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Department: Carle Auditory Oral School
Usual Schedule: M-F 8a-5p
Regions: Carle Foundation
On Call Requirements: none
Job Category: Education
Work Location: Carle Foundation Hospital
Employment Type: Full - Time
Nursing Specialty:
Job Post ID: 24112
Secondary Job Category:
Experience Requirements: Not Indicated
Weekend Requirements: none
Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Shift: Day
Location: Urbana, IL
Holiday Requirements: none
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Job Description

The Deaf Educator plans and facilitates student learning across the school day with an emphasis on maximizing listening and spoken language skill development opportunities during all academic, social and developmental domains with support from the CAOS (Carle Auditory Oral School) supervisor, academic program coordinator and ECHO Program Manager.

Bachelors Deaf Education

Professional Educator License (PEL) w/Tchr of Students who are D/HoH(PK-Age 21) endorsement Illinois or Educator License with Stipulations (ELS) w/Tchr of Students who are D/HoH(PK-Age 21) endorsement Illinois or Equivalent license from another state and candidate must obtain PEL or ELS within the first year of and Basic Life Support (BLS)

Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for children birth through age six (6). Awareness of developmental milestones in speech, language, audition, gross and fine motor, self help skills, and play/socialization.

  • Plans academic curricula based on Illinois Learning Standards and Illinois Early Learning Standards, and CAOS curriculum.
  • Establishes and manages classroom routines and behavior management programs for individual students with support from the senior deaf educators and CAOS supervisor.
  • Collaborates with parents regarding their child's overall level of development and provides ideas and strategies for them to support skill development at home, in collaboration with the speech therapist.
  • Plans, modifies and documents daily activities that are dependent on each child's present level of performance in the areas of cognition, communication, academic and social skill development with support from the senior deaf educators and CAOS supervisor. Ensures that learning activities provide each child with the opportunity to learn about relevant aspects of their world at their current level of functioning.
  • Selects language and vocabulary targets for each child with support from the senior deaf educators. Ensures that students are using audition as the primary pathway to learning across the school day. Plans daily activities that will provide repeated successful practice with speech, language and vocabulary targets with support from the senior deaf educator and speech therapist.
  • Seeks information needed to develop and maintain and facilitate optimal functioning of sensory devices such as cochlear implants, hearing aids, BAHA and FM systems.
  • Organizes and participates in school-wide and grade level activities and committees.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information: Positions are not available for remote work in the state of Colorado.

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for Medical or Religious exemption will be permitted.


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