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Teacher

Date Posted:  Jul 5, 2024
Requisition ID:  444966
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

 

Work for Indiana

 

Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion—we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process as well as perform the essential functions of a role.

 

About the Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD):

 

The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is a fully accredited school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students in nursery school through high school. The Indiana School for the Deaf is accredited by AdvancED Indiana and the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD). It provides services to approximately 342 students enrolled on campus. About 60% of the students live on campus during the academic year. ISD offers a full range of social activities, including sports, clubs, and organizations.  

 

Salary:

 

Salary is commensurate with education and job experience.

 

About the Job:

 

The Teacher of the Deaf provides instruction to students with hearing impairments in both core curriculum and expanded core curriculum.  You may teach at the pre-school, elementary, or secondary level.

 

This role requires:

  • The ability to communicate clearly in American Sign Language (ASL) and English.
  • An Indiana Teacher's License OR the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

 

A Day in the Life:

 

The essential functions of this role are as follows:  

  • Provide instruction that addresses each student's Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals and State standards. 
  • Prepare lesson plans that meet the standards for ISD and the state of Indiana. 
  • Supervise students to ensure health, safety, and welfare. 
  • Utilize a variety of special instructional equipment. 
  • Assess and document student progress and report progress to parents via IEP updates. 
  • Counsel students on academic, personal, and/or behavioral problems. 
  • Administer reading and achievement tests to pupils. 
  • Confer with parents and members of staff on student’s behavior and/or personal problems. 
  • Organize social activities and field trips on occasion. 

 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
 

What You'll Need for Success:

 

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in elementary education, one or more subject areas, or special education. 
  • Indiana Teacher's License 
  • Specialized and current knowledge of the subject matter to be taught and the techniques used in the area of specialization. 
  • Specialized knowledge of modern teaching practices and principles utilized in educating deaf students. 
  • Specialized knowledge of equipment that may be utilized as teaching aids. 
  • Basic knowledge of audiology, oral rehabilitation, and speech pathology. 
  • Working knowledge of school administrative guidelines and policies. 
  • Ability to evaluate the performance, skills, and progress of a student. 
  • Ability to include expressive and receptive skills in manual communication. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may be utilized in a supervisory capacity based on agency needs.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to complete this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].

 

The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

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