THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF ANNOUNCES OPENINGS FOR
Substitute: Teacher Aides
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 approved by the Departments of Education in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York and serves students from nine states as well as International students.
SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Principal, Assistant Principal and the classroom teacher, provides one-on-one and/or group supervision within a small group setting. During non-instructional time, accompanies student, assists with record keeping and preparation of materials.
(a) Works with classroom teacher to strengthen and reinforce students’ learning.
(b) Monitors behavior of student(s) in a group setting, supervises student’s arrival and dismissal as well as lunch.
(c) Meets with teacher and/or supervisor regularly to discuss questions and/or concerns, and follows appropriate intervention plan.
(d) Prepares materials, maintains student’s records and assists with special projects.
(e) Implements behavior management plan that may include CPI techniques.
(f) Participates in staff training and staff meetings as needed.
(g) May serve as a substitute teacher, may assist with routine medication or medical assistance on field trips or during school time, recess, lunch duties.
(h) Performs other related duties as assigned.
Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent certificate. Applicants must have a general knowledge of deafness and have manual communication skills. Previous experience in a residential or day program for deaf children is highly desirable.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
(a) Compensation range is specified by school salary schedule.
(b) Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available to eligible staff.
HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and letter of application to:
Human Resources American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX (860) 570-1832
The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.
All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.