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To Apply:

Submit a Georgia School for the Deaf Application* or State of Georgia Sensitive Position Application for Employment to:

Attn: Lisa Parsons, Human Resources Tech
Georgia School for the Deaf
232 Perry Farm Rd SW
Cave Spring, GA 30124-3018
Phone: (706) 777-2286
Fax: (706) 314-7946 or (706) 777-2240

*Resume/application should include daytime telephone number and prior employment and salary history with addresses and telephone numbers. If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a cover letter.
Announcement - GSD 13-06 All Job Openings
Job Title:Teacher (Deaf/Blind - 10-month position)
Post Date:August 20, 2013
Apply by:Continuous Recruitment
Job ID:Continuous recruitment for multiple positions
Location:Georgia School for the Deaf, 232 Perry Farm Rd SW, Cave Spring, GA 30124-3018
Program/Unit:Georgia School for the Deaf/State Schools Division
Description of Duties:
Responsibilities include the following, as addressed and measured by the Teacher Keys Effective System (TKES): demonstration of professional knowledge; instructional planning using CCGPS, effective strategies, resources and data; use of research-based instructional strategies; providing individual differentiated instruction; choosing appropriate assessment strategies and analyzing and using data gathered to measure student progress, inform instructional content and delivery, and provide feedback; create and maintain a positive and academically challenging bilingual learning environment; exhibit professionalism and effective communication. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, IEP management, professional learning, student supervision, Teachers as Advisors (TAA), Reading and Math intervention, and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Must possess or be eligible to obtain Georgia Professional Standards Commission Teacher Certification in the area of Deaf Education, Special Education, Elementary Education, or specific content in Middle or Secondary Education. Must display American Sign Language (ASL) skills at or above the Intermediate Plus level as measured by the Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI), with the commitment to achieve Advanced within two years.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Possesses or is eligible to obtain Georgia Teacher Certification in an additional area (Deaf Education, Special Education, Elementary Education, or specific content)
• Three years (or more) of experience teaching deaf students
• ASL proficiency at the Advanced (or higher) level as measured by the SLPI
Paid on the Georgia Teacher Salary Schedule based on teaching certification and creditable years of experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers' Retirement or Employees' Retirement. This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Salary will be based on the number of days worked.
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 Georgia School for the Deaf and the Georgia Department of Education 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.