Various teaching positions for students who are remaining remote during the pandemic.
The Classroom Teacher of the Deaf creates, with the students, a community of learners where students feel respected and honored. Teachers set instructional objectives, design and prepare instruction and plan and implement various supportive activities that meet age appropriate emotional, physical and instructional needs of students. Teachers communicate learning goals and high standards and expectations to students. Teachers build positive relationships with parents and colleagues, in order to enhance each student’s ability to learn effectively.
SUPERVISOR: Director of Early Childhood Center (2 potential positions)
Principal of Elementary (2 potential positions)
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Establishes an organized and creative remote physical space and environment that is positive for student learning and involvement.
Complies with school, state, and federal policies and procedures and supports the mission of the school.
Maintains and complies the MA Curriculum Frameworks, and the school program’s curricula.
Develops and uses authentic assessment of student learning including documentation of learning experiences.
Uses documentation and assessment to drive classroom instruction (formative and summative assessments).
Plans instruction effectively, engages learners and uses appropriate instructional techniques.
Monitors student understanding of the curriculum and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments, where appropriate.
Maintains appropriate classroom standards of behavior, mutual respect, and safety.
Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to the diversity among individual students.
Cooperates in a constructive relationship with parents and is receptive to their contributions. Works to engage parents in their child’s education.
Maintains professional boundaries.
Maintains student and staff confidentiality.
Maintains a professional appearance in accordance with TLC’s policy.
Supports the writing of annual IEP student goals and works steadily to help students attain these goals.
Monitors and reports IEP progress quarterly
Maintains accurate records.
Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness to the needs of the students, the department, and the school.
*Perform other tasks as assigned by the Department Supervisor.
*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
**TLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, criminal record (inquiries only), handicap (disability), mental illness, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, genetics, active military, and any other legally protected characteristic.
**TLC embraces and celebrates a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and reasonable accommodations and modifications will be made whenever possible.
- Teacher Certification in Early Childhood Education, Deaf Education, or Special Education preferred (or certification from a reciprocal state)
- Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Deaf Education, or Special Education
- Native or near-native ASL fluency in American Sign Language preferred
- Written language competency
- Experience working with young children
- Ability to work effectively as part of an educational team