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Special Education Teacher-Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Arlington Public School Arlington Public Schools (APS) requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen (i.e. Pfizer, Moderna, and/or Johnson and Johnson). As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. Please see the below information regarding vaccination verification and the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.
Posted to create a candidate pool for the 2022-23 school year.
Part Time ASL Teacher
Chesterfield County Public Schools Teaches the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf Community, including basic vocabulary, syntax, fingerspelling, and grammatical non-manual signals. Introduces cultural knowledge and increases understanding of the Deaf Community. Students will be able to have basic conversations in ASL incorporating the fundamentals of ASL grammar, vocabulary, fingerspelling, numbers, and culture. They will be able to demonstrate the ability to select, produce, and use appropriate sign choice for clear and accurate basic communication (needs, wants, opinions) along with the application of appropriate grammar and syntax (facial expression, body language, deixis, fulcrum, signing space).Plans, delivers and evaluates instruction based upon specific standards and objectives established by CCPS. Assists students in learning knowledge and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible citizens.
Hearing Impairment Teacher Special Education Annex
Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) Under the direction of the school principal, the special education teacher plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students with disabilities in a variety of educational settings. The person in this position is responsible for creating a flexible program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities, such that the students benefit from the general education curriculum to the greatest extent possible when supported with supplemental aides, accommodations, and other needed supports.
Interpreter for the Deaf
DARS-Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) This position works primarily Monday – Friday with a rotating on-call basis. The hours are second shift allowing equal access to programs and services in the afternoon and evening environment, however some first shift hours to provide occasional coverage may be required. Coordinates and/or provides sign language training to staff and others as needed. Plan and provide quality interpreting and transliterating services for VR consumers participating in WWRC programs and for consumer family members, staff, and visitors, in accordance with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Conduct. Provide agency accessibility by facilitating communication between signing and non-signing individuals. Work closely with the Rehabilitation Counseling department to provide general administrative case management assistance with comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services which result in employment and enhanced independent living. For more information, contact Tara Handy at WWRC.
DARS VR Counselor for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
DARS This position provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services and pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) in compliance with federal/state laws and agency policies/procedures, which result in employment and enhanced independent living, and in successful transitions of students with disabilities to postsecondary life. Core services may include guidance and counseling, employment training, education, physical/mental restoration, and job placement services. The incumbent in this position will work out of our DRS Abingdon Office, which provides services to individuals (students and adults) who are deaf and hard of hearing across the Southwest District, serving the DRS coverage area from the Abingdon, Christiansburg, Norton, Pounding Mill and Wytheville offices.
Norfolk Public School Looking for full time interpreters for our Deaf students ranging from 2nd grade-high school