ASL Teacher: Pre-K through Grade 12
Framingham, MA Marie Philip School
Description

ASL VERSION- https://youtu.be/AEANVSlXBCk


Full time- Exempt/Salary

  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus 
  • Housing Resources Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Benefits include: Health; Dental; Vision; Life and Disability Insurance; Employer-Matching 403B; Sick/Personal/Vacation Time; Flexible Spending and Dependent Care 

ASL fluency required


TLC Diversity Statement:

The Learning Center for the Deaf is on a journey to create an inclusive and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates our TLC community members' diverse narratives. We embrace and value multiple approaches, experiences, and perspectives. TLC believes that diversity fosters innovation. We are committed to cultivating a place where everyone can feel they belong.


About Marie Philip School:

MPS enrolls nearly 200 deaf and hard of hearing students on our Framingham, MA campus in an ASL/English bilingual, bicultural educational model. 


About Walden School:

Walden School is a nationally-recognized residential therapeutic and education program for deaf children and youth ages 8 to 22 who have often experienced significant adverse childhood events as well as language deprivation.


About TLC:

The Learning Center for the Deaf is a nationally-recognized leader of services for deaf and hard of hearing children, adults and families. To learn more, click here.

For our Mission, click here.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide ASL assessment, instruction, and instructional support to all age levels.



FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach American Sign Language to all grade levels/ages;
  • Work with a team to develop ASL curriculum and ASL instructional language assessment;
  • Observe and evaluate students’ work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement using various ASL assessments tools; 
  • Consult with teachers and support staff members regarding signing-specific concepts and instructional materials within various contexts and to develop and  teach ASL goals for classroom-based instruction and individual student needs;
  • Develop ASL-based video materials to present ongoing professional development opportunities for teachers and support staff members;
  • Prepare quarterly, annual and evaluative reports in the area of ASL and related academic skills as needed.

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. 

Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in Deaf Education or related field preferred
  • Near native or fluent ASL
  • Prior experience teaching ASL classes for Deaf L1 students and/or L2 learners
  • Ability to work effectively as part of an educational team
  • Prior experience working with students preferred
  • Ability to accept and constructively use feedback and suggestions regarding job responsibilities and performance


This position is open on a rotating basis, until all vacancies are filled