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Classroom Teacher

St. Mary's School for the Deaf
Buffalo, NY, United States
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS : Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
(1) Special Education Certification and experience AND
(2) Master's degree in Deaf Education, or childhood education preferred
(3) Eligibility for NYS certification as a Teacher of the Deaf; Special Needs AND
(4) The ability to successfully complete a Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) at the proficiency level defined for each position as determined by SMSD OR The willingness to train toward successful completion of a Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) at the proficiency level defined for each position as determined by SMSD
NOTE: The School may also require employees in this classification to complete successful training in behavior management programs including but not limited to TCI (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention) which will be provided by St. Mary's School for the Deaf.
  • Plans and prepares lessons and other instructional materials following curriculum guidelines;
  • Instructs students in various subjects using American Sign Language and English
  • Confers with parents, testing specialists, and other administrators to develop individual educational plans for students;
  • Encourages students to participate in class discussions and activities;
  • Prepares, administers, and scores academic tests and records results;
  • Meets and confers with parents and with supervisor to discuss students' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements;
  • Assists in selecting appropriate textbooks and learning materials;
  • Participates in curriculum development;
  • Maintains updated lesson plans as prescribed by the curriculum;
  • Intercedes in emergency situations as required;
  • Attends departmental and faculty meetings;
  • Maintains order in the classroom;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Participation in NYS Retirement System
Eligible for NYS Disability and Paid Family Leave Benefits

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Job Attachment : View Attachment

Salary: From : 40000.00

Salary: To : 60000.00

Salary Competitive : Y

Appointment Status : Permanent

Position Status : Full time

Start Date : 2/26/2024

Required Certification Type : Deaf and Hard of Hearing {9017}

Specialized Training : Working With Disabled/Medically Fragile Children, Working With Children

Contact Person's Name : Mary DeStefano

Contact Person's Title : Director of Human Resources

Contact Person's Phone : 716-834-7200

Contact Person's Email :

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