American Sign Language (ASL) Teacher, school-based

Job Type

Part Time
Contract

Salary

Minimum: $8,000
Maximum: $30,000
Details: Paid personal/sick leave, holidays, and access to Transitchek.

Published

05/28/2018

Start Date

08/27/2018

Application Deadline

08/24/2018

Address

11 Broadway
Suite 300
New York
NY
10004
United States

Description

The Lang School is an alternative school in lower Manhattan for high potential, gifted, and twice-exceptional (2e) students in grades 2 through 12. "2e" students are both particularly strong learners and have diagnosed learning challenges (e.g., dyslexia, ADHD, anxiety, HFA), in addition to the social-emotional and behavioral difficulties that tend to accompany this asynchrony. Our curriculum is rigorous and richly differentiated, flexibly meeting the needs of students who need both acceleration and support intervention plans.


Lang faculty and therapeutic staff actively partner in all aspects of student education and development. We invest generously in professional development and offer collaborative mentoring opportunities throughout the school year with staff developers. Lang educators are self-motivated, have an ongoing interest in personal and professional growth, a commitment to open and transparent communications, and a desire to invest in a larger community mission of equity, excellence, and innovation.


We are looking for a creative, confident, and self-reflective American Sign Language (ASL) teacher on a part-time basis to begin at the end of August. 


ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:


  1. Lead teach introductory level ASL course to students in grades 2 through 12.
  2. Create course instruction, including scope & sequence, as well as unit and lesson plans.
  3. Teach smooth signing, comprehensive grammar skills, and receptive understanding.
  4. Design and administer assessments.


QUALIFICATIONS:


  1. MS/MA in ASL Education or related field.
  2. Native/near-native proficiency in ASL and English.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  4. Proficiency using computer applications, online resources, and other technologies for the classroom.
  5. Strong classroom management and teaching experience a must.
  6. Professionally recognized national certification (ASLTA) and/or state ASL teacher certification required.

Benefits

Paid personal/sick leave, holidays, and access to Transitchek.

Level of Language Proficiency

Native/near-native proficiency in ASL and English.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

micaela.bracamonte@thelangschool.org
http://www.thelangschool.org

  • Apply via email only to micaela.bracamonte@thelangschool.org. 
  • Please include a letter specific to The Lang School that discusses what appeals to you about our school, mission, practices, and unique population, as well as why you believe you would be a good fit. 
  • Ensure that your updated, professional resume indicates current U.S. credentials and teaching experience.

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