American Sign Language Teacher, Part-Time

Essential Functions:

● Teaches one section of American Sign Language to students from grades 9-12

● Plans for unique, project-based, and student-centered learning

● Contributes to the American Sign Language curriculum by providing information and commentary pertinent to course content considerations

● Creates, collaborates, and analyzes authentic student data to drive instruction

● Establishes course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines, and state and school system goals

● Assesses student work by preparing, administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting written assignments; evaluating student learning

● Involves parents in student development by providing information and comments regarding academic and social progress; suggesting available educational and social improvement resources; addressing parent concerns; answering questions and requests

● Maintains classroom order by establishing rules and procedures for student participation and movement, adhering to rules for a clean, safe and healthy environment.

● Maintains student records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance and behavior

● Participates in school meetings, professional development, field trips, and special activities

● Demonstrates a commitment to student learning, personal growth, and embraces a growth mindset through daily actions and attitude

● Partakes in off-site experiential trips which may include an overnight experience

Qualifying education and experience:

● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in American Sign Language, Teaching, or other related field of study

● Teacher certification in secondary education is preferred, but not required. Demonstrated teaching skills and experience

● Experience working with special education populations is a plus

● Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills

● Comfortable working with technology including a 1:1 laptop program, google applications and an online learning management system

● Genuine excitement for and the ability to work with high school students

To apply:
Wye River is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to our Assistant
Head of School, Nicole Sophocles, nicolesophocles@wyeriverupperschool.org