• Must possess an Alabama Teaching Certificate in Business Education, Computer Applications, Mathematics Education or related area and obtain Deaf Education (HI) Certification within the first thirty (30) months of employment.
Must possess an Alabama Teaching Certificate in Deaf Education (HI) and obtain certification in Business Education, Computer Applications, Mathematics Education or related area within the first thirty (30) months of employment.
• A sign language proficiency level of ADVANCED according to the AIDB evaluation system is preferred, with a minimum entry level of INTERMEDIATE. A sign language level of ADVANCED must be obtained within the first thirty (30) months of employment.
• Preference will be given to persons with experience in working with deaf and/or hard of hearing individuals and possessing the ability to communicate through the use of sign language.
• Must have or be willing to obtain an Alabama Bus Driver’s Certificate (CDL) within the first 18 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.
• Prepare, update and implement Individual Education Plans (with focus on Transition portion of IEP) using the STI or other data base.
• Maintain all required records and reports including using the STI or other school data base.
• Prepare lesson plans based on curriculum guidelines (utilizing STI or other school data base).
• Assess classroom/instructional needs; prepare classroom supply, equipment, and maintenance orders.
• Keep daily class roll and report absentees (STI or other school data base).
• Maintain attractive, clean and appropriate educational environment.
• Perform lunch chaperone duty.
• Transport and chaperone students on field trips.
• Establish and implement classroom behavior management plans.
• Become familiar with and observe rules, regulations and policies of ASD and AIDB.
• Observe Code of Ethics of the teaching profession.
• Work and cooperate with staff members, support personnel and administration to provide for the welfare and best interests of the students.
• Attend departmental, inner agency, committee and campus wide faculty meetings.
• Participate in training sessions and workshops provided.
• Teachers are encouraged to obtain and maintain bus driver’s license.
• Use tact and friendliness with parents and all other non-staff personnel in a constant public relations program.
• Behave and dress in such a manner that sets a good example for the students.
• Deal with emergency situations in a calm and logical manner.
• Provide career and employment counseling.
• Perform classroom instruction in basic and advanced computer applications that include but are not limited to: Computer Basics; Computer Hardware/Software; Data Input Skills; Word Processing Applications, Spreadsheet Applications, Database Applications, Presentation Applications, Desktop Publishing Applications, Intranet/Internet Applications, Email, Instant Messenger, Anti-Virus Programs, CD ROM, Networking, Operating Systems, Multimedia Components; Publishing; Photography; Computer Assisted Design Programs, File Services, File Sharing, Printing, Fax Programs, Communication Programs, Back-up Programs, Career Opportunities, Ethics, Workplace Skills, Leadership, Financial Literacy, etc.
• Maintain the school website.
• Sponsor and help prepare the ASD Silent Warriors Yearbook.
• Perform classroom instruction that will better prepare students with the technology skills for success in the competitive work environment.
• Adopt, adapt, update, and/or develop curricula (including Alabama State Department of Education Courses of Study in the areas of Computer Applications and Business Education) acceptable for academic class credit as outlined in the Alabama High School Graduation requirements.
• Adapt class content based on the Alabama Technology Plan for K-12 Education.
• Attend and assist with ASD special activities (i.e. Miss ASD, Career Day, Christmas Parade, Extra-curricular Activities, etc.)
• Develop, coordinate and conduct activities of ASD clubs and organizations related to the area of Computer Applications/Business Education (i.e. Technology Club, Future Business Leaders of American, etc.)
• Perform other duties as assigned.
$37,509 – $49,955 Scale l1 Rank 2T (BS-Class B Certification)
$43,966 – $57,376 Scale l1 Rank 1T (MA-Class A Certification)
$46,804 – $60,634 Scale l1 Rank AA (AA Certification)
Direct deposit is required.
This is an exempt position, and is not subject to overtime or compensatory provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open Until Filled
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