The Instructor will participate in the development and review of curriculum and the ASL Program as directed and develop and implement instruction for each class and laboratory period, consistent with the official course outline, including but not limited to the following courses: American Sign Language 1- 5, ASL 80 – Deaf Challenges, ASL 81 – Educational World of the Deaf, ASL 94 – Work Site Learning.
The minimum acceptable Sign Language Proficiency Interview (SLPI) level for effective job performance is Advanced.
Responsibilities include teaching six courses a year (20-24 s.h.) and contributing to curriculum and materials development for the program.
This could be six sections of ASL per year (maximum 20 students per section) using an immersion curriculum (Signing Naturally) or a combination of language and specialty courses taught in ASL.
Summer employment possible if desired, dependent upon program needs and resources. Requires Qualifications: fluency in ASL; Master’sd Degree in Teaching ASL or related field; American Sign Language Teacher Association (ASLTA) certification or willingness to obtain certification once employed.
Desired Qualifications: Language teaching experience at the college level, ability to offer advanced courses such as ASL linguistics, ASL Literature, Deaf culture, Deaf studies, ASL/English interpreting, or Deaf education.
Preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.