·Organize and supervise a school districthearing-screening program
·Perform follow-up diagnostic audiological evaluations and make recommendations to enhance communication and learning
·Make appropriate referrals for further assessment
·Perform Central Auditory Processing evaluations
·Develop and implement auditory training programs and listening skills therapies.Provision of training for school personnel to carry out therapies under supervision may be necessary
·Act as a member of the educational team to interpret assessment results to other school personnel and make recommendations about communication needs, placement, accommodations and modifications to educational programming for students with hearing loss or Central Auditory Processing Disorder
·Analyze classroom noise and acoustics to make recommendations for provision of best access to verbal instruction for students with hearing loss or Central Auditory Processing Disorder
·Recommend, procure, program, verify and monitor hearing assistance technology (FM) systems for use in the classroom
·Routinely check personal amplification devices and hearing assistance technology. Provide training for classroom teachers and/or school nurses to complete daily amplification inspections, listening checks, and basic troubleshooting to maintain proper functioning of hearing technology
·Ensure proper and regular electroacoustic calibration of all audiologic equipment in the school district
·Provide self-advocacy instruction to enable students to advocate for their listening/hearing needs with peers, school staff and family members
·Serve as a liaison for collaboration between school personnel, parents, support personnel, physicians, and relevant community agencies
·Educate parents, students and school personnel about ways to prevent hearing loss
·Perform such other tasks and assume other responsibilities as the supervisor may assign
·Adhere to all District policies and regulations
•Master’s Degree in the related content area
•Must be eligible to hold Vermont Professional license as an Audiologist
Internal Number: 2975477
About Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
At the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union we believe that all students can learn, regardless of race, gender, or socio-economic status; and it is the express purpose of the SVSU, through its constituent districts, to provide and support equal educational opportunities for all students. We are committed to ensuring that our students make full use of their abilities to learn.
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