SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Personnel Commission

CLASS TITLE: Education Associate, Deaf/Hard of Hearing (HOH) Program

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist certificated teacher(s) and staff in the instruction, supervision, and training of individual or groups of deaf and hard of hearing students by performing a variety of instructional support activities; to assistant in the facilitation of communication between non/limited hearing students/parents and the Special Education Department by performing designated interpretive functions.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The class of Education Associate, Deaf/HOH Program is assigned to a middle or high school site with assigned deaf and hard of hearing students. Employees in this class receive direct supervision within a well defined framework of policies and procedures. This class provides responsible instructional support activities within the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program. This class requires a high degree of proficiency in sign language and the professional demeanor to serve as a role model to deaf and hard of hearing students.

ESSENTIAL TYPICAL DUTIES

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

May require the ability to:

Requires:

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way of demonstrating these qualifications would be:

BARGAINING UNIT: Aides Unit

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

MACHINES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

TRAVEL:

Approved by the Personnel Commission: January 27, 2005