Multiple Disabilities Specialist

Special Education Service Agency

About the organization

The Special Education Service Agency (SESA) provides consultation and training to support the unique educational needs of individuals and the Alaskan communities that serve them.

SESA also operates three grants: The Alaska Autism Resource Center, The Alaska Deafblind Project and the Alaska Center for Accessible Materials.


Provide consultative services to district staff, students, and parents to include:

Individualized educational recommendations through onsite and distance delivery for students age three through 21.

Assist with the development and implementation of student IEP/instructional programs.

Evaluate student progress on an ongoing basis and recommend intervention strategies.

Demonstrate/teach specialized strategies and/or provide topical in-services and workshops to local school personnel, parents, students, peers, and community.

Assist districts in procuring/adapting specialized instructional materials.

Facilitate interagency collaboration.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in the education of deaf/hard-of-hearing students and three years experience OR a bachelor’s degree and five years experience.

Minimum three years recent experience working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing, teaching experience with students that have multiple disabilities, and their families.

Implementation of knowledge and best practice in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students.

Current knowledge of relevant assistive technology.

Experience with distance education technologies and digital learning.

Proficiency in both total communication, listening and spoken language, and/or American Sign Language.

Ability to travel independently in rural/remote Alaska throughout the school year.

Requirements met for Alaska State Department of Education Special Education Type A Certificate or a Special Services Type C Certificate.


$52,358.00 to $76,997.00

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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