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Certified Bachelors Teacher
Agency: Arkansas School for the Deaf
Office: Arkansas School for the Deaf
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Date Posted: 08/03/2020
Posting Expires: None
Summary
The Certified Bachelors Teacher is responsible for teaching academic subjects to deaf,blind, and vision or hearing-impaired students. This position is governed by state andfederal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Evaluates sensory-impaired students' strengths and weaknesses, based on medical, psychosocial, and academic achievement tests, teacher assessments, and observation of students. Writes Individualized Education Plans (IEP's) that 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. May utilize 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. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of the subject matter being taught. Knowledge of educational planning and teaching techniques. Ability to develop individualized achievement goals based upon psycho-educational testing and evaluation results. Ability to evaluate students' progress and revise Individualized Education Plans (IEP's) and lesson plans. Ability to interact with others to discuss and resolve problems.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in the teaching area or education related field.
Preferred Qualifications
Must be certified in secondary science covering biology, physical science, chemistry, and other science tracks.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
- must pass a national criminal background check
- must pass a state criminal background check
- must pass Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry
background check
- must hold a current Arkansas Educator's License with either
7-12 secondary science OR 4-8 middle school science area OR be
eligible to receive an Arkansas Educator's License with either
7-12 secondary science or 4-8 middle school science area
endorsed
- if not licensed, must possess a Bachelors degree (minimum) and
willing to pursue Arkansas educator licensure
- must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication
skills
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be certified in a teaching area and in visually impaired or deaf education by the Department of Education in accordance with ACA 6-17-401 - 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.
Agency Specific Information
TEACHERS AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF PLEASE NOTE WE ARE A STATE AGENCY AND YOUR EMPLOYMENT HERE IS NOT UNDER A CONTRACT. YOU ARE A REGULAR STATE EMPLOYEE.

A State and Federal background check will be conducted. Applicants must complete a State of Arkansas application. RESUME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF APPLICATION.

Mandatory Direct deposit and 6.5% Contributory Teacher Retirement is a condition of employment. All persons selected for employment must submit to a drug test, state and federal background check, and Child Maltreatment registry check as a precondition of employment. All hiring decisions are contingent on the selectee passing all of these requirements.

Applicants for positions with a required level of education must provide college transcripts and/or professional certificates to verify that they satisfy the minimum educational requirements. Please bring a copy of your transcript/license if called for an interview.
Job Details
Position No.: 22082402
Class Code: E044C
Grade: GS06
Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Human Resources
Phone: 501-682-2726
Email: asd-hr@asd.k12.ar.us
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