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Job Summary

The Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will provide instruction for students with hearing loss, in a variety of classroom settings at both Thomas Metcalf School and University High School .

Additional Information

Appointment is for School Year 2024-2025 to cover for a Leave of Absence


Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor's Degree in Special Education, Deaf and Hard of Hearing
2. Professional Educator License
3. Demonstrates competent sign language skills

Preferred Qualifications

1. One to three years' experience as a Teacher of the Deaf
2. Ability to collaborate with a variety of educational professionals inclusive of Laboratory school staff and parents, local school districts, and ISU staff and students. Experience using, maintaining, and troubleshooting equipment (CIs, BAHAs, FM Systems, and hearing aids)
3. Good organization and communication skills to effectively collaborate with team members


Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package

Additional Notes

Work Hours

Generally Monday - Friday school hours with occasional weekend and evening hours as business needs dictate

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Remain at a workstation for extended periods
2. Move about in various locations on and off campus as needed to complete day-to-day work
3. Effectively communicate on a daily basis

Proposed Starting Date

August 2024

How to Apply

Required Applicant Documents

Resume / C.V.
Cover Letter
Reference List - (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references)

Please Note: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Initial application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.

Contact Information for Applicants

Lisa Kendall

Important Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and if applicable, an employment history review, based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation and/or an employment history review. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: CST
Application Closes: Open Until Filled

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