Full time- Exempt/Salary
Full time, Part time, as needed (substitute)
- $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 Proficiency 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.
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.
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We are looking for dynamic, charismatic and energetic educators to join our family and support our deaf and hard of hearing students!
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.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Establishes an organized physical space and a creative classroom environment that is positive for student learning and involvement.
- Uses assessment to drive classroom instruction (formative and summative assessments).
- Plans instruction effectively, engages learners and uses appropriate instructional techniques.
- Monitors student understanding of the curriculum and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments, where appropriate.
- Uses available resources to analyze, expand, reflect upon, and refine professional knowledge and skills.
- Writes annual IEP student goals and works steadily to help students attain these goals and reports IEP progress quarterly; Attends IEP meetings.
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.
• Massachusetts State Teacher Certification (or certification from a reciprocal state)
• Master’s Degree in Deaf Education
• Prior experience working with children preferred
• 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
This position is open on a rotating basis, until all vacancies are filled.