Classroom Teacher - Deafness and Hearing Impairments - SPED DHH

Prince George's County Public Schools-1
Oxon Hill, MD, US
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Hearing Impairment Teacher
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Job Title:
Classroom Teacher - Deafness and Hearing Impairments - SPED DHH

Oxon Hill, MD, US

Organization Name:
Special Education K-12 Instruction Office

Department Description:


This is a full-time, 10-month teaching position that will be responsible for providing instruction to students with deafness or hearing impairments in elementary, middle school and high schools.

Brief Description:

This is a PGCEA Unit I Position, Pay Table A, 10-Month Position

Salary Range: $49,963 - $111, 816

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022

Detailed Description:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Provide instruction and case management services for students diagnosed with deafness or hearing impairment;
  • Implement "best practice" strategies in the classroom while recognizing individual communication needs, learning styles and needs;
  • Provide accommodations and modifications to materials and instruction to meet students' needs;
  • Utilize the VSC in planning for instruction and in the development of the IEP;
  • Communicate effectively with team members and parents;
  • Participate in professional development relative to special education and deafness and hearing impairment; and
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

  • Job Requirements:


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide an auditory and language rich classroom environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through total communication will be required for some positions;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide differentiated instructional techniques that inspire, motivate and meet the individual educational needs of all students;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and nurture an atmosphere and educational environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of all students;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of strategies in monitoring and evaluating student performance and developing and implementing plans to improve student performance;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Familiarity with "best practices" in the field of Autism in relation to services, methodologies, communication systems, data collection, etc.;
  • Demonstrated ability in integrating technology into curriculum; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, parents, colleagues, administrators, office staff and other members of the school community.


    Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred, in applicable field of education from a regionally accredited college or university, with a minor/major in education of the Hearing Impaired; experience teaching students (early childhood, elementary or secondary) with a diagnosis of deafness or hearing impairment.


    Holds or is eligible for a Maryland Professional Certificate appropriate to area of assignment; eligibility for Maryland State Department of Education teacher certification in special education, Teacher of the Hearing Impaired.


    Supervision of classroom paraprofessional(s) and dedicated or classroom assistants, if applicable.


    The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


    The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.



    Additional Details:

    Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

    Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment.

    How To Apply:


    To submit an application online select apply.

    Please complete ALL sections and provide applicable details to ensure full consideration. If you need assistance with submitting your application online, please contact the Employee Support Center Services at 301-780-2191.

    Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

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