Teacher of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Needed in Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA
BlazerWorks Schools - Deaf / Hard of Hearing Specialist 25 days ago Apply

Job Title: Full-Time Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Specialist
Location: Alexandria, VA

Blazerjobs is delighted to announce a full-time opening for a Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Specialist in collaboration with the Alexandria School District. We are seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team and provide specialized educational services to students with hearing impairments. As a DHH Specialist, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on students' lives by facilitating their academic and personal growth. This position offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits including vision, medical, and dental options, advisory support, professional development opportunities, and renewal for the 2023-2024 school year.


Assess students with hearing impairments to identify their educational requirements
Develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) tailored to the specific needs of each student
Provide direct instruction and support to students with hearing impairments in both specialized settings and regular classrooms
Collaborate closely with teachers, parents, and other professionals to ensure students' learning needs are met
Utilize appropriate assistive technology and adaptive materials to enhance students' learning experiences
Teach specialized skills such as sign language, lip-reading, and auditory training
Support students in developing communication and social skills to promote their overall well-being and integration
Monitor student progress and adjust teaching strategies accordingly
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student progress and services provided

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, or a related field
State certification as a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist
Prior experience working with students with hearing impairments is preferred
Familiarity with sign language and other communication strategies for individuals with hearing impairments
Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with a diverse team
Empathy, patience, and dedication to supporting students with hearing impairments
Ability to customize teaching methods to accommodate various learning styles and abilities
To apply for this position, please email your resume and references to [email protected]. Please include "DHH Application - Alexandria, VA" in the subject line of your email.

For more information about Blazerjobs and our partnership with the Alexandria School District, please visit our website at www.blazerjobs.com.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Francesca Heisler
National Hiring Manager
Phone: (813) 749-5332
Email: [email protected]

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