Announcement GSD 10-01
All Job Openings
||Teacher (High School English/Language Arts)
||Georgia School for the Deaf,
232 Perry Farm Road, SW,
Cave Spring, GA 30124
||State Schools/Office of Policy and External Affairs
|Description of Duties:
||Provides a comprehensive educational of instruction to hearing impaired students. Responsibilities include assessing and documenting students' communication skills, functional academic 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 Professional Standards Commission Certification in the area of Special Education Deaf Education AND Special Education General Curriculum P-12, High School Language Arts, OR English 6-12. Sign language proficiency at the "Intermediate Level" as measured by the Sign Communication Proficiency Instrument is required. Note: Candidates selected for employment must meet the "Highly Qualified" provision of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Note: Must submit required certification documentation with resume and cover letter or application.
||Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Possesses or eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in the area 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 Proficiency Instrument
||This is a 10-month position (200-days) paid on 12-month basis according to the Georgia Teacher Salary Schedule; salary based on teaching certification and creditable years of experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental, vision, and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers Retirement.
Submit a Georgia School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Application for Employment to:
Attn: Denise Clark
Georgia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Rd SW
Cave Spring, GA 30124-3018
Tel: (706) 777-2200
*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 Georgia 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 Georgia 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