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Employment Opportunities

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is currently seeking exceptional individuals who will bring professionalism, expertise, enthusiasm and dedication to the school. Ideal candidates will have a proven track record of success and will fully support ASD’s mission, staff, and students.
The American School for the Deaf (ASD) maintains written Job Descriptions for most jobs. The Job Description is a guide to the basic and essential functions of each job; it is not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities. These Descriptions are revised to meet the changing needs of ASD at the sole discretion of the senior management team.

Openings

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  • Associate Director - Student Life

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - Student Life

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled

    REV:              09/01/2022
    POST:            09/01/2022

    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:
    The Associate Director of Student Life, reporting directly to the Executive Director, or designee, assists in providing academic, social, emotional, and life planning growth for students, active learning environments, school-dorm collaboration and curriculum infusion, residence maintenance and programs, afterschool programs, and other services based on best practices/concepts in student development and K-12 education.  

    PRIMARY DUTIES
    :

    •    Collaborates with other Associate Director in supervision of staff and activities of the following departments: Residential Life; Core, PACES, International, Athletics, and Transportation.
    •    Through partnership with school leaders, provides leadership in creating and facilitating an effective living-learning environment for students by school-dorm/after school activity collaboration and curriculum infusion in residence halls. 
    •    Establish a safe and nurturing residential environment for students to live and learn.
    •    Supervises Athletic Director in the management of all sports related activities, including but not limited to:  team sports, clubs, travel teams. Will attend off campus tournaments as needed.
    •    Collaborates with the Deans in developing all dorm-related activities.
    •    Will aid in coordinating and providing internal training programs for Residential staff, including both mandated and non-mandated professional development.  
    •    Participates in research activities and program evaluations projects as requested.
    •    Serves as essential personnel and responds to emergency situations according to set policies and procedures.
    •    Will coordinate with the other Associate Director of Student Life for on-call presence on campus.
    •    Complies with licensing requirements for both the Core and PACES residential program, including Connecticut DCF and Connecticut DDS, as well as other state licensing requirements.
    •    Assists with the ASD International Student Program, including housing, medical, transportation, staffing, and activities. 
    •    Schedule for this position will be 1:00pm – 9:00pm, Monday through Friday, with alternating weekend hours.  
    •    Other related duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    •    Excellent communication skills
    •    Ability to utilize good judgement and tact
    •    Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
    •    High degree of attention to detail
    •    Excellent time management skills
    •    Practices discretion and maintains strict confidentiality
    •    Ability to work in a collaborative setting    

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    •    Bachelor’s degree in education, clinical, or human services field or equivalent experience required. Master’s degree preferred. 
    •    Strong background in Mental Health or Psychology highly desirable. 
    •    Minimum of seven years’ experience in a program for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and youth, or in a related field; five of those years in a supervisory capacity.  
    •    Demonstrated administrative and supervisory skills are required.  Must be willing to travel.  
    •    Certified Trainer in PMT and CPR or commitment to become certified.   
    •    Ability to work flexible hours when needed.  
    •    Sign Language proficiency is required.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    •    Compensation range is based on experience and available upon request
    •    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available.  
    •    $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application 
    Send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org or you can mail your application to: 
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
        
    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
  • Coordinator of Student Support Services - Core Program

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    COORDINATOR OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
    CORE PROGRAM

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:            09/13/2022
    POST:          09/13/2022

    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 School Principal or Designee, the Coordinator of Student Support Services assists with daily operations and efficient management of the school.  The Coordinator of Student Support Services is responsible for student safety in order to enhance the overall school culture and maximize student engagement and learning

    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                             
    •    Maintains and supports PBIS expectations in the school program.  May manage, organize and participate in student behavioral issues and restorative practices. This includes documentation for the school and state. 
    •    Recommends, administers, and enforces building policies and procedures related to student behaviors.  
    •    Provides coaching support to faculty for developing and implementing school-wide PBIS expectations.
    •    Organizes and coordinates academic intervention programs for students including working lunch and assigned study halls and in-school suspension when applicable.
    •    Maintains student files and exercises appropriate leadership in processing student concerns including accurate record keeping of infractions of ASD’s Student Code of Conduct.
    •    Communicates with parents regarding student concerns and school events.
    •    Oversees bus arrivals and dismissals.
    •    Supervises and evaluates Teacher Aides
    •    Posts daily announcements through email and TVs by 8:15am.
    •    Sends daily school log to school personnel and dorm staff.
    •    Participates in student harassment training and manages student incidents as appropriate
    •    Manages lunch duty staffing schedule.
    •    Manages playground area: safety and maintenance reports as needed.
    •    Coordinates release time activities.
    •    Assists in the planning and implementation of the school’s emergency preparedness program.
    •    Serves as a member of the Positive Behavioral Supports Intervention Strategy (PBIS) leadership team.
    •    Coordinates supporting cultural and extracurricular events that enhance the student experience-PBIS privileges, fun school-day events, etc.
    •    Provides school tours upon request.
    •    Serves as a member of the mid-management team.
    •    Will be required to work an additional 8 days per year to provide vacation and holiday coverage in dorms
    •    Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
    •    Strong time management and organizational skills
    •    Ability to prioritize tasks
    •    Ability to utilize good judgement
    •    Ability to be flexible with schedule
    •    Excellent interpersonal skills
    •    Ability to adapt and innovate.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    •    Bachelor’s Degree in Education of the Deaf or related field preferred. 
    •    Minimum of five years’ experience in a deaf education environment.  
    •    ASL proficiency required

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    •    Compensation range is specified by experience.  
    •    Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.
    •    This is an Exempt position. 11 months/221 days: Non-collective bargaining.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:

    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
  • Dean of Students - 2nd Shift

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    DEAN OF STUDENTS -Second Shift

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:              08/31/2022
    POST:            08/31/2022
    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 Associate Director(s) of Student Life, or designee, the Dean of Students, is responsible for managing the residential life program for a number of behaviorally involved deaf, and hard of hearing students, and our students in the Autism expansion program. Responsible for supervision of Residential Counselors and residential programming.  This management position plans and directs an educationally enriching program. 

    PRIMARY DUTIES:   
    •    Implement a residential life curriculum that provides recreational experiences, life experiences, practical living skills, informal counseling, and appropriate behavioral models and intervention to behaviorally involved, deaf and hard of hearing young students, and students in the Autistic Expansion program.
    •    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 oversight of staff who supervise students  in the residential program.   
    •    Oversight of implementation of behavior management system, including use of time-out room and protective holds as needed 
    •    Evaluation of student progress and preparation of progress reports as required by school policy and state regulatory agencies.
    •    Meet regularly with Associate Director(s) 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 Associate Director(s), counseling staff and program supervisors in implementing effective 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:
    •    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree preferred.  
    •    Applicants should have prior experience in working with emotionally/behaviorally-disordered children and youth in a residential setting; minimum five (5) years experience preferred. 
    •    Knowledge of or willingness to learn Behavior Management Techniques is required. 
    •    Certified Trainer in PMT and CPR or commitment to become certified.  
    •    Applicants must have a competency in sign language and leadership ability. 

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    •    Excellent communication skills
    •    Ability to utilize good judgement and tact
    •    Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
    •    Demonstrate leadership ability
    •    Excellent time management skills
    •    Practices discretion and maintains strict confidentiality
    •    Ability to work in a collaborative setting    

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    •    Compensation range is based on experience and available upon request
    •    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available.  
    •    $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application.
    Send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
        
    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
  • Dean of Students - Weekend Day

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    DEAN OF STUDENTS - Weekend Days

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:            08/31/2022
    POST:          08/31/2022

    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 Associate Director(s) of Student Life, or designee, the Dean of Students, is responsible for managing the residential life program for a number of behaviorally involved deaf , and hard of hearing students,  and our students in the Autism expansion program. Responsible for supervision of Residential Counselors and residential programming.  This management position plans and directs an educationally enriching program. 

    PRIMARY DUTIES:  
    •    Implement a residential life curriculum that provides recreational experiences, life experiences, practical living skills, informal counseling, and appropriate behavioral models and intervention to behaviorally involved, deaf and hard of hearing young students, and students in the Autistic Expansion program.
    •    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 oversight of staff who supervise students in the residential program.   
    •    Oversight of implementation of behavior management system, including use of time-out room and protective holds as needed 
    •    Evaluation of student progress and preparation of progress reports as required by school policy and state regulatory agencies.
    •    Meet regularly with Associate Director(s) 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 Associate Director(s), counseling staff and program supervisors in implementing effective 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
    •    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience required. Master’s Degree preferred.  
    •    Applicants should have prior experience in working with emotionally/behaviorally-disordered children and youth in a residential setting; minimum five (5) years experience preferred. 
    •    Knowledge of or willingness to learn Behavior Management Techniques is required. 
    •    Certified Trainer in PMT and CPR or commitment to become certified.  
    •    Applicants must have a competency in sign language and leadership ability. 

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    •    Excellent communication skills
    •    Ability to utilize good judgement and tact
    •    Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
    •    Demonstrate leadership ability
    •    Excellent time management skills
    •    Practices discretion and maintains strict confidentiality
    •    Ability to work in a collaborative setting    

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    •    Compensation range is based on experience and available upon request
    •    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available.  
    •    $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application. 
    Send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org or you can mail your application to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
        
    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
  • School Psychologist

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:            07/05/2022
    POST:          07/05/2022

    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 Assistant Executive Director, the School Psychologist will deliver comprehensive school psychological services to include evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention, consultation with staff and parents, individual work with children and families for problem solving, prevention strategies, and education for staff and parents. The School Psychologist will work to ensure that the students learn in a safe, healthy, and supportive environment. 

    PRIMARY DUTIES:
    •    Provides school psychological services to Deaf and Hard-of Hearing students;
    •    Evaluates individual students using a variety of assessment methods including testing, observation, interviewing and the review of existing data to determine students’ educational needs, as per the IEP.
    •    Uses data to design academic and behavioral interventions and monitor their success.
    •    Writes clear, concise, and meaningful reports, with recommendations for effective program planning.
    •    Participates in the development, implementation, monitoring, maintenance, review and evaluation of the individual education program (IEP) for each student as appropriate.
    •    Consults with parents or guardians, teachers, and administrators to help with problem solving in the home, classroom, and school.
    •    Conducts Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and develops Behavior Intervention Plans.
    •    Designs, implements, and monitors research-based school-wide universal supports for fostering positive student behavior.
    •    Provides individual, group, classroom and family counseling to help students perform better socially, emotionally, and academically.
    •    Conducts risk assessments and provides crisis intervention, when needed.
    •    Serves as a member of the Admissions Team.
    •    Provides in-service training to staff and presentations to parents.
    •    Works with parent and community organizations to promote parent-school collaboration and act as a resource for educational or psychological knowledge.
    •    Remains current on research and information in the field of school psychology and education and have a commitment to continuing education.
    •    Collaborates with other members of the psychological and counseling team to promote learning, high expectations for excellence and a sense of caring, safety and community throughout the school.
    •    Willing to provide emergency coverage during  evenings and weekends, on a rotating basis. 
    •    Other related duties as assigned

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
    •    Demonstrates knowledge theories, best practices, and techniques appropriate to school psychology and student services.
    •    Ability to focus on the needs of diverse learners and consider student developmental characteristics, cultural and environmental milieu, socioeconomic level, strengths, and weaknesses when planning for psychological services.
    •    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    •    Excellent time management skills. 
    •    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    •    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    •    Applicants must have completed a planned program of study in school psychology at an accredited institution with at least 60 graduate credits and completion of a full year supervised school psychology internship. 
    •    Must be eligible for certification
    •    ASL proficiency preferred

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    •    Compensation range is specified by experience.  
    •    Group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.
    •    12 months: Non-collective bargaining.
    •    $1000 sign on bonus after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:

    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891
  • Teacher (PACES: Extended Autism Program)

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    Teacher (PACES: Extended Autism Programs) 

    CLOSING DATE: Until filled
    POST: 07/19/2022

    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.

    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 the Professional Union pay scale.
    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available
    $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.
  • Teacher - Prek - Grade 12

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    Teacher: PreK-Grade 12 
    CLOSING DATE: Until filled
    POST:  09/06/2022

    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. 
    Position: Teacher
    Supervisor: Principal
    Description: Full time – 10 Months Benefits Eligible Exempt

    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 staffing 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 to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL).ASLPI rated preferred.

    Salary and Benefits

    • Compensation range is based on the Professional Union salary scale.
    • Retirement, group health insurance and other fringe benefits are available.
    • $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org 

    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive system, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing).     
  • Registered Nurse - Full Time

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    REGISTERED NURSE – Full Time

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            09/02/2022            
    POST:          09/02/2022

    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 the Student Health Center and the Student Health Center Medical Consultant, the nurse will provide medical care to students and staff.        
                                              
    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                        
    •    Responsible for medication administration and documentation for all students.
    •    Assists Medical Consultant 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.  

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
    •    Ability to think analytically, critically and reflectively.
    •    Ability to practice nursing that meets the needs of clients cared for using logical thinking and accurate nursing skills.
    •    Proficient with integrating professional knowledge into practice.
    •    Ability to assess and manage crises.
    •    Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect the client's right to privacy.
    •    Ability to function independently following standing orders and procedures. 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    •    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. 

    SALARY:
    •    Compensation range is based on experience and available upon request
    •    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available.  
    •    $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application. You can send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org

    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
  • Registered Nurse - Per Diem

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    REGISTERED NURSE – PER DIEM

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            07/19/2022            
    POST:          07/19/2022

    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 the Student Health Center and the Student Health Center Medical Consultant, the nurse will provide medical care to students and staff.        
                                             
    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                         
      •    Responsible for medication administration and          documentation for all students.
    •    Assists Medical Consultant 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.  

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
    •    Ability to think analytically, critically and reflectively.
    •    Ability to practice nursing that meets the needs of clients cared for using logical thinking and accurate nursing skills.
    •    Proficient with integrating professional knowledge into practice.
    •    Ability to assess and manage crises.
    •    Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect the client's right to privacy.
    •    Ability to function independently following standing orders and procedures. 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    •    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. 

    SALARY:
    •    Compensation range is specified by experience.  
    •    Per Diem (as needed basis)

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
  • ASL Interpreter - Per Diem

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    ASL INTERPRETER – PER DIEM

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:            09/02/2022
    POST:          09/02/2022

    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: 
    Reporting to the Supervisor of ASD Interpreting, the ASL Interpreter will be assigned to a variety of work and interpreting situations. The ASL Interpreter will interpret accurately and completely, conveying the content and spirit of the original message, taking into consideration the cultural context that is responsive to the demands of the situation (in-person and/or virtual). 

    PRIMARY DUTIES:
    •    Provide communication access for students, staff, administration, and guests of ASD by using formative linguistic, cultural, and life experiences.
    •    Perform as an ASL Interpreter and support effective and equitable communication via in-person or virtual platforms.
    •    Manage set-up and flow of communication to promote communicative autonomy. 
    •    Maintain RID Certification and registration with the State of Connecticut. 
    •    Willingness to work flexible hours.
    •    Willing to travel to and provides interpreting services in multiple locations and settings.
    •    Other duties as assigned.
     
    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    •    Demonstrates honest & ethical conduct
    •    Able to interpret complex concepts into preferred language 
    •    Demonstrates the ability to maintain confidentiality and understands the interpreter scope of practice 
    •    Able to adapt to fast-paced technology changes within the working environment 
    •    Demonstrate personal flexibility to meet community, administration, staff, and student communication needs. 
    •    Demonstrate ability to provide language services with a variety of clinical populations. 
    •    Ability to manage and communicates unanticipated changes throughout the day.
    •    Ability to provide services in multiple modalities: both in-person and virtually. 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    •    Interpreter Certification:  Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
    •    Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    •    Valid driver’s license required

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    •    Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application and send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org

    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing).     
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
  • Mental Health Counselor

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:            07/22/2022
    POST:         07/22/2022

    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 direct supervision of the Clinical Social Work Coordinator of the PACES Residential Treatment Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children, the Mental Health Counselor provides therapeutic support to deaf and hard-of-hearing children with emotional and behavioral challenges, crisis intervention support to the residential program, on-call coverage during evenings and weekends, and consultation and support services to parents, families and other community resources.

    PRIMARY DUTIES:
    ●    Assists with the identification of the treatment needs of students and assists with the development of a Treatment Plan. 
    ●    Ensures the application of treatment goals into the residential setting and across school- wide milieus.
    ●    Develop a daily schedule to include second shift duties, by assisting Residential Counselors and Assistant Deans with developing routine schedules, sensory activities, and other therapeutic interventions for students in the residential setting.
    ●    Under the Supervision of the Clinical Coordinator, has an assigned caseload and provides individual, group and family counseling to students. 
    ●    Provides consultation to parents and families regarding their child.  
    ●    Develops measurable goals and objectives for students’ I.E.P.s.
    ●    Refers students to outside social service agencies when deemed appropriate, including joint-case planning with outside agencies.
    ●    Provides crisis intervention services to students.
    ●    Provides transition information to students and assists with implementation of discharge plans.
    ●    Prepares and maintains records on students, as mandated by licensing agencies.
    ●    Provides on-call support during evenings and weekends hours.
    ●    Works a schedule of four days per week from  8:30am-4:30pm and one day a week from 12-8 pm.(Changes in schedule are required to accommodate attendance at important student and family-related meetings, and training). 
    ●    May participate in admissions for new students.
    ●    May supervise interns.
    ●    Provide consultation to faculty and staff.
    ●    Other related duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    ●    Ability to work effectively with related professionals, children and parents
    ●    Ability to keep records and to make appropriate reports and recommendations.
    ●    Ability to work in a collaborative team setting.  
    ●    Ability to anticipate potential issues and re-direct or de-escalate behavior. 
    ●    Demonstrates good judgment, dependability. 
    ●    Proficient with writing reports.
    ●    Ability to resolve conflict.
    ●    Ability to manage crisis situation. 
    ●    Demonstrates high levels of patience, empathy, and respect.
    ●    Demonstrates an understanding of cultural diversity and embeds that knowledge into practice.
      
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    ●    Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology. 
    ●    Applicants without a Master’s degree must hold a BA/BS/BSW from an accredited institution in the area of human services, and be eligible for certification or licensure, to include an LPC, CISW, LCSW, or the expressive therapies.    
    ●    Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience counseling Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing children. 
    ●    Must be proficient in ASL or demonstrate a willingness to learn.
    ●    Previous experience in a residential or day program for deaf and/or hard of hearing children with severe emotional disturbance is highly desirable. 

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    ●    Exempt 12-month position
    ●    Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  
    ●    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available. 
    ●    $1000 sign on bonus after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing).     
  • Therapeutic Residential Support Counselor

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    THERAPEUTIC RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT COUNSELOR

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:            07/22/2022
    POST:          07/22/2022

    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 direct supervision of the Clinical Social Work Coordinator of the PACES Residential Treatment Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children, the Mental Health Counselor provides therapeutic support to deaf and hard-of-hearing children with emotional and behavioral challenges, crisis intervention support to the residential program, on-call coverage during evenings and weekends, and consultation and support services to parents, families and other community resources.

    PRIMARY DUTIES:
    ●    Assists with the identification of the treatment needs of students and assists with the development of a Treatment Plan. 
    ●    Ensures the application of treatment goals into the residential setting and across school- wide milieus.
    ●    Develop a daily schedule to include second shift duties, by assisting Residential Counselors and Assistant Deans with developing routine schedules, sensory activities, and other therapeutic interventions for students in the residential setting.
    ●    Under the Supervision of the Clinical Coordinator, has an assigned caseload and provides individual, group and family counseling to students. 
    ●    Provides consultation to parents and families regarding their child.  
    ●    Develops measurable goals and objectives for students’ I.E.P.s.
    ●    Refers students to outside social service agencies when deemed appropriate, including joint-case planning with outside agencies.
    ●    Provides crisis intervention services to students.
    ●    Provides transition information to students and assists with implementation of discharge plans.
    ●    Prepares and maintains records on students, as mandated by licensing agencies.
    ●    Provides on-call support during evenings and weekends hours.
    ●    Works a schedule of Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 9:00pm. 
    ●    May participate in admissions for new students.
    ●    May supervise interns.
    ●    Provide consultation to faculty and staff.
    ●    Other related duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    ●    Ability to work effectively with related professionals, children and parents
    ●    Ability to keep records and to make appropriate reports and recommendations.
    ●    Ability to work in a collaborative team setting.  
    ●    Ability to anticipate potential issues and re-direct or de-escalate behavior. 
    ●    Demonstrates good judgment, dependability. 
    ●    Proficient with writing reports.
    ●    Ability to resolve conflict.
    ●    Ability to manage crisis situation. 
    ●    Demonstrates high levels of patience, empathy, and respect.
    ●    Demonstrates an understanding of cultural diversity and embeds that knowledge into practice.
      
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    ●    Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology. 
    ●    Applicants without a Master’s degree must hold a BA/BS/BSW from an accredited institution in the area of human services, and be eligible for certification or licensure, to include an LPC, CISW, LCSW, or the expressive therapies.    
    ●    Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience counseling Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing children. 
    ●    Must be proficient in ASL or demonstrate a willingness to learn.
    ●    Previous experience in a residential or day program for deaf and/or hard of hearing children with severe emotional disturbance is highly desirable. 

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    ●    Exempt 12-month position
    ●    Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  
    ●    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available. 
    ●    $1000 sign on bonus after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing).     
  • Institutional Advancement Development Associate

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT
    Development Associate 

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:      06/22/2022        
    POST:    06/22/2022        

    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 direction of the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Development Associate will assist with tasks designed to effectively and efficiently support the Institutional Advancement Department with their efforts in developing the Annual Fund, researching funding sources, develop funding campaigns and assist with locating possible grants and developing proposals.
    Will assist with various tasks involved in publications.  

    PRIMARY DUTIES

    Fundraising
    •    Assist with Annual Fund development and solicitation
    •    Work with organizational departments to develop funding proposals
    •    Research, identify, and pursue potential funding opportunities
    •    Assist in the development of grant proposals to state and federal agencies, private and corporate foundations, and civic organizations, when appropriate
    •    Collaborate with the IA team to execute special fundraising campaigns, including capital campaigns for campus projects
    •    Assist in the development of fundraising, cultivation and stewardship activities
    •    Participate in the planning and implementation of ASD’s annual golf tournament
    •    Assist in the development of comprehensive annual development plans
    Communications
    •    Provide copywriting and print support for departments and programs
    •    Assist in the writing, editing, and production of school publications, including American Era Magazine, informational brochures, newsletters, and press releases
    •    Assist with the overall production of annual reports and fundraising materials
    Community Engagement
    •    Assist in the planning and coordination of annual and special events
    Marketing/Public Relations
    •    Assist with efforts to market the school and its programs
    •    Collaborate to enhance ASD’ social media presence
    •    Assist in photographing school activities and special events
    Administration
    •    Assist in the timely submission of required final grant reports
    •    Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    •    Excellent communication skills
    •    Ability to utilize good judgement and tact
    •    Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
    •    High degree of attention to detail
    •    Excellent time management skills
    •    Practices discretion and maintains strict confidentiality

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    •    Bachelor's Degree preferred 
    •    At least 1-3 years’ of experience within an office setting (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).  
    •    Experience with writing, editing, and publishing materials
    •    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and comfort level with Google Suite
    •    Working knowledge of sign language required or must be willing to learn.  

    SALARY AND BENEFITS

    •    Non-exempt 12-month position
    •    Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  
    •    Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available 
    •    $1000 Sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line, or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    jobopportunities@asd-1817.org

    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing).     
  • Residential Counselor: Weekend Days / Second Shift

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR

    Residential Counselor-Weekend Days  

    CLOSING DATE: Until filled
    POST:  08/08/2022

    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. 
    Position: Residential Counselor 
    Department: PACES/Core
    Supervisor: Director of Student Life/Associate Director of Student Life/Dean of Students
    Description: Full time – 12 Months Benefits Eligible
    SCOPE OF DUTIES:
    Under the supervision of the Director of Student Life/Associate Director of Student Life/Dean of Students, the Residential Counselor is responsible for the supervision of children and adolescents during school and/or out-of-school hours and the assumption of other responsibilities as designated by the Director of Student Life/Associate Director of Student Life/Dean of Students.
    PRIMARY DUTIES
    Responsible for the supervision of emotionally/behaviorally-disordered deaf and hard of hearing 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 should possess two years of College, a BA/BS in Human Services, is preferred.
    • Applicants should have prior experience in working with emotionally/behaviorally-challenged children and youth in a residential setting.
    • Knowledge of behavior management techniques is desirable.
    • PMT Certification or a willingness to secure.
    • CEASD Dormitory Counselor Certificate or willingness to secure same.
    • Good judgment, dependability.
    • Ability to write reports, work as a team member, communicate with parents and other staff.
    • ASL proficiency or willingness to learn.
    SALARY AND BENEFITS
    • Compensation range is specified by union contract.
    • Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available.
    • $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.
    SHIFT:

    Weekend Days
    Friday: 2:30 pm -10:45 pm (1/2 hour break)
    Saturday: 8:30 am to 10:45 pm (1 hour break)
    Sunday: 8:30 am to 11:00 pm (1 hour break)

    HOW TO APPLY
    Apply on line or send resume and letter of application to:   
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107-1269
    FAX 860-215-2891
     
    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). www.asd-1817.org/about/jobs-at-asd 
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview. 
  • Residential Counselor - Part Time

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR / Part Time
     
    CURRENT NEEDS:
    SECOND SHIFT
    5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
    2/3 days per week up to 18 hours total
     
    CLOSING DATE:        Until filled
    REV:                          08/03/2022
    POST:                        08/03/2022
     
    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 PACES or Core Dean of Students, and/or the Coordinator of Student Support Services, the Residential Counselor is responsible for the supervision of children and adolescents during school and/or out-of-school hours and the assumption of other responsibilities as designated by the PACES or Core Dean of Students, and/or Student Support Services Coordinator

    PRIMARY DUTIES
    • Responsible for the supervision of emotionally/behaviorally-disordered deaf and hard of hearing 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 teachers, residential staff and other support staff.
    • Other related duties as assigned.
    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Ability to work in a collaborative team setting. 
    • Ability to anticipate potential issues and re-direct or de-escalate behavior.
    • Demonstrates good judgment, dependability.
    • Proficient with writing reports
    • Ability to resolve conflict
    • Ability to manage crisis situation
    • Demonstrates high levels of patience, empathy, and respect.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of cultural diversity and embeds that knowledge into practice 
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • High School graduate.
    • Prior experience in working with emotionally/behaviorally-challenged children and youth in a residential setting preferred.
    • Knowledge of behavior management techniques is desirable.
    • PMT/CPR Certification or willingness to secure.
    • Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL). 
    SALARY AND BENEFITS
    • Part time position up to 18 hours / FTE .49
    • Hourly rate based on guidelines of the Union Pay Scale 
    • $1000 sign on bonus after one year of service.
    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
    Or you can mail/fax your application and resume to:
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107
    Fax: 860.215.2891
     
    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing).     
     
  • Accounts Receivable Coordinator

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE COORDINATOR

    CLOSING DATE: Until filled
    REV:   07/19/2022
    POST: 07/09/2022

    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 direct supervision of the Business Office Manager, is responsible for all functions related to the collections and maintenance of accounts receivable and general ledger for the American School for the Deaf.

    PRIMARY DUTIES:
    •Prepares and posts program revenues, accounts receivable, Birth-to-Three program and contributed income to the miscellaneous cash receipt, accounts receivable systems.  Generates and mails all invoices; files all supporting documentation related to invoicing and deposits.  Receives and researches all staff inquiries as related to accounts receivable, Birth-to-Three and payment status, cash receipts, and contributed income.
    •Prepares deposits and process check items through People’s United bank remote deposit and cash items deposit to be couriered to a local People’s United Bank branch.
    •Work closely with the revenue generating departments to prepare and post accounts receivable, collecting outstanding receivables, on a timely basis.  In addition, to maintaining an adequate allowance for doubtful account.
    •Maintain up to date projection data on all billable areas for use by Management in making budget and cash flow decisions.  
    •Responsible for billing rate calculation, preparation, and dissemination both internally and externally. 
    •Responsible for billing Birth-to-Three claims, tracking insurance claims, submission and collections. 
    •Works with Office of Early Childhood. 
    •Assists with month-end and year-end closing process to include, but not limited to preparing monthly journal entries and account analysis.
    •Reconcile monthly accounts receivable aging to general ledger, cash accounts, and the verification of any deferred revenue. Prepares accounts receivable reports for review by Business Office Manager, in addition to other general ledger accounts as assigned by the Business Office Manager.
    •Provides information for the annual budgeting process.  
    •Works closely with outside auditing firm to provide necessary lead schedules and backup with respect to accounts receivables, cash and other accounts as assigned by the Business Office Manager.
    •Serves as back up for all other financial positions as directed by the Business Office Manager
    •Performs other duties and specials projects as assigned.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    •Proficient Microsoft Office knowledge and skills
    •Strong time management and organizational skills
    •High degree of attention to detail
    •Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
    •Strong analytic abilities

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    •Bachelor’s Degree and Financial Edge experience preferred.   
    •Five years’ experience in related position
    •Ability or willingness to learn to communicate effectively using American Sign Language (ASL).

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    • Salary commensurate with experience. 
    • Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available
    • $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.
     
    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.   
  • Scheduler - Source Interpreting Department

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    SCHEDULER
    Source Interpreting Department

    CLOSING DATE:    Until filled
    REV:            06/27/2022
    POST:          06/27/2022

    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 Source Interpreting Program Manager, the Source Interpreting Scheduler assists in the daily operations of Source Interpreting. The Scheduler will assist with phone coverage and general information inquiries as well as address any initial concerns or complaints from requesters.  The scheduler will assist interpreters with assignments to include directions, contact information, or additional information required. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    Daily Communication:
    •    Greet office visitors.
    •    Phone coverage, take action as needed.
    •    Respond to general information inquiries (services, rates, etc.). 
    •    Address initial concerns and complaints from requestors, billing persons, clients.
    •    Assist interpreters with assignment e-mails, directions, contact information, intake and processing of interpreters calling out sick or with issues.
    •    Refer customers to Business Office for credit card payments, or invoice inquiries.
    •    Forward ADA information, tax deduction information, contact for advocacy organizations as appropriate.
    •    Type and mail correspondence as needed; maintain office logs, records and files. 
    •    Request Intake:
    •    Handle incoming requests received: e-mail, online, phone, videophone, fax, walk-in. 
    •    Explain initial account set-up process by phone, answer questions related to log-in and signing of Terms & Conditions or Payment Terms. 
    •    Upon receipt of e-mail alert of new account added to uSked, call new customer to introduce and answer initial set-up questions.
    •    Addition of new users, group members in uSked, and determination of mileage tier for assignment locations.
    •    Coding of each job: service line/type of interpreter, emergency/short notice, holiday, legal, weekend, late night.
    •    When applicable, call for subsequent appointment dates or follow-up with customer post-service.
    Scheduling:
    •    Assignments for staff interpreter(s)
    •    Posting of available jobs for interpreters
    •    Consideration of all scheduling factors before assignment of interpreter(s) to job(s). Determine interpreter matches and number of interpreters assigned per job. 
    •    Processing of cancellations; notification to interpreter and when necessary changing billing codes to reflect changes in accounts payable or accounts receivable
    •    Sending of confirmations to requestors; notification of assigned/unassigned status to interpreters
    •    Address last minute changes and find interpreter substitutions when possible
    •    Work with customers when assignments that cannot be filled; when possible, call vendors to find flexibility with requests and attempting to reschedule if needed
    •    Contact interpreters to check on availability and coordinate with flexible accounts.
    •    Contact vendors, clients, or team interpreters for pre-approval of use of interpreters who are state registered, but not yet certified, or approval observation by interns.
    •    Coordination of interpreters for ASD events and conferences (i.e., alumni association, bicentennial events, academic bowl, etc.)
    •    Long-term or college course scheduling: notation of college holiday breaks, parking instructions, changes in classroom locations, exam schedules, communicate absences or tardiness of interpreters to disability office contacts to alert students, college syllabus information when possible, distribute surveys at semester’s end for service feedback
    Information Gathering:
        Contact customers as needed (e-mail/phone) for them to create account and access contract paperwork; track customers down for missing billing information or signatures
        Collect assignment and logistical information for jobs; attach prep materials in uSked
        Weekly track interpreters down for:
        Unclaimed jobs
    Missing mileage
    Parking receipts if expenses can be claimed
    Judicial Branch service logs or other contractual requirements
    •    Referral of issues and complaints to Scheduling Manager when appropriate.
    •    Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    •    Excellent communication skills
    •    Ability to utilize good judgement and tact
    •    Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
    •    High degree of attention to detail
    •    Ability to read and interpret complex instructions
    •    Excellent time management skills
    •    Practices discretion and maintains strict confidentiality
    •    Ability to work in a collaborative setting    

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 
    •    Bachelor Degree preferred, supplemented by a minimum of two years of clerical experience.
    •    Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) required.
    •    Professional experience in the provision of sign language and interpreting services is desirable. 
    •    Knowledge of office systems and procedures including proper telephone usage and filing; 
    •    Skilled with both oral and written communication 
    •    Able to perform arithmetical computations 
    •    Ability to perform a full range of clerical tasks to include operating office equipment such as computers, copiers, fax machines and other electronic automated equipment
    •    Able to work flexible hours

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • Compensation range is based on experience and available upon request
    • Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available. 
    • $1000 sign on bonus for new employees after one year of service.
     
    HOW TO APPLY:
    Visit our website:  www.asd-1817.org to download an application or you may complete an application directly on line.
        Send application with resume and or letter of interest to:
        Human Resources
        American School for the Deaf
        139 North Main Street
        West Hartford, CT  06107
        
    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
  • Teacher Aide: Substitute

    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
    • Works with classroom teacher to strengthen and reinforce students’ learning.
    • Monitors behavior of student(s) in a group setting, supervises student’s arrival and dismissal as well as lunch.
    • Meets with teacher and/or supervisor regularly to discuss questions and/or concerns, and follows appropriate intervention plan.
    • Prepares materials, maintains student’s records and assists with special projects.
    • Implements behavior management plan that may include CPI techniques.
    • Participates in staff training and staff meetings as needed.
    • May serve as a substitute teacher, may assist with routine medication or medical assistance on field trips or during school time, recess, lunch duties.
    • 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
    • Compensation range is specified by school salary schedule.
    • Retirement, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits are available to eligible staff.
  • Youth Soccer Coach

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    YOUTH SOCCER COACH – FALL 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            08/25/2022
    POST:          08/25/2022

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students. ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 Associate Director of Student Life, or designee, the youth soccer coach assumes the responsibility for the planning, scheduling, training, supervision, transportation and the conduct of his/her team, at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing them physically, mentally, and socially.                                    

    PRIMARY DUTIES:                             
    Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life , or designee, the youth soccer coach 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with School policies. 
    •    Schedules practice sessions subject to league regulations.
    •    Prepares transportation schedules and requisitions. 
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents).  
    •    Other related duties as assigned. 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of soccer to students. Competency in manual communication, a public service license, or commercial driver’s license is highly desirable.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract. An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session

    HOW TO APPLY:
    You may apply on-line or send your resume and letter of application to:   
    Human Resources 
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107-1269
    FAX 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
  • Head Coach - Soccer

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    HEAD COACH - SOCCER  - FALL 2022

    CLOSING DATE:    
     
    REV:            08/25/2022
    POST:          08/25/2022

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Affairs, or designee, the soccer coach assumes the responsibility for the planning, scheduling, training, supervision, budget, and transportation activities for the conduct of his/her team at all times.  The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing him/her physically, mentally, socially.        
          
    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                             
    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Affairs or designee     
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the team members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with school policies. 
    •    Schedules practice sessions subject to league regulations.
    •    Prepares transportation schedules and requisitions.
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to the practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of soccer to students.  Connecticut Coach’s Certification is required.  Competency in manual communication is highly desirable. 

    SALARY:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    You may download an applicant to submit and/or send a resume and letter of application to:  
    Human Resources 
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107-1269
    FAX (860) 215-2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
  • Assistant Coach - Soccer

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    ASSISTANT COACH – SOCCER -  FALL -2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            08/25/2022
    POST:          08/25/2022

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Director of Student Life or designee, the assistant coach assumes the responsibility for the planning, scheduling, training, supervision, budget, and transportation activities for the conduct of his/her team at all times.  The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing him/her physically, mentally, socially.        
                                              
    PRIMARY DUTIES:                             
    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life:  
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the squad members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured squad members, in accordance with school policies.
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to the practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 
    •    Assists with Head Coach duties. 
    •    Is responsible for Junior Varsity Program when scheduled.  
    •    Other related duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of soccer to students.  Connecticut Coach’s Certification is required.  Competency in manual communication is highly desirable. 

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    You may download an applicant to submit and/or send a resume and letter of application to:  
    Human Resources 
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107-1269
    FAX 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
  • Head Coach - Vollyball

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    VOLLYBALL – HEAD COACH – FALL 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            08/25/2022
    POST:          08/25/2022

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life, or designee, the Volleyball coach assumes the responsibility for assisting with the planning, scheduling, training, supervision, and transportation activities for the conduct of his/her team, at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing him/her physically, mentally, and socially.        
                                    
    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                             
    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life, or designee:        
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the squad members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with School policies. 
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 
    •    Assumes responsibility for the Junior Varsity Team, as needed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of volleyball to students.  Competency in manual communication, a public service license, or commercial driver’s license is highly desirable.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    You may download an applicant to submit and/or send a resume and letter of application to:   
    Human Resources 
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107-1269
    FAX 860.215.2891
     
    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing)
  • Assistant Coach - Vollyball

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    VOLLEYBALL - ASSISTANT COACH – FALL 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            08/25/2022
    POST:          08/25/2022

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life, or designee,  the assistant coach assumes the responsibility for assisting with the planning, scheduling, training, supervision, and transportation activities for the conduct of his/her team, at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing him/her physically, mentally, and socially.        
                                              
    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                      
    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee:        
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the squad members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with School policies. 
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 
    •    Assists with the Head Coach duties and assumes the Head Coach duties during his/her absence. 
    •    Assumes responsibility for the Junior Varsity Team, as needed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of volleyball to students.  Competency in manual communication, a public service license, or commercial driver’s license is highly desirable.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    You may download an applicant to submit and/or send a resume and letter of application to:  
    Human Resources 
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT  06107-1269
    FAX 860.215.2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). 
  • Varsity BBall - Boys Head Coach

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    VARSITY BASKETBALL 
    BOYS ASSISTANT COACH – WINTER 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:              09/06/2022
    POST:            09/06/2022

    Schedule:
    Monday - Thursday

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee, assumes the responsibility for assisting with the planning, scheduling, training, budget, and transportation to activities as well as assuming the responsibility of their teams conduct at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing themselves physically, mentally, and socially.       

    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                      
    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee:        
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the squad members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with School policies. 
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 
    •    Assists with the Head Coach duties and assumes the Head Coach duties during his/her absence. 
    •    Assumes responsibility for the Junior Varsity Team, as needed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of basketball to students.  Competency in manual communication, a public service license, or commercial driver’s license is highly desirable.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Internal Applicants:  please submit your interest to Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org

    External Applicants:
    Download application from www.asd-1817.org.
    Send resume and application to: jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT   06107-1269
    FAX 860-215-2891

    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.
  • Varsity BBall - Boys Assistant Coach

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    VARSITY BASKETBALL
    BOYS ASSISTANT COACH – WINTER 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            09/06/2022
    POST:          09/06/2022

    Schedule:
    Monday - Thursday

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee, assumes the responsibility for assisting with the planning, scheduling, training, budget, and transportation to activities as well as assuming the responsibility of their teams conduct at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing themselves physically, mentally, and socially.       

    PRIMARY DUTIES;                                     
    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee:        
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the squad members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with School policies. 
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 
    •    Assists with the Head Coach duties and assumes the Head Coach duties during his/her absence. 
    •    Assumes responsibility for the Junior Varsity Team, as needed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of basketball to students.  Competency in manual communication, a public service license, or commercial driver’s license is highly desirable.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Internal Applicants:  please submit your interest to Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org

    External Applicants:
    Download application from www.asd-1817.org.
    Send resume and application to: jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT   06107-1269
    FAX 860-215-2891

    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.
  • Varsity BBall - Girls Head Coach

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    VARSITY GIRLS
    BASKETBALL HEAD COACH  - WINTER 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            09/06/2022
    POST:          09/06/2022

    Schedule:
    Monday - Thursday

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee, assumes the responsibility for assisting with the planning, scheduling, training, budget, and transportation to activities as well as assuming the responsibility of their teams conduct at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing themselves physically, mentally, and socially.        

    PRIMARY DUTIES :                                 
     Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee:       
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the team members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with school policies. 
    •    Schedules practice sessions subject to league regulations.
    •    Prepares transportation schedules and requisitions.
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to the practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of basketball to students.  Connecticut Coach’s Certification is required.  Competency in manual communication is highly desirable. 

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Internal Applicants:  please submit your interest to Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org

    External Applicants:
    Download application from www.asd-1817.org.
    Send resume and application to: jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT   06107-1269
    FAX 860-215-2891

    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.
  • Varsity BBall - Girls Assistant Coach

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    VARSITY BASKETBALL
    GIRLS ASSISTANT COACH – WINTER 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            09/06/2022
    POST:          09/06/2022

    Schedule:
    Monday - Thursday

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee, assumes the responsibility for assisting with the planning, scheduling, training, budget, and transportation to activities as well as assuming the responsibility of their teams conduct at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing themselves physically, mentally, and socially.        
                                          
    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                      
    Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee:        
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the squad members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with School policies. 
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 
    •    Assists with the Head Coach duties and assumes the Head Coach duties during his/her absence. 
    •    Assumes responsibility for the Junior Varsity Team, as needed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of basketball to students.  Competency in manual communication, a public service license, or commercial driver’s license is highly desirable.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.   

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Internal Applicants:  please submit your interest to Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org

    External Applicants:
    Download application from www.asd-1817.org.
    Send resume and application to: jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT   06107-1269
    FAX 860-215-2891

    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.
  • Youth BBall - Coach

    THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
    ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR
    YOUTH BASKETBALL COACH  - WINTER 2022

    CLOSING DATE:     
    REV:            09/06/2022
    POST:          09/06/2022

    Schedule:
    Tuesday, Thursday

    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 serves the deaf and hard of hearing community as a multi-faceted innovative institution dedicated to the development of intellect and the enhancement of quality of life, producing educated and self-directed citizens. ASD offers academic programs for children aged 3-21.  The school also provides a wide range of student enrichment, counseling, and after-school activities for both day and residential students.  ASD offers a statewide Birth-to-Three program as well as various Outreach services. ASD’s mission is to become the premier comprehensive center providing education and resources for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and educational partners in Connecticut and beyond.

    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 direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee, assumes the responsibility for assisting with the planning, scheduling, training, budget, and transportation to activities as well as assuming the responsibility of their teams conduct at all times.   The coach helps guide the ASD athlete in preparing themselves physically, mentally, and socially      

    PRIMARY DUTIES:                                           
     Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life or designee:       
    •    Assures that all necessary steps have been taken for the safety of the team members. 
    •    Is responsible for the care of injured team members, in accordance with school policies. 
    •    Schedules practice sessions subject to league regulations.
    •    Prepares transportation schedules and requisitions.
    •    Maintains responsibility for the security of athletic facilities after games and practices, including supervision of leaving the locker rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
    •    Is responsible for the conduct of the squad members from the time they report to the practice, game, or tournament, until they are returned to the supervision of dormitory personnel (or their parents). 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants must have knowledge of the game and be able to teach the fundamentals of basketball to students.  Connecticut Coach’s Certification is required.  Competency in manual communication is highly desirable. 

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:
    A stipend will be offered in accordance with the current Union contract.  An additional stipend of $400 is available if a Connecticut Coaching Certificate has been secured. 
    ***The establishment of this coaching position is dependent upon the number of students willing to participate in each session.  
     
    HOW TO APPLY:
    Internal Applicants:  please submit your interest to Julie.Holcomb@asd-1817.org

    External Applicants:
    Download application from www.asd-1817.org.
    Send resume and application to: jobopportunities@asd-1817.org
    Human Resources
    American School for the Deaf
    139 North Main Street
    West Hartford, CT   06107-1269
    FAX 860-215-2891

    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.
  • Birth-To-Three Provider(s) - Per Diem

    Per Diem
    State Wide
    The American School for the Deaf

    Opening for :  Birth-To-Three Provider(s)
    Teacher of the Deaf 
    Speech Language Pathologist

    State-wide
    Per Diem

    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 Birth-to-Three Manager(s), or designee, provides services to children in ASD’s Birth-to-Three Program.  Works collaboratively with Early Childhood Services’ supervisors, staff, ASD Preschool, and ASD Family Education Services staff.

    PRIMARY DUTIES:

    Makes regular home visits to children and families on a 12-month basis.
    • Works with families and team members to develop and implement Individual Family Service Plans.
    • Conducts evaluations and annual assessments.
    • Writes reports and completes paperwork according to ASD and CT Birth-to-Three requirements. 
    • Participates in trainings and meetings.
    • May assist with Family Education Services to include Family Learning Weekend.
    • Other related duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Master’s in Deaf Education/ State of Connecticut Department of Education Endorsement 057 is required OR a licensed Speech Language Pathologist with understanding of deafness State Endorsement 061
    • Experience working with Deaf/Hard-of-hearing children and their families, ages Birth-to-Three, preferred. 
    • Willingness to complete training in CT State Birth-to-Three requirements. 
    • Experience with different language and communication modalities including:  ASL, Aural/Oral, Auditory and Verbal, preferred. 
    • Willingness to travel throughout the state and work flexible hours.
    • Sign language skills and knowledge of Deaf Culture, preferred.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • Compensation range is based on experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply on line or 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) 215-2891

    The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's age, ancestry, color, genetic information, learning disability, marital status, past or present history of mental disability, intellectual disability, national origin, physical disability, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or civil union status) work place hazards to reproductive systems, and criminal record (in state employment and licensing). www.asd-1817.org/about/jobs-at-asd  
    All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.
  • Driver - Per Diem

    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). At the current time, the hours will be on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
    • Sign Language Skills preferred.
    Salary and Benefits
    • Hourly salary rate based on school salary scale.
Thank you for your interest in joining the ASD family!

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.

Nondiscrimination Notice

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex or age in treatment or employment at ASD, admission or access to ASD, or any other aspect of the educational programs and activities that ASD operates. ASD is required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Act), and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 100, 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries concerning the application of each of the aforementioned statutes and their implementing regulations to ASD may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, at (617) 289-0111 OR 5 Post Office Square, 8th floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, or to the applicable ASD Coordinator(s):

Contact Us

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    Julie Holcomb 

    Employment Specialist
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    Tracy Pelletier 

    HR Manager
    Voice: 860-570-2324

How to Apply

Send application with resume and or letter of interest to:

Human Resources
Attn: Employment Specialist
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107

or via email to jobopportunities@asd-1817.org

About West Hartford

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.

Position Statement

The American School for the Deaf is a comprehensive learning community that welcomes all deaf and hard of hearing children and their families.

We develop the whole child – intellectually, emotionally, physically, socially. Here, students and their families are surrounded by supportive peers, guided by dedicated educators and specialists, and empowered by the latest technology.

Utilizing the proven American Sign Language/English Bilingual approach, we foster a language-rich environment that maximizes each student’s unique potential.

Mission Statement

At the American School for the Deaf, students and families are surrounded by inspiring peers, guided by dedicated and committed staff, and supported by robust technology.  We foster a language-rich communication environment that maximizes each student’s potential, empowering them to become educated and self-directed lifelong learners.

Philosophy

Founded in 1817, the American School for the Deaf was the first permanent school for the deaf in the United States, the first special education school in the country, and the birthplace of American Sign Language.

The school embraces an American Sign Language/English Bilingual approach to provide our students with a dual language foundation in both American Sign Language and English. This approach integrates American Sign Language, speech, auditory training, reading, writing, and the use of assistive devices, which allows our students to achieve true language and communication literacy.

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