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Teacher of the Deaf

Date Posted:  May 9, 2022
Requisition ID:  328341
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 4620

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to 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:

 

The starting salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience. 

 

About the Job:

As the Teacher of the Deaf, you will be responsible for performing professional teaching of academic and/or vocational physical education subjects to deaf pupils at the pre-school, elementary or secondary level in the Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) or provides special services such as speech or audiological therapy, counseling, psychological testing, etc. 

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 description 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:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in elementary education, one or more subject areas, or in special education. 
  • Indiana Teacher's License with hearing impaired endorsement. 
  • Specialized and current knowledge of the subject matter to be taught and the techniques used in 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 does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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