Teacher of the Deaf (Elementary)

Wilmington, DE 19801, US
May 21, 2018
Grade Level
Elementary School
Close Date:

Position: Teacher of the Deaf (Elementary)#3153

Location: Delaware School for the Deaf

  • Fluency in American Sign Language preferred
  • Degree in Deaf Education (Master's Degree preferred)
  • Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification in a content area (e.g. elementary, math, science…)
  • Experience with best practices in ASL/English bilingual instruction of deaf/hard of hearing children
  • Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4 hours per work day.
  • Minimum lifting requirements- 50 pounds (with assistance).
  • Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for instructional programming and implementation of individualized education programs for students, utilizing state standards and District curriculum; as well as additional teacher responsibilities and duties, including but not limited to:
  • Directing, monitoring and reporting student progress in attaining IEP goals
  • Communicating with parents concerning their child's progress
  • Preparation of lesson plans and appropriate instructional materials
  • Collaborating in interdisciplinary teams
  • Planning of community-based and transition-focused activities
  • Regularly assessing student learning using standardized and teacher made assessments, work samples, portfolios
  • Supervising and assuring student safety
  • Establishing and maintaining standards of student behavior and attitude needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom and vocational environment
  • Providing support and resources for instructional staff and families as needed, regarding the compound impact of hearing loss and additional conditions/disabilities on students' learning
  • Attendance at team and instructional meetings as required
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position

Start Date: Mutually agreeable

Job Posting Link: www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Salary Range: From/To: Teacher salary schedule based on experience and degree. Salary Schedule can be found on the district's website: https://www.christinak12.org/ourpages/auto/2012/6/27/51310670/Teachers-Non-Grandfathered--FY2018.pdf

  • Teacher of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Additional Job Information:
Application procedure: Interested applicants must complete an online teaching application and upload a letter of interest, resume, copies PRAXIS scores, transcripts, copy of license/certification and three current letters(within one year of closing date) of recommendation by June 4, 2018. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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