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Announcement GSD 10-10 All Job Openings
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Post Date: 06/16/2010
Apply by: Continuous Recruitment
Job ID: 00055510
Location: Georgia School for the Deaf, 232 Perry Farm Road, SW, Cave Spring, GA 30124
Program/Unit: State Schools/Office of Policy and External Affairs
Description of Duties: Knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing, and mathematics; or knowledge of, the ability to assist in instructing, reading readiness, writing readiness and mathematics readiness, as appropriate. Assists teacher with providing a comprehensive educational program to meet the needs of hearing impaired students. Responsibilities include preparing instructional materials; maintaining order and cleanliness in an educational environment; assisting students with physical needs; monitoring student behavior; and observing and reporting student progress. Assist students with instructional needs individually and in small groups and tutoring student in core subject areas.
Minimum Qualifications: Two years of study at an Institution of Higher Learning; (60 semester hrs. or 90 quarter hrs. regional accredited) or Obtained an Associate’s (or higher Degree); Demonstrate, through a formal academic assessment ability to instruct in reading, writing, and mathematics. Effective use of American Sign Language.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Three years of college • Two years of successful experience as a paraprofessional • Intermediate sign language skills
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade 8 - Annual salary range $14,959.16 minimum to $25,388.59 (maximum). This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement.

To Apply:

Submit a Georgia School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Application for Employment to:

Personnel Office
Attn: Denise Clark
Georgia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Rd SW
Cave Spring, GA 30124-3018
Tel: (706) 777-2200
E-mail: dclark@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 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 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