Educational Specialist in Assistive Technology

Educational Specialist in Assistive Technology


Educational Specialist in Assistive Technology

The Educational Specialist provides expert consulting and direct service to teachers, aides, and children with disabilities in local school districts, around the use of technology to facilitate access to the curriculum.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Working on a freelance basis, you will undertake web and software accessibility and usability audits, providing in-depth consulting on web/mobile

Provide in-depth consulting in local school districts on assistive technology.

Modify specific curriculum materials for individual students.

Determine, recommend, and support specific assistive technology.

Train aides, teachers, and/or parents to help support use of technology.

Perform assessments of students AT needs and write reports that describe the student's needs, the assessment process, and recommendations.

Demonstrate and test assistive hardware and software.

Write reports based on IEP objectives, services provided, and technology used.

Develop and provide training to teachers, parents, and other groups.



PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Qualifications
  • The Educational Specialist position requires:
  • A credential related to teaching students with disabilities, or licensure as an O.T./P.T./S.L.T., or a certificate in AT from an accredited university.
  • An extensive knowledge of assistive technology, computer systems, and appropriate software.
  • Experience in teaching children and knowledge of standard curriculum.
  • The ability to travel to multiple school sites in one day in your own vehicle.
  • Experience working with individuals who have disabilities.

Salary

We are currently looking for a person interested in working part time (16-20 hours per week). The salary range is $46,000-$55,000 (based on full time). Health & dental benefits if working 20 or more hours per week.

Location

We are based in Berkeley, California at the Ed Roberts Campus, a universally designed, transit oriented facility designed to be usable by people with a broad range of disabilities. CforAT promotes the concepts of the independent living movement for people with disabilities, and people with disabilities are in leadership roles within the organization. We work remotely with the majority of our clients. As a result, employment for people not in the Berkeley area is possible, as telecommuting is definitely possible for all aspects of this position.

CforAT is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at CforAT are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. CforAT does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

To Apply

Email a resume and cover letter to jobs@cforat.org.