Website New York School for the Deaf

REPORTS TO: Principal
BASIC FUNCTION: Plan and develop curriculum for instructing Deaf students in subject content areas as well as developing and implementing appropriate I.E.P. goals to address specific learning needs.
• Develop I.E.P.’s for assigned students. Confer with related services staff, educational staff, parents and school districts to write individual educational plans. Evaluate students’ progress with respect to their I.E.P.’s. Complete progress reports on I.E.P.s
• Attend I.E.P. reviews for each student with CSE representatives as required by law.
• Provide instruction in appropriate grade level subjects per approved curricula. Foster interest and develop skills in effective communication and provide multiple experiences for usage in school. Encourage effective communication at home and in the community.
• Continually review student progress on NY State Standards and NY State mandated assessment. Interpret and use results to develop instruction.
• Administer NWEA assessments and interpret NWEA MAPS . Use assessment results to develop instruction
• Communicate with parents through regular dialog between home and school, including Open House, “class home page” on-line, e-mails, news and letters and phone calls.
• Use audiovisual aids, videos, field trips and demonstrations to stimulate and encourage student interest and achievement in required subjects and enrichment courses.

• Present subject matter by using evidence based strategies for Deaf students including differentiated instruction to maximize understanding and to relate content to meaningful situations.

• Provide a leadership role within the classroom to establish mutual respect and motivation for learning in cooperative and inclusive groups.
• Participate actively in a team approach in cooperative teaching and planning with other teachers, counselors, psychologists, and behavioral consultants.
• Attend conventions, conferences and seminars to keep abreast of latest developments in teaching.
• All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

• New York State certification as Teacher of the Deaf.
• New York State certification in specific content area if required
• Masters Degree in Deaf Education
• Experience in teaching deaf students preferred.
• Fluency in American Sign Language.
• Knowledge and experience with classroom management and methods of
instructing Deaf students.
• Knowledge and experience with Mac computers.
• Forward a resume with cover letter to:      Human Resources, New York School for The Deaf                                                                                                                             555 Knollwood Road, White Plains, NY 10603                                                                                                                                   fax 914-703-4004
or email
New York School For The Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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