EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT
AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF


The American School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/V/H/D.
All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview. 

Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

IT Technician


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – IT TECHNICIAN

CLOSING DATE: Until filled. REV: 7/15/2017
POST:

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the IT Manager, the IT Technician’s role is to provide user support and customer service on company supported computer applications and platforms. The IT Technician will troubleshoot problems and advise on the appropriate actions.

PRIMARY DUTIES
• Respond to IT requests for technical assistance in person or electronically.
• Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues.
• Research questions using available information resources.
• Manage the processing of incoming tickets to the Help Desk via “School Dude”, to ensure courteous, timely, and effective resolution of end user issues.
• Installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
• Coordinate and/or perform hands-on fixes at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware, implementing file backups, and configuring systems and applications.
• Assess need for any system reconfigurations (minor or significant) based on request trends and make recommendations.
• Maintain an inventory of all equipment.
• Assist in General Network Maintenance / Network Security.
• Assist in updating school’s web site using web content management systems.
• Assist in school printing requests.
• Assist with staff training.
• Assist with request for IT set-ups.
• Provide training for staff.
• Troubleshooting VOIP phone systems.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• College degree in the field of computer science, information sciences, or related field.
• Advanced knowledge of computer hardware, desktop and server operating systems.
• Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic utilities.
• Positive customer service attitude with good written, oral communication and interpersonal skills and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required. Ability to present ides in a user-friendly language to non-technical staff and end users. Keen attention to detail.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks as well as analyze and solve issues.
• Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL).

SALARY AND BENEFITS
• Salary commensurate with experience.
• American School for the Deaf offers a comprehensive benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and application to:

Email: Julie.holcomb@asd-1817.org Please reference IT Technician in the subject line.

Fax: 860-570-1832 Please reference IT Technician on the fax cover sheet.

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. 

All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.

 

TEACHER PRE K - 12

TEACHER

PRE K - 12
Closing Date: Until Filled
Revised/Posted: June 27, 2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the departmental principal, instructs students in academic subjects to include regular, and/or PACES students.

PRIMARY DUTIES

• Teaches a variety of academic subjects, including functional and applied academics.
• Prepares appropriate materials and lesson plans.
• Writes report cards, progress reports and other documents, as needed.
• Assists in developing I.E.P.s and participates in PPT meetings, child staffings and other meetings.
• Evaluates and reports on student performance using both standard and teacher made assessments.
• Participates in school curriculum planning, development and revision.
• Implements behavior management programs as necessary.
• Participates in staff development, may serve as organizational advisor.
• Participates in departmental, school-wide committee work, curriculum work.
• Directs the work of Teacher Aides and Residential Counselors in the classroom.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

 


Teacher - 2 -

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf/Special Education (dual certification preferred), and appropriate State of CT Teacher Certification; (057 and/or 065). Good judgment. Ability to work in a collaborative team setting. Ability to work flexible hours when needed. Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Education or Special Education will be considered.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

• Compensation range based on School’s salary scales.
• Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

 

STEAM CONSULTANT

STEAM CONSULTANT

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

In concert with Director of Education, develop and coordinate STEAM program cooperatively with classroom teachers and support personnel.

PRIMARY DUTIES

• Identify and recommend materials to aid instruction
• Assist in evaluation of on-going programs and make recommendations for change and/or improvement
• Provide intermittent training for teachers to infuse STEAM with appropriate techniques and materials into the classrooms
• Consult with curriculum and instruction specialist on selection of materials and improvement of curriculum for STEAM
• Maintain confidentiality of all information for the purpose of protection of students and staff


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• STEAM Certification, Grades PreK-12, and 092 Certification or Doctoral degree
• Masters or higher in Science, Math or Technology Education
• Five years of Science/Math Education and Intervention in classroom setting for Deaf
and hard of hearing students
• Five years of experience in supervising & evaluating teachers of math and science
• Expertise in a variety of educational assessment methods for math and science programs
• Extensive training in, and experience utilizing research-based methodologies for STEAM instruction
• Experience in the development and evaluation of science & math curriculum & instruction
• Exemplary organizational skills
• Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and to prioritize responsibilities
• Knowledge of current practices and professional development models for both developing and experienced teachers.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to professionally interface with students, staff and administration
• Fluency in the ASL/English bi-lingual modality with in-depth knowledge of its impact on the education program
• Must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing education and continuing professional development of staff.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

LITERACY/READING CONSULTANT

LITERACY/READING CONSULTANT

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
In concert with Director of Education, develop and coordinate reading and language arts program cooperatively with classroom teachers and support personnel.

PRIMARY DUTIES
• Identify and recommend materials to aid instruction
• Assist in evaluation of on-going programs and make recommendations for change and/or improvement
• Preform and analyze reading/literacy assessments and evaluations to identify strengths and student needs and design remediation programs for improvement.
• Provide intermittent training for teachers to diagnose reading strengths and weaknesses and match these skills with appropriate techniques and materials.
• Consult with curriculum and instruction specialist on selection of materials and improvement of curriculum for ELA.
• Collect, analyze and prepare data to assist in the interpretation of scores, the development of the IEP objectives and report to administration
• Maintain confidentiality of all information for the purpose of protection of students and staff


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• Reading Specialist Certification, Grades PreK-12
• 092 or 097 Certification or Doctoral degree
• Masters or higher in Literacy Studies and Education
• Five or more years of English/Language Arts Education and Intervention in classroom setting for Deaf and Hard or Hearing students
• Expertise in conducting educational assessments and development of literacy/intervention programs
• Extensive training in, and experience utilizing, research-based methodologies for reading/writing instruction
• Exemplary organizational skills
• Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and to prioritize responsibilities
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to professionally interface with students, staff and administration
• Fluency in the ASL/English bi-lingual modality with in-depth knowledge of its impact on the language arts component of education program
• Must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing education and continuing professional development of staff.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

 

 

ASL/ENGLISH BILINGUAL SPECIALIST

ASL/ENGLISH BILINGUAL SPECIALIST

FULL TIME

 

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.  ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

 

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools.  There is also much to do in West Hartford.  There is a wide array of parks and recreation.  There are pools and hiking trails.  There are historic sites to visit as well.  If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the direction of the Director of Education, support students and staff in the acquisition, development and refinement of American Sign Language (ASL) knowledge and skills as well as support school wide programming in ASL and Deaf culture for students and staff.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Develop, refine, and coordinate, training of teachers in implementation of ASL curriculum and teaching strategies in all classes and subject areas
  • Provide ASL and Deaf Studies resources and materials for staff to use for instruction
  • Provide demonstration lessons for direct ASL instruction and support in development of age-appropriate ASL skills as well as designing and implementing lessons/activities that support student needs using best practice bilingual strategies
  • Provide support to teachers as they develop, implement, monitor, and revise ASL language development
  • Create, maintain and coordinate administration of ASL assessments for 3 year evaluations, annual evaluations and classroom progress monitoring
  • Promote ASL proficiency and appreciation of Deaf Culture awareness school wide through coordination of ASL/Deaf Culture Events
  • Assist/train classroom teachers in application of technologies that support ASL skills development
  • Keep abreast of current research & best practices in ASL Linguistics and Deaf Studies
  • Provides ASL Linguistics training and consultation for staff

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

  • Background in Linguistics, American Sign Language, Sign Language Studies/Deaf Studies, M.A. level preferred.
  • (*ASLTA Certification preferred)
  • Have or ability to obtain State Department of Education certification 057 plus either 092 or doctorate
  • 3-5 years successful teaching experience with deaf children from birth-12th grade
  • 3-5 years of  successful teaching experience of ASL linguistics to children/adults/professionals
  • Fluency in ASL and Written English
  • Knowledge of Deaf Culture
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork and leadership skills
  • Native or native-like fluency in American Sign Language required (Advanced+ SLPI Rating).
  • Completed ASL Coursework and AEBPD training
  • Compensation range is negotiable on the basis of experience and training.
  • Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available. 

SALARY AND BENEFITS
• Compensation range is negotiable on the basis of experience and training.
• Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

FACILITY TRADES SPECIALIST

SCHOOL-FACILITY TRADES SPECIALIST
FULL TIME

Closing Date: Until filled
Revised/Posted: June 30, 2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities-Security Services, performs a variety of tasks related to school buildings and equipment which includes troubleshooting, diagnosis of problem and resolution recommendations. Required to maintain all types of equipment with an ability to work on both minor and major renovations and repairs. The position includes surveying school utilities and services and responding to emergency calls.

PRIMARY DUTIES
• Provides repair services to maintain normal operation and responds to emergency calls for assistance throughout the physical plant.
• Maintains continuous functioning of utility systems. Contacts supervisor for advice, guidance or assistance regarding problems beyond ability.
• Carpentry and repairs to general, electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling and mechanical equipment.
• Performs preventative maintenance on HVAC systems and inspects, repairs and/or replaces filters. Checks all electrical equipments on campus such as pumps, blowers, air condiitoners and boilers.
• Aural and visual acuity required to detect malfunctioning equipment. Handles and manipulates tools and grounds equipment. Organizes tools, supplies and materials in an efficient manner.
• Work assignments include extensive walks; including stooping and climbing.
• Assists with facilities set-ups for meetings and events on campus
• Changes ballasts, installs new electrical lines inside and outside building according to state and local codes.
• On-call during heating season and on a rotating schedule with co-workers.
• Works with outside vendors on system repairs and servicing.
• Assists with preventive maintenance to include a system overview. Helps monitor energy usage and systems.
• Work with Director of Facilites to develop and maintain a provider maintenance plan.
• Assists with weather emergencies.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent certificate. Qualified applicants must also have a Connecticut Driver’s License and Electrician’s License. A working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and basic carpentry is required.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
• Compensation range is specified by school salary scale.
• Health insurance, retirement and other fringe benefits are available.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

ADULT SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR(S) 10 Week Schedule


ASD ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR

ADULT SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR(S)

TEMPORARY TEN-WEEK SCHEDULE


CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Sign Languages Services Program Manager, teaches sign language to community participants and ASD staff in the on-campus community sign language classes. For more information about the classes, click on: http://www.asd-1817.org/page.cfm?p=662

PRIMARY DUTIES
Assists with the development of curriculum, course content, and material development.
Networks with other staff and uses a variety of resources in teaching and helping people make connections.
Keeps attendance of class participants and provides evaluation forms for class assessment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Advanced to Superior ASL skills required. The ability to work as a team member. Knowledge of deafness and deaf culture. Experience teaching ASL to youth preferred.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

WEEKEND OVERNIGHT SUPERVISOR

WEEKEND OVERNIGHT
SUPERVISOR


CLOSING DATE: Until filled.

Rev/Posted: June 13, 2017


The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Director of Student Affairs and/or Associate Director of Student Affairs, the Weekend Overnight Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents during school and/or out-of-school hours and the assumption of other responsibilities as designated by the Assistant Deans of the PACES and Core Programs.

SCHEDULE

Friday and Saturday: 9:30 pm – 9:30 am
Sunday: 8:30 pm – 9:00 am 36.5 hrs/wk
PRIMARY DUTIES

• Responsible for hourly dorm checks.
• Act as point person for staff as needed.
Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must possess a High School Diploma, at least two years of college preferred. Four years of college or BA, a plus. Applicants should have prior experience in working with emotionally/behaviorally-disordered children and youth in a residential setting. Knowledge of behavior management techniques is preferred. PMT/CPR Training/Certification required for this DCF Licensed residential program. CEASD Dormitory Counselor Certificate is required no later than twelve (12) months after initial hire, or twenty four (24) months for applicants with HS diploma only. Good judgment, dependability. Ability to write reports, work as a team member, communicate with parents and other staff. Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL).

SALARY AND BENEFITS

• Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.
• Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

PER DIEM DRIVER

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
PER DIEM DRIVER

Closing Date: Until Filled
Rev/Posted: June 13, 2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Director of Student Affairs, drives school vehicle for the purpose of transporting students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Check and prepare vehicle for trip readiness (phones, credit cards, etc.)
• Safely drive students to and from home to school.
• Complete end of trip report.
• Participate in training as required by school.
• Communicate with students, staff, and parents as appropriate.
• Vehicle maintenance such as cleaning, transporting to service centers and/or state inspections.
• Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
State of Connecticut Driver’s License. CDL-C Commercial License with “V” Endorsement for Student Transportation Vehicles. Current Medical Card. Ability to load and unload luggage. Excellent driving record. Flexible hours (i.e. nights and weekends to fit the transportation needs of the school including evening field trips, sports away games- usually from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, quarterly tournaments occasionally out-of-state requiring overnight stay, unscheduled or last minute appointments etc.). Sign Language Skills preferred.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Hourly salary rate based on school salary scale.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

FULL-TIME DRIVER

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
FULL-TIME DRIVER

Closing Date: Until Filled
Rev/Posted: June 13, 2017


The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Director of Student Affairs, drives school vehicle for the purpose of transporting students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Check and prepare vehicle for trip readiness (phones, credit cards, etc.)
• Safely drive students to and from home to school.
• Complete end of trip report.
• Participate in training as required by school.
• Communicate with students, staff, and parents as appropriate.
• Vehicle maintenance such as cleaning, transporting to service centers and/or state inspections.
• Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
State of Connecticut Driver’s License. CDL-C Commercial License with “V” Endorsement for Student Transportation Vehicles. Current Medical Card. Ability to load and unload luggage. Excellent driving record. Flexible hours (i.e. nights and weekends to fit the transportation needs of the school including evening field trips, sports away games- usually from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, quarterly tournaments occasionally out-of-state requiring overnight stay, unscheduled or last minute appointments etc.). Sign Language Skills preferred.


SALARY AND BENEFITS
Hourly salary rate based on school salary scale.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

DEAN OF STUDENTS

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

DEAN OF STUDENTS

CLOSING DATE: Until filled. REV: 06/12/2017
POST: 06/12/2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges(NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

Under the supervision of the Director of Student Affairs, or designee, the Dean of Students, is responsible for managing one component of the residential life program for a number of behaviorally disordered deaf adolescents. Responsible for supervision of some Residential Counselors and residential programming. This management position plans and directs an educationally enriching program.

PRIMARY DUTIES

Design and overall implementation of a residential life curriculum that provides recreational experiences, life experiences, practical living skills, informal counseling, and appropriate behavioral models and intervention to behaviorally disordered, deaf young adolescents.
Supervision of Residential Counselor staff, including participation in interviewing candidates for employment, conducting staff evaluations, making recommendations for personnel actions, and devising work schedules and assignments and planning and carrying into staff development.
Responsible for the direct supervision of emotionally/behaviorally disordered deaf children and youth, including meals.
Overall implementation of behavior management system, including use of time-out room and physical restraint as needed, and provision at record keeping and monitoring all systems, including dispensing medication as needed.
Evaluation of student progress and preparation of progress reports as required by school policy and state regulation.

 


Dean of Students

Primary Duties (continued)


Meet regularly with program supervisor and program staff to review student progress, schedule, and program goals and collaborate with others as needed.
Work cooperatively with support staff and consultants in planning and implementing milieu approach in the residence.
Work cooperatively with Director of Student Affairs, counseling staff and program supervisor in implementing affective education curriculum.
Plan, attend and participate in school, department and parent meetings, develop and implement parent communication program, house visitation program and parent sign language program.
Attend and participate in in-service training programs provided by program and school.
Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Master’s Degree preferred.
Applicants should have prior experience in working with emotionally/behaviorally-disordered children and youth in a residential setting.
Knowledge of or willingness to learn Behavior Management Techniques is required.
Applicants must have a competency in sign language and leadership ability.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

• Compensation range is specified by education and experience.
• Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

DEAN OF STUDENTS – WEEKEND DAYS

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

DEAN OF STUDENTS – WEEKEND DAYS

CLOSING DATE: Until filled. REV: 06/12/2017
POST: 06/12/2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges(NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

Under the supervision of the Director of Student Affairs, or designee, the Dean of Students, is responsible for managing one component of the residential life program for a number of behaviorally disordered deaf adolescents. Responsible for supervision of some Residential Counselors and residential programming. This management position plans and directs an educationally enriching program.

PRIMARY DUTIES

Design and overall implementation of a residential life curriculum that provides recreational experiences, life experiences, practical living skills, informal counseling, and appropriate behavioral models and intervention to behaviorally disordered, deaf young adolescents.
Supervision of Residential Counselor staff, including participation in interviewing candidates for employment, conducting staff evaluations, making recommendations for personnel actions, and devising work schedules and assignments and planning and carrying into staff development.
Responsible for the direct supervision of emotionally/behaviorally disordered deaf children and youth, including meals.
Overall implementation of behavior management system, including use of time-out room and physical restraint as needed, and provision at record keeping and monitoring all systems, including dispensing medication as needed.
Evaluation of student progress and preparation of progress reports as required by school policy and state regulation.


Dean of Students – Weekend Days

Primary Duties (continued)


Meet regularly with program supervisor and program staff to review student progress, schedule, and program goals and collaborate with others as needed.
Work cooperatively with support staff and consultants in planning and implementing milieu approach in the residence.
Work cooperatively with Director of Student Affairs, counseling staff and program supervisor in implementing affective education curriculum.
Plan, attend and participate in school, department and parent meetings, develop and implement parent communication program, house visitation program and parent sign language program.
Attend and participate in in-service training programs provided by program and school.
Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

SCHEDULE Friday: 12:00 pm – 10:45 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 10:45 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm 36.5 hrs/wk

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, Master’s Degree preferred.
Applicants should have prior experience in working with emotionally/behaviorally-disordered children and youth in a residential setting.
Knowledge of or willingness to learn Behavior Management Techniques is required.
Applicants must have a competency in sign language and leadership ability.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

• Compensation range is specified by education and experience.
• Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

Lead Teacher - Tiger Cubs Daycare

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
LEAD TEACHER – TIGER CUBS DAYCARE
12 MONTH SCHEDULE

Closing Date: Until Filled
Rev/Posted: May 30, 2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the direction of the Supervisor of Early Childhood Services, assists in overseeing, planning, organizing, and the implementation of early childhood education services for children from ages Birth to Three.

PRIMARY DUTIES
• Participate in creating and delegate component pre-service training. Implement Creative Curriculum and bilingual language curricula in the early childhood setting.
• Perform the functions of this position with a strong understanding of the CTELDS and Creative Curriculum Standards and the component plans. A thorough knowledge and application of Developmentally Appropriate Practices.
• Guide and facilitate activities of the children; including daily activities, selecting and arranging equipment and materials in the classroom.
• Cooperate with other staff and classroom groups to maintain the smooth functioning of the program.
• Use home visits and parent conferences to discuss the child's individual development and progress. Assist the parents in developing observational skills and solicit parent observations.
• Meet regularly with the Supervisor of Early Childhood Services to exchange information pertinent to the identification and services of children with disabilities.
• Attend staff training and meetings, and parent meetings as requested;
• Works with Teacher Assistant and volunteers to use and develop their skills and abilities in planning and carrying out classroom activities.
• Maintain a safe and healthy classroom environment. Assure that classroom equipment, furniture, materials, and supplies are properly maintained and stored.
• Assist in implementing children's I.F.S.P. (Individual Family Service Plan).
• Complete and submit required forms and records in a timely and accurate fashion.
• Deliver pre-service training sessions to staff and parent.
• Run parent and child playgroup sessions weekly.
• Provide a minimum of two child development workshops to staff and/or parents.
• Assure that files are complete, accurate, and confidentially maintained.
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or child development. State of Connecticut Lead Teacher License. Experience working in an early childhood setting. Proficient in American Sign Language and knowledge of duel language theory with a commitment to a bilingual approach (ASL and English). Knowledge and experience in best practices of early childhood education, deaf education and developmentally appropriate practice, and bilingual education. Education or experience in collaborating with parents in the education of their children. Trained to be a Service Coordinator for Birth toThree agencies.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Compensation range is based on school’s salary scales.
Retirement, group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

PRINCIPAL

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
PRINCIPAL

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners. ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES
The American School for the Deaf currently seeks a dynamic and progressive individual for the position of Principal for campus programs. The successful candidate will exercise leadership, supervision, and administrative skills to promote academic, social and emotional development of each student.

PRIMARY DUTIES
The successful candidate will possess and effectively articulate:
• Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of pedagogy, curriculum and assessment that supports student learning for deaf and/or hard of hearing students
• Ability to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL)
• Current data and researched-based focus on student achievement
• Knowledge of bi-lingual (ASL/English) education philosophy and implications for instruction
• Strong background in literacy and mathematics instruction across the curriculum
• Strong technology skills
• A commitment to the achievement of all students
• Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and parents to improve student performance
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing with a variety of constituents

REQUIRED SKILLS
• The ability to ensure high standards for student achievement grounded in twenty-first century skills
• Experience with leading collaborative staff learning (and PLCs)
• Effective interpersonal and leadership skills; experience facilitating communications between divergent groups and in group decision-making
• Evidence of building positive interdepartmental relationships and parent collaboration
• Demonstrated success in the development, evaluation and implementation of curriculum and instruction and implementing Common Core State Standards
• Working knowledge of and training in the use of the Connecticut’s Teacher Evaluation Model (SEED)
• Experience in designing interventions for struggling students
• Ability to effectively and efficiently moderate PPT meetings with visiting school district personnel
• Evidence of using data to inform instructional structures, processes, and improvements
• Excellent communication skills including the effective utilization of computers, technology and information management tools
• Experience working with students with multiple disabilities in addition to deafness
• Experience in developing and managing program budgets
• Willingness to work collaboratively with other departmental administrators and instructional coordinators

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must possess the CT Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor Certification (092); Also Deaf Education (057) or Special Education (165). The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success as a school administrator; at least 3-5 years of successful administrative leadership at all levels (elementary through high school).

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Compensation range is based on school’s salary scales.
Retirement, group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available. 

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

REGISTERED NURSE - STUDENT HEALTH CENTER - PER DIEM

REGISTERED NURSE

STUDENT HEALTH CENTER
PER DIEM

CLOSING DATE:
REV: 2/22/2017
POST: 2/22/2017

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Director of the Student Health Center and the Student Health Center Medical Director, provides nursing care to students and staff.

PRIMARY DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Director of the Student Health Center:

Responsible for medication administration and documentation for all students.
Assists Medical Director as needed.
Addresses student’s medical and emergent needs.
Provision of care of in-patient students.
Annual student screenings and documentation.
Change of shift responsibilities.
Serves as a member of the Student Health Center Team.
Assists Director of Student Health Center with paper work when requested.
Other related duties as assigned.


Applicant must possess a current Connecticut License as a Registered Nurse and be CPR certified. Three years of prior school nurse experience preferred. Applicant must have the ability to use sign language or willingness to learn. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Applicant must be able to function independently following standing orders and procedures.
SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary negotiable based on experience and educational background.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:   

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

Substitute Teacher Pre-K - 12

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
PRE K - 12

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the departmental principal, instructs students in academic subjects to include regular, and/or PACES students.

PRIMARY DUTIES

Teaches a variety of academic subjects, including functional and applied academics.
Prepares appropriate materials and lesson plans.
Writes report cards, progress reports and other documents, as needed.
Assists in developing I.E.P.s and participates in PPT meetings, child staffings and other meetings.
Evaluates and reports on student performance using both standard and teacher made assessments.
Participates in school curriculum planning, development and revision.
Implements behavior management programs as necessary.
Participates in staff development, may serve as organizational advisor.
Participates in departmental, school-wide committee work, curriculum work.
Directs the work of Teacher Aides and Residential Counselors in the classroom.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Teacher - 2 -


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf/Special Education (dual certification preferred), and appropriate State of CT Teacher Certification; (057 and/or 065). Good judgment. Ability to work in a collaborative team setting. Ability to work flexible hours when needed. Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Education or Special Education will be considered.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Compensation range based on School’s salary scales.
(b) Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available

HOW TO APPLY

 

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

 

Or Mail to:  

 

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

 

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

 

Athletic Vacancies

DRIVER – PER DIEM: NEW ENGLAND AND NEW YORK

DRIVER – PER DIEM: NEW ENGLAND AND NEW YORK

CLOSING DATE: Until filled.
REV: 09/14/2015
POST: 09/14/2015

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, drives school vehicle for the purpose of transporting students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

• Check and prepare vehicle for trip readiness (phones, credit cards, etc.)

• Safely drive students to and from home to school.

• Complete end of trip report.

• Participate in training as required by school.

• Communicate with students, staff, and parents as appropriate.

• Vehicle maintenance such as cleaning, transporting to service centers and/or state inspections.

• Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

State of Connecticut Driver’s License. CDL-C Commercial License with “V” Endorsement for Student Transportation Vehicles. Current Medical Card. Ability to load and unload luggage. Excellent driving record. Flexible hours (i.e. nights and weekends to fit the transportation needs of the school including evening field trips, sports away games- usually from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, quarterly tournaments occasionally out-of-state requiring overnight stay, unscheduled or last minute appointments etc.). Sign Language Skills preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Hourly salary rate based on school salary scale.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org

Or Mail to: 

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.

 

ADULT SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR(S) Part Time

ADULT SIGN LANGUAGE CLASS INSTRUCTOR(S)
TEMPORARY TEN-WEEK SCHEDULE

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

REV: 6/27/2016

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools. There is also much to do in West Hartford. There is a wide array of parks and recreation. There are pools and hiking trails. There are historic sites to visit as well. If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES Under the supervision of the Sign Languages Services Program Manager, teaches sign language to community participants and ASD staff in the on-campus community sign language classes. For more information about the classes, click on: http://www.asd-1817.org/page.cfm?p=662

PRIMARY DUTIES Assists with the development of curriculum, course content, and material development. Networks with other staff and uses a variety of resources in teaching and helping people make connections. Keeps attendance of class participants and provides evaluation forms for class assessment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced to Superior ASL skills required.
  • The ability to work as a team member.
  • Knowledge of deafness and deaf culture.
  • Experience teaching ASL to youth preferred

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to:  

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org

Or Mail to: 

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.



SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AIDE 2016-2017

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AIDE

2016-2017

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Principal, Assistant Principal and the classroom teacher, provides one-on-one and/or group supervision within a small group setting.  During non-instructional time, accompanies student, assists with record keeping and preparation of materials. 

PRIMARY DUTIES

  1. Works with classroom teacher to strengthen and reinforce students’ learning.
  2. Monitors behavior of student(s) in a group setting, supervises student’s arrival and dismissal as well as lunch. 
  3. Meets with teacher and/or supervisor regularly to discuss questions and/or concerns, and follows appropriate intervention plan.
  4. Prepares materials, maintains student’s records and assists with special projects.
  5. Implements behavior management plan that may include CPI techniques. 
  6. Participates in staff training and staff meetings as needed. 
  7. May serve as a substitute teacher, may assist with routine medication or medical assistance on field trips or during school time, recess, lunch duties. 
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent certificate. Applicants must have a general knowledge of deafness and have manual communication skills.  Previous experience in a residential or day program for deaf children is highly desirable. 

SALARY AND BENEFITS 

(a) Compensation range is specified by school salary schedule.                                                                                                                       

(b) Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available to eligible staff.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

CAMP NURSE – CAMP ISOLA BELLA

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

CAMP NURSE – CAMP ISOLA BELLA – SALISBURY, CT

CLOSING DATE: Until filled.
REV: 02/03/2017
POST: 02/03/2017

Nestled in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains on Twin Lakes, Salisbury, Connecticut, “Isola Bella” means Beautiful Island in Italian. Isola Bella was bequeathed to The American School by the late Ferrari Ward and his wife, Muriel Alvord Ward. Both were members of the ASD Board of Directors and Mrs. Ward was the first woman to serve on the board. Through this wonderful gift, the American School became the United States’ first school for the deaf to offer a summer program for hearing impaired youngsters and is the only camp for deaf children in Southern New England. Isola Bella is a scenic island estate that has been turned into a recreational/residential summer camp for deaf children ranging in age from 6 years to 18 years old. A wide variety of activities are offered depending on camper’s skill and interest level. Some of these activities include: archery, arts & crafts, camp studies, swimming, sailing and canoeing, water skiing, overnight camping, hiking, team and non-competitive games and a variety of special trips and projects. The philosophy of the program is “learning through experience.”
SCOPE OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of the Camp Director provides medical/nursing care to deaf and hearing impaired campers ages six to eighteen at summer camp.
PRIMARY DUTIES

• Shall have primary responsibility for the health/welfare of all campers and staff.
• Shall follow current standing orders.
• Shall maintain and operate the infirmary.
• Shall maintain accurate, up-to-date logs of any and all treatments rendered and have the logs signed by an assigned Doctor weekly.
• Shall supervise ill or injured campers and staff.
• Shall hold and dispense all medications to campers as directed by their physicians
• Shall hold all medications for staff.
• Shall develop charts of any and all medical problems to be shared with the Director and appropriate staff while abiding by confidentiality rules.
• Shall instruct staff members in how to respond in emergency medical situations.
• Shall cooperate with Camp Director in processing medical reports, insurance reports, and communicating with parents.
• Shall perform other related duties as directed by the Director.

 


Isola Bella Camp Nurse
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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be 21 or older, must be certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and must be an RN with an active Connecticut registration or an active temporary Connecticut registration. Ability to use or the willingness to learn sign language is required.
SALARY RANGE

• Negotiable on the basis of experience and training.
• Employment dates June 17th to July 31st 2017

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER PRE K - 12

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.  ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

 

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools.  There is also much to do in West Hartford.  There is a wide array of parks and recreation.  There are pools and hiking trails.  There are historic sites to visit as well.  If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

 

SCOPE OF DUTIES

 

Under the supervision of the departmental principal, instructs students in academic subjects to include regular, and/or PACES students.        

                                         

PRIMARY DUTIES                                            

 

  • Teaches a variety of academic subjects, including functional and applied academics.
  • Prepares appropriate materials and lesson plans.
  • Writes report cards, progress reports and other documents, as needed.
  • Assists in developing I.E.P.s and participates in PPT meetings, child staffings and other meetings.
  • Evaluates and reports on student performance using both standard and teacher made assessments.
  • Participates in school curriculum planning, development and revision.
  • Implements behavior management programs as necessary.
  • Participates in staff development, may serve as organizational advisor.
  • Participates in departmental, school-wide committee work, curriculum work.
  • Directs the work of Teacher Aides and Residential Counselors in the classroom.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

Master’s Degree in Education of the Deaf/Special Education (dual certification preferred), and appropriate State of CT Teacher Certification; (057 and/or 065).  Good judgment.  Ability to work in a collaborative team setting.  Ability to work flexible hours when needed.   Bachelor’s Degree in Deaf Education or Special Education will be considered.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

  • Compensation range based on School’s salary scales.   
  • Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AIDE

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is the oldest school for the deaf, founded in 1817 by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. The American School for the Deaf is committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing infants, youth and their families in development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life utilizing specially designed instruction through an American Sign Language and English Bilingual Approach, empowering them to become educated and self-directed life-long learners.  ASD is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), as well as the Conference of Educational Administrators of School Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

ASD is located in West Hartford, a town recognized as one of the top ten towns for raising families. West Hartford residents value education, evidenced by the high quality of public and private schools.  There is also much to do in West Hartford.  There is a wide array of parks and recreation.  There are pools and hiking trails.  There are historic sites to visit as well.  If shopping is on the list then Blue Back Square, located in the center of town, offers many retail stores and a variety of restaurants to satisfy everyone.

SCOPE OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of a classroom teacher and/or building principal, provides direct and indirect services to deaf and hard of hearing children with mandated IEP support.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Assists classroom teacher with the implementation of daily instructional, supervisory, behavior and physical management activities.
  • Tutors individual and small groups of students.
  • Under the direction of the teacher, prepares learning activities and makes materials.
  • May assist the nurse with routine medication or medical assistance on field trips or during school time, recess, lunch duties.
  • May change diapers, assist with feeding, and clean food spills.
  • Must lift child and be able to physically transport reasonable distances. Must be able to implement specialized lifting and walking strategies (follow up on OT/PT strategies).
  • Tactile communication.
  • Assist with the implementation of the IEP across all settings.
  • Assist with general supervision for non-academic activities.
  • For PMT purposes must be able to lift 50 LB.
  • Serves as a lead TA that carries out the above duties but will rotate among the mandated students within the class under the direction of a supervisor and/or teachers.
  • Attend required workshops.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent certificate. Applicants must have a general knowledge of deafness and have manual communication skills.  Previous experience in a residential or day program for deaf children is highly desirable. 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Compensation range is specified by union contract. 
    • Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.

HOW TO APPLY

Download ASD application and email the application with resume and cover letter to: 

darlene.smith@asd-1817.org 

Or Mail to:  

Human Resources
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107-1269
FAX: 860-570-1832

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

 

History of ASD

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