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To Apply:

Submit an Atlanta Area School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Sensitive Position Application for Employment to:
Katie Sagstuen
HR Technician
Atlanta Area School for the Deaf
890 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, Georgia 30021
*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Announcement - AASD 12-19 All Job Openings
Job Title:Paraprofessional
Post Date:December 3, 2012
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:
Location:Atlanta Area School for the Deaf, 890 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021
Program/Unit:Atlanta Area School for the Deaf/State Schools Division
Description of Duties:
Under close supervision and based on specific guidelines and lesson plans developed by a teacher, provides direct instruction to students. Assists the teacher in maintaining an effective, comprehensive educational program to meet the needs of hearing-impaired students. Assists students with instructional needs individually and in small groups and tutors students in core subject areas. Assists students with individual needs, including physical needs, daily living/functional training activities. Obtains and/or prepares instructional materials/aids for students. Maintains order and cleanliness in an educational environment. Observes and completes documentation of student’s progress. Attends seminars, conferences, required job-related training and other staff development training programs. May serve on committees.
Minimum Qualifications:
Paraprofessional certification from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.   Must possess Intermediate sign language skills as measured by the Sign Language Performance Instrument.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: 
• Experience as a paraprofessional and/or experience working with hearing-impaired or multi-disabled students
Pay grade 8 - Annual salary range $14,959.16 (minimum) to $25,388.59(maximum). This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.