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Assistive Technology Specialist - Special Education Department at Merced County Office Of Education

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Job Information

Date Posted: 6/7/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 8 hours per day; 200 days per year
Salary: $28.22 to $38.60 per hour, Grade 4 of the Classified Management, Supervisory, and Confidential Salary Schedule (CMSC) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Denisse Soto Email: dsoto@mcoe.org
Phone: 209-381-6690
Program : Various Program with Merced County Office of Education
Location (school sites throughout Merced County): Itinerant - Various locations in Merced County
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PREVENT YOUR APPLICATION FROM BEING DISQUALIFIED: Screening is based on information provided on the application. Read the position announcement carefully including requirements for applying!! Complete the application THOROUGHLY and be specific. AVOID using "varies", "on call", "see resume" or similar, vague language. Give DETAILED INFORMATION. Carefully review attached job description for minimum qualifications. Submit all required, additional documents as specified in order for your application to be considered.
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Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Please carefully review the attached job description for minimum requirements. Only candidates who meet minimum requirements and submit all required documentation before the deadline date will be considered to interviews. The following must be submitted by the deadline date: *Complete online application *Resume *Copy of Assistive Technology Certification *Copy of License in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology (if applicable) *Unofficial College Transcripts and Bachelor’s degree (if applicable) *OPTIONAL: Letters of Recommendation ((3 recent letters; DATED & SIGNED within the past 18 months)) -Upon hire must present TB clearance, high school diploma, official transcripts, H-6 DMV printout, CA driver license, and proof of auto insurance liability. All applicants will be contacted via e-mail only. If unable to attach required documents to application, please fax to (209)381-6768, Attention: Denisse Soto or you can drop them off at 632 W 13th Street, Merced (Room C-2). Please make sure to indicate the position you are applying for so that it is correctly attached with your application.

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the direction of the Coordinator, the Assistive Technology (AT) Specialist provides AT assessments and support to students who need equipment to access the curriculum or a communication device to participate fully in the classroom. Responsible for assessing and determining eligibility for AT equipment and services; providing information for program development; participating as an active member of the Individualized Educational Program (IEP) team; monitoring progress; providing training to IEP team members; maintaining inventory or equipment; maintaining case files and creating reports; performing a variety of instructional supports and services within a well-defined framework of policies, procedures and objectives; and doing other related work as required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Communicative Disorders, Speech Pathology, Psychology, or Engineering (emphasis in AT), or a License in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology and Three years experience using technology to help the student access curriculum or for communication. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: Requires an Assistive Technology Certification issued by a regionally accredited post-secondary institution. May require a valid California driver’s license, minimum amount of liability insurance required by law, and a DMV H-6 printout. View attached job description for complete details. SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed for satisfaction of minimum qualifications. A maximum of eight applicants will be invited for a panel interview. All candidates will be notified via email following final selection.



      Please carefully review the attached job description for minimum requirements. Only candidates who meet minimum requirements and submit all required documentation before the deadline date will be considered to interviews. The following must be submitted by the deadline date: *Complete online application *Resume *Copy of Assistive Technology Certification *Copy of License in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology (if applicable) *Unofficial College Transcripts and Bachelor’s degree (if applicable) *OPTIONAL: Letters of Recommendation ((3 recent letters; DATED & SIGNED within the past 18 months)) -Upon hire must present TB clearance, high school diploma, official transcripts, H-6 DMV printout, CA driver license, and proof of auto insurance liability. All applicants will be contacted via e-mail only. If unable to attach required documents to application, please fax to (209)381-6768, Attention: Denisse Soto or you can drop them off at 632 W 13th Street, Merced (Room C-2). Please make sure to indicate the position you are applying for so that it is correctly attached with your application.

      SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the direction of the Coordinator, the Assistive Technology (AT) Specialist provides AT assessments and support to students who need equipment to access the curriculum or a communication device to participate fully in the classroom. Responsible for assessing and determining eligibility for AT equipment and services; providing information for program development; participating as an active member of the Individualized Educational Program (IEP) team; monitoring progress; providing training to IEP team members; maintaining inventory or equipment; maintaining case files and creating reports; performing a variety of instructional supports and services within a well-defined framework of policies, procedures and objectives; and doing other related work as required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: The position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Communicative Disorders, Speech Pathology, Psychology, or Engineering (emphasis in AT), or a License in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology and Three years experience using technology to help the student access curriculum or for communication. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: Requires an Assistive Technology Certification issued by a regionally accredited post-secondary institution. May require a valid California driver’s license, minimum amount of liability insurance required by law, and a DMV H-6 printout. View attached job description for complete details. SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed for satisfaction of minimum qualifications. A maximum of eight applicants will be invited for a panel interview. All candidates will be notified via email following final selection.

          Comments and Other Information

          IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, employee candidate will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. The California Education Code states that no person shall work in the public schools until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. (QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, MALE OR FEMALE, FROM ALL RACES, RELIGIONS, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS AND THE DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.) As an equal opportunity employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities.

          Comments and Other Information


          IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, employee candidate will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. The California Education Code states that no person shall work in the public schools until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. (QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, MALE OR FEMALE, FROM ALL RACES, RELIGIONS, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS AND THE DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.) As an equal opportunity employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities.

           


          Application Deadline

          Until Filled

          Date Posted

          6/7/2019

          Contact

          Denisse Soto
          209-381-6690

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          $28.22 to $38.60 per hour, Grade 4 of the Classified Management, Supervisory, and Confidential Salary Schedule (CMSC)

          Length of Work Year

          8 hours per day; 200 days per year

          Employment Type

          Full Time

          Program :

          Various Program with Merced County Office of Education

          Location (school sites throughout Merced County):

          Itinerant - Various locations in Merced County

          Hours:

          7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

          PREVENT YOUR APPLICATION FROM BEING DISQUALIFIED:

          Screening is based on information provided on the application. Read the position announcement carefully including requirements for applying!! Complete the application THOROUGHLY and be specific. AVOID using "varies", "on call", "see resume" or similar, vague language. Give DETAILED INFORMATION. Carefully review attached job description for minimum qualifications. Submit all required, additional documents as specified in order for your application to be considered.
          If you are experiencing difficulty submitting your Ed-Join application or scanning and attaching documents, you may contact EDJOIN HELP DESK at 1-888-900-8945, Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM