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Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Two Positions Available September 1, 2017

Mission Statement
Children’s Hearing & Speech Centre of BC (EST. 1963) is a family-focused clinical and educational centre that teaches children who are deaf and hard of hearing to listen and talk, giving them the skills and confidence they need to achieve their fullest potential.

Young children who are deaf and hard of hearing are listening, talking, singing and transitioning into their neighborhood schools with readiness skills and confidence. You can be a part of the team that makes that possible.

Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre of BC (CHSC) is hiring two Master’s level teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing with training and experience in listening and spoken language with young children. The teaching positions will begin in September 2017.

The multi-disciplined staff at CHSC works collaboratively with families to help their young children develop listening, spoken language, and literacy skills commensurate with their hearing peers, so they can speak for themselves. Children at CHSC learn to speak, not sign.

Candidates, first and foremost will have a passion for all that is possible for children who are deaf and hard of hearing. Certified, credentialed teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing will have knowledge and experience in working with young children, to help them develop listening skills in a cognitively-based, developmental and educational setting. Children and their families are supported by a multi-disciplinary team of Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Speech Language Pathologists, an audiologist, early childhood educators, special education assistants, and an Occupational Therapist.

Please submit a cover letter and resume for this unique opportunity to use your stellar skills that will make a difference in the lives of children and families.

Submit cover letter and resume to Janet Weil, Executive Director & Principal at jweil@childrenshearing.ca, fax (604) 437-0260 or mail 3575 Kaslo Street, Vancouver, BC  V5M 3H4. Only those individuals who submit a resume that hold a master’s degree in deaf education will be contacted.