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Submit an Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Sensitive Position Application for Employment to:
Katie Sagstuen
HR Technician
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021
*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Announcement - GP 13-01 All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Early Intervention for Hearing Impaired)
Post Date:August 5, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:000550652
Location:GA Pines @ the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, 890 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021
Program/Unit:Georgia Parent Infant Network for Educational Services (GA PINES)/Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:
Under the general supervision of the GA PINES (Parent Infant Network for Educational Services) program manager, coordinates statewide early intervention services for families with hearing impaired children.  Duties include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing policies and procedures for effective/efficient service delivery; reviewing reports and conducting site visits to monitor the performance of contracted early intervention family advisors; and providing professional and parent development and/or other training activities. May represent GA PINES on national/state/local committees. Travel within the state is required and occasional out-of-state travel is expected.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in education, education administration, educational leadership, or a related field and three years of professional education experience with early intervention programs. Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) certification.  Note: Must submit a copy of GaPSC certification with resume and cover letter or with application.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Completion of a master's degree in deaf education or speech language pathology
• Completion of "SKI*HI Early Intervention" training
• Experience working in family-focused early intervention
• Experience working in the area of intervention for children with disabilities
• Experience in the habilitation of children with communication modalities that include but are not limited to: American Sign Language and Listening and Spoken Language
• Ability to communicate in sign language at the Intermediate Level as measured by the Sign Language Communication Proficiency Instrument  or its equivalent
• Experience working with/supporting parents of children with hearing loss
Pay grade 18 - Annual salary range $47,280.21 (minimum) to $82,962.30 (maximum). Starting salary is dependent on current employment, training, and experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers' Retirement or Employees' Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.