TEACHER OF THE DEAF-SECONDARY ENGLISH-RI SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF

Rhode Island School for the Deaf ( learn more )

Providence, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3087209
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 24, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 2019

Job Description


• To be responsible for teaching deaf and/or hard of hearing students for the instruction of the established curriculum – English (Literature, Grammar, Reading, Composition) in alignment with the Common Core Standards
• To present subject matter clearly and effectively in ASL
• Teach Reading and/or provide Reading Intervention for Title 1 purposes- Plan, supervise and review the work of teacher assistants if necessary.
• To create an engaging learning environment; provide a sense of order that promotes a safe and trusting space characterized by mutual respect, safety and opportunities for student learning.
• To maintain a supportive climate in order to promote a high level of achievement for all students.
• To collaborate and work closely with other disciplines.
• To be responsible for case management/coordination and implementation of Individual Educational Plans
• To provide differentiated learning experiences to meet variable needs and abilities of assigned students
• Complete case management responsibilities including scheduling meetings, scheduling and conduction evaluations, developing IEPs, monitoring Medicaid related services, monitoring student progress, communication with outside support staff and student’s LEA and maintaining complete and organized student records.
• To participate in diagnostic or other planning meetings.
• To assess each student’s progress, prepare report cards and progress reports; meet with parents and child
to discuss progress.
• To clearly indicate expectations for student behavior, while consistently taking into account the individual needs of the students.
• To possess the ability to make decisions consistent with the school’s philosophy, policies and regulations.
• To attend Professional Development as scheduled by the Administration.
• To possess, develop and maintain professional skills by reviewing professional literature, attending conferences or CEU activities as offered.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • 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

    • 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
      • • Minimum Education: Advanced degree preferred, but not required
      • Applicants must be willing to earn Rhode Island Certification.
      • Required Certifications: Secondary English; Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
      • Documented Proficiency in American Sign Language.
      • Written English language competency
      • Relevant teaching experience preferred.
      • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
      • Background check and fingerprints required upon hire
    • Advanced Studies degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

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

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