1. Assists deaf and hard of hearing students in their communication with teachers, administrators and other students.
2. Interprets instructions, announcements and general conversation for students.
3. Teaches and interprets sign language for students, teachers and staff.
4. Distributes, explains, assists with and collects classwork of deaf and hard of hearing students; reinforces classroom instruction as needed within the classroom environment.
5. Provides guidance and communication assistance to students as needed between classes, during lunch and during extracurricular activities as necessary and as assigned.
6. Assists in monitoring ensuring the safety and well-being at all times for deaf and hard of hearing students.
7. Consults and collaborates with IEP team members, parents (as instructed by certificated staff) and others as necessary to facilitate students' learning, track progress and facilitate improved communication skills and abilities.
8. Prepares and submits accurate and complete student records as assigned by appropriate staff.
9. Attends training, conferences and workshops as appropriate to enhance job knowledge and skills.
10. Receives and responds to inquiries and concerns in areas of responsibility.
11. Performs routine administrative/office tasks as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, answering the telephone, sending and receiving faxes and e-mails, entering and retrieving computer data.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.