The Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind (USDB) is seeking a visionary and dynamic individual to fill its Instructor for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.
Principal Duties As an Instructor you will: • Provide appropriate programming for deaf/hard-of-hearing students • Generate information/reports on children as appropriate • Follow appropriate curriculums as provided • Takes a collaborative role at staffing meetings, IEP meetings, student transitions, and aids in IEP success through appropriate assessments, including assessment of hearing functioning, language acquisition, goal development, and follow-through of the IEP
The ideal candidate will possess or eligibility of: • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education (Masters degree preferred) • State of Utah Special Education Teaching License • Successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on Teacher Salary Schedule commensurate with education and experience. This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, personal and sick leave, and other valuable benefits.
Over 100 years ago the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) was founded to provide educational services needed by children who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, visually impaired or deafblind. The Utah School for the Deaf (established in 1884) and the Utah School for the Blind (established in 1896) have played key roles in educating children with sensory impairments throughout the state.... The Schools are governed by the State Board of Education. SCHOOL FOR THE DEAFThe School for the Deaf offers comprehensive academic, social, and post-high school programs for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The school offers a variety of educational opportunities in order to effectively meet the individualized needs of each student. Families have the opportunity to choose from an ASL English Bilingual education, Oral education, and Total communication. The school provides services to students ages three through twenty-one years of age. The educational environment encourages the development of self-concept and challenges all students to achieve their potential. In addition to individually designed instruction derived from the Utah Core Curriculum, our students may engage in sign language development, auditory verbal training, daily living skills, vocational skills, assistive adaptive technology training, Deaf culture and computer technology.SCHOOL FOR THE BLINDThe School for the Blind (USB) offers a variety of programs to meet the individual needs of each student ages three to 22.