Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

12/01/2022 No Comments

Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

TX-STAR has been serving school districts since 2005 and has serviced over 40 school districts and a multitude of other agencies. Our staff are highly trained and have experience in educational environments, and more specifically the roles involved in special education. This experience working with all disciplines of Special Education Staff provides unique insight into working with districts and making correct matches between contract service providers and the District.

About the role:

The teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will provide instructional support to students identified as deaf or hard-of-hearing (AI) in order to ensure a quality educational program that is based on federal and state standards as well as sound instructional practices.

What you have:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college/university.

Experience with students with hearing loss. Maybe as part of University training.

A Valid Texas teaching certificate as a teacher of the deaf/hard-of-hearing or teacher of students with auditory impairments.

Bonus skills:

Knowledge of the unique communication needs of students with an auditory impairment.

Knowledge of various types of hearing loss, communication needs, and adaptive/assistive devices and equipment used by students with auditory impairments.

Knowledge of sign language and the ability to instruct students to speak/understand sign language.

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction at all grade levels.

Knowledge and ability to participate in the ARD process.

Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with campus teachers to assure that AI students are able to participate in classroom activities with necessary accommodations.

Ability to demonstrate strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Location:

Various schools throughout Texas.

Benefits:

W2 or 1099 contracts

Flexible schedules (both part and full-time)

Health benefits