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Announcement AASD 08-10 All Job Openings
Job Title: Substitute Teacher (Blind-Deaf) (Part-Time/Hourly)
Post Date: 10/30/2008
Apply by: Continuous Recruitment
Job ID:
Location: Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, 890 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021
Program/Unit: 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.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and four hours of initial substitute teacher training provided by a local education agency in Georgia, and sign language proficiency at the "Intermediate Level" as measured by the Sign Communication Proficiency Instrument.
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 • Sign language proficiency at the "Advanced Level" as measured by the Sign Communication Instrument.
Salary/Benefits: Part-time, hourly position with no benefits. Hourly pay rate is $9.00 - $18.00 commensurate with education level and employment experience.

To Apply:

Submit an Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Application for Employment to:

Tamecia K. Wright
Personnel Technician
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021
Tel: (404)298-4868
Email: twright@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 Atlanta Area School for the Deaf 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 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