Based on the difficulty and shortage of Skilled, Highly Qualified teachers, we are designating a sign on bonus amount of $7500 for 115c licensed educators whose primary duties are classroom instruction. Highly Qualified is defined as having obtained a NC DPI Certified Teaching license and have the DHH (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) endorsement.
The school has an immediate opening for an Automotive – Career Technical Education (CTE) Teacher. The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate CTE staff and teach students via sign language within the CTE scope and/or work training/vocational portion of the Occupational Course of Study.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide academic instructional activities with children who are deaf or hard of hearing in one or more of the following areas: linguistic development, motor skills, self-help, social emotional, pre-vocational, pre-academic, academic, health, hygienic, cognitive and/or behavioral in our school program working directly under the School Principal.
This is a full-time 11-month position and is eligible for the full State benefits package including health insurance and retirement.
Salary Grade: ED20
The North Carolina School for the Deaf (NCSD), located in Morganton, North Carolina provides specialized instruction for the deaf and hard of hearing students ages 3 to 22. NCSD was founded in 1894 and serves the 47 westernmost counties in North Carolina. As a part of the NC Department of Public Instruction’s Education Services for the Deaf and Bind; the mission is to provide individualized comprehensive educational, vocational, and residential programs for the deaf and hard of hearing students leading to productive, independent, and successful lives.
The North Carolina School for the Deaf is one of two schools for the deaf in North Carolina that provides an appropriate environment in which a hearing-impaired child can develop to his/her maximum potential in all areas: academic, vocational, communication, social, emotional, and Independent Living skills. NCSD serves students Pre-K–12th grade.
The school, operates within a regular academic year and a 3-week summer program. Sunday afternoon through Friday 5:00 P.M.; currently serving approximately 80 students on campus with support services and administration operating a full calendar year.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
An ideal candidate will have:
Candidate should possess considerable knowledge and understanding regarding functioning, behaviors, needs, problems, and attitudes of children who are deaf/hard of hearing including children who are deaf or hard of hearing who may have additional disabilities; knowledge of child development and ability to develop rapport with children; and a general knowledge of state and federal laws, division, and school policies. The candidate should have the ability to comprehend and implement curricular objectives, to create and implement appropriate daily lesson plans and exercise good judgment in observing and recording behaviors, academic progress, etc.; to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions and to quickly analyze situations and make decisions; ability to use a computer accurately; and the ability to prioritize, organize, and complete duties effectively and efficiently and to perform duties and functions independently with minimal supervision.
**Preference will be given to license holders who are credential to teach deaf/hard of hearing students.
NC Teaching License
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
BS Degree and current license in any CTE program area or a BS Degree and current license in Curriculum Development or Instructional Technology and/or:
To qualify for a license in CTE-Automotive with an associate’s degree, you must have:
4 years within past 8 years of Industry demonstrated experience in the Automotive repair and service field and the related degrees are: Automotive Systems Technology, Transportation Systems Technology.
Also, all of the following credentials are required prior to teaching:
• ASE Brakes
• ASE Electrical
• ASE MLR
• ASE Suspension and Steering.
For more information on how to become licensed in the State of North Carolina, please visit the NC Dept of Public Instruction Licensure Department requirements here: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/licensure/
Certified Educator Salary Schedules include teachers, certified instructional support and school-based administrators.
All certified educators working at NC School for the Deaf are required to be paid from the legislated salary schedule. This schedule is approved annually by the NC General Assembly and sets a minimum pay based on the educator’s years of experience and education level.