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To Apply:

Submit a Georgia Academy for the Blind Application, State of Georgia Application for Employment, or resume* to:
Personnel Office
Attn: Mattie Moore
Georgia Academy for the Blind
2895 Vineville Avenue
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 751-6083(Phone)
(478) 751-6659(Fax)
mmoore@doe.k12.ga.us
*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 - GAB 14-01 All Job Openings
Job Title:Teacher (Deaf/Blind)
Post Date:March 18, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00055200
Location:Georgia Academy for the Blind, 2895 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204
Program/Unit:Georgia Academy for the Blind/Division of State Schools
Description of Duties:
Provides a comprehensive educational program to meet the needs of students who are both visually impaired and hearing impaired. These students have the special education eligibility of deaf/blind.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to,: assessing and documenting the educational needs of students who are deaf/blind; developing and implementing appropriate instructional plans for students that are deaf/blind that address students’ Individual Educational Program (IEP) goals; developing appropriate instructional materials for students who are deaf/blind; and utilizing acceptable and innovative instructional techniques and practices to educate students who are deaf/blind.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Possess or be eligible to obtain a Georgia teacher certificate in special education adapted curriculum consultative and special education deaf-blind;
• Have a working knowledge of using alternative/augmentative communication (A/AC) with deaf-blind students;
• Have a working understanding of the use of computer technology for deaf-blind students; and
• Have a sign language proficiency level of Intermediate as measured by the Sign Language Proficiency Instrument
Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in visual impairments (K-12) and deaf education (K-12) or master’s degree in deaf-blindness (K-12)
• Graduate degree in deaf-blindness by an institute of higher learning
• One or more years of experience in working with students who are visually impaired, blind, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind
Salary/Benefits:
Salary based on years of experience and certification. This is a 10-month position paid on a 12-month basis. Salary will be based on the number of days worked. Benefit options include life, disability, dental, vision, 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 Academy for the Blind 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.