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Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind
  • Position Number: 4821648
  • Location: Talladega, AL
  • Position Type: Disability Services

R-9757 Teacher, Elementary Alabama School for the Deaf

Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind

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R-9757 Reference#312010551510500

Posting Date: November 28, 2023

Candidates with sensory loss/dual sensory loss are encouraged to apply for this position and may be given preference in hiring as permitted by federal laws. Information related to disability is not required, and if disclosed voluntarily, will be used only in AIDB's efforts to create opportunities for disabled individuals. Non-disclosure will not subject any applicant to adverse treatment.

POSITION: Teacher, Elementary

Alabama School for the Deaf


The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) is the world's most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are Deaf, Blind, DeafBlind and multi-disabled and their families. Founded in 1858, AIDB serves more than 36,000 infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors with hearing and vision loss throughout Alabama each year.

Our services literally span a lifetime, from birth to senior adulthood. AIDB includes five campuses in Talladega, ten regional centers located in Birmingham, Decatur, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Opelika, Talladega, Tuscaloosa and Muscle Shoals with programs that range from early and senior intervention to traditional and nontraditional education services in residential and outreach settings and a manufacturing facility that is the state's largest employer of adults who are blind and deaf.

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Special Education (HI Certification) or Deaf/Hard of Hearing Education from an accredited college/university or related field.
  • Utilize a full range of communication and language levels including use of sign, spoken language, and any additional modes of communication.
  • Must provide recent documentation of sign language proficiency (SLPI) or take a sign language proficiency evaluation (SLPI) available through AIDB.
  • Must possess a sign language proficiency evaluation of INTERMEDIATE upon employment.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Possess skills in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

  • Master's Degree in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Special Education and/or Deaf Education from an accredited college/university.
  • One (1) year or more of classroom experience.
  • A sign language proficiency evaluation of ADVANCED upon employment.

  • Medication Training
  • Behavior Management certification
  • CPR - every 2 years
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Using an AED
  • Mandatory Reporting - DHR
  • Policy and Procedure Review
  • Erin's Law
  • Jason Flatt Act

  • Must have or be able to obtain an Alabama Teaching Certificate within the first six (6) months of employment date.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a HI Certification within the first thirty-six (36) months of employment.
  • Must have or be able to obtain certification in Elementary Education within first thirty-six (36) months of employment.
  • Must possess sign language proficiency level of INTERMEDIATE upon employment. INTERMEDIATE PLUS must be obtained within 24 months of employment. ADVANCED must be obtained within 36 months of employment.
  • A willingness to teach other subject areas as needed and depending on the schedule of our students.
  • Provide comprehensive instruction to students at ASD that includes developing and implementing lesson plans, maintaining documentation of student progress in subject matter, use of differentiated instruction that is based on individual student needs.
  • Develop and implement an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for each assigned student in the ASD program based on school curriculum and state standards. Must be able to conduct IEP meetings with parents and colleagues.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Upon offer of employment, the applicant must submit to a fingerprint background check at an agency designated and paid by AIDB."

SALARY: $45,894 - $72,196 Scale lC Rank 2T (BS-Class B)

$53,794 - $82,922 Scale lC Rank 1T (MA-Class A)

$57,268 - $87,629 Scale lC Rank AA (AA Certification)

Direct deposit is required.

187 DAYS

This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

BENEFITS: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Available

Alabama State TRS Retirement

Deferred Compensation Options Available

Paid Time Off

Deadline for Application: December 12, 2023

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