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Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDH) Teacher – 1.0 FT

Term: 2019/20 School Year

Position Summary: Responsible for planning instruction and/or adaptation of the education program to enable students to benefit from educational experiences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of special education, deaf and hard-of-hearing including American Sign Language skills, and how to instruct in a bilingual environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and American Sign Language.
  • Ability to maintain data, and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work.
  • Ability to prepare lesson plans and organize an instructional program.
  • Considerable knowledge of research-based instructional methods applicable for deaf and hard-of hearing.
  • Communicates, collaborates, and cooperates with colleagues, supervisors, and students.
  • Instructs individuals and groups in special education skill areas.
  • Plans curriculum, lessons, and special education programs and teaching methods.
  • Evaluates student progress based on papers submitted, test scores and observation; determines goals, objectives and directions.
  • Monitors student’s progress in and outside special education room.
  • Maintains physical environment of the classroom.
  • Maintains contact with parents of students.
  • Prepares report cards, educational records, IEP forms, classroom observation records, and other surveys and forms.
  • Counsels individuals and groups of students with educational, occupational and personal needs.
  • Works with staff to coordinate adaptations, goals and objectives.
  • Assists in screening, evaluating and recommending placements of students.
  • Consults with regular classroom teachers re: curriculum and test modifications and individual evaluation of student performance.
  • Assesses student achievement and ability with regard to eligibility for special service programs.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and standards of teaching.
  • Participate in all mandatory training or training appropriate to the position as required by the district.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, current North Dakota Teaching License or ability to obtain, Special Education: Hearing Impaired and Deaf Education endorsement.
  • Demonstrated competency in meeting the range of communication needs from American Sign Language to Listening and Spoken Language.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both English and American Sign Language.
  • Demonstrated ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret audiological reports, monitor and troubleshoot audiological equipment.

Salary: Based off the 2019/20 Teacher’s Salary Schedule

Application Dealine: Open until filled

External applicants are eligible for ND Veteran’s Preference
(North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date.
Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability.)

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The Fargo Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, marital status, public assistance status, sexual orientation, gender expression/identity, or participation in lawful activity off the employer’s premises during non-working hours which is not in direct conflict with the essential business-related interests of the employer in its education/activities and employment practices. The Fargo Public Schools seek to provide access to all its programs for those interested persons who might have differing levels of ability. This includes those with impaired vision and hearing loss.