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  • Teacher of the Deaf- Secondary Science

    2022-2023 school year opening
    Teacher of the Deaf – secondary science

    Come inspire our students to love science and experience our excellent science classrooms, labs, and resources.

    ISD is located on a 115 acre campus located on the southern edge of Council Bluffs, Iowa. The campus is within 15 minutes of downtown Omaha, Nebraska. ISD serves students from the states of Iowa and Nebraska.

    Send resume, cover letter, credentials, transcripts, etc to Human Resources; Iowa School for the Deaf; 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd.; Council Bluffs, IA 51503-7898. Or attached to an email to: deb.leheup@iaedb.org for more information. View general school information and job description on ISD’s web page: www.iowaschoolforthedeaf.org

    The secondary science teacher position would require an Iowa teaching license with a secondary science endorsement: prefer endorsement #185 (5-12 All Science); will consider endorsement 151 (5-12 Biology); 152 (5-12 Chemistry); 153 (5-12 Earth Science); 1541 (5-12 Basic Science); or 156 (5-12 Physics). The individual hired would also need to be willing to add the Deaf/Hard of Hearing endorsement. Additional endorsements are beneficial.
    See the Iowa Board of Educational Examiner’s webpage: www.state.ia.us/boee/ for information on Iowa licensing and endorsement requirements.

    Primary Function:

    • Assumes responsibility for providing a quality educational program.
    • Formulates appropriate educational objective, activities and evaluation.
    • Reports student growth and programs to parents periodically.
    • Maintains discipline within the classroom. 
    • Facilitates implementation of the School’s Communication Policy.

    Qualifications: To be considered, an applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain an Iowa Teacher’s Certificate, which includes the endorsement(s) noted above AND an endorsement in Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Additional endorsements are beneficial. Experience working with the Deaf and experience working with youth are strongly preferred.

    Applicants must possess the ability to reach the level of sign language proficiency designated for the position within the time frame established by the School's Sign Language Policy.

    Salary and Benefits: Salary will be determined by the successful applicant’s educational and teaching experience. (BA degree - $47,000-$66,000; MA degree – $55,000-$85,000) Opportunities to coach/sponsor extra-curricular activities. Comprehensive benefits available.

    Work Schedule: These are full-time, school year positions (191 day contract for first year; subsequent years are 189 day contracts).

    Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

    The Iowa School for the Deaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. A Board of Regents, State of Iowa School.

    Position Type: Full-time

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