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Teacher of the Deaf

Date Posted:  Sep 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  396626
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

 

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.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

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.  
 

Role Overview:

 

The Teacher of the Deaf teaches provides instruction to students with hearing  impairments in both core curriculum and expanded core curriculum.  You may teach in the pre-school, elementary, or secondary level.  This position will have a focus area in Special Education.

 

This role requires:

  • 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 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) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • 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

     

Salary:

 

This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $48,932.  Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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