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High School Special Education Teacher
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 N. Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021
Description of Duties:
Provides comprehensive standards based instruction to students who are deaf/hard of hearing; responsibilities include assessing and documenting students' communication skills, 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
Must possess or be eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the area of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students
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)
Paid on the Georgia Teacher Salary Schedule based on teaching certificate 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