’S CENTER

3518 Jefferson Avenue

Redwood City, CA 94062

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(650) 365-7500

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