Itinerant Educational Audiologist – Part-time

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Description:Clarke is seeking an itinerant part time educational audiologist. The part time (10 to 14 hours per week) audiologist will provide services to deaf and hard of hearing itinerant students in mainstream school settings in eastern Massachusetts.Assess and make recommendations regarding classroom acoustics.Assess, monitor, troubleshoot and oversee the use and functioning of classroom and personal amplification systems and provide support to staff and parents regarding auditory access and the development of auditory skills.Perform functional and electroacoustic verification of personal Hearing Assistive Technology.Provide instruction and assessment according to studentsxe2x80x99 individual needs, serve as a liaison to staff to provide acoustic and auditory accommodations and the Least Restrictive environment for special education students.Serve as a member of IEP and 504 teams to assess, develop and implement appropriate IEPxe2x80x99s and 504 plans for identified students.Collaborate with staff and assist in training students and staff in proper use and care of equipment and to advocate for themselves with regard to their needs related to hearing loss.Provide in-service training/consultation to school personnel, parents and students regarding hearing, hearing aids or cochlear implants and assistive hearing technology in the educational setting.Requirements:Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Audiology or equivalent.Massachusetts license to practice Audiology.ASHA or AAA Certification in Audiology.At least one year successful experience as an audiologist (experience as Educational Audiologist preferred).Knowledge of habilitative/rehabilitative services with children with hearing aids and cochlear implants.Minor in Education of deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Speech Pathology or early Childhood Education (preferred).Evidence of good interpersonal skills with adults and children.Independent and reliable means of transportation.Must hold a valid drivers license.Title IX Nondiscrimination NoticeClarke Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Clarke Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discrimination on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment.The Director, Human Resources , Andrea Harkins, MBA, BS, SHRM-CP, 45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060, telephone number 413-582-1155, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Clarke Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Clarke Schools may be referred to Karen Katsanos or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone number 800-421-3481.EOE

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