Deaf of the Hard and Hearing Teacher (DHH) | Gages Lake, IL

Gages Lake, IL
Procare Schools - Teacher of the Deaf / Hard of Hearing Contract 08/03 Apply

Deaf of the Hard and Hearing Teacher | Gages Lake, Illinois

ProCare Therapy is contract staffing and recruiting agency. We help staff school districts across the United States with qualified teachers and nurses.

We are working with a school district in the Gages Lakes area that is need of a deaf of hard and hearing teacher for the entire 2022-2023 school year. This position will be contracted for the entire school year and will have the opportunity to renew for the next school year.

As a contracted employee of ProCare Therapy you will receive weekly compensation, benefits through United Healthcare and a 401K.

If you are interested in a job with a great work life balance, please apply. If you have any further questions about this position my information can be found below.

Job Type: Contract Deaf of Hard and Hearing Teacher (DHH)

  • Full time: 35 hours/week
  • School Schedule: Monday-Friday
  • Start: August 2022 End: June 2023
  • Caseload age: K-8th grade
  • Onsite


  • Evaluates physical, self-help, social academic and communication competencies for each student appropriate to age level
  • Plans and implements educational objectives as strategized and agreed to by staff and parents on the current Individual Education Plan 
  • Develops sequential lesson plans and provides appropriate instructional materials 
  • Establishes a functional and stimulating environment which encourages the development of a positive self image
  •  Interfaces with additional professional staff psychologist, nurse, speech therapist, audiologist, etc.) to meet special needs of students
  • Provides for supervision of class at all times in an orderly fashion
  • Communicates with parents on total program, student' s individual program needs and progress, and carryover between home and school
  • Ensures each child is wearing appropriate amplification
  • Attends audiological exams with the child when possible; when applicable
  • Supervises paraprofessionals, interpreters, volunteers, parents, and student teachers working in the classroom

Knowledge, abilities and experience: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in teaching children in need of special education; knowledge of, and ability to implement the intent of federal and state mandates for special education in a classroom setting; ability to communicate successfully with parents and staff
  • Demonstrates competency in the use of total communication by passing a sign language competency test
  • Utilizes total communication to effect the student' s language and speech competencies: auditory training, speech, lip reading, finger spelling and signed English
  • Works with regular classroom teachers in mainstreaming hearing impaired students in hearing classes
  • Supervises and assists in meeting the personal needs of students: feeds, toilets and lifts students when necessary.



  • Bachelors degree in deaf and hard of hearing
  • Illinois Teaching License with Teacher of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Endorsement
  • Previous school experience preferred
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check


  • Weekly pay 
  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance provided through United Health Care: Medical, dental & vision
  • Referral bonus program
  • License & continuing education reimbursements  

We are actively working with a school district in the Gages Lake area that is looking to hire a contract deaf of hard and hearing teacher! Salary for this opening is negotiable and will be experience-based.

Sarah Hawes

Director of Educational Resources


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