THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF ANNOUNCES OPENINGS FOR
CLOSING DATE: Until filled.
The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is located on a 54 acre campus in West Hartford, Connecticut. It is a residential and day program operating as a state-aided private school. It was established in 1817 as the first permanent school for the deaf in America. The current service load is approximately 215. The program is a comprehensive center-based and community-based educational program serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students from preschool through high school, and adult service program, utilizing a total communication philosophy. The American School for the Deaf is accredited by the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs Serving the Deaf, the Departments of Education in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission (CARF).
SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the School Principal or Instructional Supervisor, instructs deaf and hard of hearing students in all areas.
(a) Teaches a variety of academic subjects, including functional and applied academics.
(b) Prepares appropriate materials and lesson plans.
(c) Writes report cards, progress reports and other documents, as needed.
(d) Assists in developing I.E.P.s and participates in PPT meetings, child staffings and other meetings.
(e) Evaluates student performance.
(f) Participates in school curriculum planning, development and revision.
(g) Implements behavior management programs as necessary.
(h) Participates in staff development, may serve as organizational advisor.
(i) Participates in departmental, school-wide committee work, curriculum work.
(j) Performs other related duties as assigned.
High School Education and 18 years or older. SCPI Level of Intermediate Plus. Good judgment. Ability to work in a collaborative team setting. Ability to work flexible hours when needed.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
(a) Compensation range based on School's salary scales.
(b) Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available to eligible staff.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and letter of application to:
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX (860) 570-1832
The American School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/V/H/D.
All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.