Careers

The success of our students depends upon the strength of our team. At DePaul School for Hearing and Speech, we are always looking for talented and dedicated people to join our team of experts.

DePaul School offers a professional work environment with school hours and holidays. We value continuing education and provide regular learning opportunities for our staff. Click here to learn more about DePaul School's programs.

Current Openings:

This position will provide an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual, seeking to participate in the collaborative development of a quality preschool program. This program will be designed to meet the needs of children with moderate to severe speech/language delays as well as those children who would benefit from an intensive program to develop communication and early literacy skills. This person in this position will work under the supervision of the Education Director and the Director of Early Intervention Services and collaborate with a Speech Language Pathologist who will be an integral part of the instructional team. 

 

Skills/Requirements: 

  • PA Certification Early Childhood Education
  • Three years experience in early childhood education

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Participate in planning discussions with administration and other team members. 
  • Collaborates with program SLP  in scheduling admissions appointments with interested families
  • Design the physical set up of the classroom learning environment. 
  • Create a daily schedule, classroom procedures and program policies in collaboration with the SLP. 
  • Plan and Implement daily lessons and activities for large and small group learning in collaboration with the SLP.
  • Plan music activities and integrate music throughout the day. 
  • Co-teaches with SLP during designated group activities
  • Support individual speech/language goals during group lesson
  • Monitor the care and storage of toys, materials, and equipment
  • Establish and maintain communication with parents using a variety of tools and technology to engage them in supporting the learning goals with the children at home.
  • Write a quarterly progress update regarding preschool skills development
  • Meet regularly with SLP and the administrative team to review program implementation, solve problems and brainstorm new ideas in order to maintain the highest quality program for the children and families. in the speech/language preschool program
  • Participate in preschool department meetings and professional development opportunities.

 

Performing the job functions require the following physical demands:

  • auditory acuity to hear speech sound errors of students and model and recognize the differences between them
  • Ability to maintain clear speech articulation at all times in order to provide a consistent model for the students.
  • occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling
  • frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity
  • performing required work and moving about as needed in a fast-paced, high-intensive work environment

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:  To send your cover letter, resume, and three professional references, please complete the form or Contact Us.

DePaul School is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employment is provisional for 90 days as required by ACT 168 of 2014.

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DePaul School Hearing and Speech is accepting applications for an Accounting Position. This full-time, 12-month administrative position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.

JOB SUMMARY: 

Responsibilities include all aspects of accounting and finance. The position offers excellent benefits with opportunities for advancement. This position reports directly to the Controller. 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. 
  • Strong work ethic to keep pace in a detail-oriented work environment.
  • Problem solving skills and accepts responsibilities readily. 
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Maintaining, classifying and record keeping of financial transactions and numerical data.
  • Ability to analyze all financial information in areas of cash flow, financial management and budgeting.
  • Financial Statements and Reporting using MS Word, Excel and Accounting software.
  • Accounting and finance areas include (but not limited to):
    • Accounts payable
    • Accounts receivable
    • Benefits
    • Contracts
    • Fixed assets
    • Payroll
    • Purchasing 
    • Special projects related to automation
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Commitment to the philosophy and mission of DePaul School for Hearing and Speech.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required, and experience is a plus. PA Youth Protection Clearances.
  • Physical Requirements of the job:  Some aspects of this job are fast-paced; however, this position does not require lifting or physical exertion to complete the job.
  • Remote Work Requirements:  Some aspects of this job can be performed remotely.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS:  To send your cover letter, resume, and three professional references, please complete the form or Contact Us.

DePaul School is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employment is provisional for 90 days as required by ACT 168 of 2014.

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DePaul School is seeking a full time certified teacher for itinerant hearing services to local school districts, charter schools and other private schools. DePaul School will provide services based on the preferred communication mode identified in the communication plan of the individualized education program for each student.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in education of the deaf required; Master’s degree preferred
• Pennsylvania State Certification for Teacher of the Deaf; or the ability to obtain certification within a designated time frame
• Ability to effectively communicate in writing and in person to students, other professionals and parents
• An openness to learn and a willingness to work under the guidance of a mentor
• The ability to work as a team member with other professionals in the field of deaf education
• Knowledge of visual communication systems
• Demonstrate organizational skills sufficient to maintain data and student records
• Ability to use and integrate educational and hearing technology in daily work situations

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to travel between school/sites as assigned
• Normal routine levels of activity required to effectively perform the duties and responsibilities of the job

General Responsibilities:
• Follows all district policies and procedures
• Demonstrates professionalism at all times with parents, administration, professional colleagues, and other staff
• Maintains confidentiality in accordance with established policies and legal requirements (FERPA, HIPPA, etc.)
• Pursues and participates in professional development opportunities
• Demonstrates PA Educator’s Professional Code of Ethics in all aspects of the role as itinerant teacher

Specific Responsibilities:
• Provide in service training to administrators, support staff, and teachers regarding the characteristics and educational implications of hearing loss
• Work collaboratively with building staff to create a positive and effective learning environment for students with hearing loss
• Assist in the assessment and acquisition of hearing equipment
• Serve as a case manager for students’ IEPs,
     o Schedule IEP meetings with the appropriate team members
     o Provide assessment data for Re-evaluation Reports
     o Write IEP using designated program
     o Lead IEP meetings
• Assist in the development of student IEPs when another professional is serving as case manager by providing accurate present level information, progress data, appropriate goals and objectives, and specially designed instruction for hearing services
• Evaluate student progress through formal and informal assessments
• Monitor the progress of goals as indicated in the IEP.
• Provide progress reports to parents and schools using the designated format.
• Communicate consistently with parents on progress, attendance, behavior and other concerns that impact the students’ ability to achieve goals and objectives identified in the IEP and/or access the curriculum.
• Communicate consistently with district personnel on progress, attendance, behavior and other concerns that impact the student’s ability to achieve goals and objectives identified in the IEP and/or access the regular education curriculum.
• Observe student in classroom to evaluate attending skills, coping and repair communication strategies, and use of hearing devices/technology
• Monitor the student’s audiological needs and equipment consistently
     o Perform listening checks and basic troubleshooting procedures on hearing devices
     o Report concerns to the educational audiologist and/or parent as appropriate
• Instruct student on legal rights in accordance with state and federal laws
• Modify curriculum and materials according to the individual needs of the student
• Consults with regular education teachers as identified in IEP and when needed to identify and/or address specific concerns
• Create lessons in the areas of language and literacy development as identified in the student’s IEP
• Provide accommodations, adaptations and strategies for testing sessions and other identified times
• Guide the student in the completion of transition surveys and sections of the IEP when appropriate
• Participate in and complete DePaul School’s Induction Program

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While there may not be a specific job opening at any given time, DePaul School accepts resumes year round to keep on file. To send your cover letter and resume, please complete the form or Contact Us.

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