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

TEACHER (PACES: Expanded Autism Program)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

TEACHER
(PACES: Expanded Autism Program)

PRE K - 12
Closing Date: Until Filled
Revised/Posted: August 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.

PRIMARY DUTIES

• Teaches a variety of academic subjects.
• 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 staffing and other meetings.
• Evaluates and reports on student performance using evidence-based assessments.
• Participates in school curriculum development.
• Implements behavior intervention plans as necessary.
• Participates in staff development.
• Participates in departmental, school-wide committee work.
• Directs the work of Teacher Aides and/or Residential Counselors in the classroom.
• Ability to integrate ASL and augmentative communication strategies, (ACC) into instruction.
• 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).
• Experience working with students who are on the autism spectrum.
• Ability to work in a collaborative team setting. Ability to work flexible hours when needed.
• Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL).

SALARY AND BENEFITS

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

HOW TO APPLY

Send resume and letter of application to:

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

You can also email a letter of interest and resume to:

Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org 

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.

 

 

 

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR Weekday Overnight


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR
Weekday Overnight
CLOSING DATE: Until filled. REV: 7/24/2017
POST: 7/24/2017

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 Student Affairs and/or Associate Director of Student Affairs, the Residential Counselor is responsible for the supervision of children and adolescents during weekday overnight hours and the assumption of other responsibilities as designated by the Assistant Deans of the PACES and Core Programs.

SCHEDULE Monday: 11:15 pm – 8:30 am
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:45 pm – 8:15 am Thursday: 11:15 pm – 8:30 am 36.5 hrs/wk

PRIMARY DUTIES
Responsible for the supervision of emotionally/behaviorally-disordered deaf children and youth during in or out-of-school hours, including meals.
Planning and carrying out activities designed to promote personal and social growth.
Responsible for encouraging to students to maintain good personal hygiene and attire, including bathing and feeding.
Assist students with mobility.
Encourage students to engage in extra-curricular activities.
Implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS).
Participation in planning and staff conferences with academic and residential staff.
Participation in staff training and in-service activities, including Physical/Psychological Management Training (PMT) workshops.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular and frequent basis.
Responsible for reports and daily logs.
Works cooperatively with all residential staff and support staff.
Must be able to communicate with students using American Sign Language.
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.

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

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and letter of application to:

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

You can also email a letter of interest and resume to:

Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org 

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.

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR Weekend Overnight

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR
Weekend Overnight
CLOSING DATE: Until filled. REV: 7/24/2017
POST: 7/24/2017

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 Student Affairs and/or Associate Director of Student Affairs, the Residential Counselor is responsible for the supervision of children and adolescents during weekend overnight 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 the supervision of emotionally/behaviorally-disordered deaf children and youth during in or out-of-school hours, including meals.
Planning and carrying out activities designed to promote personal and social growth.
Responsible for encouraging to students to maintain good personal hygiene and attire, including bathing and feeding.
Assist students with mobility.
Encourage students to engage in extra-curricular activities.
Implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS).
Participation in planning and staff conferences with academic and residential staff.
Participation in staff training and in-service activities, including Physical/Psychological Management Training (PMT) workshops.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular and frequent basis.
Responsible for reports and daily logs.
Works cooperatively with all residential staff and support staff.
Must be able to communicate with students using American Sign Language.
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.

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

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and letter of application to:

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

You can also email a letter of interest and resume to:

Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org 

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

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT


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 Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.

PRIMARY DUTIES

• Teaches a variety of academic and/or vocational subjects.
• 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 evidence-based assessments.
• Participates in school curriculum development.
• Implements behavior intervention plans.
• Participates in staff development.
• Directs the work of Teacher Aides and/or Residential Counselors in the classroom.
• Instruct students using an ASL/English Bilingual approach.
• 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).
• Ability to work in a collaborative team setting. Ability to work flexible hours when needed.
• Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL). ASLPI rated preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

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

HOW TO APPLY

Send resume and letter of application to:

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

You can also email a letter of interest and resume to:

Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

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.

 

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

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

The first school for the deaf in the United States, ASD has a rich history.

Learn More

Support the School

There are many ways to support the school and Every Gift Counts.

Learn More

Tiger Sports

Program featuring competitive teams in seven sports and membership in the Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association.

Learn More

Sign Language Classes

ASD offers community sign classes three times a year for adults, youth, and babies.

Learn More

Upcoming Events
    • FriOct27 ASD Homecoming
    • FriOct27 ASD Homecoming
    • ThuNov02 Speakers Bureau - Deaf Run Businesses and Organizations GCEC Cafeteria
powered by finalsite