Intervener, USDB

  • Part Time
  • Utah
  • $17 - $19 an hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $17 - $19 an hour

State of Utah

If you are interested in a challenging and highly rewarding position working closely with individual students, this is the position for you. The Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) invites you to consider an enjoyable and gratifying employment opportunity with our school. We are seeking responsible and dynamic individuals to fill the position of Intervener.
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Principal Duties
As an Intervener you will:
Work under the direction of a certified Teacher of the Deafblind and the classroom instructor.
Conduct one-on-one interventions in the classroom and/or community to provide clear and consistent sensory information to students who are both deaf and blind.
Work collaboratively with other professionals in integrating the recommendations of the educational team in order that the learner may achieve his/her IEP/IFSP goals as determined by the IEP/IFSP team.
Accompany, support and supervise student during community-based and classroom instruction.
Facilitate interaction with teacher, other students, and community members.
Facilitate language development and other identified needs.
Provide clear and consistent communicated information to the learner who is deaf-blind.
Facilitate the development of both expressive and receptive communication.
Conduct interventions to enable the learner’s participation alone and with peers/adults in activities and routines of the classroom, and/or the community, which may include learning through the use of natural routines and activities such as playing, toileting and other personal hygiene functions as necessary.
Attend and complete ongoing in-service training as required.

The Ideal Candidate
The Ideal Candidate will possess ability to:
learn and implement appropriate student-specific intervention techniques
be a team player who is willing to contribute to a positive team, etc.
facilitate and interact with learner at his/her own communication level
communicate clearly and effectively
follow written and/or verbal instructions
successful completion of a criminal background check

Why You Should Join Our Team
Interveners at USDB enjoy a rewarding work environment making a difference for students. You will learn new skills and participate in ongoing training and collaboration.

The Agency
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Supplemental Information
Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. being subject to possible physical attack. Risks are related to the possibility of working with students who are non-compliant, self-abusive, and/or aggressive.
The work has strenuous physical requirements such as long periods of standing, walking, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities and recurring lifting of students with limited mobility and/or their personal special needs equipment. Must be able to lift and carry over fifty (50) pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation.
These are part-time and substitute positions. Work schedules for part-time positions vary, typically Monday through Friday, six (6) hours per day, 181 days per school year. Work schedules for substitute positions are on an “as needed” basis only.
Not all locations have jobs available at all times.
Hourly rate $18.00. Receive $1 increase after completion of Intervener training.
Substitutes hourly rate $17.00.

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