Title: Student Life Educator II
Reports to: Student Life Supervisor
Employment Information: Full-time, 10 month position
Deadline: Open until filled
Possession of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Education, Child/Human Development, Recreation or:
Thirty six (36) semester units or equivalent of college level course work required and at least 3 years of experience with deaf children/youth in an educational/residential setting. (A minimum of six (6) semester units or equivalent must be completed in at least three (3) of the below different areas. Course content rather than title will determine acceptability as it relates to the minimum requirements).
a. Recreational planning and/or physical education
d. Health Science and hygiene
e. Psychology, Sociology, Behavioral Sciences, Child Development
f. Social Work and Rehabilitation
Willingness to work cooperatively and harmoniously in a residential setting. Experience and knowledge in planning and implementing program activities for children. Possession of strong planning and interpersonal skills. Ability to keep detailed records and reports. Previous experience working with children desired; particularly in sharing life experiences and advising high school female seniors. Willingness and ability to comply with physical/health and safety standards for all required tasks. Fluency in expressive and receptive ASL required.
Oversees and maintains a residence unit that promotes the overall growth and development of students. Assumes responsibility, under the supervision of the Student Life Supervisor, for the students’ physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and recreational needs in a nurturing, clean, safe and comfortable environment. Utilizes NMSD’s Student Development Framework to support each student’s education and development as a whole person.
Plans and supervises daily and weekly activities, programs and field trips that support student development. Provides tutoring to reinforce academic instruction. Follows the school’s positive discipline philosophy and utilizes appropriate techniques to support children’s growth and development in becoming self-reliant, independent problem-solvers and decision makers. Writes detailed incident reports. Communicates regularly with parents, instructional facility and support staff concerning student progress in all areas of student life. Maintains confidentiality related to student situations and other personal matters. Assumes responsibility for the general appearance of the residence unit. Makes transportation arrangements for after-school student trips, including communicating transportation arrangements with students, parents and staff. Accompanies and supervises students on trips. Drives school vehicles to transport students as needed. Communicates regularly with the Student Life Supervisor concerning student activities, residential programs, etc. Utilizes student files and ensures that the Student Life Supervisor and the Director of Student Life have current information. Communicates with the health center regarding student medical needs. Supports NMSD’s mission, vision and beliefs. Assists in training of new residence personnel and substitutes.
Although the above are typical of the duties and responsibilities normally performed, additional duties and responsibilities requiring the same or lesser skills, knowledge and dexterity may be required.
Download and fill out an application: NMSD Employment Application
Submit the application to:
Ron Ortiz Dinkel
Human Resources Director, NMSD
(505) 216-2000 Video Phone
NMSD IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER