Archbishop Ryan Academy for the Deaf is seeking a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for the 2019-2020 school year.
Archbishop Ryan Academy for the Deaf
4251 L Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Develops lesson plans to meet the unique needs of Middle School academic students who are deaf/hard of hearing. Ability to assess student progress, develop IEP goals to address skills that need to be developed. Provide instruction to students based on the curriculum of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia with an emphasis on language development and communication
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree along with current
PA State Certification as a Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Necessary Abilities: Genuine interest to work with children with sensory disabilities. Must be proficient in American Sign Language and have in depth knowledge of amplification and cochlear implants. Ability to collaborate with teachers and therapists who serve the students. Ability to establish rapport and appropriate relationships with students and their families. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters and student records.
This is a full time position with benefits.
Interested parties should send cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to: Sr. Lisa Lettiere, Principal
Deadline for applications is August 20, 2019.
Interviews will be granted to the most qualified applicants.
PA required clearances and Safe Environment Certification and official transcripts will be required before employment can begin.
The Office of Catholic Education may waive qualifications relating to experience and education if such a waiver is warranted by other considerations.
As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings. For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions. In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
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