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C-Print Captionist/Teacher Assistant

Requestor Information
Requestor Name: 
Brianna Conaway
Institution/Agency: 
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit #23
City: 
Norristown
State: 
Pennsylvania
Your Contact Information
Your Name: 
Brianna Conaway
Your e-mail address: 
Your Phone Number: 
6107559432
Job Details
Captionist Position Available: 
Full time
Specific Requirements: 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred (holders of a High School Diploma must be willing to complete a Credential of Competency within probationary period).
  • C-print certification*
  • Must appropriately handle confidential information, enjoy working with students with disabilities, establish and maintain a rapport with students, and able to understand the needs and feelings of students.
  • Strong Technology skills, including extensive use of Microsoft applications and other software.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, be courteous and able to deal effectively with people, able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions, ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision, ability to read, write, and do simple computation.
  • Ability to work independently, make work-related decisions, and exercise good judgement with student interaction.
  • Original certificates of clearance from the State Police, Child Abuse Registry, and PDE FBI.  
  • *Consideration will be made to an individual with strong typing skills who is interested in acquiring C-print certification through the NTID C-Print Captionist training. MCIU will be reimburse training expenses upon the successful completion of the course. Please refer to the NTID website for further information about this training:  https://www.rit.edu/ntid/cprint/training

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Utilize computer assisted technology to provide real-time access to classroom information through "meaning for meaning" captioning of lectures, video and classroom discussions.
  • Collaborate actively with the assigned teacher of the deaf to tailor notes to student language and academic levels
  • Provide edited notes to students, classroom and itinerant teachers to facilitate academic engagement
  • Demonstrate best practices in notetaking to produce effective notes
  • Preview and review academic information to develop and customize captionist’s abbreviation dictionary
  • Deploy professional development strategies to actively increase typing speed
  • Assist with additional responsibilities as assigned by the classroom teacher.
  • Present as a positive image of the Intermediate Unit, its programs and services.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Location:
Upper Merion High School (440 Crossfield Rd. King of Prussia, PA 19406)
 
Work Schedule: 
Monday-Friday 7.5 hour days, 10 months (194 days/year)
 
Hourly Rate:
$15.72/hour - $29.03/hour
 
About Us:
The Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, a regional educational service agency, provides dynamic, visionary leadership and effective, efficient services for constituent school districts, schools and students.
 
Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • $500 Signing Bonus & up to $1,500 total in bonuses in your first year
    • ($500 paid 3x after 30 work days, after 90 work days, and after 180 work days, for a total of $1,500)
  • Comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
  • Participation in PSERS (Public School Employees’ Retirement System).
  • Paid time off benefits.
  • Family-friendly schedule.
Equipment Provided By: 
Institution/Agency
Start Date: 
Monday, August 16, 2021
Additional Information: 
Apply online at www.mciu.org/jobs