Job Title: Teacher
Position Status: Exempt
Reports to: Principal
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Plan and implement daily lessons developmentally appropriate for class grouping reflective of school and state curriculum.
- Administer the appropriate evaluations yearly to plan, implement and modify IEP objectives.
- Meet with school Principal as determined by placement.
- Participate in Staffing’s and CST’s as needed.
- Participate in PTG meetings and activities.
- Consistently records spontaneous language samples, analyze, and update CASLLS.
- For EC: Report individual student progress (see school handbook for specific class group requirements, in initial mid-year and end of year reports.
- For Elem: Report individual student progress (see school handbook for specific class group requirements), in grading period report cards and end of year reports.
- Include language targets in weekly lesson plans (groups and/or individual.
- Post weekly lesson plans on school server for principal review.
- Responsible for appropriate student programming and maintaining current student notebook for annual review by Principal.
- Conduct parent-teacher conferences monthly and/or as needed.
- Report individual student progress (see school handbook for specific class group requirements), in initial mid-year and final reports.
- Turn in weekly lesson plans to Principal.
- Perform out of classroom duties as established in school handbook, (e.g. loading duty) and by administrative request.
- Troubleshoot personal hearing aids, FM units, sound field systems, and cochlear implants (with assistance from audiology department and teacher assistants, if appropriate).
- Update families on classroom activities as expected, (e.g. permission slips, weekly letters, monthly calendar and classroom website).
- Review weekly plans and responsibilities with teacher assistants.
- Make annual recommendation for student placement based on student’s progress supported by language samples, teacher observation, formal and informal assessments.
- Follow code of ethics and procedural guidelines as outlined in school handbook.
- Keep and maintain ACT, (Auditory Communication Therapy) documentation / notebook and be able to communicate student’s progress to parents and appropriate staff.
- Observe and submit annual observation peer report to Principal.
- Responsible for lesson plans and materials needed to implement classroom activities in teacher’s absence.
Supervisory Responsibilities: As applicable, monitor and supervise work performance for associate teacher, work study student, and/or teacher assistant.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. (Must be computer literate, (MAC), and White Interactive Board. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Master’s in Deaf Education from an accredited institution.
LSLS Certification preferred or must attain within five years of employment.
Certificates: Certified in General Ed and Deaf Education. Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsement for subject and level assigned.
Licenses: Valid Texas driver’s license.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform for the age level assigned such as: stand; walk, kneel, crawl, squat; sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; hear and have good vision. The employee must regularly lift and/or move 0-30 lbs.
Please forward application, resume and cover letter to HR at [email protected] or fax to 210 824=8852. Applications will be accepted through March 15, 2019.