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Inst Asst 3/Vision: Provo City School District

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Job Title Inst Asst 3/Vision
Vacancy # 03808153A
Position # 61-876
# of Openings 1
Category Instructional Services
Employment PROV
Salary 17.92
Calendar Days 186 Teacher
Published Date 11/01/2023
Target Fill Date 08/31/2023 
Closing Date 11/30/2023 
Location Provo City School District
280 West 940 North
Provo , UT 84604
Experience 0-1
Degrees / Certificates
Contact Information:
Scott McCauley
Assistant Director Special Ed
280 West 940 North
Provo , UT 84604

Tel: 801.374.4800 
E-Mail: [email protected] 

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Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. The utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to affect the organization’s services.

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating specialized equipment used in the treatment of communication disorders; operating standard office equipment including pertinent computer software; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing mechanisms and disorders; principles and practices of speech and language therapy; and pertinent codes, policies, regulations, and/or laws.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; collate data, and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with specific job-related data, and utilize job-related equipment. Some problem-solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem-solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines, and problem-solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; utilizing specialized equipment in communication disorders; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working with detailed information/data; maintaining effective working relationships, and translating therapy data into meaningful educational activities. 
This job is for up to 29 hours per week.

This position will remain open until filled.

This position works closely with the Teacher for the visually impaired. The job will include transporting others who are visually impaired in a district vehicle to different schools. A valid driver's license is required as well as passing a district driving test in order to drive district vehicles. 

Assesses students' vision skills for the purpose of identifying vision disabilities, determining program eligibility, and developing recommendations for intervention.
Assists treatment plans, interventions, and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.g., parents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues, and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.
Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g., testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff. Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate vision technologies for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of vision disorders in accordance with established guidelines and legal requirements.
Maintains a variety of electronic and written files, reports, and/or records (e.g., progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.
Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g., training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) to convey and/or gather information.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. Performs site visits at multiple work sites for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.
Provides vision interventions for students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of vision disorders on student success. Researches resources and methods (e.g., intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' needs.
Responds to inquiries (e.g., parents, teachers, staff, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate. 
Application Procedure
Submit application online

Proof of valid driver's license

Provide at least 2 professional references

A successful background check is required prior to being hired.

This position will remain open until filled.

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