ASL Teacher

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 N. Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021

Description of Duties:

Works with classroom teachers to develop ASL/English dual language instructional programs and models; Provides leadership in the evaluation of students’ receptive and expressive sign communication abilities for reports in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings; assists teachers and support staff in designing appropriate instructional environments to support students’ sign communication needs; acts as a sign language resource to instructional staff related to language use, variation, technical signs, communication strategies, etc.; participates in the development of student evaluation reports by evaluating students sign communication abilities and participates in the decision-making process as a member of the evaluation team; performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the area of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students

Preferred Qualifcations:
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
  • Prior experience with American Sign Language (ASL) Evaluation of children
  • Prior experience teaching in a deaf setting environment.
  • ASL proficiency at 3+ or abover as measured by the American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI)

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


Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status. 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.  In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo a criminal background investigation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer