Posted on January 21, 2011    Please Note: This ad is more than 60 days old. Filed Under Alabama Teaching Job

Vacant Position for Homebound Teacher in Alabama



POSITION: Homebound Teacher (Temporary-as needed)

Alabama School for the Deaf

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
· Must possess or be eligible to obtain an Alabama Teaching Certification upon first day of employment.
· Must possess Alabama Teaching Certification in Deaf Education.

OR

· Obtain Alabama Teaching Certification in Deaf Education within first thirty (30) months of employment.
· Preference will be given to persons with experience in working with deaf or hard of hearing and possessing the ability to communicate through the use of sign language/total communication.
· A sign language proficiency level of ADVANCED according to the AIDB evaluation system is preferred, with a minimum entry level of INTERMEDIATE. ADVANCED must be obtained within the first thirty (30) months of employment.
· The successful applicant must submit to a criminal history background information check including, but not limited to FBI and ABI record repositories. Upon offer of employment, the applicant must present a non-refundable fee of $54.15 and appear for scheduled finger printing appointment.

AIDB is sensitive to the needs of Blind or Visually Impaired and Deaf or Hard of Hearing and will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees that do not impose undue hardship and are not essential functions of the job.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Be willing to teach other subject areas, as needed depending on schedule and/or student needs.
· Be able to travel to designated educational setting to deliver instruction to student(s).
· Willing to work flexible hours.
· Implement Individualized Education Plans (IEP) for each assigned student based on the school curriculum, state competency program, and in accordance with school and state requirements. To include updates, revisions, etc.
· Cooperatively work with ASD classroom teachers to implement weekly lesson plans, etc.
· Determine student programmatic needs relative to materials and supplies, and submit requests/recommendations as deemed appropriate.
· Evaluate and report as deemed appropriate, child’s progress and modify child’s plans in cooperation with classroom teachers and department director.
· Maintain such records and reports as required (grades, attendance, clinic reports, permanent records, state testing modules) and assist in explaining to parents.
· Accept responsibility of assignments made by principal or department director, which may include activities such as meetings with parents and classroom teachers about assigned student(s) progress/assignments.
· Develop and maintain a positive learning atmosphere and environment.
· Cooperate and communicate effectively and professionally all matters regarding the student, the department, the school, and AIDB, to parents, other teachers, administrators, support personnel and related school staff and the general public.
· Punctual and regular in attending classes, meetings, conferences and other school related duties.
· Exhibit appropriate grooming and dress which serves as an acceptable role model for students.
· Become familiar with all emergency procedures and school rules, and enforce all policies, rules and procedures.
· Other duties as assigned.

SALARY: $28.65 per Hour Scale I1 Rank 2T (BS-Rank II Certification)

$33.59 per Hour Scale I1 Rank 1T (MA-Rank I Certification)

$35.76 per Hour Scale I1 Rank AA (AA Certification)

Direct deposit is required.

For More Information Contact:

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
humanresources@aidb.state.al.us

For More Information Contact:

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
humanresources@aidb.state.al.us

Marsha G. Martin
Director Human Resources
256-761-3311 Voice/TDD

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Marsha G. Martin
Director Human Resources
256-761-3311 Voice/TDD

See here for more information