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THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR

Youth Sign Language Class Instructor(S)
Ages 11-15
Temporary Eight-Week Schedule

CLOSING DATE: Until filled.
REV: 04/05/2013
POST: 04/05/2013

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 Sign Languages Services Program Manager, teaches sign language to community participants and ASD staff in the on-campus community sign language classes. For more information about the classes, click on:  http://www.asd-1817.org/page.cfm?p=662

PRIMARY DUTIES

(a) Assists with the development of curriculum, course content, and material development.
(b) Networks with other staff and uses a variety of resources in teaching and helping people make connections.
(c) Keeps attendance of class participants and provides evaluation forms for class assessment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Advanced to Superior ASL skills required. The ability to work as a team member. Knowledge of deafness and deaf culture. Experience teaching ASL to youth preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume and letter of application to:

Human Resources Office
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.

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