2023-2024 Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Teacher near Newport News VA
Position type: Full-Time; itinerant
Caseload: Pre-K and Elementary
Pay range: $35-$42/hr
- Provide specialized instruction to students with hearing loss, adapting curriculum and materials to meet individual needs and learning styles.
- Create and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) for students, setting appropriate goals and objectives.
- Utilize various teaching strategies and technologies to enhance communication and maximize learning outcomes.
- Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes the social and emotional development of students.
- Utilize American Sign Language (ASL) and other communication modalities to facilitate effective communication with students and support their language development.
- Collaborate with general education teachers and other professionals to ensure that the educational needs of DHH students are met across all subjects and settings.
- Assess student progress, track data, and provide ongoing feedback to students, parents, and the educational team.
- Act as a resource and advocate for DHH students, promoting awareness and understanding of hearing loss and deaf culture within the school community.
- Stay updated on best practices, assistive technologies, and research in the field of Deaf and Hard of Hearing education.
- Master's degree in Deaf Education.
- Valid teaching license/certification in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education.
- Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and strong communication skills in spoken and written English.
- Experience working with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in an educational setting.
- Knowledge of specialized instructional strategies and accommodations for students with hearing loss.
- Familiarity with assistive technologies and adaptive equipment used by DHH students.
- Ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment that fosters student growth and self-advocacy.
- Strong collaboration and teamwork skills to work effectively with colleagues, parents, and support staff.
- Competitive compensation package
- Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability plans as well as 401k with employer match
- Tax-free stipends available to those who qualify.
Upon submitting your application, qualified candidates can contact Alfonso Camero at (470) 489-1831, or by email at [email protected], for next steps.
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