Job at USDB

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Job Announcement

Educator for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing 

Location: Elizabeth DeLong School of the Deaf, Springville UT

Job Description

The Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) invites you to consider an enjoyable and gratifying employment opportunity with our school.  We are looking for a caring and motivated individual to fill the position of Educator for the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, located at the Elizabeth DeLong School of the Deaf located in Springville, UT.

Principal Duties

As an Educator you will:

  • Provide appropriate programming for deaf/hard-of-hearing students
  • Develops lesson plans that incorporate the Utah State Core Curriculum, adapts curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilizes effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences.
  • Teach subject matter, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of Education, correlated with other appropriate learning activities.
  • Establish and maintain a standard of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning environment.
  • Understand and use computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will possess or eligibility of:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education (Masters degree preferred)
  • American Sign Language skills preferred with an ASLPI rating of 3 or better.
  • State of Utah Deaf Education License or State of Utah Special Education Teaching License with Deaf/HH endorsement
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

Compensation

Salary based on Teacher Salary Schedule commensurate with education and experience.  This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, retirement plan, personal and sick leave, and other valuable benefits.

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a letter specifically addressing the qualifications listed in this announcement, a current resume, transcripts, copy of teaching license, ASLPI score, and a list of 3 or more professional references.  Please send all application materials to:

Melanie Butters, Human Resource Analyst

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

742 Harrison Blvd., Ogden, UT 84404

801-629-4726

email: melanieb@usdb.org

website: www.usdb.org

The State of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Reasonable accommodations provided to known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For accommodation information or if you need special accommodations to complete the application process, contact the Dept. of Human Resource Mgmt. at 801-538-3025.