Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill requirements of the district’s curriculum program and reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles, and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Collaborate with parents and district staff to develop an Individual Education Plan (IEP) that supports the student’s educational needs.
Documentation of students IEP goals through progress monitoring using district protocols.
Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, Board of Trustee policies, and administrative regulations.
Establish and maintain efficient classroom management procedures and standards of pupil behavior.
Establish a system of student evaluation within the guidelines prescribed in state law or adopted by the district; continually evaluate and record various aspects of students’ progress and report to parents as needed and required.
Provide a variety of planned learning experiences using a variety of media and methods in order to motivate students and best utilize the available time for instruction.
Share the responsibility of interpreting the educational programs to the community through such activities as open house and PTA meetings.
Be available for tutoring students before and after school.
Teach within the course of study from the subject area at the grade level as prescribed in state law or adopted by the district.
Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned.
Documentation and troubleshooting hearing assistive technology daily.
Compile, update, and file all reports, records and other required documents for the Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD) and district.
Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district regulations and policies for special education and Deaf and hard of hearing population.
All federally funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certification, as appropriate
Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.
Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel throughout the district is integral to this job. A remote working environment /alternate work arrangement is not an option for campus-based employees/campus-based positions because regular and punctual attendance at the worksite and performing all duties at the worksite are essential job duties for all campus-based personnel.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university
Valid Texas Teacher Certification in Deaf Education, EC-12
Additional certifications preferred\: ESL or ESL supplemental certification, EC-12
Teaching experience preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee process and Individual Education Plan goal setting process and implementation.
Demonstrated general knowledge of curriculum and instruction and differentiation.
Demonstrated knowledge of special needs of students in the assigned area.
Demonstrated willingness to improve competency by periodically participating in some form of professional growth.
Demonstrated willingness to remain current with the latest developments in the profession.
Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position.
Demonstrated appropriate sign language skills for instructional purposes assessed by the RDSPD administrative team.
Demonstrate ability to communicate with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.