Visually Impaired Consultant

Visually Impaired Consultant

Date Re-Posted: 9/24/19 Closing Date for Outside Candidates: until filled
Starting Date: as soon as possible Closing Date for Internal Candidates: 9/30/19
    (Internal Candidates will be considered before outside candidates)  
Salary Range: $45,943 - $78,591     
Reports To: Lynette Hodges, Director   
Terms: school year/full time (servicing students in the Newaygo County RESA and Montcalm Area ISD service areas), with benefits per the NCEA master agreement    
  • Master’s degree, or better, in education or in a related field.
  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate and/or State of Michigan approval to function in the specific discipline area; HII endorsement preferred.
  • At least three years of successful teaching experience.
  • Experience working with students with hearing impairments.
  • Experience or training in making accommodations for students with hearing impairments.
  • Extensive knowledge of current trends, supports and assistive technologies available and recommended for students with hearing impairments, including a variety of FM systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of common behavioral supports to use with students with hearing impairments.
  • Possession of solid organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and contribute to the agency vision and goals.
Essential Functions:
  • Assess students’ educational needs.
  • Assist in the development of an educational program which can be used in the classroom, school building and community, as appropriate.
  • Complete and present a written evaluation report to parents/guardians and local educational agencies within a required timeline.
  • Assist in the development of goals and objectives and maintain a record of student progress.
  • Participate in the development of an annual individualized educational plan for each child; participate in IEPT, MET and other meetings, as appropriate.
  • Keep apprised of new materials and methods of instruction and provide academic support and modification of instructional materials for classroom teachers and students.
  • Consult with other personnel including teachers, principals, other ancillary staff, and parents to evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Initiate and maintain regular contact with parents regarding student progress, program activities and available community resources.
  • Provide staff development and parent/guardian training.
  • Complete timely submission of claims to Medicaid for eligible students on caseload.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate records, reports, forms, and procedures.
Apply To:

Send cover letter, resume and completed teacher application to:

Dr. Lori Tubbergen Clark, Superintendent
Newaygo County RESA
4747 W. 48th Street
Fremont, MI  49412

  If you have questions, please contact the NC RESA Human Resources Department at 231.924.8853.