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Announcement - 18-128*Click here for job details*/00055652/State-funded All Job Openings
Job Title:Education Program Specialist (Early Intervention for Deaf/Hard of Hearing)
Post Date:October 31, 2018
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:GA PINES 890 North Indian Creek Drive Clarkston, GA 30021
Program/Unit: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 deaf/hard of hearing children by 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 travel out of state is expected.
Minimum Qualifications:Must hold or be eligible for Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) professional educator’s certification; a Master’s degree in education, education administration, educational leadership, or a related field and five (5) years of professional education experience with early intervention programs.
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 and holds leadership certification and experience • 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 English • Ability to communicate in sign language at the Intermediate Level as measured by the America Sign Language Proficiency Interview • Experience working with/supporting parents of children with hearing loss
Salary/Benefits: Salary Grade N - Annual salary range $52,331.12 (minimum) to $91,579.45 (maximum). Hiring salary is commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience; and available funding. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ 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 may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, citizenship, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or other related conditions, national origin, religion, military or veteran status, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information or age in its employment practices. 

 ​The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007