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Company: Arkansas Government Job
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: September 23, 2022

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CERTIFIED MASTERS TEACHERDate: Sep 12, 2022Req ID: 19866Location:Little Rock, AR, US, 72201Category: SCHOOL FOR THE DEAFAnticipated Starting Salary: 45009.95Position Number: 22082454County: PulaskiPosting End Date: Until filledEducationJoin the Arkansas Department of Education and the Arkansas School for the Deaf, where each student is recognized as an individual.Ability to communicate in American Sign Language is preferred but not required. New employees are given one year to attain the required level of proficiency in American Sign Language. Free classes are held weekly on campus for the employees.Special Requirements:-Certified to teach students with special needs in functional and academic areas.-Knowledge of instructional methods and techniques, ability to differentiate instructions and skills to work with K-12 students with disabilities.-Possess skills to work with basic technology and computers-Ability to coordinate due process activities-Certification in other core content areas: English, Math, Social Studies, or Science. Master's degree in K-6 or 4-8. Prior experience with students who have disabilities.ASD is a State Agency and offers benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and paid holidays.Join the Arkansas Department of Education where each student is recognized as an individual. Through a cultivation of world-class educators, partnering with communities, and an influx of social supports, Arkansas Department of Education provides multi-level supports that help ensure students will receive a personalized education and develop a life-long love of learning.Position InformationClass Code: E035CGrade: GS08FLSA Status: EXEMPTSalary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00SummaryThe Certified Masters Teacher is responsible for teaching academic subjects to deaf, blind, or vision or hearing-impaired students. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.FunctionsEvaluates sensory impaired students' strengths and weaknesses based on medical, psychosocial and academic achievement tests, teacher assessments, and observation of students. Writes or advises others in preparing Individualized Education Plans (IEP's) to establish individual achievement goals for each student. Develops lesson plans for reaching IEP goals and complying with curriculum guidelines. Creates or modifies teaching materials and learning aids for sensory impaired students. Utilizes specialized instructional methods, including sign language or Braille, to teach classes. Evaluates student progress through written work, observation, testing, and oral feedback and completes reports on student achievement. Meets with students, parents, and/or other staff to discuss student goals, progress, and/or problems. Presents in-service training and workshops on the education of the sensory impaired. Provides technical assistance and consultation to other staff, including teachers, speech pathologists, interpreters, counselors, and school administrators, regarding curricula, materials, and the identification and assessment of the sensory impaired. Performs other duties as assigned.DimensionsNoneKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of the subject matter being taught. Knowledge of educational planning and the principles and techniques of teaching sensory-impaired persons. Knowledge of learning aids and teaching materials appropriate to the subject matter and student's impairment. Ability to develop and teach individualized achievement goals based upon various tests and evaluation results. Ability to evaluate students' progress and revise IEP's and lesson plans. Ability to interact with others to inform or discuss and resolve problems. Ability to provide advice and guidance relative to the education of the sensory impaired. Ability to teach communication systems, such as Braille or sign language, required for instructing the sensory impaired.Minimum QualificationsThe formal education equivalent of a master's degree in a teaching area or education related field; plus certification from the Arkansas Department of Education, in accordance with ACA 6-17-401, 6-17-402, and 6-17-403. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.LicensesNoneThe State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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