Special Education Teacher - Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools
Position Details: 

POSITION: Special Education Teacher

Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

1.0 FTE


LOCATIONS: Gallimore Elementary School


Plymouth-Canton is seeking to employ culturally responsive teachers who will be able to support and sustain equity-focused instruction for all learners.  These educators create high achieving learning environments. They identify and systematically apply differentiated instruction and assessment that improves achievement for all learners from all racial groups.




1. Possess a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Deaf and Hard of Hearing (SL). 

2. The district will consider applicants with other special education certifications enrolled in a Deaf/Hard of Hearing teacher preparation program.

3. An endorsement to work with students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing pursuant to Rules 340.1781, 340.1782, and 340.1799c of the Revised Administrative Rules for Special Education.

4. Ability to demonstrate American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency 

5. Knowledge and experience with related services, methodologies and assistive technologies for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students is preferred.




1. Awareness of the physical, social, emotional and academic development and communication needs of the learner. 

2. Capable of nurturing the home-school-community relationship. 

3. Proficient and knowledgeable in the core subject areas. 

4. Able to provide a flexible, stable and pleasant learning environment that is student-centered while maintaining

5. appropriate classroom management. 

6. Familiarity with culturally relevant pedagogy and be able to include this pedagogy in his/her teaching practices. 

7. Understanding of pertinent learning intervention practices, such as Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). 

8. Work collaboratively with colleagues in professional learning communities. 

9. Knowledge of and practical experience in research based instructional practices. 

10. Knowledge and practice with formative and summative assessments to evaluate and improve student achievement. 

12. Ability to implement school district curriculum with consistency. 

13. Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use data to inform instruction. 

14. Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of

15. standards. 

16. Form and maintain relationships with students’ families. 

17. Participate in on-going professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement. 


EVALUATION:             Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with 

                                    provisions of the Board's Policy on Evaluation of Certificated Personnel.


BEGINNING DATE: As soon as possible



EMPLOYMENT:  Five days of professional development in the first three years in this 

position, outside of the contractual obligation.




STEP 1- Complete the on-line application:  https://hr-applications.pccsk12.com/Job_List.aspx


Please complete ALL sections of the application including the Teacher Supplemental section and 

upload the following documents to your online application:


• Resume

• Cover Letter (attach in resume section).  Address cover letter to Dr. Liz Vartanian-Gibbs, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Labor Relations

• Two Letters of recommendation

• Copies of official transcripts of all degrees earned

• Copy of valid Michigan teaching certificate


STEP 2- Apply 


From the main page of the online application system in the ‘Available Jobs’ section, click APPLY on the left-hand side of the page next to the posting.  The job will then appear at the top of the page in the ‘Jobs You Have Applied For’ section.




Upon recommendation for employment, Section 1230g, as amended, of the Revised School Code

requires all school employees to be electronically finger printed for the purpose of undergoing a

criminal history background check. The fingerprinting is conducted by a third party and is at the

expense of the applicant. Cost for fingerprinting is approximately $70.00.



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