Teacher of the Deaf (Elementary)

Christina School District , Wilmington, Delaware

Date PostedMarch 07, 2017
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified

Position: Teacher of the Deaf (Elementary)#2530

Location: Delaware School for the Deaf


  • Fluency in American Sign Language

  • Degree in Deaf Education Required

  • Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification in Elementary Education

  • Experience with best practices in instruction of deaf/hard of hearing children

  • Passing score on Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (or Praxis I if before 7/1/2014)

  • 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

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