May 11, 2020

Teacher - Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • TrulyHired
  • Annapolis, MD, USA

Job Description

This posting creates a pool of candidates for future positions that may become available.


Title Code

Teacher-Deaf and Hard of Hearing





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Position Summary

Is this position exempt from overtime pay?


Provides specialized instruction through a continuum of services to address the needs of students who are deaf and/or hard of hearing. Plans, develops, selects and modifies instructional materials and lessons while considering the language and communication needs of students. Provides support and training to school staff to increase opportunities for students to access, participate in and progress in the general education curriculum. May supervise students in a variety of school-related environments.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


1. Plans, develops, selects, modifies, prepares and presents lessons, assignments, and instructional plans and materials for students who are deaf or hard of hearing including provision of support to students in the general education environment, curriculum development, pilot testing of new materials, and coordination on inter-agency and intra-agency support services for students.

2. Development of awareness and orientation programs for staff members.

3. Demonstrates and uses teaching strategies to present content to students.

4. Provides an atmosphere and environment conductive to the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional development of children.

5. Maintains discipline in the classroom conductive to effective learning.

6. Keeps attendance and grade records as required by board policy/administrative regulation.

7. Arranges and participates in teacher-parents and teacher-student conferences as needed regarding progress and problems of assigned students.

8. Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, professional development and serves on special committees.

9. Provides input regarding the planning of instructional goals, objectives and methods.

10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .


• Bachelor's degree in Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing from a regionally accredited college or university.


• Experience teaching the deaf and/or hard of hearing is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of school organization, goals and objectives with special emphasis on teaching techniques related to providing instruction to students who are deaf and/or hard of hearing.

• Knowledge of materials, current trends and research in field of specialization.

• Knowledge of varied language and communication modes and methods used by students who are deaf and/or hard of hearing.

• Knowledge and facility of signing and interpreting.

• Ability to speak and write effectively.

• Ability to interact effectively with students, staff and parents.

• Knowledge of and proficiency in technical areas of instruction.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations.

• Ability to effectively communicate with diverse communities and develop outreach strategies to encourage parental involvement in student learning.

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively and engage diverse parents/guardians with varied communication styles, levels of skill and experience to support their child's education experience.

• Ability to employ a variety of teaching styles to respond to the needs of diverse learners.

• Job requires direct in-person provision of service, therefore punctual, regular and predictable attendance is essential.


• Hold or eligible for Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Standard Professional Certificate appropriate to teaching students who are deaf and/or hard of hearing.

• Possess a valid Maryland Vehicle Operator's license and have daily access to reliable transportation.

Career Ladder Requirements

• N/A

Physical Requirements

• As required by the duties and responsibilities of the job.

Established: 8/1/2012


  • Position Type: Full-time
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