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To Apply:

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

Attn: Gail Blankenship, Personnel Representative
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
E-mail: gail.blankenship@doe.k12.ga.us

*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 13-07 All Job Openings
Job Title:Life Adjustment Supervisor (12-month position)
Post Date:August 21, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00055279
Location:Georgia School for the Deaf, 232 Perry Farm Road, SW, Cave Spring, GA 30124
Program/Unit:Georgia School for the Deaf/State Schools Division
Description of Duties:
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Residential Services, the life adjustment supervisor will be responsible for the supervision and support of residential advisors to provide a nurturing and learning environment for a residential school for the deaf, hard of hearing, and special needs.  Duties include but are not limited to: assisting with supervising residential after-school programs that include study hall, community services, academic support, recreation/sports, electives, independent living skills, counseling, field trips, mentorship, clubs/organizations, internship, volunteers and tutors, students living in a residential setting, and other after-school activities/events; coordinating and supervising residential advisors to provide a safe and secure “home away from home” residential program; managing student behavior and assisting with enforcing school wide discipline plan; resolving disciplinary issues with students; developing and providing staff training for residential staff; assisting in alternative intervention program with residential students; serving on committees and/or completing projects as assigned by the Assistant Director of Residential Services; coordinating a volunteer and tutor recruitment program; maintaining proper daily, weekly, and month reports and documents; and providing a workplace that promotes positive leadership and teamwork. This position is on the after-school shift schedule with late afternoon, evening work, and some weekends required.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Completion of a 2-year college degree in the area of deaf education, special education, counseling, social work, mental health, sociology, vocational rehabilitation, or other related area of study
- Sign language proficiency at the “Advanced Level” as measured by the Sign Language Communication Proficiency Instrument.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point and database management.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Completion of a 4-year college degree in deaf education and 3 years of supervisory experience in a
residential setting for deaf students
- A minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in a residential setting.  
- Experience in serving deaf, hard of hearing, and special education residents.
Salary/Benefits:
This is a 12-month position with salary determination based on educational degree, experience, salary history, and available funding. 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 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.