St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf is seeking a teacher o work in a collaborative manner with colleagues to assure the educational, social-emotional development of students with various disabilities; teach Upper or Lower School subjects according to NYS Common Core Standards. Follow NYS Education Department (SED) Part100 and 200 school regulations with necessary adaptations for individual IEP goals.
Hours: 8:30a.m – 3:00 p.m.; Thursday 8:30a.m – 4:00p.m
- 10-month position Schedule-Follow Professional Calendar
- 182 days
- Plus 2 parent meetings (evenings)
CLASS RATIO: 6:1:1 or 6:1:2
- CURRICULM AND INSTRUCTION:
Develop unit plans, lesson plans and maintain plan books in curriculum areas according to NYS requirements with consideration of needs and abilities of diverse student learners.
- Follow daily program teaching points of lesson plans, and best practices as they relate to the lesson.
- Leave planned lessons and materials available at all times for acquired substitute.
- Implement special education approaches with approval of Supervisor and within framework of school philosophy and goals.
- Prepare special programs and/ or shows for schoolwide activities as needed.
- Prepare IEP’s. Review and update as required.
- Keep currently aware of capabilities and limitations of each child through daily ongoing evaluation of student records, and teacher developed and standardized testing.
- Study and utilize each child’s learning style.
- Obtain and analyze student-writing samples annually.
- LANGUAGE/ COMMUNICATION:
- Use appropriate communication modalities to maximize language access and development.
- A. or B.S. in an Education related area.
- MA in Education of the Deaf or complementary area of Education if B.A. or B.S. in Education of Deaf.
- NYS Certification in Education of Students who are Deaf
- N-6 or Early Childhood Education, if applicable.
- For Speech Teachers: A. or B.S in Speech/Audiology and NYS License in Speech/Language Pathology.
- SCPI or ASLPI rating score (proficient or above).
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BEYOND PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION:
- Willingness to participate in in-service programs offered by the school and to engage in course work recommended by administration as an indication of continuing professional growth.
- Ability to work with atypical learners.
- Ability to utilize multi-disciplinary recommendations, in overall programming and/or specific interventions.
- Possess positive preventative behavior management skills.
- Ability to work as a team with another adult in the classroom setting.
- Ability to work collaboratively with school staff across grades, disciplines and responsibilities.
- Multi-discipline staff available for consultation.
- Opportunity to participate in professional courses, conventions, conferences or other Professional Development.
- Classroom materials as class needs indicate.
- Preparation periods in accordance with school policy.
- Participate in Health, Accident, Disability, Retirement, Annuity, Vision and Dental plans.
- Personal leave for illness/death/special needs as indicated in personnel policies.
Department Supervisor, Executive Director