Announcement AASD 11-04
All Job Openings
||Atlanta Area School for the Deaf,
890 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021
||State Schools/Office of Policy and External Affairs
|Description of Duties:
||Provides a comprehensive educational of instruction to students who are hearing impaired. Responsibilities include assessing and documenting students' communication skills, functional reading/math skills, independent living skills, and educational/behavioral development; identifying appropriate individualized educational goals; developing and implementing instructional lesson plans; maintaining documentation of student progress; and utilizing appropriate instructional techniques based on individual student needs.
||Must possess or be eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the area of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students. Intermediate Plus as measured by the SLPI, with the commitment to achieve Advanced within two years, is the minimum sign level.
||Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Possesses or is eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the of "Interrelated Special Education" or "Learning Disabilities" • Three years of experience teaching students with hearing impairments • Sign language proficiency at the "Advanced Level" as measured by the Sign Communication Instrument
||Paid on the Georgia Teacher Salary Schedule based on teaching certification and creditable years of experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers' Retirement or Employees' Retirement.
Submit an Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Application for Employment to:
Tamecia K. Wright
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021
*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is
established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the
qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for
interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are
selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by
this office, we are unable to provide information on your application
It is the policy of the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf not to discriminate
on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform
and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens
and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf are required
to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.
An Equal Opportunity Employer