11/13/2023Return to view all job openings
BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:
This position reports to the Director of Outreach Programs (or designee; e.g., ASL Services Coordinator), and is responsible to provide support to students who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing and their hearing siblings, parents, CSDB staff, and community members related to activities sponsored by Outreach Programs that include or focus on the development of knowledge of ASL and bilingual (ASL/English) education.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide ASL instruction for CSDB staff, students, educators, and parents throughout Colorado and to community members, as requested, via direct (in-person) instruction and/or online technology.
- Develop and lead ASL immersion activities for families and/or professionals, as well as other ASL learning opportunities, on the CSDB campus and statewide, as requested.
- In collaboration with the ASL Services Coordinator and Media team, develop informational videos to be filmed and used for training and in distance learning activities.
- Develop and modify curricula to support ASL instructional efforts.
- Assist to expand the visibility of CSDB Outreach Programs within the Colorado Deaf Community, and the Deaf Community nationwide.
- Collaborate effectively with other Outreach Programs, CSDB staff, and constituents to achieve Strategic Plan goals, and positively contribute to committee work on and off campus.
- Positively serve as a team member of Outreach Programs and of the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) as a whole; and participate in regular team and departmental meetings and professional development activities, as required.
- Perform other appropriate duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree or higher in ASL / Linguistics, Teaching ASL, Deaf Studies, Education or closely related field from an accredited college or university, or documented work experience which provides an equivalent knowledge base related to ASL instruction.
- Desired: Hold or be eligible for appropriate educator licensure in the State of Colorado, endorsed as a Special Education Specialist: Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing, or comparable endorsement.
- Desired: American Sign Language Teachers Association (ASLTA) Certification.
- Three (3) years experience teaching / working with students (in an educational environment) who are Deaf / hard-of-hearing and/or adults in ASL learning environments.
- Proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Advanced Plus (4) skill level as demonstrated through an appropriate assessment tool and according to school policy.