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Akron Public School District

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4185197
  • Application Deadline: April 17, 2023
  • Posted : March 18, 2023

Job Description

Posting Opens March 17, 2023               Posting Closes: April 17, 2023

The Akron Board of Education announces an opening for a Special Education Teacher for the Hearing Impaired, Job Code 006, TS 380 (190 Days), Salary Range TBD.  Collective Bargaining Unit – AEA.  This is a State Teachers Retirement System position.
Application must be made electronically through https://www.applitrack.com/akron/onlineapp/

Please upload a letter of interest, resume and a current copy of appropriate license in addition to completing the online application. The Superintendent reserves the right to either keep the position open until suitable applicants are found or to cancel and repost the position with such changes as may be deemed appropriate.  For further information, please contact Tammy Brady, Director, Special Education 330-761-3145 or Human Resources, 330-761-2753.
  • Valid Ohio Special Education Licensure in Hearing Impaired K-12;
  • Evidence of proficient sign language skills in CASE (Conceptually Accurate Signed English).  A CASE proficiency assessment will be conducted as part of the pre-interview and/or interview process;
  • Evidence of successful teaching.
  • A commitment to working with students, professionals, and community members in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cooperative relationship with other teachers in the development of curriculum plans and materials;
  • Interest in the creative process and appreciation for the products of this process;
  •  Flexibility in scheduling and working with students and staff;
  • Willingness to participate in staff and curriculum development, with and without released time;
  • Seeking creative initiative in ways to help students attain their maximum potential;
  • Willingness to work in collaboration with other school personnel.
  • Helps students learn subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women;
  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior;
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students;
  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives;
  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required;
  • Counsels with colleagues, students and/or parents on a regular basis;
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct;
  • For the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure;
  • Maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner;
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluates their job performance;
  • Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations;
  • Accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned and strives to maintain and improve professional competence;
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required;
  • Assists in the development of the IEP, including the development of specific instructional objectives and unique services to meet the needs of students;
  • Makes modifications and accommodations of the classroom environment for the student with a disability in the regular or special education classroom;
  • Monitors student’s progress in accordance with the IEP;
  • Reports to and carries out any other responsibilities as assigned by the building principal.

If you require any special services (such as interpreter, braille or large print, or wheelchair-accessible accommodations) covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336, Section 102, please call the Department of Human Resources at 330-761-2949.  If you are using a TTY/TTD, please call the Ohio Relay Service, 1-800-750-0750.   

Akron Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry or genetic information (collectively, "Protected Classes").

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Hard of Hearing
  • Contact Information

    • Charles Yerkey
    • 10 North Main St
    • Akron, Ohio 44308

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