Rhode Island School for the Deaf ( learn more )

Providence , Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2802454
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 2, 2017
  • Starting Date: September 1, 2017

Job Description

The Rhode Island School for the Deaf seeks applicants for an Assistant Principal PreK-5. This position begins August 1, 2017 and includes oversight of the Outreach Parent Program.

• Applicants must possess the following: knowledge and experience in elementary school philosophy and best practices: Ability to manage a positive school climate where students and faculty feel valued and listened to; Knowledge of school laws and regulations; Knowledge of IEP and Special Education regulations and processes; Ability to provide quality teacher coaching and conduct teacher evaluations; Ability to develop and implement professional development; Ability to facilitate professional and challenging conversations; Ability to establish highly effective parent and community relations; Ability to read, analyze, and interpret academic standards and assessment data, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions that improve student outcomes. Ability to plan well for all students, regardless of academic ability, learning style, or communication choice. Ability to work well as part of an educational team.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the direction of the School Director/Superintendent.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 80,226 to $ 95,000 Per Year
  • Job Categor y : Administrator > Assistant Principal/Dean/Head
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Rhode Island School for the Deaf is committed TO maintaining a WORK AND learning environment free FROM discrimination ON the basis OF race, color, religion, NATIONAL origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil UNION status, ancestry, place OF birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information OR disability, AS defined AND required BY state AND federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination AND harassment OR who participate IN an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

      • Significant knowledge and appreciation of Deaf culture and language acquisition
      • Ability to engage the parents and students in the school’s mission and goals.
      • Advanced degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, Education Leadership, Curriculum, or
      related area
      • Ability to earn certification from the State of Rhode Island as both a Teacher of the Deaf and School Principal/Building
      • Fluency in ASL - minimum ASLPI Level: Advanced (4)- and standard written English.
      • A minimum of three (3) years classroom instruction experience as a Teacher of the Deaf or Special Educator.
      • A minimum of four (4) years of supervisory experience, three of which must have been experience in a school or educational
      program serving deaf students.
      The candidate must be able to demonstrate:
      • Strong and effective interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
      • Passion to make a positive difference in the lives of young children and their families.
      • Driven to challenge students and teachers to attain excellence and ensure equity for learning.
      • Strong organizational skills.
      • Leadership in working collaboratively with students, staff, parents, and the general public.
      • Understanding of classroom practices appropriate to a bilingual, bimodal educational environment.
      • Familiarity with the Common Core State Standards and the knowledge of student assessment, and performance improvement
      • Knowledge of the professional standards for teaching.
      • Ability to apply best practices and current standards-based educational approaches associated with successful students who are
      deaf or hard of hearing.
      • Significant knowledge of curriculum development, current trends in educational practices with students who are deaf or hard of
      • Knowledge of how to collect, interpret and use data, both qualitative and quantitative, to plan for student instruction.
      • Ability to provide supervision to teachers; to respond to and deliver positive and effective feedback.
      • Ability to support the effective use of classroom technology.
      • A history of documented improvements in outcomes for students with various hearing levels.
    • At least 4 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Helen Edwards , Staff Assistant - HR and Operations
    • One Corliss Park
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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