Substitute Teacher for the Deaf, USDB

Location: Multiple locations, UT

Job Description

  • Teach subject matter, in the absence of regular teacher, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of Education, correlated with other appropriate learning activities.
  • Develop lesson plans, adapt curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction.
  • Understand and use computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction.
  • Maintain classroom organization and discipline.
  • Establish and maintain standard of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning environment.
  • Devise and utilize techniques which accurately measure students’ progress
  • Communicate and cooperate with other professional staff in academic and personal growth areas.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional practices Advisory Commission.
  • Conform to school policies, including attendance, absences and evaluations.

The Ideal Candidate
The Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • principles, theories, and practices of education
  • techniques and methods of teaching deaf/hard-of-hearing students
  • learning methods of deaf/hard-of-hearing students
  • good knowledge base of computers and classroom technology
  • firm knowledge and skills in classroom management and discipline
  • deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
  • communicate clearly and effectively
  • maintain strict confidentiality
  • professional teaching ethics
  • local, state, and federal laws that pertain to education
  • agency programs, business practices, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind employees make a positive difference to the lives of USDB students and their families and enjoy seeing the difference they make every day.

The Agency
To learn more about the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, please click here.Supplemental Information

  • Some positions require considerable & strenuous physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, etc, and recurring lifting.
  • Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. being subject to possible physical attack, etc. Risks are related to the possibility of working with students who are non-compliant, self-abusive, and/or aggressive.
  • American Sign Language (ASL) skills required for some deaf/hard-of-hearing classes.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • These positions are on an as needed basis only, Monday through Friday for up to 7-1/2 (seven-and-one-half) hours per day for nine (9) months during each school year. 
  • Salary for applicant with no license is $13.50 (LSL or $14.50 (ASL) an hour.  Salary for applicants with a current Utah educator license is based from the USDB Educator Salary Schedule.

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