Sign On Bonus- $1,500
Housing resources available
Classroom Teachers of the Deaf create, with the students, a community of learners where students feel respected and honored. Teachers set instructional objectives, design and prepare instruction and plan and implement various supportive activities that meet age appropriate emotional, physical and instructional needs of students. Teachers communicate learning goals and high standards and expectations to students. Teachers build positive relationships with parents and colleagues, in order to enhance each student’s ability to learn effectively.
SUPERVISOR: Department Supervising Teacher or Department Principal
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
**May be required to drive students on field trips and/or to mainstreaming classes. Additional driving responsibilities as needed.
**Some lifting may be required when working with young students or students with special needs, however, TLC embraces and celebrates a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and reasonable accommodations and modifications will be made whenever possible. The diversity of our student population may require that some assignments have a heavier physical responsibility due to safety. If the opening for which you are applying will require more strenuous physical activity, the unique needs will be discussed at the time of interview.
*Perform other tasks as assigned by the Department Supervisor.
*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
**TLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, criminal record (inquiries only), handicap (disability), mental illness, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, genetics, active military, and any other legally protected characteristic.
**TLC embraces and celebrates a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and reasonable accommodations and modifications will be made whenever possible.
• Massachusetts State Teacher Certification (or certification from a reciprocal state)
• Master’s Degree in Deaf Education
• A minimum of conversational fluency in American Sign Language required, with native, or near-native ASL fluency preferred
• Written language competency
• Prior experience working with children preferred
• Ability to accept and constructively use feedback and suggestions regarding job responsibilities and performance
• Verbal and written communication skills are at sufficient level to ensure effective communication
• Interpersonal skills developed to a level which will allow smooth cooperation at all levels within the agency
• Ability to work effectively as part of an educational team