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Announcement GAB 11-04 All Job Openings
Job Title: Substitute Teacher (Part-Time/Hourly)
Post Date: 04/08/2011
Apply by: Continuous Recruitment
Job ID: Multiple
Location: Georgia Academy for the Blind, 2895 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit: State Schools/Office of Policy and External Affairs
Description of Duties: Under general supervision, provides comprehensive educational, functional training to students. Plans, organizes, and implements daily school activities which are instruction driven. Prepares instructional materials and maintains order and cleanliness in the learning environment. Assists students with meeting and maintaining individual physical needs. Completes documentation of student progress. Uses observational skills to remain aware of students' needs and activities. May assist with field trips, transportation and other activities. Carries out other duties as assigned by the principal. Abides by Georgia Department of Education rules and regulations, reports violations of rules to immediate supervisor and reports concerns of students’ physical and emotional well being to immediate supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and four hours of initial substitute teacher training provided by a local education agency in Georgia and Braille proficiency at the "Intermediate Level".
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Bachelor’s Degree • Valid or expired professional teaching certificate at level 4 or higher (or letter of eligibility for the same) • Completion of at least one or more years of post-secondary training beyond a high school diploma ranked in order of number of years completed • Proficiency in Braille
Salary/Benefits: Part-time, hourly position with no benefits. Hourly pay rate is $7.00 - $20.00 commensurate with education level and employment experience.

To Apply:

Submit a Georgia Academy for the Blind Application, State of Georgia Application for Employment, or resume* to:

Personnel Office
Attn: Dorothy Arensman
School Director
Georgia Academy for the Blind
2895 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA 31204-2831
Tel: (478) 751-6083
Fax: (478) 751-6659
E-mail: darensma@doe.k12.ga.us

*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 status.

It is the policy of the Georgia Academy for the Blind not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

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 Academy for the Blind are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer