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High School Social Studies

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2386550

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Description of Work

The Eastern NC School for the Deaf will offer a SIGN ON BONUS OF up to $7500 TO Highly Qualified candidates.  Highly qualified is defined as having obtained a NC DPI Certified Teaching License in the desired teaching area AND Deaf/ Hard of Hearing.

Are you a deaf and hard of hearing teacher who has a passion for improving the lives of children?  If you have a collaborative spirit and a desire to grow and develop within your field, we would love to hear from you!
The Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf (ENCSD), located in Wilson, North Carolina provides specialized instruction for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind students.
ENCSD was founded in 1964 and serves the 54 easternmost counties in North Carolina. As a part of the NC Department of Public Instruction's Education Services for the Deaf and Blind; our mission is to provide individualized comprehensive educational, vocational, and residential programs for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind students leading to productive, independent, and successful lives.  To learn more about ENCSD, please visit our website:
Wilson, NC is located within a :45-minute drive to Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina and within a one day's excursion to our beautiful coast and mountains.  This position offers employer paid health insurance, paid state holiday observance, monthly leave benefits, monthly teaching supplement of 6% above base salary and much more!  
We are actively recruiting for a School Educator, working title: High School Social Studies Teacher for our 2019-2020 School Year. 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 middle school program working directly under the School Principal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

An ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge and understanding regarding functioning, behaviors, needs, problems and attitudes of children who are deaf/hard of hearing including children who are deaf/hard of hearing who may have additional disabilities; knowledge of child development and ability to develop rapport with children; and general knowledge of state and federal laws, division and school policies. They should also be able to maintain records, update and monitor progress towards IEP goals, present information at meetings, lead IEP and other meetings related to the student, and coordinating paperwork through a data analysis system and maintain the confidentiality of these records.  The candidate should have the ability to comprehend and implement curricula 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 to make and correct change; and ability to prioritize, organize, and complete duties effectively and efficiently and to perform duties and functions independently with minimal supervision.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Candidates must hold a NC Teaching License in the appropriate content area.
**Preference will be given to license holders who are credential to teach deaf/hard of hearing students.
**PLEASE include your NC Teaching License number and expiration date on your application in the Certificates and License Section.
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:
The Eastern NC School for the Deaf will offer a SIGN ON BONUS of up to $7500 to High Qualified candidates.  Highly qualified is defined as having obtained a NC DPI Certified Teaching License in the desire content area and Deaf/Hard of Hearing.
Certified Educator Salary Schedules include teachers, certified instructional support and school based administrators.  All certified educators working at Eastern 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.