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TSD Knoxville - Deaf Plus Teacher

TSD Knoxville - Deaf Plus Teacher
Knoxville, TN
To help each pupil develop competence in grade level standards and grade level requirements; to motivate each pupil to develop understanding of standards in an effort to prepare students for academic success and move toward grade level skills and understanding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Demonstrate and teach Social Studies concepts in the classroom
• Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aids stressing artistic learning methods
• Design learning activities that will connect the student’s physical world, to other content areas, and to prior concepts
• Establishes clearly defined objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and reports and communication objectives to students according to Social Studies standards and the student’s individual needs and abilities.
• Seeks out opportunities in Social Studies to promote student learning and foster positive relationships with all stakeholders who can serve as resources
• Maintains knowledge of best practices as it relates to grade level standards in Social Studies
• Differentiates instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners
• Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
• Attends faculty, department and/or grade level meetings and serves on committees upon requests
• Demonstrates a variety of teaching techniques and supplementary instructional materials
• Creates and maintains an inviting, stimulating instructional area with attractive student learning centers, and projects consistent with the physical limitations of teaching areas

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Applicant must have considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the school system, and supervisory practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position.
• Applicant must have the capability to develop and implement long-term goals, and knows how to keep abreast of any changes in statues, policy, procedures and methods as they pertain to public education. Knowledge of best practices in the areas of responsibilities
• Applicant is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner. Has good organizational, management, interpersonal, and technical skills.
Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement pension, 401(k) match, employee assistance program, personal and sick leave (PTO) and more. A full listing of employee benefits can be found here: https://www.tn.gov/hr/employees1/benefits.html
• Bachelor Degree in Education
• Tennessee Teaching Endorsements: 463 Deaf Education & Special Education endorsement(s)
• Tennessee Driver’s License
• SLPI:ASL rating of Intermediate Plus or above required; SLPI/ASL rating of Advanced preferred. American Sign Language (ASL) sign classes and skill development support available for selected qualified applicants who do not meet the rating level.
Salary is based on State Special Schools Salary Scale
Contact Human Resources
Phone: (865) 579-2500
2725 Island Home Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37920