Teacher (continuous recruitment)

Description of Duties: 

Provides comprehensive instruction to students who are deaf/hard of hearing; responsibilities include assessing and documenting students' communication skills; functional reading/math skills; independent living skills; and educational/behavioral development; identifying appropriate individualized educational goals; developing and implementing instructional lesson plans; maintaining documentation of student progress; and utilizing appropriate instructional techniques based on individual student needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the area of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students
  • Applicants must exhibit the ability to communicate in American Sign Language during the interview with the expectation of obtaining an American Sign Language Proficiency Instrument (ASLPI) rating of 3 or above within three years from date of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:

  • Possesses or is eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the grade or content area of the prospective position
  • Three years of experience teaching deaf/hard of hearing students

ASL proficiency at 3+ or above as measured by the American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI)

Salary/Benefits:

Paid on the Georgia Teacher Salary Schedule based on teaching certification and creditable years of experience. This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers' Retirement or Employees' Retirement


 

Submit a cover letter, resume and salary history AND State of Georgia Application to:

 

AASD Recruiter
Georgia Department of Education
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021
Telephone: (404)341-7883
Email: aasdrecruiter@doe.k12.ga.us
www.aasdweb.com

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

 

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex,national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.  The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420

Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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